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RED BANK: ‘YAPPY HOUR’ SET FOR BROADWALK
RED BANK: Broadwalk is slated to return next week. And it will quickly go to the dogs, event organizers hope. (Click for more.)
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BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
RED BANK: POLICE DOGS WALK INTO RETIREMENT
RED BANK: Drug sniffing dogs find their skill set outdated now that pot is legal. With Milk Bones and salutes, a thankful town honors their service and loyalty at retirement ceremony.
RED BANK: K9S TO RETIRE FROM FORCE
RED BANK: Hunter and Eko, the four-legged members of the police K9 unit, will retire this month after years of "faithful exemplary service."
RED BANK: CIVIC-MINDED DOG KILLED BY POISON
A beloved St. Bernard known for attending Red Bank council meetings was among five dogs found poisoned 100 years ago this week. Throwback.
RED BANK: COP AIDED EVENTUAL VICTIM
RED BANK: Off-duty borough cop had first of four law enforcement encounters with a man who was later shot dead on the Parkway last month, AG's office says.
RED BANK: K9 TEAM COMPETES IN PRIMETIME
RED BANK: One of the borough police departments two K9 teams will compete in an obstacle-filled challenge on TV's 'America's Top Dog' Wednesday night.
RED BANK: K9 VEST, MAYOR’S BALL, PINS
RED BANK: Mayor and council shine spotlight on three charitable organizations, and the borough now has an official lapel pin.
RED BANK: Menna tugs reins on holiday horse-and-carriage rides, calling them "inhumane." What does the horse owner think? "Idiocy," she says.
RED BANK: CATCH TO TAKE GOTHAM SPACE
RED BANK: Retail Churn serves up a plateful of news from the downtown food scene, with openings and closings in the works. Also: pet acupuncture
RED BANK: RETHINKING ALL OF MARINE PARK
RED BANK: The borough may hire a consultant to come up with a "holistic" plan for Marine Park. It could mean the end of the red clay tennis courts.
RED BANK: TENNIS FANS MUSTER FOR COURTS
The tennis courts, overgrown with weeds since being swamped by Hurricane Sandy three years ago, got a sprucing-up from the borough last week. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: TENNIS FANS MUSTER FOR COURTS"
The clay tennis courts at Marine Park as seen in August. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD All three private-sector proposals for the future ofContinue reading "RED BANK: MARINE PARK PROJECTS NIXED"
RED BANK: BURNHAM BLASTS PARK DELAY
The clay tennis courts at Marine Park as seen last month. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Five months after three proposals were submitted, theContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM BLASTS PARK DELAY"
RED BANK: COUNCIL GIRDS FOR POSSIBLE SUIT
The clay tennis courts at Marine Park as seen last month, above. Below, an architect’s depiction of the proposed Red Bank Harbor plan. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL GIRDS FOR POSSIBLE SUIT"
RED BANK: JETSUN DEFENDS PROPOSAL
A rendering by architect Mike Simpson of the Red Bank Harbor proposal, as seen from the horseshoe marina at Marine Park. Below, Jetsun principals Doug Booton, Michael Hernandez and Anthony Jude SetaroContinue reading "RED BANK: JETSUN DEFENDS PROPOSAL"
RED BANK: DUPONT ZAPS JETSUN PROPOSAL
The red clay courts, idled since Hurricane Sandy, as seen from the Monmouth Boat Club next door. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: DUPONT ZAPS JETSUN PROPOSAL"
RED BANK: ACTION EXPECTED ON COURT PLANS
Wondering about the fate of Red Bank’s clay tennis courts in Marine Park, and whether they’ll be saved or replaced by either of two competing proposals to develop the waterfrontContinue reading "RED BANK: ACTION EXPECTED ON COURT PLANS"
RED BANK: TENNIS COURT IDEAS VOLLEYED
  An exhibit showed the layout of the Jetsun proposal superimposed an aerial view of the park. Below, MPAC principals Phil Flego, Gayle Horvath and Sandy Talarico make their pitch. (PhotosContinue reading "RED BANK: TENNIS COURT IDEAS VOLLEYED"
RED BANK PUTTING COURT PLANS INTO PLAY
The courts haven’t been playable since they were swamped by the Navesink River during Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK PUTTING COURT PLANS INTO PLAY"
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YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...