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Salt Creek Grille’s 14th Annual Wine and Martini Tastin...

The Salt Creek Grille’s 14th Annual Wine & Martini Tasting Fundraiser held on April 6 raised over $90,000 in funds for 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing services to individuals and their families affected by domestic violence. Salt Creek ...

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Fox Hollow Vineyards: Something New from a Long-Held Pa...

With family roots that extend back more than 200 years, Casola is a well-known name in Holmdel and surrounding towns as a multi-generational farm family. Expanding the family farming business to include wine-making, Joseph Casola has opened Fox Hollow Vineyards – Monmouth ...

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The Ashley Lauren Foundation’s 6th Annual Butterfly Bal...

On February 25, 2017, over 350 guests gathered at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa to enjoy The Ashley Lauren Foundation’s much anticipated 6th Annual Butterfly Ball “DANCING FOR OUR STARS” and raise funding and awareness for children suffering from cancer. Investors ...

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Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Honor Distinguished Com...

The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore raised more than $155 thousand dollars during its annual Women of Distinction and Community Partners Gala on March 3, 2017 at Eagle Oaks Country Club. The annual event honors the personal and professional achievements of ...

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Local Starts “The Kindness Challenge” in Ho...

Story: Shanna Polignone

Two years ago, the Vassallo family of Holmdel faced the unthinkable. Their oldest son, Dylan, died by suicide at age 17. Although nothing will ever completely fill the emptiness, Dylan’s father, Dennis, discovered an inspiring way to honor his son’s legacy. ...

Photo: Melissa Amorelli

Jersey Shore Legend… Brian Kirk

Story: Shanna Polignone

Photos: On location at Two River Theater with Melissa Amorelli

The name Brian Kirk is synonymous with a good time and great music. The man is a Jersey Shore legend, although he very much disagrees, stating that ...

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AHA! Moment for Local Moms

Photo – Left to right: FASTEN Co-founder Alexis Castellano of Holmdel sits in the sand beside Co-founder Jill Slater of Marlboro with their daughters, who are wearing the one-piece swimsuits redesigned by these two moms. TWO LOCAL MOMS RECONFIGURE THE ONE PIECE ...
Photo Credit: George Ertle Photography

Monmouth County SPCA Valentines Day Brunch a Tremendous...

The Monmouth County SPCA Valentine’s Day Brunch was a huge success this year selling out with over 300 guests. The Brunch was hosted at the beautiful Navesink Country Club in Middletown and featured a delectable display of breakfast food as well as ...

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Art is Life for Rumson Couple

BROECK AND MARLIS STEADMAN ARE ARTISTS. Their work graces the walls of Monmouth County schools, libraries and residences in the form of murals. You are sure to have seen their art among your travels through town. You may even recognize some of ...

Photo credits: Zillow and Farm Sanctuary

Tracey & Jon Stewart’s Animal Sanctuary Rece...

“Come along for the ride! Love is fun!”

This is the welcoming message on Tracey Stewart’s blog, The Daily Squeal. This seemingly simple sentiment is filled with a deeper meaning. The “love” is love for animals and now Monmouth County residents will ...

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Bruce Springsteen’s Works & Memorabilia

Monmouth University Names the Official Archival Center for BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S Works & Memorabilia

 

Plans Announced to Launch The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music. Monmouth University announced a new collaborative partnership to establish The Bruce Springsteen Archives and ...

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Project Write Now ~ A Night to Remember

PROJECT WRITE NOW (PWN) held its first fundraiser, “A Night to Remember,” on November 29, 2016 at the Two River Theater in Red Bank. PWN is a non-profit organization that partners with schools and mission-based organizations to provide free writing workshops and ...

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Monmouth Film Festival Makes its Debut

MONMOUTH FILM FESTIVAL’S (MFF) vision to create an event by filmmakers, for filmmakers came true over a December weekend at the Two River Theater in Red Bank. Led by filmmaker Nicholas Marchese and his team, audiences enjoyed over 14 hours ...

The Arc of Monmouth 50th Anniversary Winter Glow Ball

On December 2, 2016, over 200 attendees enjoyed the 50th Anniversary Winter Glow Ball – A Holiday in Monte Carlo, at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club. The milestone event paid tribute to the many volunteers, donors and corporate partners who have ...
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A Special Fundraiser Sponsored by Colts Neck Cares for ...

Colts Neck Cares held a special fundraiser for Vicki Christensen on November 11, 2016 at the Colts Neck Inn Steak and Chophouse. Vicki is a 30-year-old local woman who is battling an aggressive cancer. She is the niece of Kimberly Clemente, who ...

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Demanding Careers & Energetic Twins

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana

I recently had the privilege of meeting one such masterpiece. Like discovering great art, some of life’s simple pleasures are discovering our neighbors, learning their backgrounds, finding out how we are similar, ...

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Rumson Education Foundation Sponsored Speakeasy Casino ...

The Rumson Education Foundation (REF) hosted its annual “Celebration for Education” fundraiser on November 19, 2016 at the Rumson Country Club’s main clubhouse. The theme of this year’s event was “A Speakeasy Casino Night” which featured blackjack, roulette and craps tables. Over ...

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Colts Neck PTO’s Casino Night

The Colts Neck PTO holds a fall social every year and on November 18, 2016 they held Casino Night at the Battleground Country Club in Manalapan. This fall adult social consisted of a variety of casino games, provided by Tumbling Dice, such ...