Category: Lifestyles

Film Review: ‘The Lego Movie’

By Joan Ellis Welcome to “The Lego Movie.”  In a collective rush to the box office, audiences have fueled a record breaking $200 million in ticket sales during the opening...

February 28, 2014 | comments

Skywatch for Week of Feb. 28 to March 7

By Flo Higgins Happy Birthday Pisces! Pisces people are gentle souls who are born with an intuitive and psychic nature. Because of this, they often know things before they happen....

February 28, 2014 | comments

Salvation Army Provides Fun Camp Experience

Songs are written about it. Books are written about it. Many a film creates images about it that fill our memories for years. It is probably one of the first...

February 28, 2014 | comments

County Parks Publish Summer Camp, Swim Directory

LINCROFT – The Monmouth County Park System is releasing the 2014 camp/swim edition of its program directory on Friday, Feb. 28. The directory will include information about programs that range...

February 28, 2014 | comments

‘Caring With Karaoke’ Event to be Held March 5

ASBURY PARK – The Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group and United Way of Monmouth County will hold a “Caring With Karaoke” event from 7 to 11 p.m....

February 28, 2014 | comments

Marianna Christophe and Auston Beck

  Marti and Dave Christophe of Red Bank are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marianna Hunter, to Auston Beck, son of Denise Christiana of Durham, N.C., and...

February 28, 2014 | comments

Maureen Reid and Sean Murphy

  Maureen Patricia Reid and Sean Joseph Murphy were married on Aug. 3, 2013, at Precious Blood Church, Monmouth Beach, followed by a reception at Beacon Hill Country Club, Atlantic...

February 28, 2014 | comments

Alyssa Pecyno and Brooks Robinson

  Alyssa Shea Pecyno is to be married to Brooks Thomas Robinson. Alyssa is the daughter of Ronald and Gail Pecyno of Fair Haven. She is a graduate of James...

February 28, 2014 | comments

Carole King Musical Features Chart-Toppers

By Philip Dorian “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” is like the little girl with the curl. When it’s good it’s very good (the first act) and when it falters (much...

February 21, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of Feb. 21 to 28

By Flo Higgins If you are looking for a compassionate partner or friend, look no farther than someone born this week. This Pisces has an understanding of kindness and service....

February 21, 2014 | comments

Festival of Arts Awards Student Art Winners

More than 30 high school students from throughout Monmouth County competed for cash prizes displaying over 50 pieces of art. A photograph, entitled “Helping Hands,” took the first place prize...

February 21, 2014 | comments

Oscar Time: Best Picture

By Joan Ellis Of the 10 movies nominated this year for the Best Picture Oscar, the three best have the strength of being based on true stories. Let’s start with...

February 21, 2014 | comments

A Hidden Gem

By Nicholas Harary When it comes to buying the very best Chardonnays from California, if you’ve got unlimited funds and a subscription to Parker, you’re 99 percent of the way...

February 21, 2014 | comments

FilmOneFest Holds Feb. 23 Benefit

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council’s FilmOneFest will present the film “For No Good Reason,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Atlantic Cinema 5 at 82...

February 21, 2014 | comments

Play About Exile, Immigration, Home at Two River Theater

RED BANK – Two River Theater Company continues its 2013/2014 season with “Pinkolandia,” a new play written by Andrea Thome and directed by Jose Zayas. Performances will begin in Two...

February 21, 2014 | comments

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