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RED BANK: PLAZA LIGHTS UP BROAD STREET
RED BANK: New pedestrian plaza lights up Broad Street as restaurants take it to the street in an effort to jump-start an economic recovery downtown.
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RED BANK: BROADWALK BOLLARDS BLOOM
The springtime emergence of the red bollards from their underground lair marks the closure of Broad Street between White and Front Streets until Sept. 30. Broadwalk is back.
RED BANK: ‘YAPPY HOUR’ SET FOR BROADWALK
RED BANK: Broadwalk is slated to return next week. And it will quickly go to the dogs, event organizers hope. (Click for more.)
RED BANK: BROADWALK HERE TO STAY
RED BANK: Broadwalk, the car-free dining and shopping plaza, gets locked in as a recurring seasonal feature downtown.
RED BANK: BROADWALK MAY RETURN ANNUALLY
RED BANK: Council plans ordinance to lock in Broadwalk as an annually recurring fixture. Here's Thursday's agenda at a glance.
RED BANK: BROAD REOPENS TO TRAFFIC
RED BANK: Ending the fourth season of Broadwalk, the northern blocks of Broad Street were reopened to vehicular traffic Monday.
RED BANK: BROADWALK PAIR GOES FOR $6.1M
RED BANK: Two-building deal includes former Coco Pari space. Also in Churn, updates on coming restaurants, and another vape shop opens.
RED BANK: BROADWALK BOLLARDS GO BIG
RED BANK: Tall, bright-red bollard covers installed as RiverCenter moves on plan to address various complaints about Broadwalk zone.
RED BANK: BROADWALK IS BACK
RED BANK: Broadwalk returns for at least a four-month run, and the weather for the next week looks good for outdoor dining. 
RED BANK: PAIR PRODS ACTION ON BROADWALK
RED BANK: Council sets Broadwalk season after Portman and Triggiano goad reluctant majority into immediate decision.
RED BANK: SIX-MONTH BROADWALK ON HOLD
RED BANK: RiverCenter lays out plan to address programming, trash and more in bid for six-month Broadwalk, but council withholds quick action.
RED BANK: BROADWALK ENDS SHORT RUN
RED BANK: After a late start and one-month extension, Broadwalk winds down this weekend amid uncertainty about a future return.
RED BANK: BROADWALK GETS ANOTHER MONTH
RED BANK: Council members, some grudgingly, approve one-month Broadwalk extension to October 2 as advocates tout late turn toward success.
RED BANK: JOBS, BROADWALK ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Broadwalk extension on agenda when council holds online-only session Wednesday. Also: attorney, assessor and 'Porchfest.'
RED BANK: BROADWALK SET FOR RETURN
RED BANK: With streetscape complete and bollards up, restaurants race to set up for Broadwalk. No takers for streateries elsewhere, however.
RED BANK: BROADWALK RELAUNCH “ON TRACK”
RED BANK: Broadwalk "on track" to return Friday, but it remains to be seen how many businesses participate in the dining and shopping plaza.
RED BANK: BROADWALK CURTAILED, FEES UPPED
RED BANK: Broadwalk could return next week, following council action on schedule (shortened) and streatery fees (increased).
RED BANK: BROADWALK CONCERNS AIRED
RED BANK: Merchants and residents raise numerous concerns as delayed restart of Broadwalk dining plaza finally nears.
RED BANK: BROADWALK PANEL FORMED
RED BANK: Sidewalk work underway as Menna appoints Broadwalk committee.
RED BANK: COUNCIL SPARS OVER BROADWALK
RED BANK: With Broadwalk dining plaza expected to return mid-July, Democrats clash over membership of restart committee.
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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.