Archive: 2013 May

LS Students Take Over Running the Town – for a Few Hours

By John Burton LITTLE SILVER – What does your local government do and how does it get done? That’s a question Mark­ham Place School eighth-graders may have asked previously but,...

May 17, 2013 | comments

About Town

FAIR HAVEN River Road Books in Fair Haven will partner with Monmouth County Histori­cal Association on Wednes­day, May 29, to host award-winning and best-selling author Nathanial Philbrick as he discusses...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Count Basie Theatre Series Raises More Than $400,000 for Charities

RED BANK – In the months that followed Super Storm Sandy, the Count Basie Theatre quickly became the hub for fundraising concerts and events. Charities, local and national musicians, and...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Summertime, and the Living is … Pretty

By Patti Martin Center of Attention This Flower Market pedestal platter is sure to be the center of attention at any summer gathering. Decorated with hand-applied botanical transfers recalling a...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Atlantic Highlands Steakhouse Changes Owners, Name

By John Burton ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The former Walter Mihm’s Steak­house, now Neil Michael’s Steakhouse, is more of the same – and its co-owners see that as a good thing....

May 17, 2013 | comments

Business Beat

Lil’ Cutie Pops Opens Shop in Red Bank Lil’ Cutie Pops celebrated its grand opening at 16 Monmouth St., Red Bank, last month with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Mayor Pat...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of May 10-17, 2013

By Flo Higgins   Here we have a birthday person born on the cusp of Taurus and Gemini. This is a combination of the practical, fixed sign of Taurus with...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’

By Joan Ellis How often do you watch a movie that invites you to open your mind wide for new understanding? Not often in our polarized world. As a story...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Count Basie Gala to Honor NJ Film Industry

RED BANK – The Count Basie Theatre staff has announced its 2013 annual gala, called flick, a month-long celebration of film and the New Jersey film industry. The event will...

May 10, 2013 | comments

GaelFest Comes to Lincroft June 1

MIDDLETOWN – Claddagh na nGael will present Gael­Fest, a new festival on Saturday, June 1, which will be celebrating all aspects of traditional Irish culture. Presented in partnership with Comhaltas...

May 10, 2013 | comments

‘Happy’ Comes to NJ Rep

LONG BRANCH – Are we ever really happy? That is the question posed in HAPPY, a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere by Robert Caisley, from May 30 –...

May 10, 2013 | comments

RB Regional Spring Dance Concert on May 16 and 18

LITTLE SILVER – The Red Bank Regional (RBR) Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) dance majors will present their Spring Dance Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, and 2 p.m....

May 10, 2013 | comments

28th Annual Clean Ocean Action Spring Beach Sweep

  The beaches in New Jersey were busy Saturday, April 27, as a small army of volunteers showed up during Clean Ocean Action’s 28th annual beach sweeps. Sites from Cape...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Two River Moment

  During the early 1900s, the Little Silver Post Office was located at 56 Church St. and mail service was centered there until 1956 when the present post office was...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Post-Sandy: No Access, No Money

By Michele S. Byers It’s been six months since Super Storm Sandy pounded New Jersey, and summer is almost upon us. Towns up and down the coast are preparing for...

May 10, 2013 | comments

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