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Grover Cleveland was born in a modest, wood-framed house in Caldwell 180 years ago this month. Today, that house is a state historic site....
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The Mania Continues

By Jacqueline Klecak | 01/25/2018
Beatlemania lives on when The Fest for Beatles Fans returns to the Garden State on March 3 to 5. ...
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In a new novel, Orpahn Train author Christina Baker Kline uses a celebrated painting as her canvas....
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NJ Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/17/2017
The Hall of Fame’s newest class is rich in figures from the performing arts, including Kelly Ripa, Ray Liotta and Wyclef Jean. ...
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A Conversation with Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

By New Jersey Monthly | 01/17/2017
No longer hiding her Muslim identity, author Amani Al-Khatahtbeh discusses her faith, her website and her youth in New Jersey. ...
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A “Chopped” Win For a Top NJ Chef

By Eric Levin | 12/21/2016
Martyna Krowicka, 28, chef of Latour at Crystal Springs—one of NJM's Top 25 restaurants in the state—overcomes three opponents and her own jitters to win last night's episode of the long-running series....
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Husband and wife Justin Nawn and Bronwyn Bird bring their passion for music to the Birdhouse Center for the Arts in Lambertville....
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After six decades in the public eye, Gay Talese can handle a little controversy—no matter how ugly....
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Aldo Civico Is a Man of Peace

By New Jersey Monthly | 12/09/2016
Hoboken’s Aldo Civico has made conflict resolution his life’s work. Sometimes, it gets a little hairy....
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Learning About The Man Behind Bamberger’s

By New Jersey Monthly | 12/14/2016
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....
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Bernard Maisner is not a typical calligrapher. That's what sets him apart....
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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."...
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An Expert Surfer Praises Our Waves

By New Jersey Monthly | 11/11/2016
Writer and surfer William Finnegan talks about the best time to catch a wave along the shore. Hint: you may want to invest in a tough wetsuit....
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The Driving Force Behind NJ’s New Med School

By New Jersey Monthly | 11/14/2016
As the founding dean of Seton Hall’s new med school, Bonita Stanton aims to rewrite the book on health education....
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Kyle Palmieri: Skating Home

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/28/2022
After five years on the West Coast, Jersey boy Kyle Palmieri returned to the Garden State to become a star with the Devils. ...
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Veterans Remember the Best Years of Their Lives

By New Jersey Monthly | 11/11/2016
At the Veterans Home in Vineland, old soldiers enjoy companionship and shared memories, some painful, some sweet....
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A 77-Year Streak of Service at the Polls

By New Jersey Monthly | 11/01/2016
Laura Mitnaul Wooten of Lawrenceville has worked every Election Day since 1939....
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Funny Guy

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/21/2018
Vinnie Favale’s improbable journey from one night of standup to long-standing gigs with Letterman and Colbert. ...
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"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."...
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A Family of Smarties Keeps This Company Sweet

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/29/2016
Edward Dee founded a candy company in Bloomfield 67 years ago to make sweets called Smarties. Today, Dee's three granddaughters run the business....
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