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RED BANK: JON STEWART SELLS SECOND HOME
RED BANK: With a deal to sell the second of two adjacent homes overlooking the Navesink River, Jon Stewart appears to have ended his time in town.
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RED BANK: STEWART SELLS ONE MANSION
RED BANK: Comedian Jon Stewart has a deal to sell one of his two adjoining homes overlooking the Navesink River, according to a recent filing.
RUMSON: LEVITTOWN ON A TABLE TOP
Debbie Bagnell and this year’s output of gingerbread cookie houses. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) This time every year, Rumson’s Debbie Bagnell becomes “the gingerbread house lady,” andContinue reading "RUMSON: LEVITTOWN ON A TABLE TOP"
FAIR HAVEN DOORS OPEN FOR SANDY VICTIMS
Among the homes on Friday’s tour is this one on Harvard Road. (Click to enlarge) By DANIELLE TEPPER A holiday tradition and one of the key fundraisers for the FairContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN DOORS OPEN FOR SANDY VICTIMS"
BIGGER HOME TO FEED AND CLOTHE THE NEEDY
Lunch Break executive director Gwen Love, with back to camera, gets a hug after the zoning board vote. Below, plans show the expansion to the left of the existing building,Continue reading "BIGGER HOME TO FEED AND CLOTHE THE NEEDY"
TWO HOUSES DONATED TO LUNCH BREAK
The two properties adjoining Lunch Break, at right above, will be used to provide social services and clothing to the needy, if plans are approved. (Click to enlarge) Space isContinue reading "TWO HOUSES DONATED TO LUNCH BREAK"
JON STEWART GOES FOR TWO ON NAVESINK
Jon Stewart’s riverfront houses on Alston Court, left, and Fisher Place, right, represent a combined $7 million investment in Red Bank, not counting major renovations now underway on one house.Continue reading "JON STEWART GOES FOR TWO ON NAVESINK"
4 SALE: HOUSE WHERE ‘BORN’ WAS BORN
The West End cottage where Bruce Springsteen — seen above outside the Count Basie Theatre in 2008 —  wrote ‘Born to Run’ is for sale. It’s tiny little shotgun-style cottageContinue reading "4 SALE: HOUSE WHERE ‘BORN’ WAS BORN"
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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.