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RED BANK: JEWS & OTHERS ‘STAND TOGETHER’
RED BANK: Amid rising antisemitism, Jews and supporters gather in Riverside Gardens Park for traditional Menorah lighting.
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RED BANK: ‘STANDING UP’ FOR JUDAISM ANEW
RED BANK: With antisemitism on the rise, several dozen Hanukkah celebrants gather for Menorah lighting in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: PARK CHRISTMAS TREE ARRIVES
RED BANK: After a short trip from the Fairview section of Middletown, Christmas tree takes its place in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: PARK MENORAH COMES TO LIGHT
RED BANK: Celebrants mark start of Chanukkah with Menorah lighting in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: LOCAL TREE SPRUCES UP PARK
RED BANK: Riverside Gardens Park gets its Christmas tree, this year a 30-foot spruce from the front yard of a home right in town.
RED BANK: CHRISTMAS TREE WANTED
RED BANK: RiverCenter issues annual call for a donated Christmas tree for display in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: There's always a jackass, right? Christmas displays vandalized in Riverside Gardens Park and elsewhere downtown, police report in November blotter.
RED BANK: LOW-KEY TREE LIGHTING
RED BANK: Traditional Holiday Express concert/Town Light-Up is cancelled. Even the Christmas tree lighting will be a quiet affair.
RED BANK: GETTING READY FIR LIGHT-UP
RED BANK: Christmas tree arrives at Riverside Gardens Park, with a light-up scheduled Friday night as part of Holiday Express concert/Town Light-Up.
RED BANK: GETTING READY FIR LIGHT-UP
RED BANK: A sure sign that the holiday season is here, the Christmas tree at Riverside Gardens Park gets readied for light-up.
RED BANK: Menna tugs reins on holiday horse-and-carriage rides, calling them "inhumane." What does the horse owner think? "Idiocy," she says.
RED BANK: TREE MARKS SEASONAL SWITCH
RED BANK: A sure sign that the holiday season has arrived, the annual Christmas tree arrives at Riverside Gardens Park for a Friday light-up.
RED BANK: FREE HOLIDAY PARKING IN EFFECT
RED BANK: Free parking is in effect through Christmas.
RED BANK: HOLIDAY SHOWS ROCK THE BASIE
RED BANK: Darlene Love brings a "Souled Out Christmas' to the Basie Friday, followed Saturday by Brian Kirk and his big holiday show.
RED BANK: A SNOOZING SANTA?
Santa Claus appeared to be saving his energy for later this month as an unidentified woman carried him in her arms on Rector Place in Red Bank Monday afternoon. (Photo by TrishContinue reading "RED BANK: A SNOOZING SANTA?"
RED BANK: TREE GETS PARKED & TRIMMED
A crane lowered this year’s Red Bank Town Tree into place in Riverside Gardens Park Saturday, as seen in this reader photo taken from the Riverview Towers high-rise. At right, trimmingContinue reading "RED BANK: TREE GETS PARKED & TRIMMED"
RED BANK: THANKSGIVING SIDES AND SWEETS
Seasonal treats from Red Bank include pumpkin-filled cannolis from Sempre Cannoli, above, and pumpkin truffles from Chocolate Works, below.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Whether you’reContinue reading "RED BANK: THANKSGIVING SIDES AND SWEETS"
Got a spare blue spruce in your yard? Yes, temperatures may still be pushing 80 degrees, but Red Bank RiverCenter has put out a call in the hope that, like the ClayContinue reading "RED BANK: CHRISTMAS TREE WANTED"
This week, PieHole shopped the Greater Red Bank Green for Rosh Hashanah eats, and came up with a selection that’s like to appeal to tastebuds of many persuasions. Take it hereContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: ROSH HASHANAH TREATS"
JEWISH NEW YEAR: A GOURMET ROUNDUP
Three light dessert cakes from Antoinette Boulangerie, above, and a box of honeybee and apple cake pops from Lil Cutie Pops make tasteful gifts.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "JEWISH NEW YEAR: A GOURMET ROUNDUP"
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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.