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RED BANK: GILDA IN THE HERE AND NOW
RED BANK: Gilda Rogers shares her thoughts on personal stories and public causes, in upcoming talks at the Library and Project Write Now.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: BUILDER EYES FORTUNE HOUSE SITE
RED BANK: Developer Roger Mumford has a plan to save the Fortune House, but it comes with a catch.
RED BANK: BRINGING MEMORIES TO THE TABLE
RED BANK: Create a keepsake placemat from cherished family photos, in a free June 11 workshop hosted by Gilda Rogers of "Backward Glances."
SHREWSBURY: THE SUBJECT IS RACE
On Wednesday, December 9, the League of Women Voters of Greater Red Bank will present an interactive discussion about race relations in America today, with special guest panelist Gilda RogersContinue reading "SHREWSBURY: THE SUBJECT IS RACE"
RED BANK: STATE BIDS FOR FORTUNE HOUSE
The home of pioneering human rights journalist T. Thomas Fortune has been vacant for many years. Below, an undated photo of Fortune, who owned it from 1901 to 1911.  (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: STATE BIDS FOR FORTUNE HOUSE"
RED BANK: FRANK TALK ABOUT RACE AT RBPL
Gilda Rogers is your host, as Red Bank Library presents the first in a series of free presentations entitled LET’S TALK ABOUT RACE. It’s being branded by the Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: FRANK TALK ABOUT RACE AT RBPL"
RED BANK: FILM, FOOD, FORTUNE AND FIRSTIES
The documentary feature AUGUST WILSON: THE GROUND ON WHICH I STAND receives a free public-welcome screening on August 19 at Two River Theater. The 7:30 pm event is just partContinue reading "RED BANK: FILM, FOOD, FORTUNE AND FIRSTIES"
Sunday’s edition of the New York Times includes an article on the divergent fates of two historic New Jersey homes, one of them the Red Bank abode of early 20th-centuryContinue reading "RED BANK: NYTIMES NOTES FORTUNE EFFORT"
RED BANK: $100K PLEDGE FOR FORTUNE HOUSE
A volunteer group hopes to acquire the onetime home of pioneering human rights journalist T. Thomas Fortune for use as a cultural center. Below, an undated photo of Fortune.  (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: $100K PLEDGE FOR FORTUNE HOUSE"
RED BANK: BASIE (AND JOHNNY), 365
“Pied Piper of Jazz” Keith Marks keynoted a new slate of free outdoor jazz concerts on August 22 — a Count Basie 365 Cultural Series that continues Friday evening withContinue reading "RED BANK: BASIE (AND JOHNNY), 365"
ELKS HOST TRTC’s ‘EXPLORATION OF JUSTICE’
Monmouth University professor Walter D. Greason, former Red Bank council member Sharon Lee, and Frank Talk’s Gilda Rogers are among the guest panelists discussing “The Fight for Equality in RedContinue reading "ELKS HOST TRTC’s ‘EXPLORATION OF JUSTICE’"
At their first working session on January 8, 2014, the members of the Red Bank Borough Council unanimously passed a resolution declaring February to be T. Thomas Fortune month inContinue reading "FEBRUARY IS FORTUNE MONTH IN RED BANK"
RAISE YOUR VOICES, AT RED BANK LIBRARY
Actress Lorraine Stone, Two River Theater artistic director John Dias and Councilman Ed Zipprich are among the Red Bank area notables giving voice to historic American figures in “The PeopleContinue reading "RAISE YOUR VOICES, AT RED BANK LIBRARY"
RED BANK: CELEBRATING CISSY AND WHITNEY
Singer and author Cissy Houston visits Two River Theater Sunday to chat with Gilda Rogers and sign copies of her memoir about her daughter, the late Whitney Houston. By TOMContinue reading "RED BANK: CELEBRATING CISSY AND WHITNEY"
A SWINGIN’ IDEA FOR DADDY-O’S DAY
Ralph “Johnny Jazz” Gatta (pictured at left with Gilda Rogers of Frank Talk) is the subject of a special salute, and the Gambone Project provides the grooves, as the secondContinue reading "A SWINGIN’ IDEA FOR DADDY-O’S DAY"
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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 ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.