Jersey Celebrities

Steve Perillo, CEO of Perillo Tours, keeps the family travel business humming while navigating his own road as a respected composer....
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New Jersey celebrities share sweet memories of youth in the Garden State. ...
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Alice Waters and Anthony Bourdain share stories about eating around New Jersey in the days of their youth. ...
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Judy Blume, Junot Diaz, Akhil Sharma and more tell tales about how New Jersey shaped them as writers, and as people. ...
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Growing Up Jersey: Politics

December 5, 2017

Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz and former Governor Brendan Byrne sound off on their Jersey memories. ...
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Actor Danny DeVito, comedian Demetri Martin, choreographer Savion Glover and more share tales of their youth. ...
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The Harrison native and entrepreneur talks about Latin representation, her animal rights advocacy and the instant kinship she feels with New Jerseyans....
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In a new book, Jersey-born astronaut Scott Kelly shares memories of his time in space and his sometimes painful return to terra firma. ...
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In 1955, Dorcas Reilly, now 91, created green bean casserole for Campbell’s. For my family, and so many others, it isn’t Thanksgiving without it....
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Fitness motivator Shaun T's new self-help book, T is For Transformation, goes beyond calorie-burning moves and weight loss pep talks....
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The creator of the HBO series "The Leftovers" talks about the true, down-to-earth Jersey attitude, and how the state influenced his work....
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After years of false starts, it appears a film about accomplished musician Tommy James might actually get made....
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Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran and Malcolm in the Middle actor Frankie Muniz compete for the Mirror Ball during season 25 of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars....
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Online startup Boxed has Jersey roots and a philanthropic bent. But has it got what it takes to compete with the retail giants? ...
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As a performer, mentor, educator, radio host and festival curator, Montclair’s Christian McBride has plenty on his plate. But that does nothing to dim his enthusiasm for a life in music. ...
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The director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers Debbie Walsh talks about helping more women run for office....
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Chalvar Monteiro, a Montclair native, returns to NJPAC next weekend for the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater's annual Mother's Day performances....
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New Brunswick reporter Charlie Kratovil has earned a reputation for tenacity. Not everyone is pleased about the stories he breaks on his hyperlocal website. ...
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Wayne-born Tracey Wigfield won an Emmy for her work on 30 Rock. Now she's striking out on her own with a new series, Great News, premiering April 25. ...
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As a high-profile attorney, John Koufos rose like a rocket, then dropped like a stone, leaving tragedy in his alcoholic wake. Now he’s back to a productive life, helping fellow ex-cons reenter society....
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