Annual Soulsational Music & Wellness Festival in Bayville NJ

Free Community Event! For the 6th consecutive year, Music & Wellness will be blissfully joined together at the Soulsational Festival to take place at Veterans Park in Bayville, NJ on July 30, 2016, 11am-9pm. The festival is a free community event featuring live music, local health and wellness businesses and practitioners, giveaways, a silent auction, and lots of opportunities to give back and unite the Jersey Shore community! It is being sponsored and organized by [...]

July 22nd, 2016|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Summer 2016|0 Comments

Weekend in Old Monmouth tour returns

Weekend in Old Monmouth tour returns April 30 and May 1. Fees will be waived for visitors at historical sites. The annual Weekend in Old Monmouth returns with 43 historic sites throughout Monmouth County opening their doors to visitors interested in local history on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1. “Weekend in Old Monmouth is a wonderful event for anyone interested in our rich history and unique architecture,” said Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, liaison to [...]

March 17th, 2016|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Spring 2015|0 Comments

Beat the end-of-summer blues at the Jersey Shore

Summer may have unofficially ended after Labor Day weekend, but there is still so much to see and do in Monmouth County this month!   “September is a great month in Monmouth County,” said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone. “The weather is still warm and there is an incredible variety events all month long; so get out and enjoy all the County has to offer!” The farm markets, outdoor entertainment, festivals and warm weather continue throughout September [...]

September 8th, 2015|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle|0 Comments

The Original Calendar Girls & Company

The current group of Calendar Girls & Company standing left to right: Jean Harnett, Barbara Hartl-Renna, Angela Marrocco, Nikki Ferraioli, Maryanne Zuhowski, Madeline Hawryluk,  Dee Matthews, Betty Jean Monahan. Sitting left to right:Patricia Scairpon, Violet Sestilio. "Live and Kicking Seniors" submitted by Patricia Scairpon The Calendar Girls & Co. have been a staple in Ocean County for more than 30 years. We are a Senior Performance Show and it was all started by [...]

July 12th, 2015|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Spring 2015, Summer 2015|11 Comments

Summer Like a Celebrity: 4 Easy Ways to Go Boating

Perusing social media or flipping through a magazine, it's common to see famous faces like George Clooney or Taylor Swift cruising around on fancy boats, but guess what? You don't have to be rich and famous to enjoy boating. Get your feet wet this summer just like the stars without breaking the bank. The National Marine Manufacturers Association reports 71 percent of boat owners have an annual household income of less than $100,000. That means [...]

July 7th, 2015|All, Entertainment|0 Comments

Create an Eggs-traordinary Easter Feast

Brighten up your Easter feast with unique flavor twists to refresh traditional dishes like ham and deviled eggs. And don’t forget the decorations — it’s easy to create vibrant centerpieces using eggs dyed in the hottest seasonal shades. “We’ve developed easy tips to dress up your table, from the ham to the centerpiece,” said Mary Beth Harrington of the McCormick Kitchens. “An orange glaze can bring new flavor to the classic ham, while food color [...]

March 31st, 2015|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Spring 2015|0 Comments

Throw a Shamrockin’ St. Patrick’s Day Party

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. These tips and recipes will help you throw a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests — including make-ahead corned beef and a minty-green cookie recipe both adults and little leprechauns will love. “We’ve developed recipes that make the tastes of Ireland easy to create — from a simple [...]

March 5th, 2015|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Top Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Whether you are newly dating or married for years:  Top ways to celebrate Valentine's Day for any relationship stage. Whether you’re smitten after dating for only a month or your relationship has a soothing rhythm after many years of marriage, your affections deserve to be celebrated this Valentine’s Day. Finding the perfect way to say you care, however, is often easier said than done. Stop stressing and consider these top trends and unique gift ideas, [...]

January 30th, 2015|All, Entertainment, Lifestyle|0 Comments

The Girls of Summer

by Toni Allen Toni Allen According to writer Ellen Klages, “Baseball is a game of history.” As far back as the time of the very first Olympic Games in Greece (776 B.C.), women were excluded from the games and so they chose to compete in their own Games of Hera to honor the Greek Goddess who ruled over women and the earth. Since then, a lot has happened! In the United States early in [...]

January 14th, 2015|All, Entertainment, Fall 2014, Lifestyle|0 Comments