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Craig Allen's Grandmother's Barbecue recipe
Over the years, I've tried many different barbecue recipes...but I always go back to the "recipe" that I grew up with.
I copied it from my mom when I was a teenager...and wrote Grandma 1947, as the author. I never thought to ask my grandmother where she found this awesome (and …
It's Christmas in Craig Allen's neighborhood
Well, kinda.
In the past few days, people across New Jersey (and the nation) have been putting up Christmas lights, to spread some joy at these...difficult times.
Regular readers of my articles here at nj1015.com know that each Christmas season, there is a "friendly" Christmas lights…
Record Store Day in NJ moves to June
It's springtime in New Jersey.
For me, National Record Store Day, in New Jersey, is a rite of spring.
And, while the novel coronavirus has caused numerous cancellations (to put it mildly), it is merely postponing this day that means so much to those of us who love vinyl...
When Craig Allen met Corey Hart
I've told this story on-air on New Jersey 101.5, and on "The Night Shift with Craig Allen"...but haven't written about it, til now.
So, it's 1988, and Corey Hart is in Trenton to support his latest hit.
I'm working at WPST (now, New Jersey 101...
McDonald's candles vs New Jersey candle
Would you believe...
Ronald and his pals will be offering candles that smell like ... hamburgers. With this catch: You've got to burn several candles at the same time, to get the full burger effect.
The "Quarter Pounder Scented Candle Pack" will include: bun, ketchup, pickl…
New Jersey's Greatest Hits on Cassette
Two weekends ago, I asked you if you remembered the cassette (click here).
Cassettes sounded great in your "Walkman." I had the Panasonic version of the Sony Walkman, in the late 80's. It wasn't cheap, but it cost less than its inspiration...

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