RED BANK: BULKHEAD, BELLHAVEN DEBATED
The council approved a bond to pay for a bulkhead to halt erosion at North Prospect Avenue, above. A change to another bond, for a possible spray park at BellhavenContinue reading "RED BANK: BULKHEAD, BELLHAVEN DEBATED"
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FAIR HAVEN: NEVER-ENDING WAR WITH VINES
Jeff Dement gives a lesson in tree identification during Saturday’s walk through the Fair Haven Fields Natural Area. (Photo by Sarah Klepner. Click to enlarge) By SARAH KLEPNER The FairContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: NEVER-ENDING WAR WITH VINES"
SEA BRIGHT: COUNCIL WAIVES PERMIT FEES
Members of the borough council at Tuesday night’s meeting. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON Amid complaints by residents about unresolved insurance claims and other rebuildingContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: COUNCIL WAIVES PERMIT FEES"
SEA BRIGHT: EATING, REFLECTING AND RISING
Chris Wood, as seen in a video, above, and Mayor Dina Long, below, at Saturday night’s event, which raised $130,000 for Sea Bright Rising. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click toContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: EATING, REFLECTING AND RISING"
SEA BRIGHT: CHRISTIE TOUTS FOCUS ON BIZ
Joined by Mayor Dina Long and business owners, Governor Chris Christie unveiled a new cabinet-level office to focus on post-storm rebuilding efforts. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: CHRISTIE TOUTS FOCUS ON BIZ"
SEA BRIGHT: BAIN’S IS BACK IN THE PAINT
Frank Bain working the phone and the computer in the freshly restored paint section of his hardware store. (Photos by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON The rebuildingContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: BAIN’S IS BACK IN THE PAINT"
SECOND ‘MOUNTAIN’ PILES UP MEMORIES
A passerby eyes debris in the Anchorage Beach parking lot, above, while a mountain of it dominates the former Peninsula House lot, below. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "SECOND ‘MOUNTAIN’ PILES UP MEMORIES"
SEA BRIGHT: AMID TEARS, GUARD ROLLS OUT
Sea Bright’s tent city was largely dismantled by Friday afternoon. Below, Governor Chris Christie speaking with National Guardsmen at the site on November 9. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click toContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: AMID TEARS, GUARD ROLLS OUT"
HOT DOG CART AND CHIC EATERY BACK IN BIZ
Hot dog seller Frances Rooney poses for a photo with admirers, including Councilwoman Peggy Bills, at right above. Below, Pat Trama in his restored restaurant. (Photo by Wil Fulton. ClickContinue reading "HOT DOG CART AND CHIC EATERY BACK IN BIZ"
RUMSON TEEN’S STORM VIDEO DRAWS TRAIN
A 33-minute video about Hurricane Sandy by a Rumson-Fair Haven Regional student caught the attention of the rock band Train, which will play an acoustic show in Sea Bright asContinue reading "RUMSON TEEN’S STORM VIDEO DRAWS TRAIN"
SEA BRIGHT: BAIN’S PAINTS ITS OWN FUTURE
Frank Bain outside his Ocean Avenue hardware store, where all the inventory was destroyed in Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON This isnt aContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: BAIN’S PAINTS ITS OWN FUTURE"
SEA BRIGHT: ON TOP OF MOUNT SANDY
Rachel Pedersen and Carolyn Rigby on the Sea Bright sandpile, which attracts dog-walkers and other sightseers. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The beach clubs and bars may be temporarilyContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: ON TOP OF MOUNT SANDY"
SEA BRIGHT: GIVING THANKS BY GIVING BACK
Montclair State University student Noah Smith interviews owners of some of the hardest-hit businesses in Sea Bright and the volunteers who spent last weekend helping them out. (Thanks to DebbieContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: GIVING THANKS BY GIVING BACK"
SEA BRIGHT MOVES MEETING TO THE BASIE
