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Neapoli Red Bank

Neapoli in Red Bank

We decided to leave waterfront dining to the visiting shore tourists and went to check out Neapoli, which has taken over the space that was occupied for years by Gaetano’s. It’s a quick turn off Broad Street, close to the Red Bank action but not right... Read More

Fun Kids Activity

End-of-Summer Activities

As the summer winds down and the school year looms ahead, consider trading in lazy summer days for some of these fun-filled events for the whole family! On Saturday, Aug. 25, check out Pier Village’s Jazz and Blues Festival. Let the kids dance on the... Read More

Governors Island Day Trip Kids

Day Trip to Governors Island

There’s a “new” island, with a long history, just off the shores of New York City and Brooklyn, that makes a perfect day trip for families, couples, history lovers, horticulturists, sightseers, artists, runners, and others who may simply seek out... Read More

Up, Up and Away 

New Jersey has a rich aviation history. Here are a few notable events: • 1793: French balloonist Jean-Pierre Blanchard made the first flight in the Western Hemisphere when he ascended from Philadelphia, flew across the Delaware River and landed in Deptford. •... Read More

Emily Grossarth RFH Surf Surfer Rumson

Surf Star Creates a Wave

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... Read More

Lemon Sorbet Sherbert

The Joy of Eating Natural Foods

Health-conscious Americans have wonderful cookbooks devoted to healthful eating. “The Joy of Eating Natural Foods” is one of them, located in the Colts Neck Library’s Catherine Henning Cookbook Collection. Agnes Toms, author of this organic cookbook,... Read More

Tips for Beach Kids Family NJ

Tips for Heading to the Beach with Kids

Beach day prep before you had kids: Grab your beach bag, favorite sunglasses and flip flops, and head to the nearest beach. Bonus points if you remembered a towel. Beach day prep after kids: Multiply that by 500 and accept that you will never have enough... Read More

French Fries

Let’s Talk About French Fries

Ah, July, a month we set aside to celebrate all things American like baseball, hot dogs, apple pie … and french fries. July 13 is National French Fry Day, and everyone knows Americans go freaky for french fries. But wait, you say: french fries must... Read More

Sandy Hook Lighthouse

Sandy Hook Lighthouse

As beach lovers head back to the seaside, this Historic Havens turns its focus to a real beacon of history: the Sandy Hook Lighthouse, located in the Fort Hancock section of the Hook. Opened in 1764, it is the oldest lighthouse in the nation and is still... Read More

Count Basie Centre Theatre

New Jersey Theatre News

Count Basie Center for the Arts In May, Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre was reintroduced with a new name: the Count Basie Center for the Arts. The updated title has been heralded as a finer representation of everything that the facility – which is... Read More