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RED BANK: BOARD OKS NEW HEIGHT LIMITS
RED BANK: At a quick session, planning board signs off on changes to building heights and fees paid by developers in lieu of planting trees.
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RED BANK: THRIVE PLAN GETS BOARD OK
RED BANK: Zoning board OKs 32 apartments for neuro-diverse adults, which advocates said will serve as a model for desperately needed housing.
RED BANK: THRIVE PARKING PLAN QUESTIONED
RED BANK: Proposed apartments adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities get some pushback over parking at busy corner.
RED BANK: SPECIAL-NEEDS HOUSING PLANNED
RED BANK: Plan for 32 neuro-inclusive units for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities goes before zoning board Thursday.
RED BANK: NOW GOING UP ON SHREWSBURY…
RED BANK: Black construction fencing surrounds a narrow lot Shrewsbury Avenue. What's Going On Here? redbankgreen sneaks a peak.
RED BANK: URBAN OUTFITTERS BUILDING SOLD
RED BANK: One of downtown's oldest and most prominent landmarks, home to an Urban Outfitters store, has new owners.
RED BANK: INDOOR CANNABIS FARM APPROVED
RED BANK: Planning board overcomes misgivings about all-cash operation, electrified security fence, and approves cannabis growing facility.
RED BANK: BANK DOWNSIZING AT CORNER
RED BANK: "For Lease," says sign outside giant Wells Fargo office and bank on Broad Street. What's Going On Here?
RED BANK: BROAD STREET ‘VAULT’ SOLD
RED BANK: After years of vacancy followed by full rehabilitation, 108-year-old bank building downtown changes hands.
RED BANK: SAXUM CHANGES APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum wins approval for changes to its massive, not-yet-built housing project on the former VNA headquarters site.
RED BANK: SAXUM SEEKS MORE BEDROOMS
RED BANK: Two years after winning approval to build 210 units, Saxum wants to increase the bedroom count while reducing density.
RED BANK: ZONING BOARD REJECTS PRC PLAN
RED BANK: After two years of hearings and revisions by PRC, zoning board rejects plan for 58 apartments above Pazzo restaurant on West Front Street.
RED BANK: After January cancellation, PRC returns to zoning board with a shrunken plan for residential units above Pazzo restaurant on West Front Street.
FAIR HAVEN: FIRST-EVER APARTMENTS OKAYED
FAIR HAVEN: After hours of discussion about driveway and signage, planning board approves what would be the borough's first-ever multifamily development.
RED BANK: PRC SHRINKS PROPOSAL AGAIN
RED BANK: After meeting resistance, PRC returns to zoning board with a shrunken plan for residential units above Pazzo restaurant on West Front Street.
FAIR HAVEN: MIXED-USE PLAN SCRUTINIZED
FAIR HAVEN: Though approval seems preordained, proposed mixed-use building gets three hours of close scrutiny by planning board.
FAIR HAVEN: MULTIFAMILY PROJECT ON DECK
FAIR HAVEN: Borough's first multifamily project in modern times slated to go before planning board. M&M proposal calls for no variances.
RED BANK: $10K CANNABIS BIZ FEE ON TABLE
RED BANK: Borough attorney sees red flags in suggested cannabis business licensing fee of $10,000, despite adoption in nearby towns.
RED BANK: BOARD NIXES REDEVELOPMENT BID
RED BANK: Planning board nixes Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site, saying the firm is responsible for deterioration.
RED BANK: Planning board hearing on Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site has been postponed again.
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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.
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 ...