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RED BANK: DENHOLTZ LOCKS UP KEY CORNER
RED BANK: Denholtz adds to downtown holdings and now owns two corners of a block seen as key to a 'Broad to the river' effort.
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RED BANK: BROAD TO THE RIVER? ‘WE’LL SEE…’
RED BANK: Is a Broad-to-the-river plan finally in the works? redbankgreen checks out some intriguing clues among property deals.
RED BANK: THE SWEET AFTERTASTE
Melanie Pomerico, owner of Lil’ Cutie Pops, holds a bouquet of cocktail-themed cakes. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge.) By SUSAN ERICSON Cocktail Week, a townwide party that showcased theContinue reading "RED BANK: THE SWEET AFTERTASTE"
FLOWERS, STATIONARY BIKES ON THE MOVE
The Front Street Florist has new ownership and will reopen next week as Flowers on Front. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD In this, our 60th Retail Churn report:Continue reading "FLOWERS, STATIONARY BIKES ON THE MOVE"
BIKE AND PED SAFETY PLAN ROLLS ON
Jenny Rossano reviews the soon-to-be-adopted bike and pedestrian plan in Red Bank, while Jim Willis, in the background, views it on an iPad. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "BIKE AND PED SAFETY PLAN ROLLS ON"
Front Street between English Plaza and Washington Street will get a number upgrades aimed at making pedestrians safer, a Monmouth County official said. By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Upgrades to one ofContinue reading "PEDESTRIAN SAFETY MEASURES SLATED"
DOWNTOWN, THE YEAR CHURNS TO AN END
Vacant since May, the former East Side Cafe is getting set to reopen as the Red Bank Diner. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The last time redbankgreen published aContinue reading "DOWNTOWN, THE YEAR CHURNS TO AN END"
PEDESTRIAN UPGRADES DUE ON FRONT STREET
Traffic-calming bumpouts on Monmouth Street. Similar configurations may be in store for Front Street. (Click to enlarge) A stretch of Front Street in Red Bank is slated for design changesContinue reading "PEDESTRIAN UPGRADES DUE ON FRONT STREET"
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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.