Tag Archives: ’50s

NJ’s Skylark Diner, Pride of U.S.1

THERE’S ONE REDEEMING FEATURE of Interstate U.S. 1 as it runs from southern New Jersey to New York City — unless you count the colorful, post-modern Michael Graves Miele factory near Princeton, always a welcome sight. Then there are two. … Continue reading

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Lamplady Speaks

WHILE I’M NOT as schizy as Toni Collette in that new show, United States of Tara, I also have an alter ego. She’s known as Lamplady, and she is particularly fond of kitschy 1950s lamps. Lamplady even had a space … Continue reading

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