Category: Lifestyles

The Downtowner: Week of May 2 – 9

The Downtowner for the Week of May 2 Friday, May 2 Kings of Freestyle Cinco de Mayo Party, 7:30 p.m. iPlay America 110 Schanck Road, Freehold 732-577-8200 Tickets $25-$75 Friday...

May 2, 2014 | comments

How to Use Detachment

By DonnaLyn Giegerich Terrible things happen to undeserving people all the time. So how can the concept of detachment really serve you as you move through life? First a word...

May 2, 2014 | comments

RMC Performs First LensX Cataract Surgery in Monmouth County 


RED BANK – Riverview Medical Center is the first hospital in Monmouth County to offer LensX laser cataract surgery, the most technologically advanced cataract surgery available today. Using the bladeless,...

May 2, 2014 | comments

Not Your Mother’s Mammogram

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez For years women have been reminded of the importance of mammograms and told how yearly detection of breast cancer has saved countless lives. But the technology...

April 25, 2014 | comments

The Practice of ‘Pinking it Forward’

By Caitlin Coyle, Tria Deibert and Randi Russell It began with a simple idea: Turn Red Bank into Pink Bank to increase mammography rates in our community. Today, the Pink...

April 25, 2014 | comments

Paint the Town Pink Events and Activities

Saturday, April 26 Pinktune City Bocce Tournament 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Neptune City Memorial Park The opening ceremony will be at 8:30 a.m. as Neptune City is turned into...

April 25, 2014 | comments

A Taste of Charleston: Fried Chicken with White Burgundy

  By Nicholas Harary Last week, I took my family to spend a few days in Charleston, S.C. The weather didn’t cooperate, but it’s such a beautiful city, we still had a...

April 25, 2014 | comments

Anne Hassell and Adam Hoehn

Donna and Bob Hassell of Shrewsbury are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Anne Elizabeth, to Adam Kristofer Hoehn, son of Tom Hoehn and Paula Steinmeyer, of Bentonville,...

April 25, 2014 | comments

Skywatch for April 25 – May 2

By Flo Higgins Happy birthday Taurus! Although a Taurus may be fixed in his or her opinion, they are extremely giving when it comes to taking care of those in...

April 25, 2014 | comments

‘And the Oscar Goes To…’

  By Joan Ellis In a clever move, Turner Classic Movies has made a documentary that is basically a feature length commercial for itself. After a fairly dull introduction, it...

April 25, 2014 | comments

Children and Chicks Meet at the Two River Theater

    A special puppet show presented for 2- to 6-year olds By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Spring is when everything in nature starts to come to life...

April 25, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner for Week of April 25

Friday, April 25 Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys, with special guest Amy Cook,  8 p.m. Pollak Theater at Monmouth College Howard Avenue, West Long Branch Tickets $24-$54 Visit www.monmouth.edu...

April 25, 2014 | comments

Students Rock Out for Sandy Ground Concert

    8th grader organizes benefit for Sandy Ground By Mary Ann Bourbeau RUMSON – An eighth-grader at The Rumson Country Day School is using his love of music to...

April 18, 2014 | comments

Two River Theater Takes on a Play Within a Play

  By Philip Dorian A review of “Trouble in Mind,” that opened last week at Two River Theater could begin by heaping praise on Two River’s artistic director John Dias...

April 18, 2014 | comments

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