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RED BANK: WEEKEND PICKS FOR BODY & SOUL
Uplifting music, art shows, old-school jazz jams and a chance to help clean up the town: Red Bank offers some cool options this weekend.
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RED BANK: GOING ALL-IN WITH TWO RESTAURANTS
RED BANK: A first? Bread guy takes over coffee shop on Broad Street while putting finishing touches on new restaurant at the Rail.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter for March includes the arrest of a fugitive, a woman charged with arson and four DWI arrests.
PODCAST DEBUT: ITZEL HERNANDEZ ON “VISUALIZING COMMUNITY”
For redbankgreen's first podcast, Brian Donohue chats with Itzel Hernandez, an immigrants' rights activist whose story is both familiar and extraordinary.
RED BANK: MONMOUTH ARTS OPENS NEW SPACE
RED BANK: Doors away from the Basie's storied marquee, Monmouth Arts unveils a new home for fostering art dubbed ArtSpace.
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
RED BANK: 2024 BUDGET STAYS THE COURSE
RED BANK: Average home tax bill nudges past $10k as budget keeps pace with inflation and town eyes big capital projects.
RED BANK: MECHANIC ENDS 48-YEAR RUN
RED BANK: Pete Soviero, who started his auto repair shop right out of RBR, ends 48-year career as a transit village plan advances.
RED BANK: POLICE DOGS WALK INTO RETIREMENT
RED BANK: Drug sniffing dogs find their skill set outdated now that pot is legal. With Milk Bones and salutes, a thankful town honors their service and loyalty at retirement ceremony.
RED BANK: WIND KNOCKS OUT POWER FOR 1,006
RED BANK: Nearly one in six borough customers were affected by power disruptions Sunday evening, according to JCP&L/First Energy.
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
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RED BANK: WEEKEND PICKS
A spring street fair, Mexican dance lessons, an Abba tribute and a visit to the T. Thomas Fortune House. redbankgreen has some weekend picks here.
RED BANK TRAIN STATION AREA PLAN CHUGS FORWARD
RED BANK: The planning board paved the way for council to declare train station area a redevelopment zone as builder plans to go big.
RED BANK: BEHIND AN EPIC APRIL FOOLS PRANK
RED BANK: Thousands watched the video and fell for it. Seventeen people tried to sign up. The story and people behind the "Self Service University" April Fools prank.
RED BANK: ECLIPSE TURNS FACES SKYWARD
RED BANK: All over town, folks young and old trained their (protected) eyes to the sky to witness a rare solar eclipse Monday.
RED BANK: THAT SINKING FEELING? NO MORE.
RED BANK: After three weeks of detours, a sinkhole on Spring Street has been fixed and the road reopened, the borough said Monday.
RED BANK: BOARD ATTORNEY LECKSTEIN DIES AT 81
RED BANK: Michael Leckstein, who served as planning board attorney here for 25 years – and in Little Silver for 50 – died Saturday.
EARTHQUAKE SHAKES REGION
No reports of damage or power losss in Red Bank so far from morning earthquake, police say.
RED BANK: BILLBOARD PLAN QUESTIONED
RED BANK: Replacing a 60-year-old billboard at the town's entrance with a new digital version: an upgrade or an albatross?
THROWBACK: A SUPERSTAR’S FIRST GLIMMER
THROWBACK: This week in 1964, a photographer serendipitously captured a future pop superstar, Melanie, then a senior at Red Bank High School.
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“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...