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RED BANK: ANTIQUES BUILDING SOLD
RED BANK: The borough's once-burgeoning antiques district, which took a big hit six years ago, is about to shrink some more.
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RED BANK: HIGH-END ANTIQUES SHOP DEBUTS
Paul Gallagher, left, and Ron Knox in their new art and antiques shop, which opens Friday.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank’sContinue reading "RED BANK: HIGH-END ANTIQUES SHOP DEBUTS"
A 69-year-old Staten Island man who admitted robbing a Fair Haven antiques store at gunpoint last summer has been sentenced to 114 months in prison, federal law enforcement officials saidContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: ROBBER GETS NINE YEARS"
SUMMER 2013: HOTHOUSE FLOWERS OUTDOORS
Red Bank Antiques Center owner Guy Johnson waters plants outside his West Front Street store Wednesday as a heat wave continued its siege. Temperatures are expected to peak Thursday atContinue reading "SUMMER 2013: HOTHOUSE FLOWERS OUTDOORS"
Blue Stove Antiques was robbed at gunpoint last June 2, with some $200,000 in jewelry and other valuables taken. (Click to enlarge) A 69-year-old man admitted robbing Blue Stove AntiquesContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: 69-YEAR-OLD COPS TO ROBBERY"
ON DECK IN RED BANK
A welder prepares for the placement of a precast concrete panel at the parking deck under assembly at the site of the MW West Side Lofts project on Bridge AvenueContinue reading "ON DECK IN RED BANK"
FBI LINKS HEIST SUSPECT TO ROBBERY STRING
Blue Stove Antiques was robbed at gunpoint in early June by a man authorities have linked to armed robberies of New Jersey jewelry stores going back half a decade. (ClickContinue reading "FBI LINKS HEIST SUSPECT TO ROBBERY STRING"
HISTORY DAY: CENTENNIAL AND ANTIQUES
The crew from Paul Davis Partywares in Shrewsbury setting up the tent and tables at Fair Haven Fields Thursday for Saturday’s celebration of the town’s centennial. Below, Riverbank Antiques inContinue reading "HISTORY DAY: CENTENNIAL AND ANTIQUES"
By JOHN T. WARD The owner of a Fair Haven antiques shop was held up at gunpoint by a robber who fled with the contents of a safe, police reportedContinue reading "ARMED ROBBER HITS FAIR HAVEN SHOP"
AGOSTINO, T. BERRY SQUARE PACKING IT IN
Agostino Antique’s home, at 21 Broad, is expected to have a new owner soon. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Downtown Red Bank’s economic recovery is not without itsContinue reading "AGOSTINO, T. BERRY SQUARE PACKING IT IN"
The crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of February 17 to February 24, 2012. This information is unedited. Theft occurring between 2-17-12Continue reading "TRIO LOADS UP ON ANTIQUES AND FLEES"
LOFTS PROJECT SEEKS PARKING REDUCTION
A view of the proposed West Side Lofts, at the southeast corner of West Front Street and Bridge Avenue. Project principal Chris Cole, center below, speaks with Red Bank AntiquesContinue reading "LOFTS PROJECT SEEKS PARKING REDUCTION"
LOFTS PLAN RETURNS, TRIMMED A SMIDGEN
The proposed West Side Lofts development, at the corner of West Front Street and Bridge Avenue, is again moving forward. Below, architectural drawings. (Photos by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "LOFTS PLAN RETURNS, TRIMMED A SMIDGEN"
WEST SIDERS GETTING SOME OVERDUE TLC
Danny Murphy, outside his Bridge Avenue restaurant, is leading an effort to boost the Arts & Antiques District’s profile. For years, a cluster of businesses west of Red Bank’s downtownContinue reading "WEST SIDERS GETTING SOME OVERDUE TLC"
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DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.