Category: Lifestyles

Fashion Forecast for 2012 … Sunny with a Sprinkle of Femininity

by Julie Davis This past year, fashion was exceptionally loud: primary colors, wild prints, dramatic lengths (think the maxi dress) and big, bold statement-making jewelry. It was also the year...

December 16, 2011 | comments

Found Around Town: The Well-Stuffed Stocking

by Julie Davis Call them the last licks of gifts; stocking stuffers are, without question, the most overlooked presents (if not the ones that are completely forgotten). But there’s something...

December 16, 2011 | comments

The Little Black Dress, Three Ways

By Julie Davis In 1926, Coco Chanel introduced a little black dress—a simple, long sleeved knee-length sheath. She praised it for its versatility, accessibility and how it would never reveal...

December 15, 2011 | comments

MCAC Announces Art Program Awards

RED BANK) – The Monmouth County Arts Council (MCAC) is has announced its Local Arts Program Grant Awards for Fiscal Year 2012.  The mission of MCAC is to enrich the...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Blue Christmas: The holiday season is anything but merry for many

By Lisa Girard The holiday season can be a happy time filled with family togetherness, parties, gift giving, special traditions and more. But for many, the period from Thanksgiving to...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘My Week With Marilyn’

 By Joan Ellis My Week With Marilyn opens with Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) stepping from a plane into a sea of London flashbulbs. She has come to make a movie,...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Skywatch: Horoscopes for the Week of December 9 – 16

By Flo Higgins Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter, a planet that is a symbol of expansion, enthusiasm and taking a gamble so you can grow and change. If you are...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Great Gifts For Wine Lovers

By Charles B. Rubinstein “The spirit in which a thing is given Determines that in which the debt is acknowledged; It’s the intention, not the face value of the gift,...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Two River Theater Presents ‘Honk!’ A Musical Tale Of ‘The Ugly Duckling’

Two River Theater’s annual holiday show for families is Honk: A Musical Tale of ‘The Ugly Duckling,’ an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s story with music by George Stiles and...

December 9, 2011 | comments

For The Love Of Music: Monmouth Players Stage ‘Opus’

Fragile egos, exceptional talents and a priceless violin combine to create a complex intersection of relationships and rivalries for the Lazara String Quartet just as their breakthrough moment arrives —...

December 9, 2011 | comments

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