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RED BANK: BREWERY TURNOVER PROVES BRIEF HICCUP
RED BANK: New beer hall, Five Dimes Brewery, set to turn the taps back on at former Red Tank Brewing site.
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RED BANK: DOWNTOWN PARKLET PLAN GETS THUMBS UP
RED BANK: There will soon be a new outdoor place to chill downtown: a "parklet" at Monmouth and Broad Streets.
RED BANK: STUDENTS RETHINK MONMOUTH ST.
RED BANK: Sixteen urban planning students at Rutgers take on the challenge of redesigning a stretch of Monmouth Street. Here's what they came up with.
RED BANK: CONSIGNMENT SHOP APPROVED
RED BANK: A consignment and custom clothing shop plans to take over the long-vacant Monmouth Street space last held by a dry cleaner.
RED BANK: OLD-TIME SODA SHOP PLANNED
RED BANK: Sub shop to be replaced by Fizz Soda Fountain, featuring an old-school soda dispenser, shakes and malts.
RED BANK: VEHICLE CLIPS UTILITY POLE
RED BANK: Accident leaves portion of utility pole dangling in air.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN GETS INSTANT MURAL
Where in the world is the Red Bank International Film Festival? After a three-month postponement from its usual October slot on the calendar, the festival's website still reports that "the invasion has been rescheduled" to this coming weekend. But no...
RED BANK: FILM FEST MURAL GREENLIGHTED
Where in the world is the Red Bank International Film Festival? After a three-month postponement from its usual October slot on the calendar, the festival's website still reports that "the invasion has been rescheduled" to this coming weekend. But no...
RED BANK: LAUNDROMAT TO REOPEN
Four months after the Brownstone Dry Cleaner and Laundromat on Monmouth Street in Red Bank was evicted over tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid rent, the self-serve laundromat portionContinue reading "RED BANK: LAUNDROMAT TO REOPEN"
RED BANK: MR. PIZZA SLICE RETURNS
RED BANK: Mr. Pizza Slice and Ms. Pac-Man are reunited in a completely overhauled Monmouth Street space.
RED BANK: FROM THE SOUTH TO YOUR MOUTH
Clare Destoppelaire, manager of the Charleston Shops in Red Bank, shows off some of the Low Country food she sells.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Filling inContinue reading "RED BANK: FROM THE SOUTH TO YOUR MOUTH"
RED BANK: MR. PIZZA SLICE TO KEEP RECIPE
Nick Napoletano shows one of the windows discovered beneath the paneling at Mr. Pizza Slice. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON After getting pounded flat and spunContinue reading "RED BANK: MR. PIZZA SLICE TO KEEP RECIPE"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A PIG AND FIG
The Pig and Fig sandwich from the Cheese Cave. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Four and a half years after opening on Monmouth Street in RedContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A PIG AND FIG"
RED BANK: MONMOUTH STREET CHURNS
Moving to Red Bank from Spring Lake, Charleston Shops is taking over 9 Monmouth Street, above, former home of Toad Hollow. By JOHN T. WARD This installment of redbankgreen’s Retail Churn finds lots ofContinue reading "RED BANK: MONMOUTH STREET CHURNS"
RED BANK: MORE KIOSKS, YES; APPS, MAYBE
Wiring for kiosks along Monmouth Street was installed when the street was refurbished two years ago. Kiosks on Bridge Avenue would be solar-powered. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: MORE KIOSKS, YES; APPS, MAYBE"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? A HEFTY ITALIAN
Red Bank Sub Shop was full of pleasant surprises from the good sandwich combinations, to the soda selection but mostly it was the quality of the Italian sub that will have us returning to the Monmouth Street sandwich shop.
RED BANK: CHECKING IN ON BOULANGERIE
Ayca User of Antoinette Boulangerie with a platter of croissants. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON What could be better than café au lait and a fresh-bakedContinue reading "RED BANK: CHECKING IN ON BOULANGERIE"
RED BANK: THE SWEET AFTERTASTE
Melanie Pomerico, owner of Lil’ Cutie Pops, holds a bouquet of cocktail-themed cakes. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge.) By SUSAN ERICSON Cocktail Week, a townwide party that showcased theContinue reading "RED BANK: THE SWEET AFTERTASTE"
RED BANK: BELATED GOODBYES TO A DINER
Sisters Sarah and Claire Taylor came to the Broadway Diner from Ocean Township with their mom on Tuesday not knowing it had closed. Below, the diner’s famous buttermilk pancakes are nowContinue reading "RED BANK: BELATED GOODBYES TO A DINER"
RED BANK: A NEW BREED OF NETWORKING
The Dog Days of Summer are back, as the monthly promotion for four-legged visitors (and their human handlers) returns to Monmouth Street on Tuesday evening. When the idea was firstContinue reading "RED BANK: A NEW BREED OF NETWORKING"
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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.