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RED BANK: SPOTLIGHT ON FASHION’S HISTORIC ROLE
RED BANK: Fortune Center and Two River Theater team up to showcase the Ebony Fashion Fair and its role in Civil Rights history.
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RED BANK: NURTURING FORTUNE’S LEGACY
RED BANK: Opening this month, exhibit honoring editor and activist T. Thomas Fortune looks at his life, work and legacy.
RED BANK: ‘FORTUNE TELLERS’ GET READY
RED BANK: Ahead of an October exhibit on the history of the Black press, students learn docent skills at T. Thomas Fortune Center.
RED BANK: KEEPING FORTUNE’S VOICE ALIVE
RED BANK: Suubi Mondesir has helped give voice to the ideals of the Fortune Cultural Center since she was in high school – and the center was still a dream.
RED BANK: FORTUNE TO HOST PARKER ROOM
RED BANK: T. Thomas Fortune Center to host permanent exhibit on father-and-son physicians Drs. James Parker Sr. and Jr. under Monmouth Medical Center sponsorship.
RED BANK: MARCH INAUGURATES JUNETEENTH
RED BANK: Juneteenth holiday inaugurated with march bookended by events at Pilgrim Baptist Church and T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center.
RED BANK: DEMOCRATS FORM BLACK CAUCUS
RED BANK: Democrats announce creation of Black caucus to "bring forward future civic leaders and field future candidates," among other objectives.
RED BANK: JAZZMAN VISITS FORTUNE CENTER
RED BANK: Before taking the stage at the Basie Wednesday night, Branford Marsalis paid a pre-concert visit to the T. Thomas Fortune Center.
RED BANK: FORTUNE SETS ‘BASIE 2020’ SKED
RED BANK: T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center sets 'Basie 2020' slate of events to commemorate 85th anniversary of the Count Basie Orchestra.
RED BANK: FORTUNE CULTURAL CENTER OPENS
RED BANK: With a mission of promoting civil rights, T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center opens in house that came perilously close to being bulldozed.
RED BANK: FORTUNE ‘MIRACLE’ COMPLETED
RED BANK: Once facing demolition, the onetime home of pioneering civil rights journalist T. Thomas Fortune has now been restored. You can tour it this weekend.
RED BANK: NEW HISTORY IN FORTUNE HOUSE
RED BANK: Builder finds new history, and a lot of rot, in effort to restore Fortune House, onetime home of pioneering civil rights journalist.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE LAUDS VOLUNTEER
RED BANK: The committee seeking to preserve the historic T. Thomas Fortune House honored a young volunteer at a fundraiser held earlier this month.
RED BANK: RACIAL ROOTS OF MEMORIAL DAY
RED BANK: As part of a series called "Let's Talk About Race," the library hosts a lecture Wednesday night on "The Surprising Origins of Memorial Day."
RED BANK: A FORTUNE HAPPY HOUR
RED BANK: The historic T. Thomas Fortune House committee toasts its good fortune while bolstering its coffers with a Happy Hour fundraiser later this month.
RED BANK: FORTUNE SMILES ON “LET’S TALK”
RED BANK: An update on the plan to rescue and restore the historic Fortune House is the focus of this month's "Let's Talk About Race" forum, Wednesday night at the Public Library.
RBR FRESHMEN DISCUSS HISTORY, HARMONY
LITTLE SILVER: Students of Red Bank Regional's Summer Slam program are treated to special guest presentations on racial tolerance, and the legacy of Red Bank's T. Thomas Fortune.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE’S GOOD FORTUNE
RED BANK: The crumbling Fortune House gives journalism students a taste of what it's planned to become: a cultural and educational center.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE RESCUE PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: A plan to save the Fortune House, and build 31 apartments out back, wins zoning board approval..
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE PLAN SCHEDULED
RED BANK: A developer's plan to preserve the Fortune House, and build 32 apartments, goes to the zoning board this week.
Partyline
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.