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Star of Netflix's "The Get Down" and FX's "The Americans" Brandon Dirden takes the stage in Two River Theater's production of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."...
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Greek Actress Elena Kampouris is True to Her Roots

By New Jersey Monthly | 08/26/2016
The star of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" and Bridgewater native talks about her Greek upbringing and spending weekends at the mall....
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Jono Pandolfi is a Stone Soul Master

By New Jersey Monthly | 08/16/2016
Upscale restaurants are switching to plates and bowls by ceramicist Jono Pandolfi, whose stoneware makes porcelain seem prissy. ...
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A Cuisine in Ferment

By Eric Levin | 07/14/2016
Judy Joo, the studious, Jersey-raised daughter of Korean refugees, left Wall Street to bring the bracing food of Korea to TV and now a cookbook....
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Towering Sounds with the Carillon Bells of Princeton

By New Jersey Monthly | 07/11/2016
All it takes is one highly skilled carillonneur, two thumping fists and 67 cast-bronze bells. ...
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Dreams Grow Into Pinegrove

By New Jersey Monthly | 07/05/2016
Two friends from Montclair's love of music has blossomed into Pinegrove, a band on the brink of breaking out big time....
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Blue Heaven

By New Jersey Monthly | 06/20/2016
100 years ago, South Jersey’s own Elizabeth White created the modern-day blueberry business....
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Peter Cancro got his first job at Mike’s Subs in Point Pleasant Beach in 1971, when he was 14. Three years later he bought it, renamed it and built it into a national chain, Jersey Mike’s. ...
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A Conversation With Bill Bellamy

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/24/2016
Comedian Bill Bellamy talks about starting out at the Peppermint Lounge in East Orange, his upcoming films and what happens when he hangs out with cousin Shaquille O'Neal....
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Mark Soifer is the Life of the Party

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/20/2016
Mark Soifer is Ocean City's master of hype and happenings....
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Smoke Detector

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/18/2016
On the watch for forest fires atop the Catfish Tower. (Visitors are always welcome.)...
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The International Chocolate Awards come to Jersey, thanks to Montclair State and cacao expert Maricel Presilla....
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Savion Glover is a Footwork Fancier

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/22/2016
Tap superstar Savion Glover dances his way from Newark to Broadway and back. Catch his new Broadway show, Shuffle Along, at Music Box Theatre....
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William Campbell For the Love of Worms

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/15/2016
A fascination with wiggly creatures led William Campbell to a cure for one of mankind’s worst diseases—and earned him a Nobel Prize....
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Seventy years ago this month, Jackie Robinson ushered in the integrated era of professional baseball....
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Jersey Jack is a Pinball Wizard

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/13/2016
Ever since he was a young boy, "Jersey" Jack Guarnieri played the silver ball....
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Slugger Todd Frazier Gets in the Swing of Things

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/12/2016
Baseball heavy hitter (and Toms River hero) Todd Frazier is changing uniforms, but that won’t alter his Jersey attitude....
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Down But Not Out

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/25/2016
Four years have passed since a stroke ended Chuck Dibilio’s football career. He has moved on—to a new sport and a positive attitude....
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Table Stakes: Hudson Table’s Allen Bari

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2016
Allen Bari knows his way around tables—including the green felt kind....
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A Collector of Songs—and Stories

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/14/2016
Archivist Charlie Horner reveals the hidden history of Asbury Park’s long-lost R&B and jazz scene....
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