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RED BANK: SCAFFOLDS RISE DOWNTOWN
RED BANK: Scaffolding goes up as two prominent buildings get facade work.
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CHURN: FRESH STARTS DOWNTOWN
The building at 14 West Front Street, center above, has changed hands. The white one next door is the site of a proposed roof deck for the Downtown, at farContinue reading "CHURN: FRESH STARTS DOWNTOWN"
RED BANK: EATERY CONTENTS ON THE BLOCK
The oven, assuming it’s sold, will have to go out the way it went in: through the front window. Below, Anthony “Tito” Vega with the three-ton oven last year. (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: EATERY CONTENTS ON THE BLOCK"
ZEBU OUT, WOOD-FIRED PIZZA IN
Zebu will close next week and a new restaurant will take over its space at 12 Broad Street. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Just five months after aContinue reading "ZEBU OUT, WOOD-FIRED PIZZA IN"
COFFEE HOTSPOT ZEBU REOPENS AT NEW HOME
After five months of downtime, popular Red Bank coffee mainstay Zebu Forno reopened at a new address Thursday: 12 Broad Street  just a few doors down from the storefront itContinue reading "COFFEE HOTSPOT ZEBU REOPENS AT NEW HOME"
AT 12 BROAD, SOHO MEETS RED BANK
A worker restoring the arched windows at 12 Broad Street recently. Nima Nili, below, is overseeing the building’s transformation. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD There’s no scaffolding, andContinue reading "AT 12 BROAD, SOHO MEETS RED BANK"
RENT SPAT FORCES ZEBU MOVE
The popular coffee house closed its doors Sunday night, and plans to move three doors north, to 12 Broad Street, below. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Zebu Forno,Continue reading "RENT SPAT FORCES ZEBU MOVE"
BALLEW BUILDING GOES FOR $1.5M
The three-story structure changed hands on July 1, records show. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The former home of Ballew Jewelers at has been sold, officially severing a relationshipContinue reading "BALLEW BUILDING GOES FOR $1.5M"
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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.
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."