Faces & Personalities
After six decades in the public eye, Gay Talese can handle a little controversy—no matter how ugly.
Two new books illuminate the life of Louis Bamberger, the entrepreneur, patron of the arts and philanthropist who founded the chain in 1892 in Newark.
As the founding dean of Seton Hall’s new med school, Bonita Stanton aims to rewrite the book on health education.
At the Veterans Home in Vineland, old soldiers enjoy companionship and shared memories, some painful, some sweet.
Laura Mitnaul Wooten of Lawrenceville has worked every Election Day since 1939.
Vinnie Favale’s improbable journey from one night of standup to long-standing gigs with Letterman and Colbert.
Azzan Yadin-Israel, a professor in the Classics and Jewish Studies department at Rutgers, is the author of "The Grace of God and the Grace of Man: The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen."
"Here’s what I think about Trump. Hillary says you can bait him with a Tweet, but listen: He can bait y’all with a Tweet. And that’s got to stop."
Hoboken’s Aldo Civico has made conflict resolution his life’s work. Sometimes, it gets a little hairy.
Reassessing Governor James J. Florio's tenure, 25 years later.
Food & Drink
Opening a Jamaican eatery in downtown Newark solves a puzzle of history, culture and family for three siblings.
Taking on meal-kit leader Blue Apron, Akhil Shah’s Chutney Chefs sells easily made Indian dishes with a personal thank you note from the 25-year-old CEO.
Compounders make prescription drugs the old-fashioned way, one ingredient at a time. For patients with a special need, that can be a lifesaver.
Pioneering surgeons, researchers bring cutting-edge procedures to New Jersey.
Arts & Entertainment
25 years ago, the Ohio filmmaker fell in love with Silk City. His latest film "Paterson" pays tribute to the city's history and looks toward its future.
Somerville architect Mike Pond, who utilizes concrete in all his designs, uses his expertise to build schools in Liberia with the More Than Me foundation.