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Talula’s offers entrée options for all

Talula’s offers entrée options for all

Kail Ying and Ally Weitzman
November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts

Eating out with friends is a tasty way to make unforgettable memories. But with dietary preferences and restrictions becoming commonplace, finding a place where everyone can eat is no easy task. So when we heard that Talula’s, a bar and pizza restaurant located in Asbury Park, had dishes that jus...

Stone soars with ‘Snowden’ film

Stone soars with ‘Snowden’ film

Sawyer Barth
November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts

The ever-expanding society of movie-lovers in America often sits down to enjoy a film, whether new or often rewatched, without thinking about the effort that went into its making. I recently attended a showing of director Oliver Stone’s “Snowden,” released in mid-September. Upon seeing it, I ...

Formation World Tour comes to an end

Formation World Tour comes to an end

Zoe McDonnell and Arielle Hutchinson
November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts

“God is God. I am not.” This simple phrase appeared on the rotating rectangular cube screen that stood as high as the stadium and displayed the ethereal visuals that contributed to the life changing experience that is a Beyoncé concert. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, simply known as Beyoncé, may n...

Fashion bloggers take over New York Fashion Week 2016

Fashion bloggers take over New York Fashion Week 2016

Allie Kuo and Izzy Cavazzoni
November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts

No other fashion event consumes social media quite like New York Fashion Week, which ran from Sept. 7 to Sept. 15 this year. Bloggers and influencers such as Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad and Amanda Steele, also known on YouTube as MakeupbyMandy24, gave fashion enthusiasts an up-close and p...

Comic Con gives fans an inside look at their favorite films

Comic Con gives fans an inside look at their favorite films

Sam Decuices
November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts

As a huge fan of all things geeky, I was so excited to go to New York Comic Con this year. Comic Con is a huge annual convention held in several cities across the world, and thousands of fans gather at the convention every year for the festivities. It is held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, wh...

Emmys prove to be biggest night in television

Emmys prove to be biggest night in television

Grace Treshock
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts

The Emmys are considered to be the biggest night of television. As opposed to the Academy Award winners, Emmy award winners determined by a television academy of 6,000 people, 200 more than the Academy Award panel. Each member of the Emmy academy judges for five categories. For each category, they must wa...

The River Tour: from the perspective of a “Jersey Girl”

The River Tour: from the perspective of a “Jersey Girl”

Caroline Collins
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts, Opinion, Reviews

“The Boss.” He was born in Long Branch and grew up in Freehold. His kids graduated from the Ranney School. He is a regular at the Work Out World in Tinton Falls. We love him because he’s just like us. Bruce Springsteen released his breakout record “Born To Run” in 1975. Since then, all but one of hi...

The new cast of “Hamilton” doesn’t miss a beat

The new cast of “Hamilton” doesn’t miss a beat

Izzy Cavazzoni
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts, Opinion, Reviews

With 11 Tony Awards, one Pulitzer Prize for Drama and one Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2016, it’s hard not to have heard of “Hamilton,” a revolutionary hip-hop musical starring the “Ten-dollar Founding Father,” Alexander Hamilton. Written by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, ...

Alexander Hamilton gets sorted into a Hogwarts house

Alexander Hamilton gets sorted into a Hogwarts house

Caroline Monaghan
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts, Uncategorized

The Broadway hit “Hamilton” is a historic show that has developed a devoted fanbase composed of theatergoers, historians and nerds alike. Besides these fans’ shared love for “Hamilton,” the love for J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series is also a common trend. Some fans, myself includ...

Kendall Jenner graces Vogue’s famous September issue

Kendall Jenner graces Vogue’s famous September issue

Izzy Cavazzoni
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts

Back to school commercials. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. The return of seasonal Starbucks drinks. Each evoke feelings of familiarity as autumn begins its annual reign on weather and fashion alike. Yet the September issue of magazines, such as Vogue, have earned a reputation for predicting fall fashion tre...

Summer concerts become right of passage for teens

Summer concerts become right of passage for teens

Izzy Cavazzoni
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Like learning to drive or filling out college applications, there are plenty of coming-of-age rituals that teenagers from across the world welcome (or endure) as they embark on their journey into adulthood. Still, teenagers from Monmouth County might experience additional rights of passage: that first t...

Coney Waffle brings ‘Freak Shakes’ to the Shore

Coney Waffle brings ‘Freak Shakes’ to the Shore

Allie Kuo
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts

Toppings for a milkshake typically consist of whipped cream, or perhaps a maraschino cherry on top, if you’re feeling adventurous. But that is not the case at Coney Waffle on Ocean Avenue in Belmar, N.J. Their “Freak Shakes” are giant milkshakes topped with enough sweets and desserts to make yo...

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