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RED BANK: THE VERY PICTURE OF SPRING
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Accidental Photographer stumbles on the very picture of spring, and on Spring Street, chance would have it.
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RUMSON: WORDS NEEDED FUR CHAIR BEAR
RUMSON: This photo of a chair bear found beside West River Road this morning needs a witty caption. Got one fur it?
RED BANK: A DATE WITH DESTINY?
RED BANK: Accidental Photographer comes across a dated vignette, and our photo needs a witty caption.
ACCIDENTAL PHOTO: TRACKING THE WEATHER
Oh, the irony: Someone put an indoor ski machine out on the curb on Hubbard Avenue in Middletown just in time for the first snowfall of 2015. The snow shouldContinue reading "ACCIDENTAL PHOTO: TRACKING THE WEATHER"
MIDDLETOWN: WIRY CHARACTER SIGHTED
The odd presence of a sketchy figure, seen leaning against a utility pole on Hubbard Avenue near West Front Street in Middletown Wednesday afternoon, seems to cry out for explanationContinue reading "MIDDLETOWN: WIRY CHARACTER SIGHTED"
ACCIDENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER: PINK SLIPPERED
This photo, taken on West Front Street in Red Bank Wednesday morning, cries out for a caption. Got one? Go ahead, give it a try. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click toContinue reading "ACCIDENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER: PINK SLIPPERED"
WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR GONDOLA
Found lying in the grass on Winding Way in Little Silver: “Two in a Gondola,” a 1956 LP by somebody named by Dino Olivieri. Interested? Grab it before today’s rainsContinue reading "WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR GONDOLA"
A CHANCE MEETING ON THE STREET
redbankgreen‘s Accidental Photographer stumbled upon this busted-frame portrait just as you see it on River Road in Red Bank Saturday evening: on the ground, leaning against a pole, all byContinue reading "A CHANCE MEETING ON THE STREET"
A LITTLE EARLY IN LITTLE SILVER
redbankgreen‘s Accidental Photographer came upon this chair left out in the rain on Woodbine Avenue in Little Silver Tuesday night and thought it looked eager to welcome Thanksgiving guests.
SPLITTING THE PROFITS, TOO?
Spotted by redbankgreen‘s Accidental Photographer on Oceanport Avenue in Little Silver on Sunday, this sign… well, wow. Perhaps a reminder to the folks who took part in Saturday’s Wedding WalkContinue reading "SPLITTING THE PROFITS, TOO?"
ACCIDENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER
Spotted by redbankgreen‘s Accidental Photographer at Garden State Auto Repair on Branch Avenue in Little Silver, this 1963 Rambler Classic seems to be saying something to passersby. But what? WithContinue reading "ACCIDENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER"
APPLIANCES COMMITTING SUICIDE, PERHAPS?
This edition of the Accidental Photographer happens to be about an actual accident. Or, what appears to have been an accident, though no one reported it to the police.
ACCIDENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER: GETTING BUGGY
OK, we’re no entomologists here, but redbankgreen’s accidental photographer saw this mantis-looking fella chilling on a set of bicycle handlebars the other day and had to snap a pic. AnybodyContinue reading "ACCIDENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER: GETTING BUGGY"
ACCIDENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER: WEED WHACKER
Just north of Point Road Elementary School on Seven Bridges Road in Little Silver, the weeds needed a trim. Enter Wayne Elsbree (aka Mohawk Wayne), who struck a pose forContinue reading "ACCIDENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER: WEED WHACKER"
ASPHALT CANVAS: A HARBINGER OF SPRING?
With less than three weeks to go before the start of spring, melting snow at Princeton Road and Park Avenue in Fair Haven left a wet spot that redbankgreen‘s accidentalContinue reading "ASPHALT CANVAS: A HARBINGER OF SPRING?"
BLIZZARD OUT THE WINDOW
This edition of redbankgreen‘s occasional accidental photographer series goes video for a cat’s-eye view (or four) of yesterday’s snowstorm.
ON ICE
It’s beginning to look like winter out on the Shrewsbury River. redbankgreen‘s accidental photographer captured this northward view of a dredge Thursday from the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge, where a bridgetenderContinue reading "ON ICE"
JUST A VAPOR BARRIER, FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE
redbankgreen‘s accidental photographer came upon this shot a couple of nights ago at the First Presbyterian Church at Tower Hill on Harding Road in Red Bank. No, the church hasn’tContinue reading "JUST A VAPOR BARRIER, FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE"
FOLIAGE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR
OK, this season’s leaves aren’t as pale as this one, found yesterday on  newly painted pavement lines at Seven Bridge and Point Roads in Little Silver. But if it seemsContinue reading "FOLIAGE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR"
6:35p ARRIVAL LAVIRRA p53:6
No, it’s not quite one of those new double-decker passenger trains. But the glass-smooth Navesink River did a nice job of mirroring everything above it when redbankgreen‘s accidental photographer snappedContinue reading "6:35p ARRIVAL LAVIRRA p53:6"
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
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.