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Feast of the Seven Fishes

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a traditional Italian dinner on Christmas Eve – and one of my favorite holiday meals. Its roots are based in southern Italy, following the Roman Catholic church’s rule of abstaining from meat on the eve of Christmas... Read More

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Russell & Bette’s

Some places have that favorite pair of jeans or broken-in cowboy boots feeling. Even though Russell & Bette’s is fairly new, it’s a comfortable space with well-worn energy, and it was just what we were looking for as we began the hectic holiday... Read More


Special Events for December 2018

Seasonal Celebration with the Shrewsbury Chorale SUNDAY, DEC. 9, 3 PM UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 175 W. FRONT ST., LINCROFT The Shrewsbury Chorale will perform a Seasonal Celebration with Neil F. Brown conducting James Whitbourn’s... Read More

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After-Christmas Sales… here I come!

Some of you may still be shopping for the holidays, but you still need to be prepared for the amazing life of After Christmas Sales. I’m going to tell you all about how they work and what to look for! Get excited! Where to shop after-Christmas sales:... Read More

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Day Trip to an Old-Fashioned Christmas

Local residents who love the images of old-fashioned Christmases found on the holiday cards that they give and receive each year are in luck, because Monmouth County offers some wonderful rural sites for picturesque winter wonderlands. In December, they... Read More

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Local Karaoke Event Listings

Some people are content to sit back and take in the show from their seat in the front row. Others, however, take more delight in being onstage and in the spotlight. For those who want their 15 minutes of fame – and for those who enjoy listening to what... Read More

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Girl Scouts – It’s a Whole Lot More Than Cookies

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,... Read More

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Managing Stress During the Holidays

When our calendars turn to December, we are often filled with a combination of “holly-jolly” excitement and overwhelming holiday stress that can sometimes interfere with the most wonderful time of the year. How can we keep that “all is calm, all... Read More

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St. George’s-by-the-River Episcopal Church

In a town with as much stunning architecture as Rumson, St. George’s-by-the-River Episcopal Church stands out for its majestic beauty and its friendly, welcoming congregation. This “Early English Gothic of the perpendicular style” building was completed... Read More

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The Oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in the United States

If you live anywhere in the New York City region, it’s probably safe to assume that you are familiar with – and have most likely seen, either in person or on television – the beloved traditional kickoff to the holiday season: the Macy’s Thanksgiving... Read More