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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.
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WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A SUPER SUB AT ELSIE’S
RED BANK: What's For Lunch? A super sub at Elsie's in Red Bank, where they've been making them since 1959. We even met a guy who's been a customer that long.
RED BANK: ‘GOURMET’ MAC ‘N CHEESE? YEP.
The mac-and-cheese at Mac Attack. Abe Elkomey at the griddle, below. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Mac Attack Gourmet Cheesery blew into Red Bank lastContinue reading "RED BANK: ‘GOURMET’ MAC ‘N CHEESE? YEP."
RED BANK: BOUQUETS OF SUDS AND FROMAGE
Red Bank’s Cheese Cave paired up with Canadian-based brewer Unibroue to host a cheese-and-beer tasting event at the Molly Pitcher Inn Sunday. About 50 sudsophiles and cheesionados lent their noses and tasteContinue reading "RED BANK: BOUQUETS OF SUDS AND FROMAGE"
RED BANK: BEER & CHEESE PAIR UP AT MOLLY
A serendipitous sandwich order led to an event that will feature Belgian-style brews and cheeses from the Cheese Cave at Red Bank’s Molly Pitcher Inn this month. (Photo by Jim Willis.Continue reading "RED BANK: BEER & CHEESE PAIR UP AT MOLLY"
PIEHOLE: CHEESE SCHOOL IS NOW IN SESSION
Ready for cheese school? Read all about it in PieHole. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) redbankgreen’s PieHole is all about local food and drink. If you haven’t liked us on FacebookContinue reading "PIEHOLE: CHEESE SCHOOL IS NOW IN SESSION"
LITTLE SILVER: MIND YOUR RIND AT SICKLES
Cheesemonger Caitlin O’Neill will be leading a series of cheese classes in the Sickles Market greenhouse. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS When Caitlin O’Neill, cheesemonger atContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: MIND YOUR RIND AT SICKLES"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? SOPPRESSATA ‘N CHEESE
Soppressata from Citarella’s Market paired with some pickled cherry peppers from the garden and a piece cheddar cheese.  (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS Citarella’s Market inContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? SOPPRESSATA ‘N CHEESE"
RED BANK: A ZESTY NEW NEIGHBOR
PieHole happened to be on the scene when Red Bank’s new sugar and spice purveyor came looking to give away some lemons leftover from a morning of zesting. (Photo by Jim Willis.Continue reading "RED BANK: A ZESTY NEW NEIGHBOR"
Mike Vaccaro and Stephen Catania of The Cheese Cave prepare a customer’s platter. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS For the Thanksgiving host, there’s always theContinue reading "RED BANK: PRE-BIRD APPETIZERS, CHEESEWISE"
RED BANK: CHEESE, THAT’S A GREAT IDEA…
Caitlin O’Neill of Sickles Market suggests some alternatives to the usual Thanksgiving Day pre-eats. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS For the Thanksgiving host, there’s always theContinue reading "RED BANK: CHEESE, THAT’S A GREAT IDEA…"
RED BANK: SOME TRENTON ON THAT BURGER?
Stew Goldstein at Monmouth Meats gets ready to slice the “Trenton” for the Trenton Burger. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS Where salty meats are concerned, yearsContinue reading "RED BANK: SOME TRENTON ON THAT BURGER?"
RED BANK: SPREADING “WORD OF CURD”
Cheese Cave customer John Lewer, right, picks up his eponymous sandwich for lunch. Below, owner Stephen Catania. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS October is American CheeseContinue reading "RED BANK: SPREADING “WORD OF CURD”"
In conversation on a sweltering day a few weeks back, Steve Catania, owner of The Cheese Cave on Monmouth Street in Red Bank, casually mentioned what a nice, light, summerContinue reading "CHEESE: IT’S WHAT’S FOR… SUPPER?"
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NOT SO SCARY
Twenty times? Fifty times? How many times did we drive by this home on the corner of River Street and Shrewsbury and do a double take before ...
LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
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.