Posted by: Jennifer Welsing
on Feb 05, 2013
Talk about double standards. A New Jersey school is implementing a "no cursing" rule for their students, but only for the female students.
Girls at Queen of Peace High School, a catholic school in Arlington NJ, have been asked to take a pledge to clean up their language. The boys were asked not to curse around the ladies, but not asked to stop their cursing all together. The real head shaker in this is that Lori Flynn, the teacher who ... Read More
Posted by: Maggie Carr
on Nov 05, 2012
It’s been a week since Hurricane Sandy started making her way up the Northeast, and despite the valiant efforts of police, firefighters, and good old-fashioned volunteers, there is an unbelievable amount of clean-up and reconstruction that needs to be done.
This short film by fashion photographer and director Poppy de Villeneuve gives a sobering view of conditions in the Rockaways, a beach community in Queens (and one of my favorite ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Maura
in Music Stuff
on Feb 06, 2012
Whenever anyone tries to inform me that "punk rock is dead," I point to one of my fave bands, the Screaming Females, and say not as long as they’re still alive. And alive they are: on April 3, the New Brunswick, NJ trio will be releasing their fifth album, Ugly. To prepare for it, they’re playing a series of shows from the east coast to the southeast to Chicago.
The Screaming Females have been an integral part of this ... Read More
Posted by: jodi sh doff
on May 20, 2010
New Jersey is a never ending stream of whadafug? Real Housewives, Jersey Shore, Jerseylicious, Jersey Couture (seriously??) and The Sopranos. Even Charles in Charge was from New Jersey.
Apparently the drones at the New Jersey Department of Mota-Veacles are so busy catching the hijinks of their TV neighbors they're slacking on the job. NJDMV approved Kim Romano's BIOCH vanity license plate --four years later someone realized ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Brooke Connolly
in Boob Tube
on Nov 18, 2009
In her weekly video series, 'New Jersey: We're so much More', NJ native, Lauren Mattia, sets out to buck the staid stereotypes of corruption, big hair and bad accents, and shed light on the finer points of life in the Garden State...like airport security breaches, upper-class suburban rat struggles, and fights in the Target parking lot. She's a beautifully funny lady!You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this video
Lauren Mattia: ... Read More