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RED BANK: GUITARS, TOYS & TABLES CHURN IN
RED BANK: In Churn, new guitar shop hopes to revive town's reputation as a six-stringer's mecca; also collectible toys; tables and jewelry in one space.
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RED BANK: DIAMOND SHOP HIT AGAIN
RED BANK: Seven years after it was the target of a smash-and-grab burglary, a downtown jewelry shop was hit again Monday, police said.
RED BANK: CORNER BUILDING SOLD
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, a high-visibility, long-vacant downtown building changes hands, and a jewelry store opens.
RED BANK: JEWELRY SHOP COMING
RED BANK: Already home to a dozen, downtown is about to get another new jewelry shop.
RED BANK: WEDDING WALK RETURNS SUNDAY
A model lured customers to shops on White Street in 2010. Below, a view of the trolley available to participants. (Above photo by Dustin Racioppi. Click to enlarge) Here comesContinue reading "RED BANK: WEDDING WALK RETURNS SUNDAY"
RED BANK: JEWELER FEELING THE VIBE
Alex and Ani, the Red Bank jewelry store with crystals embedded in its walls for positive spiritual energy, has been feeling the spirit of the season in recent days, withContinue reading "RED BANK: JEWELER FEELING THE VIBE"
RED BANK: GOLDTINKER CONSOLIDATING HERE
Goldtinker founder Joe Romanowski, left, outside his new building last week with developer Tony Busch.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Deal is done. Rumson, too. After decades ofContinue reading "RED BANK: GOLDTINKER CONSOLIDATING HERE"
SEA BRIGHT MAN CHARGED IN BREAK-IN
A Sea Bright man was charged with burglary and theft of $29,000 worth of jewelry from a Tinton Falls residence, according to a police report. Michael Carter, 22, of EastContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT MAN CHARGED IN BREAK-IN"
A 69-year-old Staten Island man who admitted robbing a Fair Haven antiques store at gunpoint last summer has been sentenced to 114 months in prison, federal law enforcement officials saidContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: ROBBER GETS NINE YEARS"
Blue Stove Antiques was robbed at gunpoint last June 2, with some $200,000 in jewelry and other valuables taken. (Click to enlarge) A 69-year-old man admitted robbing Blue Stove AntiquesContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: 69-YEAR-OLD COPS TO ROBBERY"
SHREWSBURY: FASHION TOUCHES ON WHEELS
A customer checks out the merchandize at Call Me Leon’s event at the Lambs and Wolves Salon last month. Below, Lori Lane. (Photo by Rebecca Desfosse. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "SHREWSBURY: FASHION TOUCHES ON WHEELS"
RED BANK: AT ICE, LOCAL ARTISTS SPARKLE
Some of the locally made jewelry featured at Ice. (Photos by Rebecca Desfosse. Click to enlarge) By REBECCA DESFOSSE Nestled in the heart of Monmouth Street in Red Bank, IceContinue reading "RED BANK: AT ICE, LOCAL ARTISTS SPARKLE"
BAUBLES, BOARDS AND BIKINIS IN AN ALLEY
Ian Yarnell, above, with the balsa wood surfboards he and his brother, Colin, sell in their tiny shop, below. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD It’s one of theContinue reading "BAUBLES, BOARDS AND BIKINIS IN AN ALLEY"
FBI LINKS HEIST SUSPECT TO ROBBERY STRING
Blue Stove Antiques was robbed at gunpoint in early June by a man authorities have linked to armed robberies of New Jersey jewelry stores going back half a decade. (ClickContinue reading "FBI LINKS HEIST SUSPECT TO ROBBERY STRING"
GOOD VIBES: ALEX AND ANI CRYSTALIZES
Set to open at 12 Broad Street in Red Bank Monday is Alex and Ani, the latest in a chain of jewelry stores whose products, the company says, are infusedContinue reading "GOOD VIBES: ALEX AND ANI CRYSTALIZES"
Red Bank police are investigating a smash-and-grab burglary at a Broad Street jewelry store shortly before dawn Sunday. Captain Darren McConnell tells redbankgreen that patrols responded to a 5 a.m.Continue reading "RED BANK: SMASH-AND-GRAB AT JEWEL SHOP"
JEWELRY STORE TAKES MONMOUTH SPACE
Ashley Goral will manage Ice, which plans to open soon at 12 Monmouth Street. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A primo spot on the sunny side of MonmouthContinue reading "JEWELRY STORE TAKES MONMOUTH SPACE"
COPS: JEWELRY THIEF HIT BON JOVI MANSION
A gate to the Bon Jovi mansion, as seen in 2008. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Turns out the 21-year-old accused of burglarizing four Navesink River Road homes overContinue reading "COPS: JEWELRY THIEF HIT BON JOVI MANSION"
COPS SAY M’TOWN BURGLAR NETTED $500,000
An alleged 21-year-old burglar bagged more than $500,000 worth of jewelry from four homes along ritzy Navesink River Road in the last two months, Middletown police said Thursday. Nicholas TracyContinue reading "COPS SAY M’TOWN BURGLAR NETTED $500,000"
A small crowd packed into the new Red Bank home of A.H. Fisher Diamonds last Thursday night, drawn by the chance to win a $10,000 diamond bracelet.
Partyline
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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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 ...