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RUMSON: FROMAGERIE SAYS ‘ADIEU’
Customers found the restaurant closed without notice Monday night. Below right, chef David Burke with chef Pat Trama during post-Sandy relief efforts in Sea Bright. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RUMSON: FROMAGERIE SAYS ‘ADIEU’"
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RED BANK: CHEF RENEWS PASSION AT DISH
Anthony Ferrando discusses his newly rediscovered appreciation for hands-on cooking while preparing ravioli from scratch. Below, the completed ravioli. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON LikeContinue reading "RED BANK: CHEF RENEWS PASSION AT DISH"
SEA BRIGHT: FRESH-PLATED BY YOUNG CHEF
Chef Chuck Lesbirel in the dining room of Ama. Below: a seasonal salad of Jersey peaches, Jersey tomatoes and lobster.  (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON HowContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: FRESH-PLATED BY YOUNG CHEF"
FAIR HAVEN: NEW CHEF, NEW MENU AT RAVEN
New on the menu at the Raven and the Peach, Coconut Shrimp. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON The elegant Raven and the Peach, a showplaceContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: NEW CHEF, NEW MENU AT RAVEN"
RED BANK: A DICEY CHAT ABOUT CHOWDA
PieHole visits Red Bank’s Chowda House to get the chef’s take on New England versus Manhattan. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) How’s this for warming a cold, grey DecemberContinue reading "RED BANK: A DICEY CHAT ABOUT CHOWDA"
SHREWSBURY: D’JEET HARVESTS THE GROVE
Chef/owner of d’jeet Casey Pesce harvesting greens at the Grove. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS When Casey Pesce, chef/owner of d’jeet in the Grove was studyingContinue reading "SHREWSBURY: D’JEET HARVESTS THE GROVE"
FAIR HAVEN: MARKET REOPENING UNCERTAIN
A sign on the front door announces an “intention to re-open October 1,” but that’s not going to happen, says founder Tony Balderose.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: MARKET REOPENING UNCERTAIN"
FAIR HAVEN: NEW FOOD MARKET OPENS
Before carving out a career with the likes of Balducci’s and Gourmet Garage, BFF Market’s Tony Balderose, below, spent years in the telecom industry. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "FAIR HAVEN: NEW FOOD MARKET OPENS"
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"
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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 ...
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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.