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RED BANK: JEWELER MOVING TO BROAD STREET
RED BANK: After 35 years on East Front Street, Leonardo Jewelers plans move to the "corner of Main and Main" downtown. Here's why.
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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: HAIR SALON CLOSES
RED BANK: A mainstay of the downtown health-and-beauty sector for a dozen years has closed its doors.
RED BANK: POT SHOP GOING FOR LONG SHOT?
RED BANK: With all three retail cannabis licenses allowed by ordinance already approved, a fourth seller applies to open anyway.
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: BOOSKERDOO STAYS PUT, AND EXPANDS
RED BANK: Though the Sickles store that surrounded it has shut down, Booskerdoo is staying put, and adding a kiosk at Sickles' main location, owner says.
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: BAGEL OVEN CHURNS BACK TO LIFE
RED BANK: Seven months after it closed, Bagel Oven has Churned back to life, thanks to a 31-year-old former ironworker.
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: 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: NEW ART GALLERY OPENS
RED BANK: Art enthusiasts can pin another location on the map with the opening last week of a new downtown gallery.
RED BANK: SKATE SHOP ROLLS OUT OF TOWN
RED BANK: Opened less than three years ago amid a pandemic-fueled skating boom, Feet First Skate Shop closes its downtown store.
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: RESTAURANTS IN CHURN
RED BANK: In this edition of Churn, piping-hot news about two downtown restaurants: Catch 19 and a new Peruvian eatery.
RED BANK: BROADWALK PAIR GOES FOR $6.1M
RED BANK: Two-building deal includes former Coco Pari space. Also in Churn, updates on coming restaurants, and another vape shop opens.
RED BANK: RESTAURANTS CHURN IN… AND OUT
RED BANK: Two new restaurants are under construction in long-vacant spaces downtown, while two others prove short-lived.
RED BANK: TENANTS TO FILL KEY VACANCIES
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, leases signed for key vacancies; restaurant adds second menu; Italian ice shop opens; and more.
RED BANK: BAGEL OVEN ENDS 45-YEAR RUN
RED BANK: The Bagel Oven, a tiny Monmouth Street mecca for bagel lovers, ended a 45-year run under its founding owners Sunday.
RED BANK: SMOKED MEATS, PLUS CLAY, IN CHURN
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, smoked-meats market takes space of longtime butcher shop; pottery school opens.
RED BANK: CHEESE SHOP OPENS
RED BANK: Specialty cheese shop opens, joining pastry spot, salad restaurant, e-bike seller and salon as recent additions to block in transformation.
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RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...