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WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? AN ORCA OF A BURRITO
LINCROFT: What's for Lunch? First some decisions, leading to an orca of a burrito, at Queso Grill.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
CRAVINGS: A BUSHEL IN A BURRITO
RED BANK: Somewhere north of the border, an autumn craving hits PieHole.
RED BANK: 10TH AVE. BARMAN SMOKES ‘EM
Dudley Delhagen, bar manager at 10th Ave. Burrito Company in Red Bank, was named the winner of a national contest to come up with a new cocktail using DeKuyper’s-brand cordials Monday. LaunchedContinue reading "RED BANK: 10TH AVE. BARMAN SMOKES ‘EM"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A FRESH TAKE ON TAPAS
An unusual adaptation of taquitos, above, and a glass of made-to-order sangria, below.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Gone are the heavy velvet drapes and dark,Continue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A FRESH TAKE ON TAPAS"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? AUTHENTIC MEXICAN
Enchiladas in salsa verde at La Chaparrita, below. (Photos by Susan Ericson and John T Ward. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Authentic Mexican food that brings serious heat, if that’s whatContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? AUTHENTIC MEXICAN"
RED BANK: 10TH AVE. ENTERS THE RING
10th Ave. Burrito owner Brian Katz with a mural depicting luchadores in an agave field—complete with a tequila distillery. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK: 10TH AVE. ENTERS THE RING"
CHURN: 10TH AVE. NEARS OPENING DATE
Signage is now up at 10th Ave. Burrito on West Front Street. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD With the restaurantization of Red BankContinue reading "CHURN: 10TH AVE. NEARS OPENING DATE"
RED BANK: NOT FANCY BUT SO TASTY
The platter of Tacos al Pastor, served on a melmac plate, at the International Mexican Food Restaurant. Below, a sampling of the sauces that accompany the tacos. (Photo by Susan Ericson.Continue reading "RED BANK: NOT FANCY BUT SO TASTY"
LUNCH? BURRITO TEXANO, POR FAVOR SEÑOR
The plate-hogging Burrito Texano and tamarindo agua fresca at Señor Pepper’s. Below, multicolored tablecloths spice up the dining room.  (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Every now andContinue reading "LUNCH? BURRITO TEXANO, POR FAVOR SEÑOR"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
The colorfully painted 55-gallon drums shown in last week’s Where Have I Seen This, as noted by reader Ginni Koehler, are part of the outdoor decorations and mini-farm in frontContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
RED BANK: MURAL MAKEOVER
Jim Fitzmaurice working on the mural at Juanito’s last month. Below, a detail. (Photos by Dan Natale. Click to enlarge) By DAN NATALE An outdoor mural near the Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: MURAL MAKEOVER"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
We admit that we like to trip up our readers here at Where Have I Seen This?, but only in a metaphorical sense.
NO DECISION ON MEXICAN MARKET PLAN
Juan Torres, owner of Juanito’s restaurant, testifies about his proposal for a large grocery on Red Bank’s West Side Thursday night. (Click to enlarge) A plan for a supersized bodegaContinue reading "NO DECISION ON MEXICAN MARKET PLAN"
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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 ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.