Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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Dining with Draz: Il Colosseo

We love your recommendations. While it’s true that some work out better than others, this one was a winner. Thank you to reader Ellen for suggesting Il Colosseo in the Union Square Mall in Red Bank. This little gem is about a year old and is developing... Read More

Vacation Plans? Who Will Care for Your Pet?

This year’s summer season promises to be a popular one for travel, with many people anxious to vacation away from home after a long pandemic-induced hiatus. Our pets have been spending more time than usual with us and are not used to being separated... Read More

Business Matters: Talk Value, Not Price

If you are a business owner and/or in sales, you know there is no trophy for second place. One of the keys to winning a deal is to be sure the relationship you have built with the potential client is solid enough to handle the price questions. But keep... Read More

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... Read More


Dear Cassie: If I am divorcing but not yet divorced, does this change how I file my income taxes? Also, do I have to file jointly with my spouse? -M.M. Dear M.M.: A divorce, in and of itself, does not affect your tax filing status. So long as you are... Read More

Do It Better: Benefits of using a credit card

Credit cards are a convenient alternative to carrying cash, but they must be used responsibly to avoid getting into debt. The best way is to use a credit card only for what you need – not what you want – and to pay the balance in full each month,... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Souffles

A souffle looks more challenging than it actually is. It is merely a thick sauce that puffs up to twice its size with the help of beaten egg whites. Nevertheless, there is a certain art to it, and certainly, one that can be mastered by cooks who tend... Read More

Dining with Draz: The Atlantic House

With the start of the summer season just days away and a crystal clear evening sky, we thought we’d get into the mood a little early, so we went to enjoy the great views of Atlantic Highlands and the food at The Atlantic House.  The Atlantic House... Read More