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WEEKEND: SOCCER, MORE SOCCER, MUSIC AND ART
RED BANK: Semipro soccer; an outdoor benefit concert; bands in bars; an art opening and more. Here's what's on tap in town this weekend.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
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 Thursday.
RED BANK: CHORALE PRESENTS ‘TOGETHER WE DREAM’
RED BANK: For its final concert of the season, the Shrewsbury Chorale presents "Together We Dream," featuring spirituals and other songs of inspiration.
RED BANK: VINYL FANS BASK ON MECHANIC STREET
Zappa, Go-Go's, Menudo and more sunshine than a Katrina and the Waves tune. A medley of fun photos from the rockingly successful vinyl fest that took over Mechanic Street. (click for more)
RED BANK: WEEKEND PICKS FOR BODY & SOUL
Uplifting music, art shows, old-school jazz jams and a chance to help clean up the town: Red Bank offers some cool options this weekend.
THROWBACK: A SUPERSTAR’S FIRST GLIMMER
THROWBACK: This week in 1964, a photographer serendipitously captured a future pop superstar, Melanie, then a senior at Red Bank High School.
RED BANK: TRIAL BIKE LANES ASSESSED
RED BANK: Q&A with Councilwoman Facey-Blackwood on the temporary bike lanes set up for Porchfest, which appeared to draw hundreds of cyclists.
RED BANK: YOUR GUIDE TO PORCHFEST II
RED BANK: Who's playing when and where at Sunday's second annual Porchfest? We've got all 90+ acts and 25 stages in one clickable guide.
RED BANK: PORCHFEST RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR
RED BANK: Porchfest for second year of bringing together local musicians and neighbors throughout town Sunday afternoon.
RED BANK: BIKE LANES SET FOR PORCHFEST
RED BANK: Second annual Porchfest to feature temporary bike lanes for safe flow of riders between some 25 stages featuring 90 acts.
RED BANK: THE WAG AT JACK’S
RED BANK: With a new album, "Blue Bottles and Copper Coins," local rockers The Wag perform a free, all-ages show at Jack's Music Shoppe.
RED BANK: RESTAURANTS CHURN IN… AND OUT
RED BANK: Two new restaurants are under construction in long-vacant spaces downtown, while two others prove short-lived.
RED BANK: PORCHFEST CONCERT IN THE PARK
RED BANK: Porchfest organizers host a series of free summer concerts, this one featuring seven acts over five hours.
RED BANK: THOUSANDS ENJOY RIVER CONCERT
RED BANK: On a serene summer night, thousands settle in for New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert on our beautiful Navesink River. Photos galore.
RED BANK: CHUCK LAMBERT AT JAMIAN’S
RED BANK: Blues and jazz guitarist extraordinaire Chuck Lambert lights up the night with a couple of sets at Jamian's.
RED BANK: PORCHFEST CONCERT IN THE PARK
RED BANK: Porchfest organizers to host Shred Tank Players concert in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: SUNSET SYMPHONY IN THE PARK
RED BANK: After four-year absence, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra plays a sunset concert in Marine Park beside the beautiful Navesink River.
RED BANK: DEAD BANK AT JAMIAN’S
RED BANK: Hometown favorites Dead Bank take the stage at Jamian's with a truckload of Grateful Dead songs.
RED BANK: KÜL D’SACK AT THE DUB
RED BANK: Kül d'Sack brings its bluegrass-flavored pop to the Dub.
RED BANK: PIANIST CONOR QUIGLEY AT MOLLY PITCHER
RED BANK: Pianist Conor Quigley serves up original arrangements of classic pop, rock, classical and contemporary songs at the Molly Pitcher Inn.
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CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
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 ...