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When the Cook Can’t Look

Just when you think a cookbook cannot be innovative, cookbook author Ralph Read created a cooking handbook for the blind and visually impaired entitled, When the Cook Can’t Look. A blind man himself, Mr. Read designed this book to be read aloud to the... Read More

A Cupid Crusader Saves the Day

“I might have waited till the last minute again, but I will not let this year be a flop!” Mark thought to himself as he jogged through the trails of Hartshorne Woods Park. Valentine’s Day was just one day away but lucky for Mark, he lives in... Read More

Let’s Talk About Spices

Pepper and cloves and cinnamon and nutmeg are surely the spices of life, the very ingredients that fragrantly flavor our foods and add interest to our meals. What would a plum pudding or mince pie be if we had no cinnamon or nutmeg? How strange would... Read More

USA Presidents in New Jersey

In February, while romantics turn to thoughts of Cupid, historic hounds spend a little time thinking of the Presidents. While Virginia and Ohio may have produced the most presidents, New Jersey and specifically, the Jersey Shore has been a favorite spot... Read More

Russian Banya

With January upon us and the stress of the holiday hustle and bustle having taken its toll, it’s only natural to seek out new opportunities for warmth and relaxation – ideally, without having to board a plane or cruise ship to expensive, faraway destinations.... Read More

The Beach Tavern

On a cold winter Wednesday, we got the urge to return to the water’s edge, and so we traveled to Monmouth Beach to give The Beach Tavern a try. As waterfront views go, this is a dandy. The restaurant, on the site of the former Sally T’s at the Channel... Read More

Overcoming the Winter Blues

Winter is here and it brought the snow; don’t let a little ice mess with your flow! The winter blues are definitely real, but there’s no reason to limit your “view from the front row” to gazing forlornly out the window. While Monmouth County is... Read More

Special Events for January and February 2018

January 1 through 31 “Edgy” Show: Multi-Media Artwork by Exhibiting, Associate, and General Members – at The Guild of Creative Art, 620 Broad Street, Shrewsbury. Opening reception on Sunday, January 7 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Let your imagination... Read More