Jersey Celebrities

NJM Q&A

Val Ackerman, a former basketball star who served as first president of the WNBA, talks about the changing trajectory of women in athletics.
The 27-year-old Millstone Township native creates couture for "the modern heroine."

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.