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VIRTUAL: GENTRIFICATION AT THE SHORE
MIDDLETOWN: Library presents virtual program featuring authors of "Gentrification Down the Shore," a historical view of the booms and busts in Asbury Park.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: Nearly a decade after a borough middle school teacher was found slain in her Neptune City apartment, three men have been found guilty of her vicious murder.
RED BANK: BASIE PIMPS STAGE TO PRESS
RED BANK: Commerce intrudes on a once-inviolable sanctuary as the Basie sells stage-naming rights to the Asbury Park Press.
RUMSON: SIGN OF CHANGE
RUMSON: The outcry over the changes at What's Your Beef overlook the fact that the place hasn't always been What's Your Beef.
RUMSON: Seven months after she acquired What's Your Beef, restaurateur Marilyn Schlossbach has given it a makeover and new name.
RUMSON: WHAT’S YOUR REAL BEEF?
Jersey Shore restaurant maven Marilyn Schlossbach, below, hosted a free-food-and-drink “coming out party” Wednesday night at Rumson’s What’s Your Beef, which she and partners acquired in March. The event was held, in part,Continue reading "RUMSON: WHAT’S YOUR REAL BE ...
RUMSON: What's Your Beef plans a free, open-house, food-and-drink sampling party.
RUMSON: WHAT’S YOUR BEEF CHANGES HOOVES
Jersey Shore restaurant maven Marilyn Schlossbach and partners have acquired What’s Your Beef in Rumson. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Restaurateur Marilyn Schlossbach isContinue reading "RUMSON: WHAT’S YOUR BEEF CHANGES HOOVES"
RED BANK: SHEEHAN RACE LEAVING TOWN
Runners cooling down on Broad Street after last year’s race. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank, it seems, has hosted its final George Sheehan Classic, the road race named forContinue reading "RED BANK: SHEEHAN RACE LEAVING TOWN"
RED BANK: BOULANGERIE OPENS ART SHOW
Exhibit No. 9 gallery owner Tom White, center, discusses the artwork now showing at Antoinette Boulangerie in Red Bank. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON CuratedContinue reading "RED BANK: BOULANGERIE OPENS ART SHOW"
RED BANK WINS ‘GREAT’ DOWNTOWN VOTE
A view along Broad Street from 2012. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The votes are in, and Red Bank is the most popularContinue reading "RED BANK WINS ‘GREAT’ DOWNTOWN VOTE"
A view along Broad Street from 2012. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) What’s your favorite New Jersey downtown? The state chapter of the American Planning Association isContinue reading "RED BANK: IS THIS A ‘GREAT’ DOWNTOWN?"
RED BANK: DINER TO REOPEN AS TOAST
  “Sorry, closed” is all sign in the door tells patrons of the Broadway Diner, where some 40 workers were shocked to learn they’d lost their jobs Monday. Below, workersContinue reading "RED BANK: DINER TO REOPEN AS TOAST"
RETRO FASHION OUT, ASIAN EATERY PENDING
Backward Glances’ owner cited rising rents and diminishing cool as factors in her decision to leave Red Bank. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD After 28 years in RedContinue reading "RETRO FASHION OUT, ASIAN EATERY PENDING"
RED BANK FIRE HERO IN MORE HOT WATER
Robert Womble Jr. at Red Bank borough hall in December, 2011, when he was honored for heroism. (Click to enlarge) A Red Bank man who was lauded for heroism inContinue reading "RED BANK FIRE HERO IN MORE HOT WATER"
By JOHN T. WARD A two-day gun-buyback program aimed at getting unwanted firearms out of circulation ended with a bit of a bang this weekend. Police in affluent, suburban RumsonContinue reading "RUMSON OUTDRAWS ASBURY IN GUN BUYBACK"
Rumson is one of two Monmouth County towns that will serve as collection sites Friday and Saturday for a gun buyback program. Weapons may be surrendered anonymously, with no questionsContinue reading "RUMSON: GUN BUYBACK, NO QUESTIONS ASKED"
RED BANK: CHEATING, FOR A GOOD CAUSE
Christine Zilinski of Salon Concrete styles the hair of Maritza Soler of Port Monmouth last week. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD In the days after Hurricane Sandy hit,Continue reading "RED BANK: CHEATING, FOR A GOOD CAUSE"
WOMEN TO SHARE THEIR SONGS AND STORIES
The Woman’s Club of Red Bank is the kickoff site for the three-day event. (Click to enlarge) By DANIELLE TEPPER What is the value of art? Is it a frivolousContinue reading "WOMEN TO SHARE THEIR SONGS AND STORIES"
IN ASBURY AND IN PRINT: RATS AND BARFLIES
Cliff Galbraith with his two recent comic books, above, and talking with fan John Hanley on Broad Street, below. (Click to enlarge) This Saturday, a pair of Red Bank comicContinue reading "IN ASBURY AND IN PRINT: RATS AND BARFLIES"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.