Tag Archives: New Jersey

On the 50th Anniversary of a Summer of Urban Warfare in America

Are we really better off now than we were 50 years ago? Continue reading

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Sunday in the (Sculpture) Park

The Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, N.J. Continue reading

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Did the Environmental Movement Start in the Swamps of Jersey?

Morris County’s Great Swamp was once targeted as a site for an airport. Continue reading

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Scenes from the Jersey Shore

From Sea Isle City across the 7-mile island to Wildwood. Continue reading

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Slithering Through the Reptile House

Cape May County Park and Zoo Continue reading

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I spent a week at the Jersey Shore and all I ate was crab.

There was crab on the pretzel, crab in the quacamole, crab stuffed in the shrimp. Continue reading

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Faces of the Fourth

Fourth of July parade, Montclair, N.J. Continue reading

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Once We Made Bowling Balls and Pocket Combs

A short history of a post-company town. Continue reading

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The Boondoggle in the Meadowlands Pt. 2 – A Swamp Half Full or a Swamp Half Empty?

While the stadium appears to be thriving and the racetrack still has its lights on, the other side of the complex has gone dark. Continue reading

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Boondoggle in the Meadowlands: Pt. 1 – A Graveyard for Grandiose Plans

The American Dream is perhaps the most grandiose plan of all. Continue reading

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