If you're single on Valentine's Day, the world is your oyster!
If you haven’t been shot with Cupid’s arrow yet or your Valentine is yet to be found because he or she is still hiding under a rock, fear not. You have a whole list of things to celebrate on Feb. 14, also known to many as Singles Awareness Day. It’s great to be single on Valentine's Day because you don’t have to please anyone or care about anyone’s opinion of what you want to do. Go see that horrible or cheesy movie that you’d never go to on a date at the theater next to Freehold Mall. You can also really enjoy being with your friends. Get a group together and go to a fun concept restaurant in Howell such as Season's Coal Fired Bistro, Christie's Italian Seafood Grill or places like The Ivy League or Chapter House. If dining out isn’t your…
Bringing fruit to another level for special gifts
With Valentine's Day just around the corner there is no shortage of items to buy for that special person. One shop in Howell hopes what they have to offer will set them apart from the crowd not only on the most romantic day of the year but every day before and after. Peggy and Fred Williams are the owners of the Edible Arrangements franchise on Route 9, which they opened in July of last year. After working in various other fields they said they found something they love in the edible gift industry. "We loved the product," Peggy said. No matter the occasion, Peggy said their customers get the same high quality product. "It's always welcome," she said. "It's perfect ripe and fresh cut fruit designed to look like an arrangement or dipped in …
Surprise her (or him) with a Singing Valentine at work, school, or home sung by the barbershop quartet known as the "Bayshore Four."
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
- Grace Modla
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Looking for something beyond chocolates and flowers to give this Valentine's Day? A serenade in four-part harmony by a quartet of dapper gents will strike a chord with your sweetheart (or at least with her co-workers). “Those memories last a lifetime,” says Jon Greene, 75, of Matawan, who sings bass in a barbershop quartet known as “The Bayshore Four.” Greene, together with Herb Van Note, 78, of West Long Branch, Allan Dean, 54 of Atlantic Highlands, and Ed Smith, 79 of Toms River, are part of a small army of barbershop singers who will fan out across Monmouth and northern Ocean counties between February 11-14, delivering Singing Valentines for, well, a song really. For only $50, four gentlemen in their “Class A's” (that's navy blazer, …