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RED BANK: PIANO MAN MOVES ON, CAFE OPENS, TWINS OPEN HANDBAG SHOP
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, a new Italian cafe opens, twin sisters from Tanzania open a clothing/handbag shop and a longtime Piano biz moves out.
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RED BANK: INDIAN FOOD, JEWELRY AND MORE IN CHURN
RED BANK: Retail Churn includes opening of an Indian restaurant, two women's clothing boutiques, a jewelry store and a shop that aims to stimulate your senses.
RED BANK: RESTAURANT LOOKS TO EXPAND UP AND DOWN
RED BANK: Upscale seafood eatery looks to go high and low with roof deck and basement speakeasy.
RED BANK: THREE-STORY RESTAURANT PROPOSED
RED BANK: Plan for Broad Street building could mean the end of a glaring 12-year vacancy. But first, about those windows...
RED BANK: RESTAURATEUR DANNY MURPHY DIES
RED BANK: Danny Murphy, a longtime restaurateur and fierce champion of the town's small businesses, died Thursday at age 80.
RED BANK: PLASTIC UTENSIL LAW KICKS IN, GENTLY
RED BANK: Enforcement won't start until July. But many eateries are already following a new "by request only" plastic utensil law.
RED BANK: MORE GREENERY & TWINKLY LIGHTS COMING
More mini-gardens and overhead bistro lighting are among the enhancements planned downtown thanks to a $150K grant, says RiverCenter.
RED BANK: GOING ALL-IN WITH TWO RESTAURANTS
RED BANK: A first? Bread guy takes over coffee shop on Broad Street while putting finishing touches on new restaurant at the Rail.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN PARKLET PLAN GETS THUMBS UP
RED BANK: There will soon be a new outdoor place to chill downtown: a "parklet" at Monmouth and Broad Streets.
RED BANK: SALE CLOSES RED TANK’S TAPS
RED BANK: After five years of operation, Red Tank Brewing closed this week following sale to a Bergen County microbrewery.
RED BANK: PARADIDDLE SKEDADDLES?
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, Paradiddle Griddle and 30 Burgers go dark, while a new tattoo studio opens.
RED BANK: BROADWALK MAY RETURN ANNUALLY
RED BANK: Council plans ordinance to lock in Broadwalk as an annually recurring fixture. Here's Thursday's agenda at a glance.
RED BANK: TRAINING CAFÉ APPROVED
RED BANK: Robotics-themed training restaurant for special-needs adults in former Hobbymasters building wins board approval.
RED BANK: AFTER EARFUL, BAR OWNER GETS OK
RED BANK: Along with board OK for site changes, Red Rock owner gets an earful over "astonishing" noise and porta-potties.
RED BANK: TRAINING CAFÉ, BAR ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the agenda: a training café proposed in the former Hobbymasters building, and expansion at Red Rock Tap +. Grill.
RED BANK: FOOD, AND MORE, IN CHURN
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, new restaurant and spa open; cake shop vanishes after just a few days; downtown building sold, and more.
RED BANK: BROAD REOPENS TO TRAFFIC
RED BANK: Ending the fourth season of Broadwalk, the northern blocks of Broad Street were reopened to vehicular traffic Monday.
RED BANK: SKIES CLEAR, OKTOBERFEST ROCKS
RED BANK: Oktoberfest teems with good cheer as skies clear and some 2,000 come out to sample locally made beer, liquor and more.
RED BANK: SKYWATCH FOR WEEKEND EVENTS
RED BANK: It's eyes-on-the-sky time as four outdoor events dominate the town's dance card this weekend.
RED BANK: WET FORECAST BUMPS EVENTS
RED BANK: Forecast of rain prompts reschedulings for two outdoor festivals slated for the upcoming weekend.
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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.