Sol Searching 2012 – Red Bank Green https://www.redbankgreen.com Serving Red Bank and Greater Red Bank, NJ Thu, 21 Jun 2012 02:21:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 A SOLSTICE SUNSET https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/a-solstice-sunset/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/a-solstice-sunset/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2012 02:09:22 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63527 8:24 p.m.: Closing out the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, the sun descended over the Navesink River, as seen from Red Bank Marina. (Photo by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge) Today, redbankgreen engaged in a bit of Sol Searching as we chased the sun across the Green on the longest – thanks to(...)

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SHREWSBURY JUMPS ABOARD FOR SUMMER https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/shrewsbury-jumps-aboard-for-summer/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/shrewsbury-jumps-aboard-for-summer/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:41:57 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63523 5:30 p.m.: Rasheen Johnson, left, of Red Bank, with Matthew Huston of Shrewsbury at Patterson Park in Shrewsbury. Johnson said his goals this summer were to “lose weight, get some color, feel good.” Still with the jumping? Well, yeah. After all, this is the first day of summer, and the longest day of the year.(...)

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A BELATED DAD’S DAY GIFT https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/a-belated-dads-day-gift/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/a-belated-dads-day-gift/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:31:14 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63519 5:47 p.m.: Father’s Day arrived slightly late for Maria and Kenny Sutherland, brother and sister, who celebrated the occasion on the water Wednesday, instead of Sunday, with both their parents. After a day on the Navesink River and New York Harbor, dear old dad gave himself a present. He “left us to clean the boat,” Maria(...)

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CRAZEE ABOUT SOMETHING COLD AND SWEET https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/crazee-about-something-cold-and-sweet/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/crazee-about-something-cold-and-sweet/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2012 23:03:15 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63276 4:50 p.m. Among the dozen or more ice cream junkies seated outside Crazee’s Institute of Fine Ice Cream and Nuts in Rumson at this hour were Duncan Straine, 6, and his brother, Hugh, 8, of Fair Haven, with a scoop of chocolate chip cookie dough and a milkshake, respectively. The kids spent the day at their(...)

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THUMBS UP FOR THE REFRESHING OCEAN https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/thumbs-up-for-the-refreshing-ocean/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/thumbs-up-for-the-refreshing-ocean/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2012 22:40:35 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63274 4:31 p.m.: Amelia Liberatore, Sarah Pyne and Vanessa Romano, all of Middletown, head home after six hours at the Anchorage beach in Sea Bright. They stayed in the water most of that time after finding tanning in the mid-90-degree heat uncomfortable to the point of pain. “It’s annoying once you stay too long,” Romano said.(...)

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KEEPING BUCK AND VIOLET COOL AND CLEAN https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/keeping-buck-and-violet-cool-and-clean/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/keeping-buck-and-violet-cool-and-clean/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2012 22:28:43 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63272 3:20 p.m.: Pudgie Conroy feeding Violet, a calf, at Sheep’s Run farm on Rumson Road in Rumson. (Photos by Connor ‘Solstice’ Soltas. Click to enlarge) “Okay, Stinky. That’s it.” The one-year-old calf’s name is Violet. But to Pudgie Conroy, a Middletown native turned full-time stable tenant in Rumson, calling her bovine charge “Stinky” – not(...)

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NO SAND, NO PROBLEM https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/no-sand-no-problem/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/no-sand-no-problem/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2012 21:50:38 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63270 3:49 p.m. Dave Dries doesn’t like air conditioning, and a day of record heat doesn’t faze him. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Dries, of Lincroft had Red Bank’s Marine Park nearly to himself when Sol Searching visited Wednesday afternoon. Nestled in the shade with the famous Navesink view a glance away, he spent the day reading(...)

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SUMMER’S ARRIVAL LIFTS RED BANK SPIRITS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/summers-arrival-lifts-red-bank-spirits/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/summers-arrival-lifts-red-bank-spirits/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:43:07 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63268 1:15 p.m.: On request, Jay Overton, of Shrewsbury, took to the sky with a cool, classic jumping style at Gianni’s Pizza on Maple Avenue. “Summer is my favorite time of year,” he says. More evidence of what happens when Sol Searching asks perfectly normal adults to “jump like you’re nine years old and just got(...)

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NOT SO HOT: DOWNTOWN SHOPPING https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/not-so-hot-downtown-shopping/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/not-so-hot-downtown-shopping/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:48:03 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63266 12:41 p.m. With temperatures in the mid-90s, shops in downtown Red Bank were losing the battle with Mother Nature Wednesday, with some reporting far fewer customers than on an average day. Billy Anania, who works at Jack’s Music Shoppe, attributed the lighter traffic to the beach weather, and an employee at Funk and Standard said(...)

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SMASHING INTO TREES BUT KEEPING COOL https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/smashing-into-trees-but-keeping-cool/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2012/06/smashing-into-trees-but-keeping-cool/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2012 18:23:48 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=63264 12:24 p.m. Molly Fallon of Middletown might have be doing little more than crashing into virtual trees in a racing game at Yestercades, but she’s just happy to be keeping cool indoors as the temperature outside pushes past 90 degrees. The retro gaming arcade on Broad Street in Red Bank was the first place Molly’s(...)

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