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RED BANK: WHITE STREET DISRUPTION FEARED
RED BANK: Merchants fear third economic blow in a year as borough embarks on White Street makeover and parking lot reconfiguration.
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RED BANK: RIVERFEST UNPLUGGED, AGAIN
RED BANK: Riverfest, a food-and-music event that drew as many as 75,000 visitors to the downtown waterfront, is canceled in a dispute with the borough over "donations."
RED BANK: TEAK DECK OPENS, SO COME ON… UP
RED BANK: Just in time for Thanksgiving Eve revelry, Teak's new second story and deck is completed, inspected and open for business.
RED BANK: BRANNIGAN’S, TEAK REACH FOR SKY
RED BANK CHURN: Brannigan's and Teak are adding roof decks.
RED BANK: PARK THIS WAY
Council President Cindy Burnham, left, and downtown business owners Wendy Jones and George Lyristis gathered to watch the installation of a new parking sign at Broad Street and Wallace Street inContinue reading "RED BANK: PARK THIS WAY"
RED BANK: LONE PARKING SIGN TO GO UP
Below, a rendering indicates the size and height of the sign, but not the actual location; it’s to be installed on a lamppost at Broad Street and Wallace Street, above. Continue reading "RED BANK: LONE PARKING SIGN TO GO UP"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? KUNG PAO, INDEED
A dish of kung pao chicken at Teak in Red Bank. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Lunch at Teak in Red Bank onContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? KUNG PAO, INDEED"
RED BANK: BROADWAY BABIES CATCH A WAVE
The Broadway Dolls, featuring Hollie Howard (center), bring the musical excitement to the Molly for A Taste of Broadway, a Monday night fundraising gala benefitting a group of Shore-based nonprofits.Continue reading "RED BANK: BROADWAY BABIES CATCH A WAVE"
BROADWAY ON THE NAVESINK, AT MOLLY GALA
The Broadway Dolls, featuring Hollie Howard (center), bring the excitement for Waves of Support, a September fundraising gala to benefit a group of ten Shore communities and locally based nonprofits.Continue reading "BROADWAY ON THE NAVESINK, AT MOLLY GALA"
RED BANK RENEWS PUSH FOR LATE CLOSINGS
Bars and restaurants are doing their job keeping doors open late, some say, but more merchants must stay open to attract more visitors. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK RENEWS PUSH FOR LATE CLOSINGS"
DOWNTOWN BUSINESS OWNERS ASK FOR HELP
Red Bank business owner George Lyristis led a plea to the borough council to make changes that would be positive for the downtown Monday night. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; clickContinue reading "DOWNTOWN BUSINESS OWNERS ASK FOR HELP"
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RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
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.