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RED BANK: HAIR SALON CLOSES
RED BANK: A mainstay of the downtown health-and-beauty sector for a dozen years has closed its doors.
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RED BANK: JAWS DROP OVER CHEESY WINDOWS
RED BANK: Replacement of classic glass storefont with small residential windows downtown appalls even the building's owner.
RED BANK: MASSAGE SCHOOL GETS KNEADED OK
RED BANK: Massage school gets zoning board approval after testimony it won't take paying customers, let alone offer sexual services.
RED BANK: TINY LOT, MASSIVE PROJECT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: A house on a tiny lot, a massage school and a massive apartment project crowd a busy zoning board agenda Thursday night.
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: ITALIAN ICE, LOBSTER ROLLS COMING
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, Rita's Italian Ice and Mystic Lobster Roll plan openings; hair stylist opens in live/work space.
RED BANK: FRAGRANT END TO 18-YEAR VACANCY
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, florist ends 18-year store vacancy; new e-bike, pasta and gift shops open; hair salon takes another's place.
RED BANK: ENGLISH PLAZA, LIGHTLY ACCENTED
RED BANK: Of eight shops and restaurants along English Plaza, most are owned by immigrants. Meet five of them here.
RED BANK: NAIL SALON NAILED AGAIN
RED BANK: No injuries as car crashes into nail salon facade, the second such accident at the site in three years.
RED BANK: JEWELERS RETIRE, SELL BUILDING
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, Quicksilver owners announce closing and sell building; new owner is another retailer committed to small biz.
RED BANK: BON JOVI SPOTLIGHTS PORTER
RED BANK: Rock star Jon Bon Jovi spoke with Pastor Terrence Porter of Pilgrim Baptist Church for a Christmas Eve segment on NBC's Today Show.
RED BANK: SALONS REOPEN
RED BANK: Hair growers finally get back to the barbers and stylists as Murphy's staged reopening plan advances, with further capacity increases.
RED BANK: POLICE BUST UP CAR RALLY
RED BANK: Police busted up a car rally in the parking lot of the Molly Pitcher Inn Sunday as a violation of Murphy's "stay home" order.
RED BANK: BARBER SHOP CLIPPED
RED BANK: A barber shop that continued operating after an anti-COVID-19 executive order by the governor closed after a visit by police Saturday morning.
RED BANK: BANK STREET SHITHOLE PERSISTS
RED BANK:Frustrated neighbors renew complaints about junk-filled yard on Bank Street as borough tries a new legal approach to force cleanup.
RED BANK: BON JOVI WARMS UP CENTER
RED BANK: With heavy snow falling outside, Bon Jovi opens new 'warming center' for homeless men, the latest endeavor of his foundation.
RED BANK: NO INJURIES IN SALON CRASH
RED BANK: Car plows into nail salon. No injuries.
RED BANK: FOOD, CLOTHES & MORE IN CHURN
RED BANK: New food and women's clothing businesses open. Also in Churn: about a 24-hour gym, a deep-freeze therapy place and a new Good Karma takeout spot in the West Side Lofts.
SHREWSBURY: A STUDY IN CHILLING OUT
SHREWSBURY: Retail Churn checks out the Study, a clubby new hair salon for men on White Road.
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.
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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.