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Up Close



Up Close: The Interview Series

Our Up Close interview series is all about offering our readers a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of influential or otherwise incredible men and women with ties to the Garden State…

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Kitchen Cousins

Up Close With The Cousins from HGTV

Reality TV fans, rejoice: HGTV’s America’s Most Desperate Kitchens (AMDK), starring the Jersey born-and-bred cousins John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino, aka “The Cousins”, kicked off its second season with a double-episode premiere on July 16. To celebrate, the cousins held…

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Stumbling Cat Team

Up Close with Game Developer Renee Gittins

The Indie (short for “independent”) game community has exploded over the past decade thanks to advances in technology that have facilitated game development. One great thing about this is it allows anyone with an interest in programming to use the…

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Up Close with Best Selling Author Harlan Coben

Up Close with Best-Selling Author Harlan Coben

To celebrate the release of his twenty-eighth book, New York Times Best Seller Harlan Coben was center-stage at a meet-and-greet at [words] Bookstore in Maplewood. The turnout was impressive, especially considering it was the middle of a workday. Dedicated fans…

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