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RED BANK: COUNCIL VOWS HPC RESTART
RED BANK: Council agrees to reconstitute Historic Preservation Commission, but only after new design standards are written into ordinance.
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RED BANK: PRESERVATION PANEL ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission's future may come into focus when the borough council meets Thursday night.
RED BANK: HPC AIMS TO RAZE AND REBUILD
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission embarks on a teardown, aiming to replace enabling ordinance chairman says has no strong support.
RED BANK: BOAS QUITS HPC, SLAMS CHAIRMAN
RED BANK: Longtime Historic Preservation Commission member Boas quits over new chairman's "authoritarianism."
RED BANK: SPARED HOUSE TO GET SPRUCE-UP
RED BANK: Saved from the wrecking ball earlier this year, 19th-century house downtown has new owners who plan to restore its onetime glory.
RED BANK: BOARD SIDES WITH PUB OVER HPC
RED BANK: Zoning board overrules Historic Preservation Commission, will allow Dublin House Pub facade makeover.
RED BANK: Why did a modern office building need Historic Preservation Commission OK for remodeling work? No one seemed to know Wednesday night.
RED BANK: HPC SPLITS OVER CENTURY HOUSE
RED BANK: Preservation commission debates next steps regarding plan to demolish century house for parking; approves revised Sally Boy's design.
RED BANK: HOME’S HISTORIC VALUE DISPUTED
RED BANK: Claims about historic value of 132-year-old house eyed for demolition are "in error," says developer's expert. HPC members are itching to differ.
RED BANK: HPC REJECTS TWO PLANS, OKS ONE
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission rejects proposed facade makeovers at Dublin House Pub and Sally Boy's; approves a third.
RED BANK: Vote on plan to raze century house for parking postponed as questions linger about weight of Historic Preservation Commission rejection.
RED BANK: PRESERVATIONISTS FLEX MUSCLE
RED BANK: Anticipating pushback from charter school and a private developer, Historic Preservation Commission flexes its muscles.
RED BANK: COLORS AT ISSUE IN MAKEOVER
RED BANK: Fifties-style rooftop pylon can go, but Historic Preservation Commission members take issue with colors for proposed bank makeover.
RED BANK: HPC AIMS TO SAVE DOOMED HOUSE
RED BANK: Five months after planning board OKs demolition of hospital-owned Victorian house, historic commission proposes an alternative.
RED BANK: BUILDING DESIGN TO BE REVISED
RED BANK: Modernist building won't fly in historic district, preservation commissioners tell developer. Architect says he'll revise design again.
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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 ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.