Heeseop Yoon Exhibit at Monmouth University January 21 – April 10, 2015


Heeseop Yoon Exhibit at Monmouth University   Exhibit:           Heeseop Yoon When:            January 21 – April 10, 2015 Where:           Ice House Gallery Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, N.J. Lecture:          Thursday, February 5, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium Reception:     Thursday, February 5, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Cost:               Free and open to the public.   West Long …

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A Garden Feast for Birds


By Jan Glass, Rumson Garden Club It’s the winding down season after a lush, productive, and hectic summer. A tangled mess is overtaking the garden. Our backs and knees tell us to let it all go, and leave it for the birds and other assorted creatures to pick over during the winter. But, what will the neighbors think comparing their …

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What does your lipstick shade say about you? By Jennifer Maddalena, Currents Fashion and Beauty Editor I’ve never really thought about analyzing my lipstick shade before, but I found this information that I couldn’t resist sharing. The shade you prefer is sort of a horoscope for your pout. What makes one person choose a nude color while another gal would …

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Happy 350 NJ Part 4


By Diana St. John   THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE (Mount Holly) Built in 1759, the Old Schoolhouse is recognized as the oldest surviving oneroom schoolhouse in the state of New Jersey on its original foundation. Located on the south side of Brainerd Street in Mount Holly, the Old Schoolhouse was built through the eff orts of 21 local citizens, who each  …

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Andrew Solomon Reading at Monmouth


Shore House and Monmouth University Host Bestselling Author Andrew Solomon for Reading West Long Branch, NJ – Andrew Solomon will visit Monmouth University on February 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. for a reading from his bestselling book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children & the Search for Identity. The event, underwritten by BNY Mellon and Monmouth University, is open …

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Events to Attend


Here’s what’s going on in the area theaters from 2/15-3/7. The fun starts here! 02/15 Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music (Count Basie Theatre) 02/16 Rain: A tribute to the Beatles (Count Basie Theatre) As You Like It (Two River Theater Company) 02/21 THE SING-OFF LIVE TOUR: A NIGHT OF A CAPPELLA (Count Basie Theatre) 02/22 Pinkolandia! (Two River Theater Company) 02/27 …

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Music of Note


The up-and-coming folk-rock outfit, Miniature Tigers, are set to take the stage at the Music Hal of Wiliamsburg on February 26th. The band is responsible for such breakout singles as “Bullfighter Jacket”, a jaunty, uptempo song that is seriously catchy. Currently, they’re on tour in support of their fourth album, Mia Pharaoh, a solid little album chok-a-blok with strong beats …

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This Bud Is For You


The saying goes, “stop and smell the roses,” but the posies you pick may tell you a little about your personality. Here are some of the popular petal-logic picks.

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The Best New Movies of 2013

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Coming soon to a theater near you… Be sure to keep an eye out for these new movies scheduled to come out this year! The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - The Dwarfs, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the misty mountains, but Bilbo has gained the one ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back off the …

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10 Live Shows Your Kids Will Love


If you’re looking for that extra-special night out or want to score some “Awesome Mom Points,” check out these 10 shows your kids won’t want to miss! There’s still plenty of time to get tickets for them all. Print out this list, stick it to the fridge and plan to see a spectacular show with the family. Some are near, …

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Table Talk Compiled by Lori Draz


As the kids start enjoying those school lunches, excited eaters are about to get a whole new class of dining options.  Many eateries are offering distinctly ethnic flavors, all worth a try — so whether it’s the school bell or dinner bell you hear, it’s time to eat.   Leading the line-up is the only French Moroccan Restaurant anywhere in …

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