Category: Lifestyles

Scene On Stage: Becket

French dramatist Jean Anouilh (1910-1987) claims to have written “Becket” “by chance,” after reading an account of 12th-century English history in which some 30 pages were devoted to the story...

April 21, 2016 | comments

Reel Remarks: French New Wave

In some circumstances, conflict brings resolution, criticism gives way to celebration, and formula is abolished by experiment. Welcome, the French New Wave. While not an official movement, the term was...

April 21, 2016 | comments

Clippings: Gardening Events Around Town

It’s time for the Great Spring Perennial Plant Swap, Saturday, April 23 at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. Plants must be dropped off between 8:30 and 10 a.m., and plant selection...

April 19, 2016 | comments

Prepping for Summer Salads

By Gretchen Van Benthuysen Local garden centers have begun stocking flats of lettuce and vegetables that do well in cool weather and taste so delicious when you cut, wash and...

April 17, 2016 | comments

Hummingbird Mania

By David Saidnawey Spring is a wonderful time of year for bird and nature lovers. Spring and summer migrants like warblers, kinglets, ospreys and many others are beginning to arrive throughout...

April 16, 2016 | comments

Atlantic Highlands Looking for Favorite Trees

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The borough’s Shade Tree Commission is sponsoring a photo contest in celebration of Arbor Day. The contest, “My Favorite Tree,” is open to all ages. Entrants are encouraged...

April 15, 2016 | comments

What’s New in Bridal Trends …

  As the wedding industry continues to grow year after year so will the trends. Here are five more non-traditional ideas to make your wedding day unforgettable.   CHANGE UP...

March 19, 2016 | comments

Choosing a Wedding Cake: It’s All a Matter of Taste

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez The guests may be dressed to the nines and the bride may be wearing layers of satin, but the wedding cake may be naked. Naked cakes...

March 19, 2016 | comments

Something Old, Something New: Non-Traditional Wedding Trends You Can Try

By Cassie Galasetti   RED BANK – Before hundreds of New Jersey brides walk down the aisle this year, close to 400 are expected to walk down the streets of...

March 19, 2016 | comments

Something Borrowed, Blue, New, and Historic

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez   When Suzie Sefcik and Will Miller were choosing a place to hold their wedding reception last fall, they were taken in by the historic charm...

March 19, 2016 | comments

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