Category: Lifestyles

RBC Teens Bring American Friendship to Cuba

By Muriel J. Smith RED BANK – Let the governments of the United States and Cuba quibble and argue over their policies, but two volleyball players from Red Bank Catholic High...

July 14, 2016 | comments

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of History

By Rick Geffken When Sallie Adams and Tom Kaiser starting looking around Monmouth County for a new home in 1994, they were less interested in its rich history than in...

July 7, 2016 | comments

Theater Review: ‘Struck’

  By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen LONG BRANCH —If you believe everything happens for a reason, you’ll feel right at home in the audience of “Struck,” advertised as “a serious...

July 7, 2016 | comments

Bringing Patsy Cline Ballads and Tunes to Monmouth County

By Mary Ann Bourbeau WEST LONG BRANCH – Reagan Richards is currently living a life that closely emulates that of her idol, Patsy Cline, the country music legend who died...

July 7, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: Barrio Costero

  Barrio Costero Rating:  Good Now, for something completely different! Our area has no shortage of Mexican restaurants, but with few exceptions, most are more similar than not. Barrio Costero,...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Filling Bowls with Art and Sustenance

  Story and photos by Allison M. Perrine RED BANK ­– The Empty Bowls Project collaborated with Monmouth County Arts Council’s Teen Arts Festival to host its second joint fundraiser...

May 19, 2016 | comments

Painting Women Exhibit May 5 to June 26

RED BANK – “Women Paint Women,” is a new group exhibition of paintings by emerging and established artists Karissa Harvey, Kathleen Heron, Pat Hutchinson, Shoshana Kertesz, Sharon Sayegh, Elaine Shor,...

April 27, 2016 | comments

Phoenix Productions to present ‘The Little Mermaid’

RED BANK – Phoenix Productions will present its revival of Disney’s Broadway musical, “The Little Mermaid” at the Count Basie Theatre for a two-weekend run beginning April 29. Based on the Hans...

April 27, 2016 | comments

Cinco de Mayo It’s More Than Margaritas, It’s Rich in History

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – The Fifth of May commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. And...

April 27, 2016 | comments

Paul Campanella: Mentoring Youth To Success

By Joseph Sapia People say Paul Campanella is a great guy. But he says that is just the teacher and coach in him, acting naturally. “I would not trade my job...

April 24, 2016 | comments

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