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RED BANK: FUNDRAISER FOR HISTORIC CEMETERY
RED BANK: Keepers of the historic Cedar View African-American cemetery host a fundraiser at the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center.
WEEKEND: ART, MUSIC, HISTORY AND A 5K
RED BANK: Tour a 145-year-old boat club, run a 5k for a good cause, celebrate Mexican culture for Cinco de Mayo. Our scrollable last minute look at things to do this weekend.
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
RED BANK: WEEKEND PICKS
A spring street fair, Mexican dance lessons, an Abba tribute and a visit to the T. Thomas Fortune House. redbankgreen has some weekend picks here.
RED BANK: SPOTLIGHT ON FASHION’S HISTORIC ROLE
RED BANK: Fortune Center and Two River Theater team up to showcase the Ebony Fashion Fair and its role in Civil Rights history.
RED BANK: ‘POSTCARD FROM SOUTH AFRICA’
RED BANK: Fortune Cultural Center hosts "A Postcard from South Africa," featuring discussion led by executive director Gilda Rogers.
RED BANK: FORTUNE’S ‘SALUTE TO EBONY FASHION’
RED BANK: Fortune Cultural Center presents "A Salute to Ebony Fashion," in conjunction with the Two River Theater’s costume department.
RED BANK: READ-IN WITH CHILDREN’S AUTHOR
RED BANK: Children’s author Kojo Ayinde C. Johnson headlines the National African American Read-In at Two River Theater.
RED BANK: ‘FORTUNE TELLERS’ GUIDE VISITORS
RED BANK: Student guides dubbed 'Fortune Tellers' lead visitors through new exhibit on Black journalism at T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center.
RED BANK: NURTURING FORTUNE’S LEGACY
RED BANK: Opening this month, exhibit honoring editor and activist T. Thomas Fortune looks at his life, work and legacy.
RED BANK: YOUR GUIDE TO PORCHFEST II
RED BANK: Who's playing when and where at Sunday's second annual Porchfest? We've got all 90+ acts and 25 stages in one clickable guide.
RED BANK: ‘FORTUNE TELLERS’ GET READY
RED BANK: Ahead of an October exhibit on the history of the Black press, students learn docent skills at T. Thomas Fortune Center.
RED BANK: BASIE LISTENING PARTY AT FORTUNE
RED BANK: Fortune Cultural Center hosts a listening party for a new tribute album featuring the music of Red Bank's own William 'Count' Basie.
RED BANK: JUNETEENTH AT BASIE CENTER
RED BANK: Basie Center for the Arts hosts a community Juneteenth celebration at The Vogel.
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Jacqueline Sturdivant said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: LIFE OF IDA B. WELLS AT FORTUNE
RED BANK: T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center hosts an exhibit honoring Black women, including journalist Ida B. Wells.
RED BANK: FORTUNE CENTER FUNDRAISER
RED BANK: T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center hosts a fundraiser at Triumph Brewing Company featuring jazz and South African wines.
RED BANK: ‘AFRICAN TAPESTRY’ AT FORTUNE
RED BANK: In a Black History Month celebration, the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center hosts "African Tapestry: Fashions by Rashidah."
RED BANK: ‘CRY FREEDOM’ AT FORTUNE
RED BANK: T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center hosts a screening of "Cry Freedom," the true story of South African freedom fighter Steven Biko.
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...