Profiles

Character Study: John C. McGinley

For actor John C. McGinley of Scrubs, originally from Short Hills, NJ, his fatherly responsibility is his favorite role.

Christian McBride—In the Groove and Feeling Good

Jazz bassist Christian McBride recently took home his third Grammy. Now, he’s upping the tempo.

Dating Diva

Patti Stanger, Bravo’s candid cupid, elaborates on her matchmaking roots and growing up in Short Hills.

Designing Woman

Dina Manzo (of Real Housewives of New Jersey fame) brings her signature dazzle to a new HGTV show, where every episode is a party.

Sunny Disposition

Whether she’s appearing on News 4 New York or the Today Show, meteorologist Janice Huff of Denville delivers weather forecasts with her signature breezy style.

A TV Handyman Brings His Work Home

George Oliphant builds his skills with hammer and wrench by renovating his family’s century-old Montclair Tudor.

Still I Rise

Despite many career stops and starts, the bluesy sound and indomitable spirit of Bettye Lavette finally are shining through.

Bolling on a Roll

This Livingston resident made his mark trading commodities. Now he’s watching out for viewers’ interests on his nightly Fox Business show.

The Indomitable Jane Aronson

This Maplewood pediatrician achieved fame as a children’s advocate, but looking out for adopted orphans and those left behind is its own reward.

Cultivating Creativity

Writer Jayne Anne Phillips is not a chatty woman, but she has a lot to say,
especially about making Rutgers Newark’s MFA program shine.

Back Where She Belongs

Jersey Girl Tina Cervasio, On Her Home Turf

A World of Whimsy

Montclair artist Tom Nussbaum reinterprets life with paper, ceramics, and his imagination.

Dietz’s Domain

At the Newark Museum, Ulysses S. Grant’s great-great-grandson presides over a vast collection of decorative art objects.

Receiver on the Giving End

Jerricho Cotchery is Alabama’s gift to New Jersey.

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A White (House) Christmas

It took four years and in the neighborhood of 300 letters, but Glen Ridge resident Coleen Christian-Burke finally got the call she had long been hoping for.

Leading Man

Summit-born Tom McCarthy is primed to move his just-under-the-radar career as a writer, director, and actor onto centerstage.

Platinum Potential

After reading a newspaper account about the death of a young boy in Newark, Chester mom Yvette Long decided to do something to help at-risk kids.

Scent of a Woman

Katie Borghese launches a bustling fragrance
business, and does her family name proud.

Candid Candidate

Mendham’s rising political star Chris Christie sets high goals for himself as family man and public servant.