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RED BANK: RIVERCENTER TAPS DOWNTOWN PRO
RED BANK: RiverCenter taps a downtown-management professional with extensive experience in New York and New Jersey as executive director.
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RED BANK: Kirkpatrick resigns RiverCenter, leaving downtown promo agency looking for a new executive director for the second time in 17 months.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER TAPS KIRKPATRICK
RED BANK: RiverCenter board names Laura Kirkpatrick to lead the downtown promotion agency where she's worked in marketing and promotion for two years.
RED BANK: TWO QUICK SESSIONS AND A SNAFU
RED BANK: Moving swiftly through its agenda, council neglects to honor two men who had been told they'd receive proclamations.
RED BANK: ENGLISH PLAZA MAKEOVER WRAPS
RED BANK: What's Going On Here with the English Plaza makeover? Except for some punchlist items, the four-month project is complete, says RiverCenter.
RED BANK: WIRE SNIP SNAPS UTILITY POLE
RED BANK: A snip of a dormant wire atop a utility pole causes another to snap and fall downtown.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE PROJECT NEARS END
RED BANK: What's Going On Here with the English Plaza makeover? A three-month, $1.53M project nears completion, with one last disruption planned.
RED BANK: Once again, a push to allow food trucks to operate here fails, as brick-and-mortar businesses cite the impact on their own investments in town.
RED BANK: FOOD TRUCKS UP FOR DISCUSSION
RED BANK: Allowing food trucks on private property appears to have council backing. RiverCenter, which has opposed the idea in the past, hasn't said no.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE PROJECT BEGINS
RED BANK: What's Going On Here at English Plaza and White Street? A $1.5 million streetscape makeover begins in the heart of downtown. Here's what to expect.
RED BANK: COUNCIL DROPS REVERSE APPEALS
RED BANK: After business owners and landlords blast reverse tax appeals, council votes to withdraw 2019 suits. But older cases continue.
RED BANK: NEW RIVERCENTER VISION & HQ
RED BANK: Big week for RiverCenter as it wraps up an new vision plan with a focus on the value of the waterfront and moves into new offices.
RED BANK: WHITE STREET FIXES OUTLINED
RED BANK: English Plaza and a stretch of White Street are in for changes that improve pedestrian use and offer spaces for public events, says engineer.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER ‘VISION’ SHARPENS
RED BANK: RiverCenter's new 'vision' begins coming into focus as consultant unveils draft with emphasis on the town's "gem," its Navesink River waterfront.
RED BANK: PUBLIC INPUT ON PARKING SOUGHT
RED BANK: A public-input session on downtown parking issues has been scheduled as part of a study of parking needs now underway.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN ‘VISION’ GAINS FOCUS
RED BANK: An effort to redefine RiverCenter's vision for the downtown continued with new survey results on perceptions of residents and visitors Monday.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER REBOOT BEGINS
RED BANK: RiverCenter kicks off drive to new 'vision' and strategic plan with a session that attracts about 70 merchants and others.
RED BANK: RETHINKING RIVERCENTER’S JOB
RED BANK: Led by a frustrated business owner, RiverCenter embarks on an effort next week to redefine its job, and is seeking public input.
RED BANK: PARKING, TAXES & MORE
RED BANK: At last week's session, the council took action on parking, administration and commercial trash pickups; hearings slated on taxes, RiverCenter and shared services.
RED BANK: Six months after parking reform efforts stalled, RiverCenter ponies up $25k as council nears selection of consultant.
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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.