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RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE REVIEW
RED BANK: Planning board holds a special meeting for a public hearing on a proposed Transit Village designation.
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RED BANK: STUDY FINDS STATION FIT FOR REDEVELOPMENT
RED BANK: Underutilized land, acres of parking lots. Study finds train station fits bill for an "area in need of redevelopment."
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE, RBFD ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On Thursday's council agenda: next step towards 'transit village' label; updates to fire department ordinance.
RED BANK: SAXUM CHANGES APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum wins approval for changes to its massive, not-yet-built housing project on the former VNA headquarters site.
RED BANK: SAXUM SEEKS MORE BEDROOMS
RED BANK: Two years after winning approval to build 210 units, Saxum wants to increase the bedroom count while reducing density.
RED BANK: DENHOLTZ PLANS MASSIVE PROJECT
RED BANK: Denholtz Properties is negotiating to create a massive new development at the train station, redbankgreen has learned.
RED BANK: AGENCY FUTURE IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Redevelopment agency may be on the chopping block in 2022, with an early test as soon as January 1 in the form of vacancies to be filled.
RED BANK: BOARD NIXES REDEVELOPMENT BID
RED BANK: Planning board nixes Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site, saying the firm is responsible for deterioration.
RED BANK: Planning board hearing on Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site has been postponed again.
RED BANK: SAXUM HEARING POSTPONED
RED BANK: Hearing on Saxum's request for a rezoning of VNA site, which could lead to controversial tax deal, postponed until October 2.
RED BANK: TAX BREAK CLOUDS SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: Residents, and one board member, vent about tax impact as planning board takes up Saxum request for zoning change.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON AGENDA, AND NOT
RED BANK: On the council agenda: animal control change on hold; Saxum seeks new site designation; charter study measure advancing and more.
RED BANK: LATEST RAYRAP PLAN IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: A year after being stopped cold, RayRap returns to the zoning board this week with a plan for townhouses on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: LOT OWNERS CAN NOW TRY AGAIN
RED BANK: After sixth hearing and split vote requiring a tiebreaker, a key downtown lot gets rezoned, and the owner can refile a rejected apartment plan.
RED BANK: 5-4 BOARD VOTE ADVANCES PLAN
RED BANK: Once again, a measure to allow development of a downtown site in spite of a zoning board rejection proves divisive.
RED BANK: Like another developer thwarted by the zoning board, RayRap wants its property designated as "in need of rehabilitation."
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
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 ...