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The new seafood restaurant could be in operation as early as this month, a partner says. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Upping theirContinue reading "RED BANK: BLUE WATER TO REOPEN AS CATCH"
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RED BANK: CALLING DOCTOR DISCO
Queen of Disco Gloria (“I Will Survive”) Gaynor joins The Village People for a Saturday night concert at the Count Basie, a benefit for The Michael Fux Foundation. Regular readersContinue reading "RED BANK: CALLING DOCTOR DISCO"
RETAIL CHURN: BOOTS, FOOD AND FIT KIDS
•After 14 years in Fair Haven, Dean Ross is ready to take on double the rent to sell shoes in Red Bank. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD ThisContinue reading "RETAIL CHURN: BOOTS, FOOD AND FIT KIDS"
RED BANK RENEWS PUSH FOR LATE CLOSINGS
Bars and restaurants are doing their job keeping doors open late, some say, but more merchants must stay open to attract more visitors. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK RENEWS PUSH FOR LATE CLOSINGS"
FIRE INSPECTOR INSPIRES DREAD & RESPECT
Red Bank Fire Inspector John Drucker and his dreaded cruiser. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI There’s no mistaking the seriousness of a situation when theContinue reading "FIRE INSPECTOR INSPIRES DREAD & RESPECT"
RODS, REELS & BLUE WATER IN RED BANK
Tables are set for a possible Thursday night opening of Blue Water Seafood at 9 Broad Street. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI On Red Bank’s Broad Street, a hustleContinue reading "RODS, REELS & BLUE WATER IN RED BANK"
CODA FOR TWO MUSIC SHOPS ON MONMOUTH
Summit Music has cleared out, and across the street, Honey Child Music has shut its doors. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Within days of eachContinue reading "CODA FOR TWO MUSIC SHOPS ON MONMOUTH"
DOWNTOWN, THE YEAR CHURNS TO AN END
Vacant since May, the former East Side Cafe is getting set to reopen as the Red Bank Diner. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The last time redbankgreen published aContinue reading "DOWNTOWN, THE YEAR CHURNS TO AN END"
CHINESE, VIETNAMESE AND TATS ON TAP
Temple, a Chinese restaurant, is expected to open in the former home of Torcello by the end of December. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI TiredContinue reading "CHINESE, VIETNAMESE AND TATS ON TAP"
BLUE WATER SWIMS TO BROAD STREET OK
Blue Water Seafood won approval from the planning board to move into Red Bank Monday night. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Jimmy Vastardis says he’s always wanted to ownContinue reading "BLUE WATER SWIMS TO BROAD STREET OK"
RISING FROM THE ASHES? WATCH THIS SPACE
Landlord Jack Anderson says he’s gotten a number of proposals for the former Ashes space. (Click to enlarge) A collective groan was heard through downtown Red Bank earlier this monthContinue reading "RISING FROM THE ASHES? WATCH THIS SPACE"
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.