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VIDEO: MONMOUTH BOAT CLUB PLANS TO GO HIGHER
Video: The Monmouth Boat Club has stood on the banks of the Navesink River in Red Bank for 145-years. But the pilings that hold it up are rotting away. A plan is being hatched to lift the historic structure and build a higher foundation. (Click to read/watch)
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RED BANK: CONDO PROJECT BEGINS AT LAST
RED BANK: After more than three years surrounded by ugly black fencing, corner of Maple and West Front comes alive with construction activity.
RED BANK: LUNCH BREAK CELEBRATES NEW HOME
RED BANK: With a street renamed after founder Norma Todd, Lunch Break celebrates a rebuilt home finally "large enough to contain its heart."
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: 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: APARTMENT PLAN ‘TOO BIG’
RED BANK: First-round feedback on proposed apartment project at train station includes "too big," "too dense," and "pretty ugly."
RED BANK: PROJECT HEARING DELAYED AGAIN
RED BANK: After months of postponements, hearing on plan for 32 new train station apartments gets postponed yet again.
RED BANK: STATION PROJECT GOES TO BOARD
RED BANK: After months of delays, hearing to begin on plan for 32 apartments on Bridge Avenue opposite the train station.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN DELAYED AGAIN
RED BANK: Hearing on a plan for 32 new apartments on Bridge Avenue opposite the train station has been postponed again.
RED BANK: HOUSE TO BE RAZED (AGAIN)
RED BANK: Shrewsbury Avenue house that was part of a redevelopment plan withdrawn two years ago again tagged for demolition. What's Going On Here?
RED BANK: STATION APARTMENTS HEARING SET
RED BANK: Plans for 32 new apartments opposite train station scheduled to go before zoning board Thursday with need for variances.
RED BANK: MORE STATION UNITS PROPOSED
RED BANK: Plan to build 32 new apartments opposite train station scheduled to go before zoning board next week.
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: STATION RAZED FOR APARTMENTS
RED BANK: A onetime gas station-turned-gym downtown was razed Tuesday. What's Going On Here? Here's what's coming.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN APARTMENTS OK’D
RED BANK: After developer lops off a floor, plan for 40-unit apartment building downtown gets unanimous zoning board approval.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN SHRINKS
RED BANK: Developer of proposed apartment building lops off a floor, eliminating need for height and parking variances.
RED BANK: FIVE-STORY PLAN CHALLENGED
RED BANK: Questions about the need for a fifth floor surround plan for 50 new downtown apartments as zoning board commences review.
RED BANK: FIFTY-UNIT PLAN UP FOR REVIEW
RED BANK: A plan for 50 new downtown apartments is scheduled for review by the borough zoning board Thursday night.
RED BANK: FIFTY APARTMENTS PROPOSED
RED BANK: Fresh off completion of 24 downtown apartments, a developer proposes building 50 more across the street.
RED BANK: Why did a modern office building need Historic Preservation Commission OK for remodeling work? No one seemed to know Wednesday night.
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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.