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RED BANK WEEKEND PICKS
Summer heat slows us down, the calendar thins, but the music in Red Bank never stops. Redbankgreen's picks of things to do this weekend.
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RUGBY AND TRADITION AT THE WILDE ROVER
Ever wonder what goes on in Red Bank's coolest and most secret bar? Here's a video look at the Wilde Rover, home to the Monmouth Rugby Football Club.
RED BANK: GAMERS GET A SPOT AT THE TABLE
RED BANK: Hoping to get kids off of zombifying computer screens, a man with a lifelong passion for board games opens a gaming lounge downtown.
RED BANK: SAFFRON WAFTS IN DOWNTOWN
RED BANK: Three-year vacancy set to end with opening of new Indian restaurant next week; two businesses depart after short stays downtown.
RED BANK: PICKLEBALL, ANYONE?
RED BANK: With completion of Eastside Park project, borough has its first pickleball courts, to share space with tennis.
RED BANK: BALLET SCHOOL LEAPS INTO SPACE
RED BANK: In Retail Churn downtown, ballet academy takes space vacated by EV bike shop; board-game store plans opening; and more.
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: COPS + KIDS + COPTER = FUN
RED BANK: Black Hawk helicopter is again the star attraction for kids as police host National Night Out at Count Basie Park. Photos galore.
RED BANK: COPTER STARS AT NIGHT OUT
RED BANK: Black Hawk helicopter steals the show as police host National Night Out on a gorgeous summer night at Count Basie Park. Photos.
RED BANK: BEANBAGS FLY ON BROAD
RED BANK: Beanbags fly as 128 players compete in borough's first-ever cornhole tournament, a fundraiser in the battle against childhood cancers.
RED BANK: INDIANS WIN 2021 CHAMPIONSHIP
RED BANK: Indians top Fair Haven Cubs in a nail-biter to win Two River Little League juniors division championship for 2021.
RED BANK: DALPRA TO HEAD PARKS & REC
RED BANK: Quickly filling vacancy left by Charlie Hoffmann, council hires former RBR athletic director Louis 'Del' DalPra to run parks & rec department.
RED BANK: HOFFMANN LEAVING REC JOB
RED BANK: Leaving borough hall for new job, parks and rec director Charlie Hoffmann gets a 'pile-on' of love from officials.
RED BANK: NIGHT OUT LIGHTS UP BASIE FIELDS
RED BANK: The pandemic delayed, and forced changes, to this year's National Night Out, sponsored by the police department. But the kids had fun as usual.
RED BANK: BIG NIGHT OUT AT BASIE FIELDS
RED BANK: A change of venue makes for a carnival-like National Night Out at Count Basie Fields. Check out redbankgreen's photos.
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: GROWING TOURNEY RAISES $15K
RED BANK: What began as a pickup football game 17 years ago is now tourney for kids, women and men, and it just raised another $15k for Lunch Break.
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."
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
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.