November 2019: Top Doctors

This month’s list of the state’s top doctors represents a process that began with the mailing of our ballot in January. We strive to create a list that will be of service to our readers. But as usual, we remind  you it is just one of the tools you should use to help find the best practitioners for the health needs of you and your family.

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Garden Variety

How a Rescue Dog Inspired a Children’s Book

‘Belly Rubbins for Bubbins’ aims to educate young readers about animal abuse. 

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A Conversation with Tony Winner Ali Stroker

The actress/singer made history performing as Ado Annie in Broadway’s ‘Oklahoma!’ revival, now at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

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Graffiti Artists Leave Their Mark on Morris Museum

A new exhibit showcases spray-painted murals by members of New Jersey’s graffiti scene.

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Her Bald Spot Spurred Scientific Breakthrough

Geneticist Angela Christiano’s research may revolutionize treatment of alopecia, male-pattern baldness and even melanoma.

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Author Meghan Daum on Trump-Era America

Her newest book, “The Problem with Everything,” is a cultural critique of the country’s current state.

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For the Central Jersey Symphony Orchestra, 50 Years of Musical Magic

The community orchestra’s anniversary season kicks off Nov. 10.

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Steve Adubato: Only in NJ

Should You Get the Flu Shot This Season?

A conversation about the safety and effectiveness of vaccines.

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Giving Back

In Newark, a Support Network for Veterans

The G.I. Go Fund provides housing assistance, job training and business guidance for returning veterans.

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At Design Hub, Curated Lighting for Less

Located in Millburn and Westfield, the retailer offers an array of illuminating options—plus furniture and interior design services.

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How to Show Your Locks Some Love This Fall

Rock a fresh autumn look with easy, breezy color and style.

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7 Tips for Refreshing Your Fall Makeup Look

Get creative with some new lip and eyeshadow shades.

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In Hunterdon County, the Potential Future of Farming

Profeta Farms aims to revolutionize the way food is grown and sold—in New Jersey and beyond.

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The Jersey Devils’ Newest Power Players

Key additions Wayne Simmonds and P.K. Subban raise fan expectations for the 2019–20 season.

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How 4 New Jersey Families Cope with Rare Disease

On forging ahead when there’s no cure in sight.

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How Inflammation Both Heals and Harms Us

Researchers are gaining an increasingly nuanced understanding about the role of inflammation in our bodies.

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Two Women Share Late-Life Gender Transitions

For Nicole and Kimberly, both now 73, their journeys couldn’t have come soon enough.

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Inside NJ’s Impressive Hi-Railers Train Club

In an old Paterson silk mill, train enthusiasts keep their hobby on track.

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Home & Garden

How a Chatham Couple Updated One of NJ’s Oldest Homes

Don Davidson and Sarah Stanley made renovations to the Price-Baldwin House while carefully respecting its past.

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Eat & Drink

Broa Café Reviewed: A Taste of Lisbon, Right Near the Hudson

Chef Michael Casalinho’s Jersey City restaurant closely resembles those he cherished on family trips to Portugal.

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YiaYia’s Greek Kitchen Reviewed: A Modest Montague Gem

The Sussex County restaurant on Route 206 offers an array of authentic specialties.

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Thatcher McGhee’s Remains a North Jersey Gem

A glimpse into the pub’s Denville location: American classics, Irish specialties and weekly live music.

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A Laidback Eatery Beloved by Locals

Ocean City Surf Café serves all-day breakfast, lunch staples and Tex-Mex platters aplenty.

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Fast-Casual Food with a Plant-Based Focus

Turf, Surf and Earth in Somerville offers a vast menu with highly customizable salads, sandwiches, burgers and tacos.

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Meet Newark’s Award-Winning Whiskey Artisan

Gil Spaier’s craft distillery, All Points West, brings renown to the Ironbound district.

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Scola BYOB Reviewed: Adventurous Cuisine That Sometimes Falls Short

The eatery in Cape May Court House is the newest addition to the Kara Restaurant Group.

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The Red-Wine Grape Gaining Traction in Jersey

Blaufränkisch originated in Austria in the 1700s but has more recently been popping up in the Garden State.

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Exit Ramp

Finding Bliss on the NJ Turnpike

A pair of U.K. visitors renews a local’s Jersey pride—via an especially unlikely landmark.

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