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The Union County MusicFest 2009 is Going to be Slammin’.

August 28th, 2009

My three and a half year loves music. He has two favorite songs that he sings over and over and over and over. The first is Jockin’ Jayz by JayZ . The second is Red Skys at Night by the Fixx . I love the Fixx. I remember (well sort of remember) seeing them play […]

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The Real Houswives of New Jersey. Get Ready.

April 1st, 2009

On May 12th at 11:00 PM I will definitely be chilling in my crib watching the newest installment of Bravo’s Real Housewives. This time of New Jersey. Sure, I watch the show. Why not? I’m tired of sitting at home every evening reading Nietzsche. I need some entertainment. Something light and fluffy. I have really […]

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Five Simple Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much For a Home.

February 12th, 2009

There are a lot of great values in the current real estate market, but it’s still possible to pay too much for a home. Here are a few simple things you can do to avoid making bad decisions. 1. Focus on the numbers. When making an offer, ask your agent to show you every like […]

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English Beat Plays the Stone Pony in Asbury Park.

February 12th, 2009

I am seriously kicking myself right now. I can’t believe that I missed the English Beat at the Stone Pony. That’s just not right. I guess I’ll have to wait another twenty years.

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Real Estate Report

December 2nd, 2008

Here’s This Month in Real Estate. It’s a monthly report that Keller Williams Realty puts together on current real estate market conditions. Keller Williams Realty International in known for delivering highly researched compelling market stats. There’s some good stuff here. Please note that the report is general in nature. Real Estate doesn’t work that way […]

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My Favorite Restaurant in New Jersey.

November 18th, 2008

No, I’m not going to tell you mine. It would be almost impossible for me to narrow it down to a single establishment. I’m interested in YOUR favorite eateries. Why you enjoy them — and what’s the best dish on the menu. If for some reason the establishment isn’t in business anymore — my readers […]

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The B52’s and Everclear to Rockout at Musicfest ’08.

August 28th, 2008

I’ve been listening to the B52’s since I was in grade school in California. I remember going to the school dance with my hair all feathered out, a silver chain around my neck, corduroy bell bottoms and a huge comb in my back pocket. The DJ was cranking “Rock Lobster” and I was working up […]

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Philip Roth’s Indignation to be published in September.

August 19th, 2008

My father reminds me that Philip Roth’s new novel, Indignation

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The Color Fred. An Amazing Debut.

July 23rd, 2008

Well, Fred Mascherino the lead singer and guitarist for The Color Fred will only be a Union, New Jersey resident for a few more days. I wish I could say it wasn’t true — but it is — and I felt it was important to get this post up while he was still technically resident. […]

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Whippany Railway Museum — Great Experience for Kids.

July 14th, 2008

Yesterday, my wife and I took our son to the Whippany Railway Museum. We’ve been there before. It’s one of my two year old’s absolute favorite places. He loves trains. We rushed to try to make the 1:00 train ride but it was sold out and we had to wait an entire hour for the […]

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