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RED BANK: DENHOLTZ AIMS FOR ‘DENSE’ TRANSIT VILLAGE
RED BANK: As the town plans a public workshop on transit village, developer says "it needs to be dense" with housing.
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RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE REVIEW
RED BANK: Planning board holds a special meeting for a public hearing on a proposed Transit Village designation.
RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE BEGINS SLOW ROLL
RED BANK: Possible 'transit village' of high-density housing around train station gets its fullest airing yet.
RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE, RBFD ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On Thursday's council agenda: next step towards 'transit village' label; updates to fire department ordinance.
The planning board advanced the idea of a high-density transit village to be built near the Red Bank rail station. Below, homeowner Neil Spencer reviews a zone map with engineer Catherine Britell while his wife, Wendy, addresses the board. (Click...
Mayor Pasquale Menna. In the face of an historic economic downturn, Red Bank is trimming pay for its planning and zoning board attorneys, looking at a five-percent, across-all-departments budget cut and trying to hold the line in contract talks with...
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 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: STUDY FINDS STATION FIT FOR REDEVELOPMENT
RED BANK: Underutilized land, acres of parking lots. Study finds train station fits bill for an "area in need of redevelopment."
RED BANK: STORE CLOSING A SAD SURPRISE
RED BANK: Shoppers stunned by abrupt closing of Sickles Market at train station, which in a few years became part of their routines.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN SCRAPPED
RED BANK: Proposed apartment building at train station that drew flak over its size has been scrapped. But he will be back, developer says.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
RED BANK: SALARY BUMPS & MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to set new salary ranges for top three posts, and itself, when it meets Thursday night. Here's a glance at the agenda.
RED BANK: VISCOMI Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Suzanne Viscomi said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: FACEY-BLACKWOOD Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Nancy Facey-Blackwood said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: MURPHY Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Sean Murphy said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: HOGAN Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what mayoral candidate Tim Hogan said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate John Jackson said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Ben Forest said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: JANNONE Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Laura Jannone said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.