Category: Lifestyles

Theater Review: “The Women of Padilla”

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen | Tony Meneses new play, “The Women of Padilla,” is about eight women who are married to eight brothers who are away fighting an unknown...

April 28, 2017 | comments

“Greenery” Is the Color of the Year

By Elizabeth Wulfhorst | An avocado. A Granny Smith apple. A freshly mown lawn. Nature provides a bounty of beautiful greens for our visual enjoyment. And green is a color...

April 21, 2017 | comments

Everybody’s Dad Pitches In to Help the Arts

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | LONG BRANCH – Many people know Dan Lauria as the father in the Emmy Award-winning television show, “The Wonder Years.” Others recognize him from TV’s “Pitch”...

April 19, 2017 | comments

Quon & Son: Father and Son Artists

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | RED BANK – Graphic artist Mike Quon has been creating visual communications and whimsical illustrations for years. In addition to his marketing and advertising work,...

March 31, 2017 | comments

Local Filmmaker Tells Story of Highland Beach

By Rick Geffken Raised in Rumson, self-described “river kid” Chris Brenner never thought about becoming a filmmaker. Like most of his friends in the Two River area, he spent lots...

March 28, 2017 | comments

Lee Carr: The Luck of the Irish

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Opportunity always seemed to knock at Louis Carr Jr.’s door. You might even call it the luck of the Irish. Better known as Lee, the...

March 23, 2017 | comments

Melissa Cuje and Roshan Wijerama

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Cuje of Rumson, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Melissa Cuje to Roshan Wijerama of New York City. The happy couple met seven years ago...

January 26, 2017 | comments

Joey Fields: Policing With Compassion

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen If you talk to Chris Melvin about his best buddy Joey Fields — they’ve known each other since they were 2 — you’d think he...

January 24, 2017 | comments

Rock Review: Unsung Hero

By Chris Spiewak Most artists endeavor to see their name on a big marquee outlined with bright lights, but there are others who would rather remain a bit under the...

January 20, 2017 | comments

The Greek God in the Cul de Sac

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – There’s a storm blowing into town this week and its name is Diane. “Hurricane Diane” will be presented at the Two River Theater...

January 20, 2017 | comments

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