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RED BANK: LUNCH BREAK PICNIC DRAWS 500
RED BANK: More than 500, including comedian Jon Stewart, turn out for Lunch Break's annual picnic, softball tournament and backpack giveaway.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
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.
RED BANK: STEWART HOST LUNCH BREAK GALA
RED BANK: Jon Stewart scheduled to host Lunch Break's annual Fall Gala October 15 at the Count Basie Center for the Arts.
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.
RED BANK: STEWART TO HOST FUNDRAISER
RED BANK: Comedian Jon Stewart, whose farm is helping feed Lunch Break clients, will host a virtual fundraiser for the nonprofit in late August.
RED BANK: STEWARTS DONATE YEAR’S HARVEST
RED BANK: Comedian Jon Stewart and wife Tracey Stewart donate harvest from their farm to Lunch Break to help out in COVID-19 crisis.
RED BANK: JON STEWART STAR-POWERS LUNCH
RED BANK: Count Basie surprises construction workers with free lunch from food truck, served with quips by comedian Jon Stewart.
RED BANK: Comic Jon Stewart returns to the stage of the Count Basie this month for a Q&A to raise money for the theater's $26 million expansion.
RED BANK: STEWART CREW RETURNS
RED BANK: As they did in December, writers for Jon Stewart's hush-hush new show are slated to offer a night of standup and improv here this week.
RED BANK: STEWART CREW COMING TO TOWN
RED BANK: Contributors to the Jon Stewart project in the works for HBO are slated to offer an evening of comedy here Thursday. Will Stewart himself show?
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? HEALTHY, EARTHY PIZZA
The vegan, one of the many selections on the menu at Earth Pizza, below. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON When Paul and Lisa Finkler opened aContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? HEALTHY, EARTHY PIZZA"
RED BANK: WILLIAMS’ STORY NOT IMPROBABLE
NBC News anchor Brian Williams onstage at the Count Basie Theatre in December, 2012. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Was news anchor Brian Williams robbed at gunpoint whileContinue reading "RED BANK: WILLIAMS’ STORY NOT IMPROBABLE"
On Monday night’s edition of the Daily Show, Red Banker Jon Stewart weighed in on the controversy over NBC News anchor Brian Williams, whose embellished account of an incident earlyContinue reading "STEWART RIPS MEDIA’S WILLIAMS REAX"
RED BANK: WILLIAMS’ MUGGING STORY A LIE?
NBC News anchor Brian Williams, left, onstage with comedian Jon Stewart at the Count Basie Theatre in December, 2012. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Was news anchor BrianContinue reading "RED BANK: WILLIAMS’ MUGGING STORY A LIE?"
AT BARNACLE BILL’S, VIEWS, VIBE AND VITTLES
A busy Tuesday night at Barnacle Bill’s, where the Tilefish Francaise swims in a pool of buttery, lemony sauce. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON How manyContinue reading "AT BARNACLE BILL’S, VIEWS, VIBE AND VITTLES"
RED BANK: FEELGOOD MUSIC, REAL TIME LAFFS
Master multi-instrumentalist David Bromberg makes his annual pilgrimage to the Count Basie Theatre tonight, with politically pointed standup Bill Maher in the wings for Sunday. In an interview that appearedContinue reading "RED BANK: FEELGOOD MUSIC, REAL TIME LAFFS"
STORM CHARITY DIGS IN FOR THE LONG HAUL
RebuildRecover co-founder Mike Hernandez surrounded by donated materiel in the organization’s initial home: his Sounds to Go DJ office on East Front Street in Red Bank. (Click to enlarge) By WILContinue reading "STORM CHARITY DIGS IN FOR THE LONG HAUL"
JON STEWART AND BRIAN WILLIAMS SLING IT
News anchor Brian Williams, left, and comedian Jon Stewart traded barbs on the stage of the Count Basie Theatre in a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief. (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "JON STEWART AND BRIAN WILLIAMS SLING IT"
STEWART, WILLIAMS TAKE IT TO THE COUNT
Locally connected guys Brian Williams and Jon Stewart — pictured during one of the NBC news anchor’s frequent appearances on THE DAILY SHOW — team up on December 16 forContinue reading "STEWART, WILLIAMS TAKE IT TO THE COUNT"
M’TOWN ESTATE PLAN IRKS NEIGHBORS
Arthur and Leslie Parent’s plan to subdivide a portion of the former Hillandale Farm has some neighbors alarmed. Below, a detail of the proposed plan. (Click to enlarge) On theContinue reading "M’TOWN ESTATE PLAN IRKS NEIGHBORS"
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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.