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RED BANK: JUICING UP WEST SIDE LOFTS
The West Side Lofts, as seen from West Front Street. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD In keeping with its resemblance to a stack of shipping containers,Continue reading "RED BANK: JUICING UP WEST SIDE LOFTS"
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RED BANK: CLOSING IN ON WEST SIDE LOFTS
A fifth-floor view of the  “mews” between two buildings at the West Side Lofts, looking toward the Two River Theater. Below, developer Chris Cole. (Photos by John T. Ward. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: CLOSING IN ON WEST SIDE LOFTS"
RED BANK: SICKLES TO OPEN WEST SIDE STORE
Sickles Market plans to lease nearly the entire first floor of the Anderson Storage building, seen here looking south on Bridge Avenue. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: SICKLES TO OPEN WEST SIDE STORE"
RED BANK: WEST ELM PUTS DOWN ROOTS
The new West Elm furniture store at West Front Street and Bridge Avenue in Red Bank opens for business at 10 a.m. Thursday. redbankgreen got inside for a sneak peak on Wednesday.Continue reading "RED BANK: WEST ELM PUTS DOWN ROOTS"
CHURN: BUZZ @ WEST ELM, CHIPOTLE & THE BEE
Letters for a West Elm sign were laid out on the sidewalk for an installer last Thursday. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD In this edition of Retail Churn: •Continue reading "CHURN: BUZZ @ WEST ELM, CHIPOTLE & THE BEE"
RED BANK: LOFTS LAND WEST ELM AS TENANT
The furniture retailer will occupy the ground-floor corner at West Front Street and Bridge Avenue, as shown in this rendering. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank’s WestContinue reading "RED BANK: LOFTS LAND WEST ELM AS TENANT"
RED BANK: VALET PARKING GOES WEST
Curbside valet service is expected to ease parking pressures resulting from the construction of the West Side Lofts. (Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON Like Broad Street, Bridge Avenue inContinue reading "RED BANK: VALET PARKING GOES WEST"
WEST SIDE TO GET PARKING LOOK-AHEAD
Restaurateur Danny Murphy discusses the need for West Side parking with Mayor Pasquale Menna, left, before last week’s borough council meeting. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank’sContinue reading "WEST SIDE TO GET PARKING LOOK-AHEAD"
REVISED LOFTS PROJECT WINS OK
The mixed-use residential, retail and restaurant project was scaled down from the version approved in 2006. (Click to enlarge) By MOLLY MULSHINE Red Bank’s zoning board has been convinced, andContinue reading "REVISED LOFTS PROJECT WINS OK"
LOFTS PROJECT SEEKS PARKING REDUCTION
A view of the proposed West Side Lofts, at the southeast corner of West Front Street and Bridge Avenue. Project principal Chris Cole, center below, speaks with Red Bank AntiquesContinue reading "LOFTS PROJECT SEEKS PARKING REDUCTION"
LOFTS PLAN RETURNS, TRIMMED A SMIDGEN
The proposed West Side Lofts development, at the corner of West Front Street and Bridge Avenue, is again moving forward. Below, architectural drawings. (Photos by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "LOFTS PLAN RETURNS, TRIMMED A SMIDGEN"
RED BANK: FOOD, CLOTHES & MORE IN CHURN
RED BANK: New food and women's clothing businesses open. Also in Churn: about a 24-hour gym, a deep-freeze therapy place and a new Good Karma takeout spot in the West Side Lofts.
RED BANK: SOMETHING BREWING AT TRIUMPH?
RED BANK: The vats arrived Tuesday at the Triumph Brewing Company brewpub at the West Side Lofts. So what does that that means in terms of opening?
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? DRINKING TO OUR HEALTH
RED BANK: What's For Lunch? PieHole checks out the new Freshica's juice bar in the West Side Lofts.
RED BANK: TENANTS TO FILL KEY VACANCIES
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, leases signed for key vacancies; restaurant adds second menu; Italian ice shop opens; and more.
RED BANK: ITALIAN ICE, LOBSTER ROLLS COMING
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, Rita's Italian Ice and Mystic Lobster Roll plan openings; hair stylist opens in live/work space.
RED BANK: NEW CULINARY DELIGHTS ABOUND
RED BANK: A veritable groaning board of new culinary delights has arrived in recent weeks. We've got them all in Retail Churn.
RED BANK: DANNY EASING OUT OF DANNY’S
RED BANK: Ending a 52-year run, Danny Murphy plans to sell Danny's Steakhouse to a group led by a New York City restaurateur. But he'll still be around.
RED BANK: APARTMENTS ON MONMOUTH OK’D
RED BANK: Monmouth Street lot derided as "disgusting" for decades gets OK for 32 apartments amid complaints about density.
RED BANK: On the council agenda this week: a parking ban on Chapin Avenue; police personnel changes: and a settlement of a "reverse" tax appeal.
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.