Local Trivia – Red Bank Green https://www.redbankgreen.com Serving Red Bank and Greater Red Bank, NJ Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:57:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 RED BANK: WRECKING BALL FOR BIG MAN’S? https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/10/red-bank-big-mans-west-wrecking-ball/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/10/red-bank-big-mans-west-wrecking-ball/#respond Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:54:41 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123719 RED BANK: In its 18 months of existence, Big Man's West, owned by the late Clarence Clemons, laid claim to rock history. It's now facing the wrecking ball.

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RED BANK: APARTMENT PROJECTS PLANNED https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/10/red-bank-apartment-projects-planned/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/10/red-bank-apartment-projects-planned/#respond Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:53:19 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123685 RED BANK: Two proposed projects would add 69 new apartments to the edge of downtown, with 59 on Monmouth Street and 10 on Riverside Avenue.

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RED BANK: GHOSTLY, AND PARTLY TRUE, TALES https://www.redbankgreen.com/2016/10/red-bank-ghostly-and-partly-true-tales/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2016/10/red-bank-ghostly-and-partly-true-tales/#respond Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:48:43 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=105912 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.

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CRAVINGS: SCAMPI PIE NOT A TRIVIAL MATTER https://www.redbankgreen.com/2016/10/cravings-shrimp-scampi-pizza/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2016/10/cravings-shrimp-scampi-pizza/#respond Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:55:02 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=106522 RED BANK: She may be there for the weekly trivia contest, but Jen Rubino's craving for Jamian's shrimp scampi pizza is no trivial matter.

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ON THE GREEN: MAYORS HAVE FUR IN THIS ONE https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/12/on-the-green-mayors-have-fur-in-this-one/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/12/on-the-green-mayors-have-fur-in-this-one/#respond Wed, 02 Dec 2015 18:30:40 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=101317 At stake: the dignity of at least two area mayors. (Click to enlarge) The Battle of Ridge Road will pit maroon against purple in a high-stakes football game between Red Bank Regional and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional high schools this weekend. But in the aftermath, the mayors of at least two towns will end up dressed(...)

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ON THE GREEN: HOW WE LOOK FROM ABOVE https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/10/on-the-green-how-we-look-from-above/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/10/on-the-green-how-we-look-from-above/#respond Fri, 16 Oct 2015 11:00:27 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=100530 A new interactive map developed by NJ.com, the website of the Star-Ledger, enables users to zoom down to nearly the street level to show where every one of New Jersey’s more than 8.9 million residents lives, as well as the race and ethnicity of each, according to the 2010 Census. The map doesn’t pinpoint the exact address(...)

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RED BANK: PARK IT HERE, JAZZ LOVERS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/05/red-bank-park-it-here-jazz-lovers/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/05/red-bank-park-it-here-jazz-lovers/#respond Tue, 12 May 2015 13:00:10 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=97553 John Gatta wields giant scissors as he dedicates the new park named for his late brother, Ralph ‘Johnny Jazz’ Gatta Jr. (seen below), as Councilwoman Linda Schwabenbauer applauds. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD For 47 years, while cutting meat and selling boxes of rice and cereal, Red Bank(...)

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RED BANK: PARK TO GET JOHNNY JAZZED UP https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/05/red-bank-park-to-get-johnny-jazzed-up/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/05/red-bank-park-to-get-johnny-jazzed-up/#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 13:30:24 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=97546 Anyone who ever had the pleasure of getting an earful of bebop – and a history lesson in jazz – while picking up a pound of ground chuck at the now-gone Johnny’s Jazz Market in Red Bank should consider stopping by the pocket park on Shrewsbury Avenue at Drs. James Parker Boulevard tonight at 6:30 p.m.(...)

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RUMSON: HAVE TRIV’, WILL TRAV’ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/01/rumson-triv-will-trav/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/01/rumson-triv-will-trav/#respond Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:00:27 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=95428 The Third Best Trivia Host in America — Little Silver’s own “Gentleman” Jim Norton — brings his bar-hopping brand of “brain-bending quizzes” to a Thursday Night Trivia stand at Molly Maguire’s. (Photo by Diana Moore) It’s an interactive entertainment in which “questions range from high brow to high school, and fortune favors the squad with(...)

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RED BANK: PARK TO HONOR JOHNNY JAZZ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2014/12/red-bank-park-honor-johnny-jazz/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2014/12/red-bank-park-honor-johnny-jazz/#respond Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:00:32 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=94916 By JOHN T. WARD He presided over what had to qualify as one of the quirkiest neighborhood grocery stores in the history of retailing, let alone Red Bank. Now, four years after his death, the beloved jazz-enthralled butcher known to all as “Johnny Jazz” is to about to get a neverending solo. Borough officials have(...)

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