The Garden State, indeed.
It's been a rough summer for New Jersey beaches this year already, and sadly, things have somehow gotten even crappier. Literally crappy I mean, as eight Garden State beaches have been closed because of contamination from poop. [ more › ]
Chris Christie isn’t the most popular guy in New Jersey, but the Garden State governor just did trans youth a solid: On Friday: Christie signed into law a bill that requires the state to draft guidelines to address the needs of transgender students and establish policies that “ensure a supportive and nondiscriminatory environment.” Effective immediately,... Read more »
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation requiring the state to give guidance to public schools about policies for transgender students. The civil rights group Garden State Equality applauded … Click to Continue »
TRENTON — Yet another poll suggests New Jerseyans are eager to move on from Gov. Chris Christie. The NBC 4 New York/Marist Poll, released Friday, showed Christie’s approval rating among Garden State adults at a mere 16 percent as he enters the final six months of his final term as...
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Not a lot of folks like Garden State these days. Consider: Noisey’s 10th-anniversary article, which calls it “a love story for a generation of sexually inept sociopaths.” Or Jezebel’s anniversary piece, which notes that Zach Braff has...Show More Summary
NJ 101.5 reports, “The New Jersey Turnpike Authority, which operates the Garden State Parkway and Turnpike, received 150 pothole damage claims in 2016, and paid 25 for a total of $8,657.76. In 2015, 29 of 268 claims were covered, and in 2014, six claims out of 226. Show More Summary
The Garden State has all you need with luxury boutique hotels, historic towns and relaxing respites.
From Long Island City to Jersey City, I was all over the place on this trip. A new city means a new opportunity to try pho. New York City is by far the worst place in the world for pho. This was my second bowl in the Garden State. I had a bowl in Hoboken The post Pho Jersey City! Better Than New York City appeared first on The Points Of Life.
August Kleinzahler’s double poetry collection, “Before Dawn on Bluff Road” and “Hollyhocks in the Fog,” shows how grounded he is in a sense of place.
With supporting roles in films such as Philadelphia, Apt Pupil, Garden State, The Informant!, St. Vincent and dozens more, TV appearances in The X-Files, Freaks & Geeks and several iterations of Law & Order, as well as award-winning turns on Broadway in the likes of The Normal Heart, Candida and Doubt, Ann Dowd has become one of our finest living character actresses. [ more › ]
Hey, if you were him, you’d be disgruntled too. Earlier this month, disgraced New Jersey Governor Chris Christie chewed out the man now expected to succeed him as the Garden State’s CEO: Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday gave a full-throttled attack against the person that polls show is the most likely to replace him, blasting... Read more »
It’s not too late to join tomorrow’s Equality Walk, to support the work of Garden State Equality . In previous years, Blue Jersey floated a team and we had a great time for a good cause (and decimated at the pub quiz...Read more
NJ.com reports, “Sharp-eyed drivers have spotted what appears to be an unmanned mower cutting the grass on the Garden State Parkway. Their eyes aren’t deceiving them. There are six lawn care versions of a Roomba robot vacuum cleanerShow More Summary
After traffic deaths increased 8 percent in the Garden State, law enforcement officials launched a campaign to target distracted driving.
Laugh all you want about the Garden State’s odd new honoree—you’d probably be dead without it.
Just a quick heads-up about something Garden State Equality has going this weekend. Washington DC’s annual Pride festival is this weekend, and on Sunday GSE is offering a bus ride down on Sunday, leaving from Asbury Park, to add New...Read more
NJ.com reports, “Drivers who use the new Exit 125 ramp from the Garden State Parkway south to Sayreville better bring their E-ZPass or risk a fine, after officials finalized a cashless toll plan. New Jersey Turnpike Authority board members voted last week to put a $1.50 toll on the new exit and ban cash payment. Show More Summary
During a visit to a giant NJ Transit bus maintenance facility on Wednesday, Gov. Chris Christie unveiled a plan to make bus travel safer in the Garden State.