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RED BANK: CHEESE SHOP OPENS
RED BANK: Specialty cheese shop opens, joining pastry spot, salad restaurant, e-bike seller and salon as recent additions to block in transformation.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: NEW CULINARY DELIGHTS ABOUND
RED BANK: A veritable groaning board of new culinary delights has arrived in recent weeks. We've got them all in Retail Churn.
RED BANK: NEW EATERIES WALTZ INTO TOWN
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, tiny new sandwich shop stakes out night crowd; ice cream shop, pizzeria, French-bread baker plan openings.
RED BANK: CHEESE, OUT; E-BIKES, CRYSTALS IN
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, an electric bike shop plugs in, a "beachy" gift boutique expands and a beloved cheese shop closes.
RED BANK: NEW RIVERCENTER VISION & HQ
RED BANK: Big week for RiverCenter as it wraps up an new vision plan with a focus on the value of the waterfront and moves into new offices.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER ‘VISION’ SHARPENS
RED BANK: RiverCenter's new 'vision' begins coming into focus as consultant unveils draft with emphasis on the town's "gem," its Navesink River waterfront.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN ‘VISION’ GAINS FOCUS
RED BANK: An effort to redefine RiverCenter's vision for the downtown continued with new survey results on perceptions of residents and visitors Monday.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER REBOOT BEGINS
RED BANK: RiverCenter kicks off drive to new 'vision' and strategic plan with a session that attracts about 70 merchants and others.
RED BANK: RETHINKING RIVERCENTER’S JOB
RED BANK: Led by a frustrated business owner, RiverCenter embarks on an effort next week to redefine its job, and is seeking public input.
A leading Middletown company and a Fair Haven volunteer are among the honorees — and over two dozen local restaurants and vendors are in in the house — as Habitat for Humanity Monmouth County hosts its first-ever food and wine tasting event, May 16 at the Oyster Point.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A PIG AND FIG
The Pig and Fig sandwich from the Cheese Cave. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Four and a half years after opening on Monmouth Street in RedContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A PIG AND FIG"
ON THE GREEN: EAT YOUR HEART OUT, LOVER
Carrie Zensinger shows off one of the several heart-shaped cakes available at Carlo’s Bakery in Red Bank, above. ArtSea Gallery in Sea Bright carries chocolate Kewpie dolls, below. (Photos by Susan Ericson.Continue reading "ON THE GREEN: EAT YOUR HEART OUT, LOVER"
RED BANK: A CORKER OF A BENEFIT, FOR RBPL
Susan Haugenes — pictured here jamming with hyperlocal luminaries The Haven — entertains during a Tuesday night Wine Tasting Benefit for the Red Bank Public Library. (Photo by Kim Levin)Continue reading "RED BANK: A CORKER OF A BENEFIT, FOR RBPL"
RED BANK: BRISKET SMOKED TO THE HEAVENS
Scott Broschart preps a 15-pound beef brisket for the smoker as his wife, Gina Roselle-Broschart, looks on. Below, PieHole enjoyed a late afternoon lunch of brisket in Broschart’s backyard. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK: BRISKET SMOKED TO THE HEAVENS"
RED BANK: BROADWAY BABIES CATCH A WAVE
The Broadway Dolls, featuring Hollie Howard (center), bring the musical excitement to the Molly for A Taste of Broadway, a Monday night fundraising gala benefitting a group of Shore-based nonprofits.Continue reading "RED BANK: BROADWAY BABIES CATCH A WAVE"
IN WITH THE NEW (UP WITH THE ICONIC)
Portraits of iconic women of the 1950s and 60s by Michelle Weadock are on display at Salon Concrete, beginning with a Saturday night fundraiser reception at the Broad Street business.Continue reading "IN WITH THE NEW (UP WITH THE ICONIC)"
BROADWAY ON THE NAVESINK, AT MOLLY GALA
The Broadway Dolls, featuring Hollie Howard (center), bring the excitement for Waves of Support, a September fundraising gala to benefit a group of ten Shore communities and locally based nonprofits.Continue reading "BROADWAY ON THE NAVESINK, AT MOLLY GALA"
SALON’S THE LOCATION FOR ART EXHIBIT
CLEARWATER MOTEL and other paintings by Shrewsbury-based artist Jimmy Leslie will be on display this Saturday night during a special opening reception for the exhibit LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!, hosted atContinue reading "SALON’S THE LOCATION FOR ART EXHIBIT"
WEEKEND: RIGHT HERE IN RIVER CITY
The cast of THE MUSIC MAN brings the Broadway evergreen to ‘Two River City’ for five concert-style performances this weekend. Below, Jersey music Jedi master Glen Burtnik leads an all-ShoreContinue reading "WEEKEND: RIGHT HERE IN RIVER CITY"
PIEHOLE: TOMATOES, CHEESE AND BEER
Brian Imbriale puts the finishing touches on PieHole‘s curry chicken salad sandwich at Fair Haven’s Balderose Fine Foods. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) redbankgreen’s PieHole is all about local food andContinue reading "PIEHOLE: TOMATOES, CHEESE AND BEER"
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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 ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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.