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RED BANK: ANIMA OPENS, CAFÉ REBRANDS
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, a new clothing store opens downtown, a café in the Galleria rebrands, and a pilates gym opens.
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RED BANK REGIONAL LEADS AT MODEL UN
Left to right: Red Bank Regional High School students Lauren O’Brien, Victoria Ovanesian, Jack Anderson, Kristen Wimmer and Brianna Napoli were among those who held leadership positions during the 2015Continue reading "RED BANK REGIONAL LEADS AT MODEL UN"
A view from Char’s second-floor dining room of the new two-story windows overlooking Broad Street. Below, the restaurant features a waveform awning with heating elements underneath for outdoor dining inContinue reading "RED BANK: CHAR TO OPEN THIS MONTH"
The restaurant is doing an extensive overhaul at 33 Broad Street and plans a September opening, says the landlord. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD You’ll be able toContinue reading "CHAR GETS LIQUORED UP & LANDLORD SCORES"
PLANNING BOARD: CHAR DESIGN WELL-DONE
Char owner Matteo Ingrao with supporters after obtaining approval for his steakhouse, which includes a makeover of the two-story portion at right in the image below. (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "PLANNING BOARD: CHAR DESIGN WELL-DONE"
RED BANK: CHAR TO SEEK PARKING VARIANCE
Architect’s drawings of the proposed Char facade include a wavy awning and two-story windows. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The restaurant that plans to fill the downtown RedContinue reading "RED BANK: CHAR TO SEEK PARKING VARIANCE"
IT’S OFFICIAL: CHAR TAKES ASHES SPACE
Vacant for the past year, the corner building on Broad Street has a new tenant. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The three-story space formerly home to Ashes CigarContinue reading "IT’S OFFICIAL: CHAR TAKES ASHES SPACE"
SURF TACO SURFING INTO RED BANK
River’s Edge Cafe is moving out, and Surf Taco is moving in to 35 Broad Street. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Jack Anderson has aContinue reading "SURF TACO SURFING INTO RED BANK"
DOWNTOWN, THE YEAR CHURNS TO AN END
Vacant since May, the former East Side Cafe is getting set to reopen as the Red Bank Diner. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The last time redbankgreen published aContinue reading "DOWNTOWN, THE YEAR CHURNS TO AN END"
DUB GETS ASHES LICENSE AT AUCTION
Hundreds packed the shuttered Ashes Cigar Bar Tuesday to bid on anything and everything on the auction block. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI At aContinue reading "DUB GETS ASHES LICENSE AT AUCTION"
RISING FROM THE ASHES? WATCH THIS SPACE
Landlord Jack Anderson says he’s gotten a number of proposals for the former Ashes space. (Click to enlarge) A collective groan was heard through downtown Red Bank earlier this monthContinue reading "RISING FROM THE ASHES? WATCH THIS SPACE"
RECEIVER STUBS OUT ASHES CIGAR CLUB
A passerby peers into Ashes Cigar Club Monday night. (Click to enlarge) The court-appointed receiver in a complex series of lawsuits over Ashes Cigar Club has shut down the RedContinue reading "RECEIVER STUBS OUT ASHES CIGAR CLUB"
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
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.