Fiery Flavors
Bayonne’s ablaze with homemade hot sauce
by Tara Ryazansky
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Outer Limits was born in a Bayonne kitchen when Ed Martin decided to try his hand at making hot sauce. He was frustrated because the sauces on the market were weak and vinegary. Martin used homegro...
Heavy Lifting
She carries her weight—and then some
by Tara Ryazansky
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Christina McDonnell looks fit and muscular, but she doesn’t project the herculean image that I was expecting. Standing before me in a striped summer dress, she looks more like a teacher enjoying he...
That Stuff You Bought?
It probably passed through Bayonne’s high-tech container operation
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When you’re buying those tank tops from T.J. Maxx, you rarely think about how they got from Malaysia to the mall. Yeah, there was that guy in the truck out back, but before that? They may have been...
WORKING OUT WITH BLP
Working Out With—Reverend Dorothy A. Patterson
by Mario A. Martinez
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As the first female pastor in the 120-year history of the Wallace Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, Reverend Dorothy A. Patterson continues to pursue her dreams of improving herself and her community with...
EMERGING BLP
Rising from the Weeds
A residential development is on the horizon
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It was the dog days of summer, and I was standing with Joe DeMarco and Rob Wondolowski in—well—a huge field of weeds on the former military base known as the Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne. I’m...
EDUCATION BLP
Is That FDR in Room 335?
A Bayonne teacher brings history to life
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Gene Woods teaches history at Bayonne High School. But that’s not him standing in front of the whiteboard. That’s him over there in a wheelchair, reassuring the nation that we have nothing to fear ...
SENIOR MOMENTS BLP
56th Street Senior Center
by Story and photos by Kate Rounds
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I’m not sure what I was expecting when I ventured uptown to 56th Street. I certainly wasn’t expecting the beautiful building. It looks like it might have been a 19th century library or train statio...
SPORTS CORNER BLP
Pole-Dance Fitness on the Peninsula
How a dodgy exotic dance form morphed into a trendy fitness craze
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Melissa Goliczewski is a Bayonne native who works as a copywriter at an ad agency in New York. But her passion is pole dance fitness. If you’re thinking Bada Bing! think again. Starting in 2010, sh...
ON THE WATERFRONT BLP
Ship to Shore
While you go about your business, they’ve got your back
by Kate Rounds
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For a town that calls itself the Peninsula, some of us are amazingly clueless about one of our waterfront’s most important assets. In a remarkably unscientific survey of a few Bayonne friends, none...
HOW WE WORK BLP
Businesses Make Bayonne Work
by Kate Rounds
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
ADVANCED PHOTO PORTRAIT STUDIO 502 Broadway (201) 823-0300 advancedportrait.com Cheers without the beer. That’s how Ellen Colasurdo describes her Broadway photography studio. It may seem like an od...