For the person in your life who is not interested in a $125 four-pound designer chocolate truffle reindeer, may I suggest a gift that morphs the latest in technology and wellness? Both the Jawbone and 23 & Me will ensure a healthy and happy new year.
The Coaster’s annual gift guide featuring great gifts from local small businesses for $20 or less – and many are much less. Handmade local city and town beach badge wood ornaments. Soy candles from 1803 Candles in a Kerr Mason jar burn for 90 hours and are some of the best-ever smelling, like limited edition […]
Gifts that give back to our local community as well as warm the hearts of the recipients. What could be better than that? “No Rules, Just Write” book from Big Brothers Big Sisters The book is a collaborative effort between Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties, Words! book store, and Story Tellers […]
Festive and affordable holiday shopping is all wrapped up compliments of our area’s great local businesses. “The stores here are manageable and the merchandise comes with the individual touch of the owners,” said John Ercole, shopping with his sister on Black Friday. “Year after year, the people on my list appreciate the gifts from Shelter […]
From work to play, jeans are the area’s every-season fashion staple. Sweet Joey’s, a select vintage men’s and women’s clothing and accessories store on Bangs Avenue, has become the ultimate resource for the best in custom-made denim for New York City stylistas as well as everyday jean junkies. I spoke with “Sweet” Joey Pisch and […]
Hotel Tides and the Monmouth County Arts Council join creative forces Sunday with their first holiday art and fine crafts sale. The sale will feature the work of area artists and craftspeople including art glass by Yvonne Yaar, miniatures and wearable art by Vicky Culver, note cards by Lisa Marie O’Connell, pottery by Eileen Kornbluh, […]
It is nice to give and get fantastic gifts during the holidays. It is even nicer when the smile on a recipient’s face is outweighed by the greater good a gift does. Three gifts that give back both locally and around the world: “Carpenter’s Gift” book from Habitat for Humanity International Did you know that after […]