Category: Lifestyles

Collectibles: Parting With and Enjoying Them

By Nicholas Harary Last weekend, I sold my 1970 Chevelle at Mecum’s Harrisburg auction. Restoring her has been a labor of love over the last eight years. I enjoyed every...

August 15, 2014 | comments

Making College a ‘Fun and Enjoyable Journey

By Kathleen Alvarez Most high school graduates are ready to start their college careers after senior year. But what can they expect when they arrive on campus, and how can...

August 15, 2014 | comments

Hospice, Palliative Care Center Offers Volunteer Training

LONG BRANCH – Next month, Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center will host a training program for individuals interested in becoming hospice volunteers in Monmouth County. The volunteer training...

August 15, 2014 | comments

Jersey Girl’s Stand-up Comedy Is Solid Gold

By Mary Ann Bourbeau DEAL PARK – Although she lives in New York City now, Judy Gold still considers herself a Jersey girl. And, while she doesn’t have anything good...

August 8, 2014 | comments

Once Around the Block

  By Linda McK. Stewart BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. – A turnip-shaped chunk of land, 7 miles wide, 10 miles long, lying about 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island....

August 8, 2014 | comments

Where Absurd Oddly Makes Sense

By Philip Dorian In Theatre of the Absurd (capital A), accepted stage conventions are largely abandoned in order to present a view of the world as meaningless and incomprehensible. Robert...

August 8, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Boyhood’

By Joan Ellis With “Boyhood,” Richard Linklater has written and directed a movie that is nothing less than brilliant in its concept and execution. Though his interest in the passage...

August 8, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Aug. 8 – 15

Skywatch: Week of Aug. 8 – 15 By Flo Higgins The Leo personality likes being in command of his total environment from start to finish. And, because they are such good...

August 8, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner: Week of Aug. 8

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, Aug. 8 Heart, 8 p.m. Count Basie Theatre 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank 732-842-9000 Tickets $49-$149 An Evening of Jazz, featuring the Highlands Jazz Collective, 7 p.m....

August 8, 2014 | comments

The Heart of the Community

By Hannah Eckstein Larry Lapham has a “good heart” in every sense of the word. At age 75, this veteran of the U.S. Navy still works out seven days a...

August 1, 2014 | comments

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