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Tough Crowd

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Comedy legends and wannabes alike know that all roads to success run through the Garden State. The next Chris Rock or Jerry Seinfeld could be playing at a club near you....
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Up to Her Neck in Ties

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Mila Tsang McDermott uses ancient Chinese art in a modern American way, designing neckties that feature traditional Eastern symbols....
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What Exit?

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015

“What exit?” It’s like “Jesus wept,” except that it gets a lot more laughs. Joe Piscopo, the architect of the… Read the rest

Meet the New Boss

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Olga Nini has served four governors during her eight years working at Drum-thwacket, the governor’s mansion in Princeton. She’ll get a new boss this month when Jon Corzine takes the oath of office at noon on the 17th....
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They Love the Garden State

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Upon entering the Bent Spoon in Princeton (35 Palmer Square West, 609-924-BENT), sweet-toothed customers are greeted by a hand-printed sign proclaiming We Love NJ....
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New Jersey’s Finest

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
A bevy of buff cops grace an arresting new calendar....
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Foy Story

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Celebrity chef Dennis Foy says that there’s no need to leave the Garden State for a fabulous meal. But, of course, you will have to pay for it....
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Picture Perfect

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
It all started in 1980, when a publisher directed him to make New Jersey look like New England. Walter Choroszewski set about exploring every overlooked nook in the Garden State, driving hundreds of miles a day to photograph scenes of stunning natural beauty for a book that would celebrate a place more commonly derided for the polluted air over its congested highways....
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On the Stage—Again?

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
With the January rediscovery of an unpublished Jack Kerouac play in a Jersey City warehouse, fans of the On the Road author could someday see the production performed....
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All That Buzz

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
A tiny Asian pest is threatening crops across New Jersey. Sounds like a job for Paul Raybold, the official state beekeeper. ...
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A Double Helping

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Good works and good service are the hallmarks of this year’s Family Business of the Year Award winners. Two businesses at opposite ends of New Jersey, each dedicated to the delivery of good food and service, take the cake in this year’s New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards....
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Southern Cooking

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
When Clifton Freshwater opened his first restaurant in 1988, he couldn’t even boil water. Not to worry, he thought. I’ll just hire a good chef and be free to run the business....
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Local Boy Makes Good

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
His band was discovered in a radio talent search. Jon Bon Jovi and his mates have since sold 100 million albums. They may be gazillionaires, but they’re regular Jersey gazillionaires....
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How Do You Burn Your Buns?

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
How do people who are around food and wine 24/7 stay in shape? Joyce and Eugene Flynn (Amanda’s, Hoboken) practice Yoga to keep fit and build stamina. Mitchell Altholz (Highlawn Pavilion, West Orange) burns off his buns at the stove for twelve hours each day....
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Making Mario

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
How does a man turn himself into a $65 million enterprise? He goes to Rutgers, graduates with degrees in economics and Spanish theater, and hones his stromboli-making skills. Mario Batali’s road to celebrity-chef stardom isn’t exactly conventional....
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Envleope, Please…

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Plenty of New Jersey musicians are hot this month—no doubt sweating it out while awaiting the opening of the Grammy envelopes. And the nominees (with their sometime Garden State hometowns) are:...
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Virtual Romance

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Or how a single woman from Old Bridge found true love in the pages of New Jersey Monthly....
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Flying Solo

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
You don’t have to be miserable just because you don’t have a date this weekend. Plenty of singles are doing just fine. How does one deal with being single...read this article and find out. ...
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Sending up the Bat Signal

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Early 1970s. Wiseguy kid in Spiderman T-shirt and jeans talking animatedly to group of skeptical Indiana University department potentates....
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In Good Spirits

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Once the presidential spirit of choice, Applejack fell out of favor with American tastebuds. Its founding family wants to change that....
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