Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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News Updates

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Community Unity Walk & Rally

In the aftermath of the tragic events in Charolettesville, Va., Clergy & ​Community ​Leaders​ of Red Bank & surrounding Communities​, will ​host a Community Unity Walk & Rally on Wednesday, August 16th @ 6pm.  The community is invited to gather at the Red Bank Municipal Bu​i​lding Parking Lot (Monmouth St.) and walk in unity to the ​​City​ P​​ark on the corner of James Parker Blvd and Shrewsbury Avenue, ​where ​a rally of community […]

Red Bank Visitors Center announces new Chair of Board Courtney Schroeder

The Red Bank Visitors Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Courtney Schroeder as the Chair of the Red Bank Visitors Center Board.  Courtney began her tenure at Two River Theater in 2009, where for the past six years she has held the position of Director of Marketing.  Prior to landing at the Two River Theater, she worked in the Development wing for Ballet […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat August 11-13

This August, the legendary story of Joseph, son of Israel, is dancing right out of the pages of Genesis and onto the Henderson Theater stage at Christian Brothers Academy with the Premier Theatre Company. Under new leadership, Premier, in collaboration with Pegasus Production Company, is proud to announce Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Get ready for an all-new experience as we revamp a Premier […]

Monthly Columns

Books for Cooks

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Classic Indian Cooking

Classic Indian Cooking by Julie Sahni is the perfect bible to learn the properties of fragrant Indian food. Available for checkout for Monmouth County Library patrons and found at the Colts Neck Library, this book reveals the subtle cuisine from all the regions of India. It offers a full production of delicious dishes designed especially for the American kitchen, with every recipe having ingredients that […]

Day Trip

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  Princeton. Just the thought of it, for many people, conjures up an array of images and impressions – most of them involving intellect and ivy-covered buildings. Home to the renowned Ivy League college, Princeton University, it is one of the most famous college towns in the world. It is also an easy day trip away, offering not only the opportunity to stroll the picturesque, […]

From the Front Row

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An Intimate Evening with Kevin Smith Benefits FilmOneFest

Actor and filmmaker Kevin Smith, a local native, returned to the cozy Jersey Shore town of Atlantic Highlands for a special Q&A event to benefit the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council (AHAC) and their upcoming FilmOneFest. The event occurred at Atlantic Cinemas, 82 First Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, on Sunday, May 21. The venue was extremely intimate and the room was packed, with every seat taken. […]

Historic Havens

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All Saints’ Memorial Church

All Saints’ Memorial Church, also known as “the Stone Church,” is a strikingly different and beautiful compound of buildings, including the church, meeting hall, stables, rectory, and cemetery that is ringed by stone retaining walls. It sits atop a hill in the Highlands of Navesink, in a nearly six-acre section of Middletown Township. The church has long been listed on the National Register of Historic […]

Let's Dish

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Let’s Talk About Tex Mex

Tex Mex cuisine is a little bit Texan, a little bit Mexican, and it makes for a kind of cross-breed of wonderful, salivating flavors.   The nickname Tex Mex first initiated from the Texas Mexican railway in the late 1800s. It was the Tejanos, Texans of Mexican descent, though, who were the originators of Tex Mex cuisine.  This food style was a mix of native Mexican […]

Special Events

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Special Events for August and September 2017

Now through August 30 “All Media, No Theme” Exhibit – at The Guild of Creative Art, 620 Broad Street, Shrewsbury.            Anything goes – more or less – in an all-media, no set theme exhibit on display in the main gallery. The range of media includes acrylic, fiber, oil, pastel, photography, sculpture, and watercolor.            In addition, art by Guild exhibiting and associate members, reflecting an […]

Straight From the Table

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Arugula at the White Sands

Temptation: Do I tell you about an incredible find, with killer views and amazing food, or do I keep it to myself, so I can always get a table? Well, since we’re friends, I’ll tell you about Arugula at the White Sands in Point Pleasant. This restaurant is so charming and the food is so good that it is definitely worth the trip – and […]

Teen Scene

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Growing Through Change

Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month, our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents. If you are a teen who would like to write your story, contact The Journal. We’ll help you polish it up, so don’t worry – let’s just get to sharing. This month’s author is Fair Haven’s Christin “C.C.” Jakub, a 17-year-old […]