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Rik van Hemmen, above, rough-hews a tulip tree log with a chain saw while Boris Kofman, left, begins shaping one end of what will become a canoe. A giant tulip tree log that's been lying on the ground outside the...
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
Trash hauled up from the banks of the Swimming River awaits pickup at the western end of Drs. James Parker Boulevard Saturday. "No dead bodies" were found, says Boris Kofman, of the Red Bank Environmental Commission, but a handful of...
RED BANK: With the future of a plastic film recycling program up in the air, borough will go through with Wednesday's monthly pickup.
RED BANK: SOME VOTERS HAD OTHER IDEAS
RED BANK: Portman may have been the only one on the ballot, but 94 voters had other ideas about who should be mayor, according to write-ins.
RED BANK: TREE PLANTING UNDERWAY
RED BANK: The borough's tree inventory is scheduled to grow by 75 this week under a Shade Tree Committee planting. Here's where they'll go.
RED BANK: BROADWALK MAY RETURN IN JULY
RED BANK: With streetscape project still incomplete, council gives informal approval for a third season of Broadwalk dining plaza, though not before mid-July.
RED BANK: HORGAN BAILS; NEWCOMER RUNS
RED BANK: Horgan heads to the exit with Menna, citing "divisiveness, distrust, and acrimony" stoked by Zipprich. Meanwhile, a political newcomer files to run for mayor.
RED BANK: Facing a challenge to his Democratic party leadership, Zipprich loses on demand for "county line" on primary ballot.
RED BANK: ‘FED UP’ SLATE AIMS FOR OVERHAUL
RED BANK: "Frustrated" Democrats field "diverse" 18-member slate hoping to clean house and unseat Zipprich as party chairman.
RED BANK: Viscomi denies calling Shehady 'Mr. Jihad' as mayor and others denounce her for purported racism.
RED BANK: BOROUGH SHUTS DOWN PARKS
RED BANK: Following Murphy shutdown of state and county parks, borough does same, citing "non-compliance with social distancing directives."
RED BANK: RAYRAP HOME PLAN WINS FINAL OK
RED BANK: Developer Ray Rapcavage wins final approval for 18 homes with a huge garden plan at the Five Corners on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: MAN CHARGED AS TREE VANDAL
RED BANK: Cops charge panhandler with wave of tree mutilations. redbankgreen has photos of him at work.
RED BANK: STREET TREES ATTACKED AGAIN
RED BANK: Another wave of tree mutilation targeting the same trees attacked earlier this week, as well as others, prompts the police to get involved.
RED BANK: YOUNG TREES MUTILATED
RED BANK: One or more vandals attacked a line of six recently planted trees on Monmouth Street, tearing off all the lower branches.
RED BANK: 11 TREES PLANTED. HERE’S WHERE.
RED BANK: The borough's tree inventory grew by 11 new Black Tupelo and Serviceberry trees Tuesday. Here's where the babies went.
RED BANK: MENNA WANTS BOLD, GREEN DECK
RED BANK: Menna says he now wants to see architecturally bold, "even shocking" plans with environment in mind for White Street garage.
RED BANK: SANDERS BACKERS PLAN MARCH
The march is slated to proceed on sidewalks from the train station to Riverside Gardens Park via Monmouth and Broad streets.  (Map courtesy of Google Maps. Click to enlarge) Red Bank merchants,Continue reading "RED BANK: SANDERS BACKERS PLAN MARCH"
RED BANK: TAXMAN SEIZES THAI RESTAURANT
Muang Thai owner Jack Pongnoo, seated, with Muang Thai staffers last August. Below, the sticker slapped on the restaurant door by state tax officials Thursday. (Photo above by Robert Kern, belowContinue reading "RED BANK: TAXMAN SEIZES THAI RESTAURANT"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Can you identify the subject of this week’s Where Have I Seen This? Take a guess! Please send your answer to [email protected]. Last week, you may recall, we showed youContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
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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.
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 ...