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DOGFEST, FARMERS MARKET TOP RED BANK WEEKEND PICKS
Red Bank Green's pick of seratonin-boosting events for a wonderful May weekend.
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PHOTOG FINDS HEALING WITH SUICIDE SURVIVOR DOC
RED BANK: Photographer Danny Sanchez had to do something to honor his late wife. He found his mission in the stories of other suicide survivors. (click to read)
RED BANK: HENS GET MORE ROOM TO CLUCK AROUND
RED BANK: On Thursday's agenda: council expected to ease restrictions on backyard chickens. Roosters, however, still won't be permitted.
PODCAST DEBUT: ITZEL HERNANDEZ ON “VISUALIZING COMMUNITY”
For redbankgreen's first podcast, Brian Donohue chats with Itzel Hernandez, an immigrants' rights activist whose story is both familiar and extraordinary.
RED BANK: EDITH BLAKE REFLECTS ON 106 YEARS
RED BANK: Steamboats, segregation and a laugh you won't forget. Looking back on 106 years with Edith Blake. Video.
RED BANK: COUNCIL HONORS SOCCER CHAMPS
RED BANK: Mayor Billy Portman and the Red Bank council honored the middle school boys' soccer squad for a championship season last week.
RED BANK: JEWS & OTHERS ‘STAND TOGETHER’
RED BANK: Amid rising antisemitism, Jews and supporters gather in Riverside Gardens Park for traditional Menorah lighting.
RED BANK: LIBRARY KICKS OFF CENTENNIAL
RED BANK: Dozens of supporters gather to kick off the Red Bank Public Library's centennial as a "public" institution.
RED BANK: DE-ESCALATION IN ACTION
RED BANK: Bodycam video of July standoff with a knife-wielding man shows de-escalation in action, says incoming police chief.
RED BANK: CODE BLUE ALERT ISSUED
RED BANK: Borough issues first 'Code Blue' cold-weather alert of the season, in effect into Friday morning.
RED BANK: ‘MIGHTY’ SOCIAL SERVICES IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: With second warming center about to open, town spotlights "small but mighty network" of programs to provide shelter, nutrition and healthcare to those in need.
RED BANK: PAWSING TO ENJOY ‘DOG DAYS’
RED BANK: Check out redbankgreen's photos from the annual sniffathon known as Dog Days, held Saturday in Marine Park.
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: SCENES FROM A NICE ‘NIGHT OUT’
RED BANK: Hundreds enjoy free food and games at the annual police-sponsored National Night Out Against Crime festival. Photos.
RED BANK: DRAG QUEENS STRUT THEIR STUFF
RED BANK: Drag queens and audience members strutted their fabulous stuff at a family friendly event that drew no protesters.
RED BANK: FAMILY-FRIENDLY DRAG EVENT SET
RED BANK: While other towns have their knickers in a twist over LGBTQ matters, borough slates a family-friendly drag queen event in a park.
RED BANK: REPORTER GOES ALL ‘MR. ROGERS’
RED BANK: Hoping to better connect with neighbors, borough resident and TV reporter dons Fred Rogers cardigan and chats first with Henry Tindal.
RED BANK: FREE PANTRY GETS SOME LOVE
RED BANK: Local women make Valentine's Day grocery drop at food bank.
RED BANK: DISTRICT TEACHERS HONORED
RED BANK: Six teachers and support personnel earn New Jersey Department of Education honors.
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FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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.