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The outdoor show is taking place May 12 at Rockefeller Plaza in Manhattan—the same day the Jersey-bred bandmates release their sixth record, The Album....
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Zach Braff, who grew up in Maplewood and South Orange, NJ, set and filmed his movie, "A Good Person," in his hometowns....
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Rachel Zegler’s Jersey Upbringing Prepared Her for Stardom

By New Jersey Monthly | February 28, 2023
With Shazam! Fury of the Gods premiering this month, and her sights set on Broadway, NJ native Rachel Zegler is our newest rising star....
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In Where the Children Take Us, the Montclair resident set out to showcase the struggles—and triumphs—of her UK upbringing....
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It may sound implausible, but when you talk to Steven Van Zandt about why he wanted to create a line of healthy products, it starts to make sense....
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New Jersey Celebrities Who Died in 2022

By Julie Gordon | December 30, 2022
Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, Anne Heche and other stars we lost in 2022...
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Stan Lee Was ‘A Big Fan’ of DC Comics Competitor Joe Kubert

By New Jersey Monthly | December 19, 2022
The Marvel legend contributed to his competitor's Just Imagine... series, which featured the work of comic-book star—and NJ art-school founder—Joe Kubert....
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Lee created such pop-culture icons as Spider-Man, Iron Man and Black Panther. Amid his centennial, we look back at his influential Army days at Fort Monmouth....
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"A Good Person," written and directed by the Jersey-bred director of "Garden State," filmed in South Orange and Maplewood in 2021. ...
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The Wyckoff resident, well known for his role as Bernard the Elf in the Santa Clause movie, is playing the patriarch of a well-to-do Jewish family in Broadway's Leopoldstadt. ...
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The Boss is promoting his new covers album, “Only The Strong Survive,” for four nights on Jimmy Fallon's show....
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The Four Seasons frontman is returning to his native Newark this November for a concert at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center....
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New Jersey native J.R. Smith used to be an NBA sharpshooter. Now he spends his time golfing—and in the classroom—at North Carolina A&T....
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For a writer whose late mother adored the barrier-breaking Queen of Salsa, the Forked River service area serves as a poignant link to the past....
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The Gaslight Anthem’s Reunion Comes With Great Expectations

By New Jersey Monthly | September 22, 2022
After a years-long hiatus, the New Brunswick band announced a reunion in March. Now they're gearing up for a Jersey concert—and a brand-new album....
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New Jersey resident Nate Burleson spent 11 years in the NFL. Now he’s enjoying a meteoric broadcasting career that’s transcended sports....
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The Red Bank native proves the Garden State is not just a quick stop. He's back to launch a film house and reboot his cult-classic film....
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Eli Manning Joins NJ/NY Gotham FC Ownership Group

By Gary Phillips | August 10, 2022
A two-time Super Bowl winner with the Giants, Eli Manning joins a high-profile group of Gotham FC minority stakeholders....
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Bruce Springsteen joined fellow Jersey native and Bleachers frontman Jack Antonoff for a surprise performance at Radio City on Tuesday....
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With 8 Jersey eateries among his 15 worldwide, the Hazlet native makes room for whimsy (Think: whisks dipped in cake batter and pizzas topped with actual crickets!). ...
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