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Blu Grotto Ristorante

We got the blues, and we couldn’t be happier. Blu Grotto Ristorante is a sensory explosion. It excites all your senses, like a bolt out of the blue (and that, I promise, is officially the last bad blue reference of this column). This place is unlike... Read More

Pasta! Pasta! Pasta!

Cook books should not only teach new recipes, but they should be fun; fun to look at the illustrations, fun to inspire the cook to try something new, fun in the desire to try colorful, tempting, and tasty dishes to shake up your cooking repertoire. In... Read More

Global Awareness

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

Special Events for April 2017

April 10 through June 17 Philosophy Works Classes – at Red Bank Charter School, 58 Oakland Street, Red Bank. Philosophy Works reveals how wisdom leads to happiness; examines the importance of reason, beauty, and justice; and shows how to harness the... Read More

Let’s Talk About April Fool’s Day

April Fools’ Day is a custom that is almost as old as mankind.  Why do we keep it? It is nobody’s birthday; it has no meaning at all. And yet, for centuries it has been observed in nearly every country in the world at just about the same date. It... Read More

Tuckerton Seaport

As the promise of springtime approaches, plans are in the making for days spent once again enjoying the Garden State’s diverse waterfront towns. Among them is the small historic borough of Tuckerton, which is surrounded by Little Egg Harbor Township,... Read More

St. Stephens Green Publick House

This month, we went green. No, not organic vegetarian dishes grown with solar power and filtered rain water. We went Irish green and took off for St. Stephens Green Publick House in Spring Lake. The restaurant is located in the former Eggiman’s Tavern,... Read More

The Irish Immigrants and Allaire Iron Works

As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we remember the industrious Irish immigrants who have played such a critical role in the development of the region. Many of those original families still reside in our communities. So this month, we will take a look... Read More

The New York Times Bread and Soup Cookbook

The New York Times Bread and Soup Cookbook is a soup and bread collection to inspire all cooks, both expert and novice. It sits among the lovely, extensive collection donated by Catherine Henning to the Colts Neck Library. The author, Yvonne Young Tarr,... Read More

Let’s Talk About Celery

What’s crunchy and fibrous, prepared chopped, minced, or diced, can be eaten cooked or raw, and is green all over? If you guessed “Apium graveolens” or you thought of “celinum,” you’d be absolutely correct and well-versed in the botanical... Read More


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