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LITTLE SILVER: NAIL BUFF TRIES TO NAIL $20K
LITTLE SILVER: A "nail artist" needs a hand through online voting in a contest that could net her a $20k partnership with a nail polish manufacturer.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
Closing out his quest on Flag Day, NJ.com video reporter and Red Bank resident Brian Donohue unveiled the winner of a contest he championed for a new New Jersey stateContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: PROPOSED JERSEY FLAG DEBUTS"
RED BANK: TWEET THIS PHOTO
RED BANK: Check out this kid's prizewinning photo.
Check out this powerful video created by Red Bank Regional students on the dangers of distracted driving.
RED BANK: SEASONAL PHOTO CONTEST DEBUTS
Photos by a Red Bank Middle School student, Jonathan Balanzar, above, and an adult, Lidia Carranza, right, were the winners in the first of a new series of seasonal photoContinue reading "RED BANK: SEASONAL PHOTO CONTEST DEBUTS"
SEA BRIGHT: PUTTING OUR PIEHOLE TO USE
The three judges at the Sea Bright Farmers’ Market’s first apple pie bake-off: Eric from Estonia, Susan Ericson and Susie Markson. Below, the winning apple caramel tart.¬†(Photos by John T.Continue reading "SEA BRIGHT: PUTTING OUR PIEHOLE TO USE"
RED BANK WINS ‘GREAT’ DOWNTOWN VOTE
A view along Broad Street from 2012. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The votes are in, and Red Bank is the most popularContinue reading "RED BANK WINS ‘GREAT’ DOWNTOWN VOTE"
A view along Broad Street from 2012. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) What’s your favorite New Jersey downtown? The state chapter of the American Planning Association isContinue reading "RED BANK: IS THIS A ‘GREAT’ DOWNTOWN?"
LITTLE SILVER: SUMMER’S PLUMPEST TOMATO
And the winner is… right here. (Photo by Sarah Klepner. Click to enlarge)
LITTLE SILVER: WHATTA TOMATO
Betsy Bryan, above, of Rumson, registers her entry in the annual Sickles Market biggest tomato contest in Little Silver on Saturday. For the second year in a row, the biggest-tomato contestContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: WHATTA TOMATO"
PIE HOLES FILLED, SANS UTENSILS
Young fans of New Jersey’s state fruit tucked in with gusto at the annual blueberry festival at Sickles Market in Little Silver Saturday. For the 12th straight year, pie-eating competitionsContinue reading "PIE HOLES FILLED, SANS UTENSILS"
BROTHERS TAKE TOP HOME-DECORATING SWAG
First place: 14 Catherine Street, home of Patrick Hussey & Family. (Click to enlarge) Let the maple syrup flow! The winners of Red Bank’s annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest haveContinue reading "BROTHERS TAKE TOP HOME-DECORATING SWAG"
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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.
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.