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RED BANK: BUILDING VALUE DOUBLES. HOW?
RED BANK: In just two years, a downtown building that's home to a prominent restaurant doubled in value. What's Going On Here?
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: PLAZA LIMITS IRK OUTSIDERS
RED BANK: Broad Street dining plaza is "sucking customers away" from restaurants just outside the zone, say some owners, who want it expanded south.
RED BANK: BACK IN BUSINESS, OUT FRONT
RED BANK: After three-month shutdown, restaurants see strong turnout for outdoor-only dining, and "it feels ____ great" to be back, says one owner.
RED BANK: WHITE STREET DISRUPTION FEARED
RED BANK: Merchants fear third economic blow in a year as borough embarks on White Street makeover and parking lot reconfiguration.
ON THE GREEN: VIRUS UPDATES
ON THE GREEN: Latest COVID-19 updates in the Red Bank area include train schedules, a virtual tip jar for restaurant and bar workers, and a scam alert.
RED BANK: PARK THIS WAY
Council President Cindy Burnham, left, and downtown business owners Wendy Jones and George Lyristis gathered to watch the installation of a new parking sign at Broad Street and Wallace Street inContinue reading "RED BANK: PARK THIS WAY"
RED BANK: B2 BREAKS THE TEMPLATE
William Alexander (second from right) tells PieHole that eaters need to head to the West Side to find something besides pizza and bar food in Red Bank.  (Photo by Jim Willis.Continue reading "RED BANK: B2 BREAKS THE TEMPLATE"
CHURN: SHREWSBURY TO GET FAST GREEK EATS
Greek Eats has signed to take the corner space, at right above, at the three-store 89 Newman Springs Road, now under construction. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "CHURN: SHREWSBURY TO GET FAST GREEK EATS"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? SLOW-BRAISED COMFORT
The tender short rib sandwich comes with a mountain of made in-house potato chips. Below, the delicious crispy chicken sandwich.   (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSONContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? SLOW-BRAISED COMFORT"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH: BISTRO SUSHI
A large platter of specialty sushi rolls from the Bistro take up most of the table top. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Where can you findContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH: BISTRO SUSHI"
RED BANK: DISHING WITH DISH CHEF FERRANDO
Dish chef Anthony Ferrando tells PieHole readers where to get the best pizza in a town with a lot of options.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JIMContinue reading "RED BANK: DISHING WITH DISH CHEF FERRANDO"
RED BANK: CINNAMON SNAIL PLAN SQUASHED
Red Bank has seen the last of the Cinnamon Snail, at least until next year’s Farmers’ Market at the Galleria, says mobile chef Adam Sobel. (Photo by John T. Ward.Continue reading "RED BANK: CINNAMON SNAIL PLAN SQUASHED"
RED BANK: LET THERE BE TRUCK FOOD!
The vegan magnet Cinnamon Snail will have a temporary home beside Teak, thanks to a little help from PieHole. (Photo by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS AsContinue reading "RED BANK: LET THERE BE TRUCK FOOD!"
RED BANK RESTAURANTS PLAN PUSHBACK
Tom Fishkin of Readies Fine Foods, Valerie Aufiero of Front Street Trattoria, Dan Lynch of red and the Downtown, George Lyristis of the Bistro at Red Bank and Anthony FerrandoContinue reading "RED BANK RESTAURANTS PLAN PUSHBACK"
“A good space with friendly energy,” the Sledger says. Today’s Star-Ledger reviews the Bistro at Red Bank, and finds that the Broad Street eatery manages to pull off an eclecticContinue reading "BISTRO GETS A BOOST"
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HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.
COMMUNITY PROFILES
For Black History Month, Red Bank's Community Engagement and Equity Advisory Committee has been running a series of local profiles on Facebo ...
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 ...