Author: Tom Wilk

‘Blessed Returns’

February 13, 2012

Walt Whitman came to Camden by accident. On the 120th anniversary of his death, he’s still a presence.

Seen in: Jersey Living

Ringing In The New

October 10, 2011

60 years ago, telecommunications leaped forward with the first direct-dial phone call—made in Jersey, of course.

Seen in: Jersey Living

The Discovery Seashell Museum in Ocean City brings the bottom of the ocean to you.

Seen in: Jersey Shore

Riding the Blue Comet

March 14, 2011

A documentary about New Jersey's famed Blue Comet tells the story of "the Seashore's Finest Train."

Seen in: Jersey Living

The Boys of Spring

February 15, 2011

As WWII raged overseas, Jersey towns played host to baseball’s training camps.

Seen in: Jersey Living

Awash in Washingtons

January 17, 2011

New Jersey has six towns named for the father of our country.

Seen in: Jersey Living

Dylan Revisited

October 11, 2010

Esteemed history scholar and Princeton professor Sean Wilentz tackles a different subject in his new book—legendary musician Bob Dylan.

Seen in: Jersey Living

A Long Way From Home

September 14, 2010

For 2,436 Confederate soldiers, the road to rebellion ended in a South Jersey burial ground.

Seen in: Jersey Living

The Watchman

July 12, 2010

Critic David Bianculli has made a career out of taking TV seriously.

Seen in: Arts & Entertainment, Jersey Celebrities, Jersey Living

Trenton’s Big Moment

October 13, 2009

225 years ago, New Jersey’s modern-day capital served as America’s seat of government.

Seen in: Towns & Schools

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