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Arrive

"Take Me Out to the (New) Ballparks" (March/April 2009)
{About the new stadiums opening this season for the New York Yankees and Mets}
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"To the Art House" (September/October 2008)
{A tour of museum exhibits from Providence to Washington, from Dale Chihuly to Gordon Parks}
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Art & Antiques

"All Over the Map" (June 2008)
{A profile of New York artist John Alexander on the eve of his retrospective at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston}
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"Drawing on Serendipity" (June 2008)
{A profile of a New York couple, interior designer Glenn Gissler and art critic and curator Susan Harris, and their collection of contemporary drawings.}
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"Man of Steel" (Spring 2008)
{A profile of Connecticut metal sculptor David Hayes.}
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"Fringe Elements" (January 2008)
{A profile of Larry Dumont, a Pennsylvania collector with a passion for outsider art.}
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"A Carefully Crafted Eden" (Summer 2007)
{About Craftsman Farms, the idyllic New Jersey home built by Gustav Stickley, father of America’s Arts and Crafts movement, in the early 20th century.}
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"You Can’t Take it With You" (October 2007)
{How to bequeath your art through your estate.}
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"Romancing the Masters" (April 2006)
{A profile of Pennsylvania artist Nelson Shanks, a world-renowned portraitist, and his collection of Baroque and Renaissance art and furnishings.}
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"Face Value" (April 2005)
{A guide to getting a portrait painted.}
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Continental

"March on His Mind" (May 2008)
{A profile of March of Dimes executive Douglas Staples.)
Leader's Edge, May 2006
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"Ready for Anything" (August 2008)
{A profile of Olympic rower Brett Sickler.}
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District Administration

"Big Macs for Big Grades" (April 2008)
{About the furor that erupted when a Florida school district began offering fast-food rewards for students who received good grades.}
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"Landing the Chief" (February 2008)
{About the influence wielded by the top superintendent search firms in the country.}
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"Rethinking School Bus Safety" (July 2007)
{About new technologies and other initiatives designed to improve school bus safety.}
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"Lost in Translation" (April 2007)
{About the rise in Chinese language instruction in K-12 classes across America.}
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Drew Magazine

"On the Inside" (Spring 2009)
{About a Drew University sociology professor who teaches a class for students and convicts at New Jersey’s only state prison for women.}
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Executive Traveler

"Short Hops" (March 2008)
{About the rising popularity of very light jets.}
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"Teterboro Takes Off" (May 2007)
{How Manhattan’s corporate titans made tiny Teterboro Airport in northern New Jersey one of the busiest general aviation airports in the country.}
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Leader’s Edge Magazine

"Exquisite Lines of Risk" (April 2009)
{The risks and rewards of owning and insuring exotic Italian cars such as Lamborghini and Ferrari.}
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"At the Peak of His Career" (December 2007)
{A profile of California insurance executive Jerry Sullivan.}
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New Jersey Life

"Barnegat Bound" (June/July 2009)
{A look inside a new house on Barnegat Bay, on the Jersey Shore}
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"Golf’s Golden Rule Enforcer" (May 2009)
{A profile of Genger Fahleson, the woman in charge of rules education at the United States Golf Association}
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"The Zany Reincarnation of Victoria & Richard" (April 2009)
{A profile of Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, interior designers who live in a century-old refurbished ferry boat on the waterfront in Hoboken, New Jersey.}
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"Orchid Cowboy" (February 2009)
{A profile of botanic photographer Jonathan Singer, who donated a large-format, leather-bound volume of 250 photographs of flowers to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.}
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New Jersey Monthly

"It Ain’t Over" (July 2006)
{A profile of New York Yankee Hall of Famer Yogi Berra.}
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"Born Lucky" (September 2004)
{An appreciation of Christopher Cook Gilmore, noted author, poet, sailor, and dear friend, upon his death from a brain tumor.}
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"The Education of Paul Krugman" (May 2004)
{A profile of the Princeton economist, New York Times columnist, and future Nobel Prize winner.}
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"Not Your Father's Llewellyn Park" (August 1999)
{Once home to Thomas Edison, this leafy community in northern New Jersey, established before the Civil War, is considered America’s first planned suburb.}
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New York Times

"A 50-Year Battle to Save Old Ireland", (November 27, 2008)
{About the efforts of Desmond Guinness and the Irish Georgian Society to preserve Ireland’s finest architecture.}
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"New Golf Center Bears Palmer’s Name" (June 1, 2008)
{About the opening of the Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History at the United States Golf Association headquarters in New Jersey.}
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“For Students, A Coveted Place for Their Art” (May 11, 2008)
{About an art exhibit featuring winners of a statewide contest among New Jersey high school students.}
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"A New Home for a Fanciful Collection to Play In" (October 14, 2007)
{About an exhibit of more than 700 mechanical musical instruments and automata, from the collection of Murtogh Guinness, at a New Jersey museum.}
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"Around Every Corner", a Glimpse of Artists at Work (September 30, 2007)
{About the Delaware River town of Lambertville, New Jersey.}
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"A Roving Plea for Tolerance Alights in New Brunswick" (May 13, 2007)
{About “Coexistence,” a traveling exhibit of billboard-size artwork promoting global peace.}
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"Land Trust Faces Deadline in $11 Million Deal" (March 7, 2007)
{About a campaign to raise money to preserve a 337-acre property, the former site of a church-run orphanage, in central New Jersey.}
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"Unexpected, Whimsical Finds in Government-Issued Works" (December 31, 2006)
{About a display of artwork marking the centennial of the Newark, New Jersey, public library as a depository of federal government documents.}
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"An Oral and Pictorial History of a Sliver of Sand" (August 20, 2006)
{About a recently published picture book chronicling the early development of Long Beach Island, on the Jersey Shore.}
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Ritz-Carlton

"An Artful Tour of Dublin" (Summer 2008)
{A tour of museums and galleries in the Irish capital.}
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RUTGERS Magazine

"In Search of Thomas Edison" (Fall 2011)
{Thomas Edison TK...}
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