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SEA BRIGHT: BACK TO THE BEACH @ DONOVAN’S
SEA BRIGHT: PieHole pays a happy hour visit to the revived Donovan's Reef, where the palms sway and the rum buckets chill.
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SEA BRIGHT: DONOVAN’S REBUILD BEGINS
SEA BRIGHT: Construction of a permanent home for Donovan's Reef gets underway.
SEA BRIGHT: DONOVAN’S TIKI BAR REOPENS
With new access ramps over the sea wall, the restored tiki bar at Donovan’s was back in business Friday afternoon, as co-owner Chris Bowler announced via the signboard, below. (Photos byContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: DONOVAN’S TIKI BAR REOPENS"
SEA BRIGHT: DONOVAN’S COMEBACK DELAYED
The site of Donovan’s Reef in April. (Photo above by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD An ambitious plan to reopen a prominent Sea Bright barContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: DONOVAN’S COMEBACK DELAYED"
SEA BRIGHT: DONOVAN’S TO REBUILD
Donovan’s Reef as seen five days after Hurricane Sandy, above, and in better days, below. (Photo above by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Smashed toContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: DONOVAN’S TO REBUILD"
KIRK PLAYS SANTA, WITH HITMAKER HELPERS
Bandleader Brian Kirk (center) brings his Jirks back to the Basie stage on December 23, in a Santa for Lunch Break benefit that boasts the chart-topping voices of Elliot LurieContinue reading "KIRK PLAYS SANTA, WITH HITMAKER HELPERS"
SEA BRIGHT: DUNESDAY BACK ON THE BEACH
The patio at the Mad Hatter becomes Dunesday Central for the daylong beach festival Saturday. (Photo by Colby Wilson. Click to enlarge) By COLBY WILSON In the months after HurricaneContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: DUNESDAY BACK ON THE BEACH"
FOR SEA BRIGHT, A NOT-SO-SECRET SANTA
Jersey Shore barband legend Brian Kirk (above, at the 2001 Oysterfest in Red Bank) and his band of partystarting Jirks come to the Count Basie on December 20 for aContinue reading "FOR SEA BRIGHT, A NOT-SO-SECRET SANTA"
TIKI TAKE-OFF
Beach bar season is officially over, as Donovan’s Reef had its tiki bar craned off the beach in Sea Bright Thursday morning. It’ll go into winter storage. (Photo by DustinContinue reading "TIKI TAKE-OFF"
SEA BRIGHT EXPLORES BEACH REPAIR OPTIONS
A view of the aftermath from last month’s northeaster at Donovan’s Reef. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The website of Donovan’s Reef urges visitors to check out theContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT EXPLORES BEACH REPAIR OPTIONS"
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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.