Category: Lifestyles

An American Classic Comes to Holmdel

By Mary Ann Bourbeau HOLMDEL – Ceci Lihn is going to have a birthday like no other. July 22 – the day she turns 9 years old – will be...

July 21, 2016 | comments

The Secret Lives of Bees: They May Be Buzzing Next Door  

By Karen J. Irvine While many may doubt the validity of New Jersey’s moniker the “Garden State,” three Jersey Shore professionals are doing their part to keep the “garden” in...

July 14, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: The Grand Tavern

  The Grand Tavern Rating: Good+    We usually avoid restaurants that practice a no-reservations policy; 40 minutes had passed and we were still waiting to be seated at the...

July 14, 2016 | comments

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

Jim Truncer: Realizing the People Side of Parks

No one may know Monmouth County parks as well as Jim Truncer. And perhaps no one pays as much attention to detail to those parks as he does. While walking...

June 20, 2016 | comments

Noah Lipman: From the Courtroom To The Classroom

New York Criminal Defense Attorney Enjoys Second Career By Art Petrosemolo Attorney Noah Lipman has worked both from behind the defense table in high-profile criminal trials and today from behind...

May 23, 2016 | comments

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