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RED BANK: MUSIC PHOTOG BREATHES LIFE INTO SICKLES SPACE
RED BANK: Renowned music photographer Danny Clinch brings photos of Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith and H.E.R. to fill the void created by the closure of Sickles Market. (click to read)
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RED BANK: WEEKEND PICKS FOR BODY & SOUL
Uplifting music, art shows, old-school jazz jams and a chance to help clean up the town: Red Bank offers some cool options this weekend.
RED BANK: MONMOUTH ARTS OPENS NEW SPACE
RED BANK: Doors away from the Basie's storied marquee, Monmouth Arts unveils a new home for fostering art dubbed ArtSpace.
RED BANK: WEEKEND PICKS
A spring street fair, Mexican dance lessons, an Abba tribute and a visit to the T. Thomas Fortune House. redbankgreen has some weekend picks here.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
RED BANK: VETERANS MONUMENT RESTORATION PITCHED
RED BANK: Monument restoration expert pitches rehab of Veterans Monument he says is in "terrible shape."
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: NEW ART GALLERY OPENS
RED BANK: Art enthusiasts can pin another location on the map with the opening last week of a new downtown gallery.
RED BANK: BASIE BOOSTS PARKER CENTER
RED BANK: Next recipient of Count Basie Center's "Giving Year" funding is free healthcare provider Parker Family Health Center.
RED BANK: LIBRARY TO GET $15K FROM BASIE
RED BANK: Next recipient of Count Basie Center's "Giving Year" funding is the public library to support Hispanic community outreach.
RED BANK: LUNCH BREAK SEEKS MURALIST
RED BANK: Lunch Break seeks artist(s) to create large outdoor mural celebrating diversity at community center now under construction.
RED BANK: RBC STUDENT CURATES ART SHOW
RED BANK: Inspired by her Ecuadorian grandmother's art collection, an RBC student has curated a show to spotlight her ancestral homeland.
RED BANK: ARTS CHAMPION TOM CHESEK DIES
RED BANK: Tom Chesek, who for decades spotlighted unheralded local artists with distinctive prose, has died at age 64.
RED BANK: SMOKED MEATS, PLUS CLAY, IN CHURN
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, smoked-meats market takes space of longtime butcher shop; pottery school opens.
RED BANK: ART GALLERY TAKING A DETOUR
RED BANK: Seven years after it opened with a splash, Detour Gallery, a magnet for contemporary art lovers, is heading for Chelsea.
RED BANK: BASIE ADDS TO FOOTPRINT
RED BANK: Less than two years after massive expansion, Basie Center adds to its real estate holdings, acquiring a Maple Avenue property.
RED BANK: MAKING SPACE FOR MAKERS
RED BANK: redbankgreen's 'Human Bites' series of quickie interviews gets a restart with Artisans Collective founder Debbie Eisenstein.
RED BANK: PUTH TO HEAD $20M BASIE DRIVE
RED BANK: Pop star Charlie Puth to lead a $20 million drive to provide arts education "in perpetuity" at the Count Basie Center Academy.
RED BANK: A LENS ON A LITTLE SHAKESPEARE
RED BANK: 'Here's the Story' explores A Little Shakespeare's creation of 'Much Ado About Nothing' this spring in a film to air on NJ PBS.
RED BANK: ANI ART OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS
RED BANK: Previously limited to military veterans, Ani Art Academy is now open to all adults, and has 12 scholarships to offer to beginners.
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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.