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RED BANK: TOWN’S 10 WORST INTERSECTIONS?
RED BANK: What's the most hair-raising intersection in our town? Here's a list of those with the most crashes.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: GOING TOPLESS, IF NOT BY CHOICE
RED BANK: Hubbard's Bridge trestle claims another truck roof.
RED BANK: TENNIS, TRESTLE, PARKING & DOGS
The Red Bank clay courts during Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012, above. Below, a truck stuck under the West Front Street railroad trestle last week. (Photos by Peter LindnerContinue reading "RED BANK: TENNIS, TRESTLE, PARKING & DOGS"
ANOTHER TRUCK STUCK
An NJ Transit worker looks on as a colleague unjams a rental truck from beneath the West Front Street rail trestle Saturday evening. Yep, it happened again.
NEW BRIDGE OPENS JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER
The first few cars of eastbound traffic head toward Red Bank over the the new West Front Street bridge between Red Bank and Middletown Monday morning. Below, Red Bank MarinaContinue reading "NEW BRIDGE OPENS JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: NOT DONE, BUT READY
As seen in these photos taken Sunday afternoon, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown still has a punchlist of unfinished details, such as the installation of decorativeContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: NOT DONE, BUT READY"
NO LADDER NEEDED
Stuck in traffic on eastbound West Front Street into Red Bank? Blame the driver of this truck, which got wedged in the railroad trestle at about 4:30 p.m.
This week’s spotlight comment is by ‘Ditch Waverly.’ Readers of redbankgreen comments may be familiar with Ditch’s occasional postings. Quite evidently written by a resident of Waverly Place in RedContinue reading "WATCHING THE WAVERLY GRAND PRIX"
WHERE’D THAT BRIDGE COME FROM?
Yes, again. Westbound this time. (Photo courtesy of Gregg Helfman) This one’s definitely in the dog-bites-man category. But hey, it’s a slow news day, and as long as we’re onContinue reading "WHERE’D THAT BRIDGE COME FROM?"
RETHINKING THE FENG SHUI
A furniture delivery truck nearly got stuck beneath the railroad trestle over West Front Street near Hubbards Bridge in Red Bank this morning. The driver backed the vehicle out, turnedContinue reading "RETHINKING THE FENG SHUI"
A tow rig operator gets ready to hitch a cable to an AT&T truck that got jammed under the railroad trestle on West Front Street near Hubbards Bridge in Red Bank this morning. Traffic was being detoured to Route 35...
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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.
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.