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Marginalia

WHITEHEAD must have cherished the natural attractions of Amboy Point, which was not just the home of his teenage years but a refuge from the less wholesome cities where he later worked and lived. 1,083 more words

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Perth Amboy's Portuguese Manor Has Sold; Will Changes Come?

Portuguese Manor is a restaurant I blog about frequently on Eating New Jersey. It’s my favorite restaurant in the world. I feel as if I have grown up there. 582 more words

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Birth of a bank

THERE are two ways to sail from Newark to Perth Amboy. A boat leaving Newark Bay may head east through the Kill Van Kull, south through The Narrows and then southwest, skirting the shores of Staten Island. 981 more words

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Portuguese Manor's Lethal Spanish Coffee

I never thought I would make a post about a dessert coffee, but this is well-deserved. Perth Amboy’s Portuguese Manor is without a doubt my favorite restaurant. 230 more words

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The Castle

ECLIPSED early in its development by other colonial ports, Perth Amboy never became the New World metropolis of its founders’ dreams. Antiquarians in William Whitehead’s day could be excused for their disregard of a place with “no crumbling castles, no time-worn battlemented walls, nor monuments of fallen greatness” to meet the eye. 803 more words

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NJ business closed for 'Day Without Immigrants': 'We’re here to work, to make America better'

PERTH AMBOY, NJ — A New Jersey restaurant closed Thursday, as part of the nationwide strike “Day Without Immigrants,” but remained open to employees who wanted to work. 322 more words

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Vessels

ARRIVING in 1823 at Perth Amboy, William Whitehead could recall only one previous experience of travel by water: a crossing of the Hudson with his father on a shallow-draft, two-masted rig called a periauger or pettiauger. 445 more words

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