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RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN CRITICAL AFTER CAR STRIKE
An unidentified man remained in critical condition late Thursday after being struck by a car on Bridge Avenue Wednesday night.
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RED BANK: ONE HURT AS CAR HITS HOUSE
RED BANK: Sleeping man struck by brick as car crashes into Newman Springs Road house early Thursday, police said.
RED BANK: TWO HURT IN ROLLOVER CRASH
RED BANK: In yet another crash involving a rollover, two motorists were injured when their vehicles collided Friday afternoon, police say.
RED BANK: A borough woman suffered minor injuries when struck by a minivan while crossing Bridge Avenue Tuesday night, police say.
RED BANK: MONTHLONG ROADWORK TO BEGIN
The northbound lane of Bridge Avenue in Red Bank between Chestnut Street and Drs. Parker Boulevard will be closed between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily for the month ofContinue reading "RED BANK: MONTHLONG ROADWORK TO BEGIN"
RED BANK: MORE KIOSKS, YES; APPS, MAYBE
Wiring for kiosks along Monmouth Street was installed when the street was refurbished two years ago. Kiosks on Bridge Avenue would be solar-powered. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: MORE KIOSKS, YES; APPS, MAYBE"
CHOWDA HOUSE TAKES RED BANK DOWN EAST
Chef Glenn Kovacs at work in the new Chowda House, set to open Saturday. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD It’s been almost a year and a half sinceContinue reading "CHOWDA HOUSE TAKES RED BANK DOWN EAST"
AN OASIS OF COLOR
The traffic island at Monmouth Street and Bridge Avenue in Red Bank, home to a rail-crossing gate, was lush and bright with well-tended plantings Thursday. Anybody know who gets theContinue reading "AN OASIS OF COLOR"
BEWITCHED ON BRIDGE
A Manhattan transplant turned go-getter on the greater Green, stylist Glen Goldbaum hosts “a magical evening of fantasy, hair, art and more” at his two West Side salons. (Photo byContinue reading "BEWITCHED ON BRIDGE"
BRIDGE AVENUE VAN FIRE DOUSED
A volunteer Red Bank firefighter gives a final wet-down to the engine compartment of a van parked behind a  house at 232 Bridge Avenue Sunday morning. Information about the causeContinue reading "BRIDGE AVENUE VAN FIRE DOUSED"
SAFETY PUSH MAKES IT TO MASTER PLAN
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Red Bank’s team of two-wheeled street safety activists earned a small victory Monday night in their effort to make borough paths safer and more accessible to bicyclistsContinue reading "SAFETY PUSH MAKES IT TO MASTER PLAN"
CALENDAR CONFLICT SPURS EVENTS REVIEW
Freddie Boynton and members of the Celestial Lodge had a beef to air about a block party. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI It hadn’t happenedContinue reading "CALENDAR CONFLICT SPURS EVENTS REVIEW"
NEW LOOK FOR PRIMAS, CIGARS ON WALLACE
The new-look Primas features bright colors and luxurious merchandise at affordable prices, the owners say. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Primas Home on Broad StreetContinue reading "NEW LOOK FOR PRIMAS, CIGARS ON WALLACE"
DEVELOPER GETS REPAID, PLEDGES PROGRESS
Developer Roger Mumford is getting his money back from Red Bank, and intends to continue his Lincoln Square project soon as possible. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "DEVELOPER GETS REPAID, PLEDGES PROGRESS"
INFURIATED BUILDER BLASTS RED TAPE
Roger Mumford says he won’t proceed with his West Side development project until he gets more cooperation from the town. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "INFURIATED BUILDER BLASTS RED TAPE"
BOBBY’S BACK, SERVING… TAKE A GUESS
After a two-year hiatus, Bobby Chiafullo has returned to the pizza scene. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Bobby Chiafullo had the front door open, theContinue reading "BOBBY’S BACK, SERVING… TAKE A GUESS"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
More than a dozen responses came in regarding last week’s Where Have I Seen This?, and five of them had the same wrong answer. We love when that happens!
RED BANK’S FIRST LADY OF LANDSCAPING
Karen Siciliano, seen at Riverside Gardens Park, is celebrating her company’s 75th year in business. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Something isn’t quite right insideContinue reading "RED BANK’S FIRST LADY OF LANDSCAPING"
LITTLE PROJECT, BIG IMPACT, BUILDER SAYS
Roger Mumford has plans that he says will transform part of the West Side. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI On the corner of Bridge Avenue and Cedar Street sitsContinue reading "LITTLE PROJECT, BIG IMPACT, BUILDER SAYS"
PLAN TO TRANSFORM WEST SIDE BLOCK OK’D
Roger Mumford discusses his plan at Thursday’s zoning board hearing. Below, a view of the homes to be built along the east side of Bridge Avenue; the current site ofContinue reading "PLAN TO TRANSFORM WEST SIDE BLOCK OK’D"
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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.
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 ...