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WEEKEND: SOCCER, MORE SOCCER, MUSIC AND ART
RED BANK: Semipro soccer; an outdoor benefit concert; bands in bars; an art opening and more. Here's what's on tap in town this weekend.
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RUGBY AND TRADITION AT THE WILDE ROVER
Ever wonder what goes on in Red Bank's coolest and most secret bar? Here's a video look at the Wilde Rover, home to the Monmouth Rugby Football Club.
RED BANK: RBC TAKES GIRLS HOOPS CROWN
RED BANK: Red Bank Catholic girls hoops win state championship. Check out video highlights of the big win.
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: DREAMER REFLECTS ON ADVERSITY
RED BANK: In a prizewinning essay, RBR Dreamer Madelyn Sanchez-Berra recounts the effort to save the club that nurtures her dreams.
RED BANK: FOR ICELESS ICEBOATERS, ‘IT’S COMING’
RED BANK: Iceboaters gather for annual open house in eternal hope of a long, deep freeze on the Navesink River.
RED BANK: BASIE BLEACHER PLAN ADVANCES
RED BANK: Borough will move ahead with plan to request state money to replace grandstand at Count Basie Fields.
RED BANK: COUNCIL HONORS SOCCER CHAMPS
RED BANK: Mayor Billy Portman and the Red Bank council honored the middle school boys' soccer squad for a championship season last week.
RED BANK: BASIE BLEACHER PROJECT SLATED
RED BANK: Home-team bleachers at Basie Park would be replaced at a cost of $1.16 million under Green Acres funding request.
RED BANK: CHEERLEADERS NEED A BOOST
RED BANK: BUCS American Youth Football (AYF) Cheerleaders seek an assist in getting the 22-member squad to a national competition in Florida.
RED BANK: PICKLEBALL, ANYONE?
RED BANK: With completion of Eastside Park project, borough has its first pickleball courts, to share space with tennis.
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: HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATED
RED BANK: Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month, council lauds "Dream 4" for rallying community around restoration of RBR Dreamers Club.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR DREAMERS REGAIN STATUS
LITTLE SILVER: Reversing vote that sparked community outrage, RBR board restores funding for a immigrants' advocacy student group.
LITTLE SILVER: DREAMERS FILE BIAS CLAIM
LITTLE SILVER: Dreamers Club at RBR files discrimination complaint; Moore says he's 'hopeful' board will reinstate club Monday night.
RED BANK: PARK WORK STARTS WITH MISHAP
RED BANK: Backhoe en route to start of Eastside Park makeover project tipped off a flatbed truck Wednesday morning.
RED BANK: 800 ENJOY LUNCH BREAK PICNIC
RED BANK: Lunch Break's annual Community Picnic, Softball Classic Tournament & Backpack Giveaway draws 800 for a day of fun.
RED BANK: A COOL, SUNNY CLASSIC 5K
RED BANK: Sunshine and cool temperatures set ideal stage for 1,100 participants in Saturdays's Classic 5K. We've got photos galore.
RED BANK: CLASSIC 5K TO TAKE NEW ROUTE
RED BANK: The Classic 5K returns Saturday with a new course, and possibly, rainfall.
RED BANK: 1980s SEX ASSAULTS ALLEGED
RED BANK: Lawsuit claims now-dead rec department official sexually assaulted woman more than 200 times, starting when she was 11 years old.
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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.