The mayor and council of Sea Bright took to the stage of the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank Monday night to accommodate a crowd that would not have fitContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT MOVES MEETING TO THE BASIE"
ANOTHER VIEW OF THE STORM’S DESTRUCTION
Here’s a compelling video made in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Shot by Adam Worth of Asbury Park, it includes footage of Sea Bright and the Red Bank-based Rebuild/Recover effort.Continue reading "ANOTHER VIEW OF THE STORM’S DESTRUCTION"
SEA BRIGHT: MERCHANTS PLAN NEW STARTS
Cono Trezza in his newly built pizzeria last February, and as it appeared five days after the storm, below. (Photo below by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTONContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: MERCHANTS PLAN NEW STARTS"
SEA BRIGHT: MOVING ‘MOUNT SANDY’
Bulldozers redistributing sand recovered from the streets of Sea Bright on the borough beach Wednesday morning. Below, contractor Mike Stavola with Governor Chris Christie last week. (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: MOVING ‘MOUNT SANDY’"
SEA BRIGHT REOPENS TO OUTSIDERS
As seen in two views along Ocean Avenue Wednesday morning, passenger vehicles must share the road with earth movers, backhoes and dumptrucks. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD AfterContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT REOPENS TO OUTSIDERS"
CHRISTIE SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON SEA BRIGHT
Prompted by a request from Mayor Dina Long and Councilman Read Murphy to keep Ocean Avenue closed to through traffic, Governor Chris Christie summons his transportation secretary during a visitContinue reading "CHRISTIE SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON SEA BRIGHT"
RFH CAROLERS BRING HOLIDAY SPIRIT
The Rumson-Fair Haven High School Tower Singers sing Jingle Bells and other favorites in front of the former Chase bank on Broad Street in R ...
RED BANK: YES, IT’S STILL COMING
Four years after winning borough approval, Jack Manousos still plans to open a restaurant at 3-5 Broad Street. When? Not ready to disclose, ...
RED BANK: AMID THE BLUE
A rack of small vessels at the Navesink Riverside Residences and Marina added colors to the river’s deep blue, as seen from the Red Ba ...
[GIF] COUNTDOWN TO TREE LIGHTING
The final countown and lighting of Broad Street toward the end of the Holiday Express Concert. GIF below and video right after.
PANORAMA: HOLIDAY EXPRESS CONCERT
Tim McLoone and his Holiday Express band light up the crowd on Broad Street before the annual tree lighting.
THANKSGIVING EVE: WHAT WAS GOING ON
Nothing marks the arrival of Thanksgiving weekend like reacquainting with someone from high school that you hoped to never see again in your ...
RED BANK: YES, RED BANK
Kayaker Carla Fiscella shared this lovely autumn vignette along the Swimming River at Chapin Avenue from last week.
RED BANK BUCKS GIVEAWAY
Red Bank RiverCenter will host a $5,000 Red Bank Bucks Giveaway at Toast City Diner this Saturday. It’s essentially free money, and who do ...
RED BANK: TREE TIME!
This year’s Christmas tree arrived at Riverside Gardens Park in Red Bank Saturday. It will be lit (along with the rest of the downtown) as ...
RED BANK CLASSIC 5K RUNNING A DEAL
Red Bank 5K Classic sets 2024 date, with discount registrations starting Friday.
PBA TOY DRIVE BRINGS JOY TO LOCAL KIDS
Help make a kid’s Christmas a bit nicer with a toy donation to the annual Red Bank PBA toy drive.
FUNDRAISERS SUPPORT GLOBAL REFUGEE RELIEF
Fundraisers with the United Nations Refugee agency on Broad Street collecting donations for refugees worldwide, and killing time between cha ...
“PUT IT IN THE WINDOW!”
The King of Rock and Roll was seen hanging in the window of Jack’s Music Shoppe. When asked if there was any reason behind it apart fr ...
RED BANK: WATCH YOUR STEP
The painted sidewalk at 205 Broad Street (featured in a recent Where Have I Seen This) getting a new look today.