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RED BANK: SKIES CLEAR, OKTOBERFEST ROCKS
RED BANK: Oktoberfest teems with good cheer as skies clear and some 2,000 come out to sample locally made beer, liquor and more.
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RED BANK: SKYWATCH FOR WEEKEND EVENTS
RED BANK: It's eyes-on-the-sky time as four outdoor events dominate the town's dance card this weekend.
RED BANK: WET FORECAST BUMPS EVENTS
RED BANK: Forecast of rain prompts reschedulings for two outdoor festivals slated for the upcoming weekend.
RED BANK: OKTOBERFEST IN THE PLAZA
RED BANK: Rescheduled by rain from its original date of September 24, Oktoberfest spotlights the best of Monmouth County brewers, distillers, vintners, plus restaurants and crafts makers.
RED BANK: OPEN-AIR OKTOBERFEST SLATED
RED BANK: After a year without an outdoor food festival, RiverCenter plans to debut a new one next month: Red Bank Oktoberfest.
RED BANK: SICKLES ENTERING LIQUOR BIZ
RED BANK: The Sickles Market Provisions planned for the long-vacant Anderson Storage building will feature a liquor store, redbankgreen has learned.
RED BANK: LIQUOR STORE GETS A REBOOT
RED BANK: Closed for three years, the former Yogi's Liquors on the West Side is reopening with a new business plan and a new attitude, its owners say.
RED BANK: MELTING POT CLOSES
RED BANK: Four months after its sibling restaurant Taste closed over a liquor license issue, the Melting Pot closes also.
RED BANK: TASTE TO REOPEN, SAYS OWNER
Taste restaurant in Red Bank’s Galleria complex has been closed for the past three weeks for failure to renew its liquor license, according to borough Clerk Pam Borghi. Ken Kruse, whoContinue reading "RED BANK: TASTE TO REOPEN, SAYS OWNER"
RED BANK: LIQUOR STORE TO REOPEN
Closed for two years, paperwork filed in connection with the sale of the former Yogi’s Liquors license indicates the store will also offer groceries and deli products. (Photo by John T. Ward.Continue reading "RED BANK: LIQUOR STORE TO REOPEN"
LITTLE SILVER: VOTERS SAY ‘BOTTOMS UP’
Referendum proponent Matt Kelly had suggested booze be allowed in the vicinity of the train station.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Little SilverContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: VOTERS SAY ‘BOTTOMS UP’"
LITTLE SILVER: BOOZE Q ON THE BALLOT
The town hasn’t allowed alcoholic drinks to be sold by the glass at least since Prohibition. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Is Little Silver readyContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: BOOZE Q ON THE BALLOT"
While other residents of the Greater Red Bank Green were in panic mode in the bread aisles of supermarkets, some were preparing for the looming blizzard by stocking up onContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: NEVER MIND BREAD. BUY WINE."
LITTLE SILVER MULLS FIRST LIQUOR LICENSE
Residents packed Monday night’s borough council meeting, many in support of a referendum on the license question.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD LittleContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER MULLS FIRST LIQUOR LICENSE"
RED BANK: MOONSHINE REPLACES NEON
A display of moonshine products at Crate’s Liquor in Red Bank. (Photos by Rachel Weston. Click to enlarge) By RACHEL WESTON Neon signs may be endangered, but the light ofContinue reading "RED BANK: MOONSHINE REPLACES NEON"
A former Rumson resident faces charges related to a Halloween strong-arm robbery after he turned himself into borough police Tuesday. Curtis O’Brien, 24, now of Port St. Lucie, Florida, hadContinue reading "RUMSON: MAN CHARGED IN STRONG-ARM THEFT"
RED BANK: FIXX LICENSE HEARING POSTPONED
A pair of melees involving Fixx patrons prompted a borough move to suspend its liquor license. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Troubled Red Bank nightclub Fixx has boughtContinue reading "RED BANK: FIXX LICENSE HEARING POSTPONED"
An “apparently agitated” turned into a strong-arm robber at the Buy Rite Liquors store in Rumson Thursday night, police report. The antsy customer, in the process of paying for aContinue reading "RUMSON: STRONG-ARM ROBBERY AT BUY RITE"
MENNA: FIXX OWNERS ‘THUMBING THEIR NOSE’ AT RED BANK, WILL FACE SWIFT LEGAL ACTION
A 2009 view of the interior at Fixx. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Legal action against Red Bank nightclub Fixx could come as early as Wednesday in theContinue reading "MENNA: FIXX OWNERS ‘THUMBING THEIR NOSE’ AT RED BANK, WILL FACE SWIFT LEGAL ACTION"
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"
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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.
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 ...
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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 ...