Tag Archives: New Jersey

A man like a city…

from Book I, Paterson William Carlos Williams Paterson lies in the valley under the Passaic Falls its spent waters forming the outline of his back. He lies on his right side, head near the thunder of the waters filling his … Continue reading

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A little nostalgic story

Books were an extraordinarily important part of my childhood and I tend to wax nostalgic when I run across a story online about one that I actually owned and read. This week, I happened on a piece about a book … Continue reading

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The Kind of Books They Read

William Carlos Williams  

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Empire in decline, or Grave New World

One week ago, members of the infamous street art collective known as Indecline commemorated Tangerine Mussolini’s ascent to power with a guerrilla art installation of a faux cemetery near his Bedminster, New Jersey golf course. Using a truck disguised as … Continue reading

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Reading Resolutions 2018

H/t to Inkwood Books in historic Haddonfield, N.J. .  

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Park It

Inveterate map geeks will find themselves loosing hours on this new website created by an anonymous National Park Service ranger. Our fellow map lover has collected more than 1600 high resolution maps of U.S. national parks, recreation areas, and monuments, … Continue reading

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Greetings From Jersey City

Brazilian street artist and accomplished muralist Eduardo Kobra recently completed this amazing David Bowie 180 foot-tall mural for Jersey City, New Jersey’s Artober festival.

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Halloween House : Donating Memories

Lambertville, New Jersey resident Dolores Dragan works for months each year creating an otherworldly Halloween display in front of her beautiful Victorian house. Local photographer/videographer Bob Krist captured the ethereal installation in the wonderful little film below. I’m fortunate because I … Continue reading

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Visit Newark (really)

The Harlem Book Fair is coming to Newark, New Jersey for the first time and celebrating two days of literary-filled events next week. Newark Mayor Cory Booker and city leaders kicked off the “2012 as Year of Newark Literacy” campaign … Continue reading

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Parking is such a drag

American born, Paris-based photographer Peter Lippmann is well known for his stunning fashion and culinary photographs, but his ethereal photo essay called Parking Paradise is just plain fun. Peter searches the French countryside for these abandoned vintage cars. It reminds me of … Continue reading

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