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RED BANK: FUNDRAISER FOR HISTORIC CEMETERY
RED BANK: Keepers of the historic Cedar View African-American cemetery host a fundraiser at the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center.
WEEKEND: ART, MUSIC, HISTORY AND A 5K
RED BANK: Tour a 145-year-old boat club, run a 5k for a good cause, celebrate Mexican culture for Cinco de Mayo. Our scrollable last minute look at things to do this weekend.
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
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: SPOTLIGHT ON FASHION’S HISTORIC ROLE
RED BANK: Fortune Center and Two River Theater team up to showcase the Ebony Fashion Fair and its role in Civil Rights history.
RED BANK: ‘POSTCARD FROM SOUTH AFRICA’
RED BANK: Fortune Cultural Center hosts "A Postcard from South Africa," featuring discussion led by executive director Gilda Rogers.
RED BANK: FORTUNE’S ‘SALUTE TO EBONY FASHION’
RED BANK: Fortune Cultural Center presents "A Salute to Ebony Fashion," in conjunction with the Two River Theater’s costume department.
RED BANK: READ-IN WITH CHILDREN’S AUTHOR
RED BANK: Children’s author Kojo Ayinde C. Johnson headlines the National African American Read-In at Two River Theater.
RED BANK: ‘FORTUNE TELLERS’ GUIDE VISITORS
RED BANK: Student guides dubbed 'Fortune Tellers' lead visitors through new exhibit on Black journalism at T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center.
RED BANK: NURTURING FORTUNE’S LEGACY
RED BANK: Opening this month, exhibit honoring editor and activist T. Thomas Fortune looks at his life, work and legacy.
RED BANK: YOUR GUIDE TO PORCHFEST II
RED BANK: Who's playing when and where at Sunday's second annual Porchfest? We've got all 90+ acts and 25 stages in one clickable guide.
RED BANK: ‘FORTUNE TELLERS’ GET READY
RED BANK: Ahead of an October exhibit on the history of the Black press, students learn docent skills at T. Thomas Fortune Center.
RED BANK: BASIE LISTENING PARTY AT FORTUNE
RED BANK: Fortune Cultural Center hosts a listening party for a new tribute album featuring the music of Red Bank's own William 'Count' Basie.
RED BANK: JUNETEENTH AT TWO RIVER THEATER
RED BANK: Fortune Lecture Series presents Khalil Gibran Muhammad to discuss 'The Black Press and the State of Democracy' at Two River Theater.
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Jacqueline Sturdivant said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: LIFE OF IDA B. WELLS AT FORTUNE
RED BANK: T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center hosts an exhibit honoring Black women, including journalist Ida B. Wells.
RED BANK: FORTUNE CENTER FUNDRAISER
RED BANK: T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center hosts a fundraiser at Triumph Brewing Company featuring jazz and South African wines.
RED BANK: ‘AFRICAN TAPESTRY’ AT FORTUNE
RED BANK: In a Black History Month celebration, the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center hosts "African Tapestry: Fashions by Rashidah."
RED BANK: ‘CRY FREEDOM’ AT FORTUNE
RED BANK: T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center hosts a screening of "Cry Freedom," the true story of South African freedom fighter Steven Biko.
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FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“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.