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RED BANK: SKIES CLEAR, OKTOBERFEST ROCKS
RED BANK: Oktoberfest teems with good cheer as skies clear and some 2,000 come out to sample locally made beer, liquor and more.
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RED BANK: SKYWATCH FOR WEEKEND EVENTS
RED BANK: It's eyes-on-the-sky time as four outdoor events dominate the town's dance card this weekend.
RED BANK: WET FORECAST BUMPS EVENTS
RED BANK: Forecast of rain prompts reschedulings for two outdoor festivals slated for the upcoming weekend.
RED BANK: OPEN-AIR OKTOBERFEST SLATED
RED BANK: After a year without an outdoor food festival, RiverCenter plans to debut a new one next month: Red Bank Oktoberfest.
RED BANK: A COOL, SUNNY CLASSIC 5K
RED BANK: Sunshine and cool temperatures set ideal stage for 1,100 participants in Saturdays's Classic 5K. We've got photos galore.
RED BANK: CLASSIC 5K TO TAKE NEW ROUTE
RED BANK: The Classic 5K returns Saturday with a new course, and possibly, rainfall.
RED BANK: BROADWALK BOLLARDS GO BIG
RED BANK: Tall, bright-red bollard covers installed as RiverCenter moves on plan to address various complaints about Broadwalk zone.
RED BANK: SIX-MONTH BROADWALK ON HOLD
RED BANK: RiverCenter lays out plan to address programming, trash and more in bid for six-month Broadwalk, but council withholds quick action.
RED BANK: CLASSIC 5K BACK ON THE ROAD
RED BANK: After two-year hiatus, Classic 5K returns with nearly 1,100 runners, walkers, wheelchair racers, muscle flexers and jogglers.
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: Continuing restaurant staff shortages and other issues cited as RiverCenter cancels spring food festival slated for May 15.
RED BANK: 5K RACE, SYMPHONY TO RETURN
RED BANK: Classic 5K and New Jersey Symphony plan returns after two pandemic cancellations. Here's a look at how the major-events calendar is shaping up.
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: 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.
WEEKENDER: ON THE GREEN AND ON THE SAND
Contractors building a new staircase over the sea wall at the Mad Hatter in Sea Bright, where thousands of revelers are expected for the daylong Dunesday fundraiser. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "WEEKENDER: ON THE GREEN AND ON THE SAND"
RED BANK: SCAVONE TO LEAD RIVERCENTER
Jim Scavone, left, rockin’ promotional sunglasses at a Red Bank Flavour event last month with RiverCenter program director Amanda Lynn, center, and Visitors Center director Margaret Mass. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: SCAVONE TO LEAD RIVERCENTER"
WEEKEND: EAT, DRINK, LISTEN, REPEAT
Don’t even bother trying to curb your appetite at Red Bank Riverfest, which runs through Sunday in Marine Park. Details in the poster below. (Click to enlarge) Friday, May 31:Continue reading "WEEKEND: EAT, DRINK, LISTEN, REPEAT"
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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.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...