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RED BANK: DOWNTOWN PARKLET PLAN GETS THUMBS UP
RED BANK: There will soon be a new outdoor place to chill downtown: a "parklet" at Monmouth and Broad Streets.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: BROADWALK HERE TO STAY
RED BANK: Broadwalk, the car-free dining and shopping plaza, gets locked in as a recurring seasonal feature downtown.
RED BANK: GARDENS TAKE ROOT ON BROAD
RED BANK: Any day now, peonies as big as softballs will be blooming on Broad Street under the care of professional gardener.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER TAPS DOWNTOWN PRO
RED BANK: RiverCenter taps a downtown-management professional with extensive experience in New York and New Jersey as executive director.
RED BANK: MORE SIGNS OF RETAIL CHURN
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, signs of change downtown include new Greek restaurant; coal-fired pizzeria; juice bar and more.
RED BANK: BOARD TAPS BOWERS-CRADER
RED BANK: RiverCenter names Samantha Bowers-Crader board chairperson, a position held by her father three decades ago.
RED BANK: CARTER TO LEAD RIVERCENTER
RED BANK: RiverCenter names former borough planning director Glenn Carter as executive director, succeeding Laura Kirkpatrick.
RED BANK: Kirkpatrick resigns RiverCenter, leaving downtown promo agency looking for a new executive director for the second time in 17 months.
RED BANK: HOSPITAL TO OWN GARAGE
RED BANK: Completing 20-year-old deal, Riverview Medical Center gets ownership of borough-owned parking garage on Globe Court.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN SOLD
RED BANK: The Downtown restaurant and bar has new owners. Filings indicate no immediate plans for changes to the West Front Street building.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER TAPS KIRKPATRICK
RED BANK: RiverCenter board names Laura Kirkpatrick to lead the downtown promotion agency where she's worked in marketing and promotion for two years.
RED BANK: SCAVONE TO LEAVE RIVERCENTER
RED BANK: RiverCenter, the quasi-governmental agency that oversees the downtown district, is losing its executive director of the past six years.
LITTLE SILVER: TOWN HIRES TOWER LAWYER
LITTLE SILVER: Council hires outside attorney to help determine if it's stuck with a cell tower that dialed up anger borough-wide.
LITTLE SILVER: CELL TOWER DIALS UP OUTRAGE
LITTLE SILVER: Hundreds of residents pack a meeting to give elected officials an earful about a new cell tower built just 500 feet away.
RED BANK: TAPAS OUT; CLOTHES, ICE CREAM IN
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, a new ice cream shop and a clothing store plan Broad Street openings as a restaurant closes.
RED BANK: A feast for movie lovers last summer, the Indie Street Film Festival plans a return next July and is seeking cinematic submissions.
RED BANK: Schedule and trailers from the final full day of the Indie Street Film Festival.
RED BANK: FRIDAY’S INDIE STREET LINEUP
RED BANK: The full rundown, with a boatload of trailers, for Friday's Indie Street Film Fest offerings.
RED BANK: A MOVIE FEAST ON INDIE STREET
RED BANK: Scandalously long legs and a thing for eating dirt are among the topics explored as the Indie Street Film Festival enters its first full day.
RED BANK: TURN HERE FOR INDIE STREET
RED BANK: Indie Street Film Festival kicks off with one film and two parties before going full-bore for three days. We've got details, trailers.
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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.