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Jeremiah Basse served as governor while Andrew Hamilton had his Scottish question cleared up. (Parliament had enacted a law that presumably only allowed natural born Englishmen to serve as governors.) Basse’s tenure – all 20 months of it – is considered to have been pretty terrible for New Jersey. 268 more words
The New York Times reports on a proposed “vision” for a mega-casino in the Meadowlands. The plans call for “a Las Vegas-style casino, two 1,000-room hotels, a one-million-square-foot convention center and a youth sports center at the Meadowlands Sports Complex, less than nine miles west of Manhattan.” 1,209 more words
I have never seen more excess, more mess, and more All-American insanity than I experienced first-greasy-hand at Pub 199.
A legendary spectacle, this super-sized seafood spot is said to have started when a local began taking his pickup truck out to the shore at sunrise and packing it to the gills with the first catch of the day, which he bought up in full from the local fishermen. 525 more words