Most Recent in Jersey Celebrities

Not Out of the Woods

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Debra Galant points to the view from Route 10 through Essex County as a stark reminder that the state’s green spaces are becoming extinct....
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Q & A With Steve Adubato

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
For blues/rock guitarist and singer Chaz DePaolo of Kearny...
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Hooked

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
The story of how a hip-hopping, break-dancing, tattooed dude named Mike Iaconelli from South Jersey shattered the tradition-bound world of professional bass fishing. ...
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His Name is Earl

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
Mutts is the creation of New Jersey cartoonist Patrick McDonnell, whose canine obsession led to a comic strip featuring a dog named Earl and his sidekick, a cat named Mooch. ...
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Fashion Giant

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
At 33, former Saddle Brook resident Doo-Ri Chung has become a darling of the fashion world....
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Hit Man

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens has never been satisfied being merely a leading voice for alternative rock—which only partly explains why, at 50, he’s trying to make it as a professional baseball player....
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How Sweet It Is

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
“I think almost every person likes chocolate. I mean, there are very few who don’t,” says Laura Waitze Zuckerman, a Bridgewater resident who parlayed her own passion for chocolate by starting Yummie (908-285-1494; yummiecookies.com), a mail-order confectionery, in December 2004....
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Savage Dream

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Lisa Savage, chef/owner of the new Savaradio restaurant in Linwood, remembers weeping from exhaustion during her first week of culinary school and wondering aloud, What have I done?...
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American Idol

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Mel Prussack got hooked on Bob Dylan after seeing him perform “It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)” in 1965. The song was featured on Dylan’s album Bringing It All Back Home, and ever since, Prussack has been bringing Dylan-related memorabilia back to his home in Old Bridge. ...
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Positive Thinking

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
A Ringoes journalist reveals her deepest secret....
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On the Job with Eric Orkney

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/18/2015
Lead tiger trainer at the Temple of the Tiger at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, which opens full-time this month....
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A Man of Influence

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
He’s a throwback to the days of the state’s Democratic machine. On the eve of his 80th birthday, John Gregorio shows no signs of easing the grip he’s held on Union County politics for 40 years....
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Industrial Artist

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Rackstraw Downes has built a considerable reputation on his panoramic paintings of rural Maine, the Texas prairie, and the Manhattan cityscape, yet the industrial vistas on this side of the Hudson remain some of his favorite subjects....
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Red Hot

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Few figures in basketball history have done more to promote the game than Red Klotz of Margate. So how come he’s not in the Hall of Fame?...
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Kosher Gospel

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Singer Joshua Nelson blends his Jewish and Christian traditions....
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He’s Pulling Your Leg

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
With a new book and DVD series, Point Pleasant native and world wrestling champ Diamond Dallas Page is out to change the way America views yoga—one Regular Guy at a time....
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It Was a Very Good Year

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Bob Gaudio didn’t think life could get any better. In the summer of 1969, he was living the life of a pop superstar, backing Frankie Valli as a member of the Four Seasons and writing the band’s smash hits. Then one day he got a call from the biggest star of all. Frank Sinatra needed some new songs....
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Green Temptation

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
For many New Jerseyans, the return of warm weather evokes sweet childhood memories of the ice-cream truck coming down the street. But for Colts Neck resident Richard Emanuele, president of Mr. Green Tea Ice Cream, ice cream is more than a summertime sweet; it’s a twelve-month obsession....
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Off Taste

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Some cook at home, some dine out, but even on days off, chefs and restaurateurs gotta eat....
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Shore Lore: Music Man

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Three years after Moses Septytor was born in 1925, his parents, fleeing anti-Semitism and seeking opportunity, left their native Poland. The family settled in Newark, where Moses, a good student, graduated from a yeshiva....
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