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ON THE GREEN: ECLIPSING EXPECTATIONS
ON THE GREEN: An historic eclipse had skywatchers craning their necks all over the Greater Red Bank Green Monday. Check out our photos.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
ON THE GREEN: SAFE EYES ON THE ECLIPSE
ON THE GREEN: The Red Bank area, like a lot of the U.S., may be treated to a partial eclipse of the Sun this month. Here's some helpful info on viewing.
RED BANK: GHOSTLY, AND PARTLY TRUE, TALES
RED BANK: New book, "13 Ghostly Tales and Yarns of the Navesink River," mines newspaper archives and local lore for stories of hubris and eerie comeuppance.
RED BANK: STORE TO HOST ‘MAGICAL’ AUTHOR
RED BANK: The author of a new book that explores "pockets of magic" in the Northeast comes to Earth Spirit Saturday to talk about her findings.
RED BANK: CONVERSATIONAL CLAIRVOYANCE
The Count Basie Theatre keeps the ghost light burning in anticipation of Thursday’s appearance by GHOST WHISPERER consultant James Van Praagh.   As we said in this space during lastContinue reading "RED BANK: CONVERSATIONAL CLAIRVOYANCE"
RED BANK: ANTIQUES CO-OP HITS MIDDLE AGE
Born in the final year of the Baby Boom, the Antique Center of Red Bank, said to be the oldest continually operating antiques cooperative in America, turns 50 this month.Continue reading "RED BANK: ANTIQUES CO-OP HITS MIDDLE AGE"
RED BANK: STASH YIELDS MORE BUDS
Robert Bruce at a Glen Goldbaum fashion event in Red Bank in 2011. A regular on “Comic Book Men,” set at the Broad Street store below, he’s about to getContinue reading "RED BANK: STASH YIELDS MORE BUDS"
RED BANK: EDGY, SEXY LIT FOR VIXENS
‘Literary Vixens’ Jacqueline Tobacco (left) and Melissa Bartolone flank author Suzanne Palmieri during her reading at Red Bank’s Lambs and Wolves salon earlier this month. (Photos by Alexis Orlacchio. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: EDGY, SEXY LIT FOR VIXENS"
RED BANK: A PSYCHIC’S QUEST FOR BELIEF
Lenore Dinger with a client at Earth Spirit in Red Bank last month. (Click to enlarge) By GRACE GOLDONI As someone who bills herself as a “spiritual intuitive counselor” andContinue reading "RED BANK: A PSYCHIC’S QUEST FOR BELIEF"
TEDx NAVESINK: A NEW WAVE BREAKS AT BCC
Next-gen guitar god Kaki King is the special musical guest at the first-ever TEDx Navesink: The Next Wave conference coming to Brookdale on Friday. By TOM CHESEK The way thatContinue reading "TEDx NAVESINK: A NEW WAVE BREAKS AT BCC"
RED BANK: CELEBRATING CISSY AND WHITNEY
Singer and author Cissy Houston visits Two River Theater Sunday to chat with Gilda Rogers and sign copies of her memoir about her daughter, the late Whitney Houston. By TOMContinue reading "RED BANK: CELEBRATING CISSY AND WHITNEY"
RED BANK: ANTIQUE DEALERS ENDURE CHANGE
A working nickelodeon, below, and old seltzer bottles are among the thousands of items that lure shoppers back in time at the Antique Center of Red Bank. Dozens more photosContinue reading "RED BANK: ANTIQUE DEALERS ENDURE CHANGE"
RED BANK: MING CHEN FLIES WITHOUT A CAPE
Ming Chen, right, talking smod with Michael Zapcic at Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash last month.  (Photos by Dan Natale. Click to enlarge) By DAN NATALE AMC’s Comic BookContinue reading "RED BANK: MING CHEN FLIES WITHOUT A CAPE"
RED BANK: MOTHER & SON’S NEW AGE ENERGY
Joycelyn and Christopher Midose at Earth Spirit, where the merchandise includes “energy-infused” candles, below.  (Photos by Danielle Tepper. Click to enlarge) By DANIELLE TEPPER If while strolling Monmouth Street in RedContinue reading "RED BANK: MOTHER & SON’S NEW AGE ENER ...
SHREWSBURY COUNCIL MEETING RECAP
By: REBECCA DESFOSSE Monday night’s council meeting, convening at 7:30 p.m., was adjourned in time for  attendees to be home to watch the 49ers take on the Bears at 8:30Continue reading "SHREWSBURY COUNCIL MEETING RECAP"
RED BANK: AT ICE, LOCAL ARTISTS SPARKLE
Some of the locally made jewelry featured at Ice. (Photos by Rebecca Desfosse. Click to enlarge) By REBECCA DESFOSSE Nestled in the heart of Monmouth Street in Red Bank, IceContinue reading "RED BANK: AT ICE, LOCAL ARTISTS SPARKLE"
TURNING HEADS, WITH THE TOWN AS CANVAS
Shay Guiod prepared to hang one of  Dumitru Gorzo’s paintings at the Two River Theater on Sunday, above, having installed another at Space Interiors on White Street, below. By TOMContinue reading "TURNING HEADS, WITH THE TOWN AS CANVAS"
GUITAR MAN SOLOS IN SHREWSBURY
Chris Szczerbienski checks in a Gibson Les Paul owned by Paul Bland of the Pearl Jam tribute band No Code. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Chris Szczerbienski wasContinue reading "GUITAR MAN SOLOS IN SHREWSBURY"
WEEKEND: PINKHATSYARDSALEFOODFEST
Red Bank becomes a bargainhunter’s paradise on Saturday. On Sunday: food, acres of food. (Click to enlarge) As the headline suggests, the weekend that awaits is jammed with the potentialContinue reading "WEEKEND: PINKHATSYARDSALEFOODFEST"
ANTIQUES GALLERY FACES WRECKING BALL
With dealers scattering to new locations, redbankgreen took a final spin through the Monmouth Antique Shoppes Tuesday. (Click embiggen symbol to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The building appears toContinue reading "ANTIQUES GALLERY FACES WRECKING BALL"
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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 ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.