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WEEKEND: ART, MUSIC, HISTORY AND A 5K
RED BANK: Tour a 145-year-old boat club, run a 5k for a good cause, celebrate Mexican culture for Cinco de Mayo. Our scrollable last minute look at things to do this weekend.
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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: 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: STREET FAIR RETURNS
RED BANK: Scenes from Sunday's Street Fair, a volunteer fire department fundraiser that drew thousands with craft and food stands.
RED BANK: FARMER DEFENDS PRODUCE TOSS
RED BANK: Farmers' market vendor defends discard of produce as free-food distributor says he donates "tons" of food, including this past Sunday.
RED BANK: DUMPED PRODUCE STUNS SHOPPERS
RED BANK: Shoppers shocked to see good produce tossed into in a dumpster at the Farmers' Market. Galleria official responds to complaint.
RED BANK: HOLIDAY DELIGHTS A-POPPING
RED BANK: The holiday season is popping as organizations adapt the retail 'pop-up' concept to entertain and engage patrons.
SHREWSBURY: WEDDING GOWNS IN SPOTLIGHT
SHREWSBURY: Historical Society unveils a dazzling collection of restored wedding dresses from more than a century of American life.
RED BANK: WALK-THRU MARKET TO RESUME
RED BANK: After three weeks as a drive-thru, the Galleria's farm market resumes walk-thru shopping Sunday, with masks and social distancing required.
RED BANK: MARKET REOPENS AS DRIVE-THRU
RED BANK: The Galleria's farm market reopens as a drive-thru only. Here's some initial feedback from vendors, customers, and one unhappy pedestrian.
RED BANK: MARKET RETURNING AS DRIVE-THRU
RED BANK: The Galleria's farm market plans to open May 17, with a host of new rules for the COVID-19 era. Rule number one: it'll be drive-thru only.
RED BANK: CRISIS DELAYS FARMERS’ MARKET
RED BANK: Still five weeks off, the traditional Mother's Day opening of the popular Farmer's Market has been postponed by the COVID-19 crisis.
RED BANK: CLOSE BUT NO CIGAR FOR POT SHOP
RED BANK: Borough rejects its first application for a medical marijuana store over concern about law on proximity to schools.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN GETS FIRST TATTOOS
RED BANK: Just three months after zone change allows tattoo parlors downtown, one has inked its first biceps and bellies with skulls and butterflies.
RED BANK: TATTOO SHOP INKS LEASE
RED BANK: A month after zone change allows tattoo parlors downtown, one has inked a lease. Also in Retail Churn: a women's accessories shop plans to open.
RED BANK: Council OKs zoning for medical marijuana dispensaries, tattoo parlors; moves to ease path for DIY craft shops and other "commercial recreation."
RED BANK: ARTISTS HONOR ONE OF THEIR OWN
RED BANK: Local artists are auctioning off their own work to fund a bench overlooking the Navesink in honor one of their own.
LITTLE SILVER: NAIL BUFF TRIES TO NAIL $20K
LITTLE SILVER: A "nail artist" needs a hand through online voting in a contest that could net her a $20k partnership with a nail polish manufacturer.
RED BANK: THEATER ADDITION APPROVED
RED BANK: Two River Theater wins approval for major backstage expansion as neighbors worry about traffic impact of new driveway.
RED BANK: TWO RIVER PLANS ADDITION
RED BANK: Two River Theater files for major expansion of its backstage operations to allow for building large stage sets, costume creation and rehearsals.
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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.