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RED BANK: PADDLE THE NAVESINK DAY
RED BANK: Navesink Maritime Heritage hosts Paddle the Navesink Day at Maple Cove for those interested in canoeing, kayaking and more.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: BURNHAM
RED BANK: Five candidates, including two incumbents, are on the ballot in next month's council election. Here's where Cindy Burnham stands on the issues.
RED BANK: CLEAN NAVESINK PLAN URGED
RED BANK: Environmental and sporting groups urge action on Navesink contamination.
ON THE GREEN: PADDLE, SKIM, RUNBIKESWIM
ON THE GREEN: Local Summer continues with the annual returns of Paddle the Navesink Day, Skimbash Sea Bright and the Iron Girl Triathlon.
RED BANK: ONCE MORE ‘ROUND THE RIVER
RED BANK: The sixth annual Paddle the Navesink Day takes to the local waters on Saturday, September 10.
RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: MICHAEL WHELAN
Michael Whelan, Republican. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) The balance of political power is at stake in the November 3 election in Red Bank, which features four candidates forContinue reading "RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: MICHAEL WHELAN"
RED BANK: RIVER PADDLING UNDERWAY
Rowers, kayakers, canoers, standup paddlers and others gathered at Red Bank’s Maple Cove Saturday afternoon for the fifth edition of Paddle the Navesink Day. The free, get-aquainted-with-the-waterway event runs until 4 p.m.,Continue reading "RED BANK: RIVER PADDLING UNDERWAY"
RED BANK: TAKE IT TO THE RIVER
Rowers, kayakers, canoers, standup paddlers and the just-plain-interested are invited to Maple Cove this Saturday, when Paddle the Navesink Day offers area residents a new perspective on Red Bank’s mostContinue reading "RED BANK: TAKE IT TO THE RIVER"
RED BANK: OM ON THE RIVER
Red Bank’s Maple Cove on the Navesink River has become a gently bobbing yoga studio, weather and tides permitting. “The [stand-up paddle] boards are more stable than you might think,”Continue reading "RED BANK: OM ON THE RIVER"
RED BANK: PADDLE DAY RESURFACES
They lined up for a chance to kayak, row and sail our beautiful river when Paddle the Navesink Day returned after a one-year absence Sunday. Navesink River Rowing, the MonmouthContinue reading "RED BANK: PADDLE DAY RESURFACES"
RED BANK: UP THE RIVER, WITH PADDLE
Participants of all ages and skill levels are invited to take it to the river on Sunday, when Paddle the Navesink Day returns to cover the Red Bank waterfront. (PhotoContinue reading "RED BANK: UP THE RIVER, WITH PADDLE"
LESSON ONE: WAIT OUT THE MONSOON
Despite heavy rains for its first hour, Paddle the Paddle the Navesink Day found itself under sunny skies at Red Bank’s Maple Cove Saturday. Nearly 200 people tried kayaks and paddleContinue reading "LESSON ONE: WAIT OUT THE MONSOON"
PADDLE? YOU WERE GONNA GET WET ANYWAY
A sudden downpour was a delight for these kids on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank Saturday morning. Meanwhile, down by the river, displays for Paddle the Navesink Day are setContinue reading "PADDLE? YOU WERE GONNA GET WET ANYWAY"
PADDLE DAY RETURNS SATURDAY
Participants in the 2011 edition of Paddle the Navesink Day, seen at Maple Cove, below, and from West Front Street down the Corinthian Cove driveway, above.  (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "PADDLE DAY RETURNS SATURDAY"
Organizations that call the Navesink River home – including Monmouth Boat Club, Navesink River Rowing and a loose-knit group of kayakers and paddle-boarders who launch from Maple Cove – hosted theContinue reading "INTRO TO THE RIVER II"
PADDLE DAY MAKES A RETURN TO THE RIVER
A beginner gets acclimated with the water at last year’s inaugural Paddle the Navesink Day. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) Red Bank has its share of river-themed events.Continue reading "PADDLE DAY MAKES A RETURN TO THE RIVER"
Scenes from Paddle the Navesink Day, captured by Peter Lindner. (To enlarge the photo display, start it, then click the embiggen symbol in the lower right corner. To get backContinue reading "A PLETHORA OF PADDLING"
RIVER’S ‘REVELATIONS’ OPEN TO ALL SEPT. 18
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Before there was Maple Cove, Jim Crawford didn’t fully appreciate that he lived in a river town. But not long after the town council designated the undevelopedContinue reading "RIVER’S ‘REVELATIONS’ OPEN TO ALL SEPT. 18"
CHURNING UP THE NAVESINK
Traffic was heavy in Maple Cove Sunday as rowers came and went during a morning of races. Below, scullers heading out to the start line. (Click to enlarge) The NavesinkContinue reading "CHURNING UP THE NAVESINK"
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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 ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
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.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
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.