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SENIORS GET A NEW TAKE ON BURGERS
Residents and staffers at the Atrium line up for burgers and fixings Wednesday. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON The chef from Beasty Burgers, one ofContinue reading "SENIORS GET A NEW TAKE ON BURGERS"
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RED BANK MOVES TO LIMIT BUILDING HEIGHTS
Under the proposal, structures as tall as the Atrium, left and Riverside Towers on Riverside Avenue, seen above last September, would no longer be permitted. (Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK MOVES TO LIMIT BUILDING HEIGHTS"
FOR A GENTLE WINTER, A WARM GOODBYE
Buds were bursting outside the Atrium at Navesink on Riverside Avenue in Red Bank Sunday as the unseasonably warm and nearly snowless winter 2012 wound down. Monday’s temperatures are expectedContinue reading "FOR A GENTLE WINTER, A WARM GOODBYE"
IN RED BANK, MAKING A LOT OF A LITTLE
Long the home of a car dealership and later approved for an office building, the parcel is now the site of a valet-only parking lot. (Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "IN RED BANK, MAKING A LOT OF A LITTLE"
DIG IN & SAY ‘CHEESE’
As PR agents all over northern Monmouth County know, redbankgreen avoids groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, presentations of giant checks and other phoney-baloney ‘news’ events. But if more of them yielded delightfullyContinue reading "DIG IN & SAY ‘CHEESE’"
ATRIUM ADDITION HITS GROUND RUNNING
A makeover of the vacant lot in the foreground is slated to begin shortly after the start of construction of six-story structure between the two Riverside Avenue high-rises in theContinue reading "ATRIUM ADDITION HITS GROUND RUNNING"
KABOOMERS PROMISE FRESH START
A promotional video for the KaBOOM fireworks show. Below, Tim Hogan, new chairman of KaBoom’s executive committee. (Click to enlarge photo) Coming off two years of financial challenges and crowd-controlContinue reading "KABOOMERS PROMISE FRESH START"
RECOVERY FOR A ROOFTOP GARDEN
Patients are allowed to get their hands dirty at the rejuvenated rooftop garden at Riverview Medical Center. (Photos by Peter Lindner; click to enlarge) It sat idle for years, aContinue reading "RECOVERY FOR A ROOFTOP GARDEN"
ATRIUM TRIMS HIGH-RISE PLAN
A proposed addition to the Atrium, at left, would be built between the existing structure and the neighboring Riverview Towers, right. The parking lot in the foreground, bound by RiversideContinue reading "ATRIUM TRIMS HIGH-RISE PLAN"
To enlarge the photo display, start it, then click the embiggen symbol in the lower right corner. To get back to redbankgreen, hit your escape key. The reception room ofContinue reading "BACK IN TIME, ON WATER HARD & SOFT"
ATRIUM LOT PLAN HITS SPEED BUMP
A representative of the Atrium at Navesink holds an artist’s depiction of the proposed lot while residents listen to testimony at last night’s zoning board hearing. (Click to enlarge) QuestionsContinue reading "ATRIUM LOT PLAN HITS SPEED BUMP"
PHS: WE PAY, AND WILL CONTINUE TO PAY
An architect’s rendering of the already approved six-story addition hangs on a fence next to the existing 12-story Atrium at Navesink Harbor, on Riverview Avenue. Apparent confusion over the theContinue reading "PHS: WE PAY, AND WILL CONTINUE TO PAY"
Scene’s from Thursday night’s Sunset Luau on the Navesink fundraiser at the Atrium at Navesink Harbor on Riverside Avenue in Red Bank. The event, formerly known as the Tiki Party,Continue reading "LUAU UNDIMMED BY LEADEN SKIES"
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FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
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.