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RED BANK: ‘BUTTERFLY’ ALIGHTS AT BASIE
RED BANK: The Basie's upstairs Studio 99 is the scene for an encore presentation of Dunbar Rep's 'Butterfly Confessions,' beginning Friday.
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RED BANK: TRACING FORTUNE’S FAMILY TREE
RED BANK: The life and family tree of pioneering African American journalist T. Thomas Fortune is examined, in a free Saturday program at Calvary Baptist.
RBR FRESHMEN DISCUSS HISTORY, HARMONY
LITTLE SILVER: Students of Red Bank Regional's Summer Slam program are treated to special guest presentations on racial tolerance, and the legacy of Red Bank's T. Thomas Fortune.
RED BANK: GO TELL IT ON MONMOUTH
A cast of some 45 actors, singers, dancers and community members brings the theatrical gospel celebration BLACK NATIVITY back to the Count Basie Theatre this Sunday, December 27, in theContinue reading "RED BANK: GO TELL IT ON MONMOUTH"
RED BANK: INDIE THEATER, UPSIDE THE BASIE
Those in the know count the upstairs rehearsal room as another cool space at the Basie. Below,¬†Lorraine “The Wisdomkeeper” Stone. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Observers ofContinue reading "RED BANK: INDIE THEATER, UPSIDE THE BASIE"
On Saturday, April 26, Brookdale Community College will the setting for a special educational forum, dedicated to discussing ways to restore trust in government, promote transparency, and explore avenues toContinue reading "LWV FORUM TACKLES TRUST IN GOV’T ISSUES"
RBR HOSTS ASBURY DANCERS, STORYTELLERS
Guest artists from the Asbury Park Technical Academy of Dance  performed a program on Black History at Red Bank Regional High School, including a powerful piece inspired by the killingContinue reading "RBR HOSTS ASBURY DANCERS, STORYTELLERS"
A BEACH BLANKET “BOLERO” AT TWO RIVER
A “flash mob” of nonprofessional dancers in rehearsal for BOLERO RED BANK at the Two River Theater. By TOM CHESEK Addressing a stageful of local residents at Two River TheaterContinue reading "A BEACH BLANKET “BOLERO” AT TWO RIVER"
ROOM FOR ‘NATIVITY,’ AT THE COUNT’S CRIB
Lorraine Stone is in the cast, and Darrell Lawrence Willis Sr. directs, as BLACK NATIVITY comes to the Count Basie stage for the first time on December 30. By TOMContinue reading "ROOM FOR ‘NATIVITY,’ AT THE COUNT’S CRIB"
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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.