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RED BANK: GARAGE SALE TO BENEFIT KIDS
Ray Rapcavage, developer of 22 proposed townhomes in Red Bank, is planning a charity garage sale this Saturday on the Clay Street side of the site, which also fronts onContinue reading "RED BANK: GARAGE SALE TO BENEFIT KIDS"
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RED BANK: ST. ANTHONY’S SALE RETURNS
Maritza Serrano, left, and Mary Ellen Harris (with dog, Claire) seen at the St. Anthony of Padua rummage sale in 2013. The event returns to the Bridge Avenue, Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: ST. ANTHONY’S SALE RETURNS"
RED BANK: ANTIQUES CO-OP HITS MIDDLE AGE
Born in the final year of the Baby Boom, the Antique Center of Red Bank, said to be the oldest continually operating antiques cooperative in America, turns 50 this month.Continue reading "RED BANK: ANTIQUES CO-OP HITS MIDDLE AGE"
COMMUNITY YARD SALES RETURN
Shots from the 2012 editions of the townwide yard sales in Red Bank, above, and Fair Haven, below. (Click to enlarge) Like blooming flowers and trees, the next two weekendsContinue reading "COMMUNITY YARD SALES RETURN"
RED BANK: ST. ANTHONY’S RUMMAGE SALE
Maritza Serrano, left, and Mary Ellen Harris (with dog, Claire) helped run the rummage sale at St. Anthony of Padua in Red Bank on Saturday. Proceeds from the sale wereContinue reading "RED BANK: ST. ANTHONY’S RUMMAGE SALE"
RED BANK: ANTIQUE DEALERS ENDURE CHANGE
A working nickelodeon, below, and old seltzer bottles are among the thousands of items that lure shoppers back in time at the Antique Center of Red Bank. Dozens more photosContinue reading "RED BANK: ANTIQUE DEALERS ENDURE CHANGE"
FAIR HAVEN: SPRING, 2013
Fair Haven Road alongside Fair Haven Fields offers a flowery feast of pink this time of year, as seen looking south toward Ridge Road on Monday. Expect Tuesday’s weather toContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: SPRING, 2013"
More than 100 homes participated in the annual event. (PhotoS by Alexis Orlacchio.) By ALEXIS ORLACCHIO Shoppers searched the yards of their neighborÂ’s collectible-littered lawns in pursuit of their perfectContinue reading "RED BANK: TOWNWIDE SALES AND BENEFITS"
ON THE GREEN: A FULLY-BOOKED WEEKEND
A weekend of belly-busters and bargains awaits visitors to Red Bank’s International Flavour Festival on Sunday, above, and the Townwide Yard Sale on Saturday, below. (Photo by Alexis Orlacchio. ClickContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: A FULLY-BOOKED WEEKEND"
OH, BABY, ANOTHER TODDLIN’ WEEKEND
A video promo for ‘The Electric Baby,’ which opens tonight at the Two River Theater. Author and motivational speaker Selwyn Collins, below, makes an appearance at the Red Bank PublicContinue reading "OH, BABY, ANOTHER TODDLIN’ WEEKEND"
ON THE GREEN: YARD SALE SEASON
Shots from the 2012 edition of the Red Bank Townwide Yard Sale, which was bustling despite periodic drizzles. (Click to enlarge) Tis the season wherein one person’s junk becomes another’sContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: YARD SALE SEASON"
WEEKEND: BOOK SHOPPING, RUNNING, ART…
The Friends of the Red Bank Public Library three-day book sale kicks off Friday night with a reception, hits its stride Saturday, and concludes with a fill-a-bag coda on Monday.Continue reading "WEEKEND: BOOK SHOPPING, RUNNING, ART…"
RED BANK LIBRARY GETS HUGE CACHE OF CDs
J.R. Ford, left, and Jim Willis roll one of several loads of CDs into the library Friday afternoon. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Several thousand CDs collected byContinue reading "RED BANK LIBRARY GETS HUGE CACHE OF CDs"
RUMSON UPS FLOOR LEVELS IN FLOOD ZONES
Blue markers on an aerial view of Rumson indicate homes that were damaged by floods during Hurricane Sandy. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Rumson became the first townContinue reading "RUMSON UPS FLOOR LEVELS IN FLOOD ZONES"
Off-and-on drizzles and downpours made for a damp day for participants in townwide yard sales in Red Bank and Fair Haven Saturday. Still, redbankgreen found plenty of plucky sellers andContinue reading "UMBRELLAS DUSTED OFF AT TOWN YARD SALES"
WEEKEND: PINKHATSYARDSALEFOODFEST
Red Bank becomes a bargainhunter’s paradise on Saturday. On Sunday: food, acres of food. (Click to enlarge) As the headline suggests, the weekend that awaits is jammed with the potentialContinue reading "WEEKEND: PINKHATSYARDSALEFOODFEST"
SIDEWALK AND YARD DEALS IN LITTLE SILVER
It’s sale central in Little Silver later this week. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Noticing her neighbors in Fair Haven and Red Bank were findingContinue reading "SIDEWALK AND YARD DEALS IN LITTLE SILVER"
SPRING BLOOMS IN BULK ON WEST SIDE
Mountains of household waste line Bridge Avenue, above, and Shrewsbury Avenue, below, as seasonal bulk waste pickups resumed in Red Bank Thursday morning. (Click to enlarge) Ah, the smell ofContinue reading "SPRING BLOOMS IN BULK ON WEST SIDE"
RED BANK BOOKED FOR TOWNWIDE YARD SALE
Volunteers from the Friends of the Red Bank Public Library gathered at a barn on South Street this week to sort through books slated for inclusion in this weekend’s three-dayContinue reading "RED BANK BOOKED FOR TOWNWIDE YARD SALE"
Registration is now open for the third annual Red Bank Townwide Yard Sale, scheduled for Saturday, September 25. Event co-sponsor redbankgreen has created a new yard sale website to serveContinue reading "YARD SALE RETURNS FOR THIRD YEAR"
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NOT SO SCARY
Twenty times? Fifty times? How many times did we drive by this home on the corner of River Street and Shrewsbury and do a double take before ...
LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
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.