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RED BANK: NEW IMPOUND LOT EYED
RED BANK: Without an impound yard, police have been stowing confiscated vehicles wherever they could find space. A deal should fix that, chief says.
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RED BANK: ELECTRIC CAR SHOW SLATED
RED BANK: The borough's Environmental Commission plans an electric car show this month to juice awareness of EVs and other alternatives to gas guzzlers.
RED BANK: EV CHARGER SWITCHED ON
After a false start involving an enabling ordinance, Red Bank’s first  public charging station for electric vehicles is now legally approved and switched on, borough officials said. Located outside boroughContinue reading "RED BANK: EV CHARGER SWITCHED ON"
RED BANK: EV SPACE? HOLD THAT THOUGHT
The public charging station, located outside borough hall, remained under wraps Thursday afternoon. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD It seems somebody at RedContinue reading "RED BANK: EV SPACE? HOLD THAT THOUGHT"
RED BANK: EV CHARGING SET AT $2 PER HOUR
Red Bank’s first and only electric vehicle charging station, installed on Monmouth Street outside borough hall, will cost users $2 per hour for both a recharge and the use ofContinue reading "RED BANK: EV CHARGING SET AT $2 PER HOUR"
RED BANK: CHARGING STATION TO GO LIVE
The charging station, the borough’s first, has been bagged since completion of the Monmouth Street reconstruction project last year. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) A long-completed butContinue reading "RED BANK: CHARGING STATION TO GO LIVE"
RED BANK RESTAURATEUR’S FERRARI CRASHES
Michael Fux, below, with admirers at a 2011 car show in Red Bank that featured dozens of his cars, including the Ferrari above. (Click to enlarge) A rare Ferrari EnzoContinue reading "RED BANK RESTAURATEUR’S FERRARI CRASHES"
HIGH-END USED CARS VROOM INTO RED BANK
A luxury used-car lot that opened last month at Maple Avenue and Broad Street in Red Bank features pricey vehicles, including the Bentley GT Speed shown here, tagged at $120,000.Continue reading "HIGH-END USED CARS VROOM INTO RED BANK"
HOODS UP AT DOC HOLIDAY CAR SHOW
More than 300 eye-catching cars, and a handful of motorcycles, shone under the summer sun on White Street in Red Bank Sunday as the Liberty Hose fire company held itsContinue reading "HOODS UP AT DOC HOLIDAY CAR SHOW"
AUTO SHOP SET TO ZOOM INTO SHREWSBURY
A long-empty Shrewsbury garage will soon be revving to the sounds of Lamborghinis and other big-ticket cars.  (Photo below by Danielle Tepper. Click to enlarge) By DANIELLE TEPPER For twoContinue reading "AUTO SHOP SET TO ZOOM INTO SHREWSBURY"
RED BANK: 7-ELEVEN CHALLENGED OVER 24/7
Planning consultant Rob Freud, representing 7-Eleven, answers a question from resident John Garofalo, left. Below, Freud with the site plan. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A  proposal toContinue reading "RED BANK: 7-ELEVEN CHALLENGED OVER 24/7"
VANDALS SMASH CARS IN TWO TOWNS
Two of the vehicles struck overnight on East Bergen Place in Red Bank. The one below was parked on the street at the time it was attacked. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "VANDALS SMASH CARS IN TWO TOWNS"
MYSTERY OBJECTOR SKEWS HOTEL DEBATE
Architect Lou Silverstein holds up a rendering of the proposed Hampton Inn as objector Marco Sima addresses the planning board. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Already the subjectContinue reading "MYSTERY OBJECTOR SKEWS HOTEL DEBATE"
Foam-mattress maven Michael Fux (pronounced ‘fyooks’) pulled off his hurricane-delayed exotic car show in downtown Red Bank Saturday afternoon, showcasing 52 cars from his collection of 114 top-end Rolls Royces,Continue reading "SWEET RIDES, AND PAULIE WALNUTS, TOO"
EXOTIC CAR SHOW SET FOR SATURDAY
A taste of vrooms to come, as seen outside Blue Water Seafood Company last Friday night. (Click to enlarge) Foam-mattress maven Michael Fux, right, has been making the rounds inContinue reading "EXOTIC CAR SHOW SET FOR SATURDAY"
A bounty of gleaming cars and nostalgia combined to make Wednesday’s Red Bank Cruise Night, organized in memory of borough mattress merchant and car racer Stu Paer, a perfect summerContinue reading "MEMORIES, BUFFED TO A HIGH GLOSS"
BUMPER-TO-DAGMAR TRAFFIC DOWNTOWN
Classic cars began purring into downtown Red Bank late Wednesday afternoon for a charity car show that’s scheduled to overtake Broad Street and other downtown streets until 10 p.m. Above,Continue reading "BUMPER-TO-DAGMAR TRAFFIC DOWNTOWN"
IN DETAIL: ‘BLOWN AWAY’ BY A SHINY CAR
Shawn Gatta applies some elbow grease to a car at Detail Doctor in Shrewsbury. (Photo by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge) By EVAN SOLTAS Shawn Gatta has spent more thanContinue reading "IN DETAIL: ‘BLOWN AWAY’ BY A SHINY CAR"
On Monday, redbankgreen brought you photos taken on a walking tour of Red Bank shortly after the end of the paralyzing blizzard that walloped parts of the northeastern United StatesContinue reading "RED BANK SPUTTERS BACK TO A START"
FERRARI FETISH II
For the second year in a row, the roar and flash of an estimated 75 Ferraris will overtake a stretch of Red Bank’s Broad Street on Sunday. The display ofContinue reading "FERRARI FETISH II"
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...