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NJ’s Black Baseball Still Playing in History

New Jersey is home to lots of baseball history, including the creation of the Negro Leagues — now celebrating their 100th anniversary.

Off the Presses: ‘Lincoln on the Verge’

Historian Ted Widmer’s recently released book, “Lincoln on the Verge,” brings the era to life by taking readers on Lincoln’s 13-day, 1,900-mile train multi-city journey from his home in Springfield, Illinois, to the nation’s capital. The trip includes stops in Princeton and Trenton.

Let’s Try . . . Elite Five Sushi & Grill

Tony Yu has opened Elite Five Sushi & Grill in an L-shaped space adjacent to the former Two Sevens restaurant.

Artist and GFS Founder Seward Johnson Dies

Noted area sculptor and Grounds For Sculpture founder John Seward Johnson, Jr. died of cancer on March 10 at his winter home in Key West, Florida. He was 89.

Art of Quarantine VIII

Artists responded to U.S. 1’s invitation to share visual thoughts, feelings, and discoveries during our current health crisis.

Gallery Going: Peter Hugar’s ‘Susan Sontag, 1975’

With regional museums closed and waiting to reopen, we are continuing to remind readers of their important collections by highlighting visual art works you can visit as soon as social distancing practices change and museum doors are allowed to reopen to limited capacity on July 2.

The Art of Quarantine VII

Artists responded to an invitation to share visual thoughts, feelings, and discoveries during our current health crisis.

Summer Arts: Bell Dongs and Digital Doings

This year’s Summer Arts Preview reflects the strange season brought on by the pandemic and its effective containment through social distancing.

Making the Music Scene in New Jersey

New Jersey has been home to vital and exciting scenes of musical production and enjoyment, says Dewar MacLeod early in his book “Making the Scene in the Garden State: Popular Music in New Jersey from Edison to Springsteen and Beyond.”

NJSO Premiere Captures Our Times and Thanks

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s premiere of a new work on Monday, June 22, will touch our current times in more ways than one.

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Let’s Try . . . Elite Five Sushi & Grill

Tony Yu has opened Elite Five Sushi & Grill in an L-shaped space adjacent to the former Two Sevens restaurant.

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