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RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE PAVING DELAYED
So, how’s the final paving of Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown going? It’s not, apparently. Contrary to multiple alerts about overnight closings from Monmouth County, which owns the bridge, asContinue reading "RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE PAVING DELAYED"
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RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE WORK NEARS END
The paving of Hubbard’s Bridge on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown will require an additional night of closure between 8 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday, according to an alert from Red Bank borough.Continue reading "RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE WORK NEARS END"
RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE WORK PLANNED
Hubbard’s Bridge on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown will be closed for paving from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to an alert from Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE WORK PLANNED"
NEW BRIDGE OPENS JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER
The first few cars of eastbound traffic head toward Red Bank over the the new West Front Street bridge between Red Bank and Middletown Monday morning. Below, Red Bank MarinaContinue reading "NEW BRIDGE OPENS JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: NOT DONE, BUT READY
As seen in these photos taken Sunday afternoon, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown still has a punchlist of unfinished details, such as the installation of decorativeContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: NOT DONE, BUT READY"
NEW BRIDGE OPENS TO FOOT TRAFFIC & BIKES
An unofficial count put runner Julie Buffardi of Red Bank, above, as the fourth pedestrian to cross the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown after it was openedContinue reading "NEW BRIDGE OPENS TO FOOT TRAFFIC & BIKES"
NEW BRIDGE TO OPEN MONDAY… OR SOONER?
After nearly five months of detours affecting thousands of commuters, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown is slated to open Monday with a 10 a.m. ribbon cuttingContinue reading "NEW BRIDGE TO OPEN MONDAY… OR SOONER?"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE NEARING COMPLETION
Two weeks before its scheduled completion, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown showed further signs of advancement Monday, including a sidewalk along part of the northern rim.Continue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE NEARING COMPLETION"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE ENTERS FINAL MONTH
With one month to go before a self-imposed completion deadline, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown appeared to be making rapid progress last Friday. The semblance of aContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE ENTERS FINAL MONTH"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: IT’S GETTING THERE
Parapets similar to those on the nearby Route 35 Cooper’s Bridge were being installed on the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown last week, as seen from theContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: IT’S GETTING THERE"
RED BANK: CAKE BOSS COPS TO DWI
‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro with Mayor Pasquale Menna at the opening of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Red Bank in November, 2013. Below, Valastro’s apology tweet Monday. (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: CAKE BOSS COPS TO DWI"
RED BANK: CARLO’S OWNER BUSTED FOR DWI
‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro at the opening of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Red Bank a year ago. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Buddy Valastro, star of TVs’s Cake BossContinue reading "RED BANK: CARLO’S OWNER BUSTED FOR DWI"
OCEANIC BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS
The Oceanic Bridge between Rumson and Middletown will be closed to traffic and pedestrian use from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday for “routine maintenance” on the bascule section,Continue reading "OCEANIC BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS"
EXPECT DELAYS AT OCEANIC BRIDGE
Motorists and others using the Oceanic Bridge between Rumson and Middletown may encounter delays as work crews do maintenance on the bascule section, the Monmouth County engineering department announced Wednesday.Continue reading "EXPECT DELAYS AT OCEANIC BRIDGE"
RED BANK: STAR POWER. OH, AND CAKE, TOO.
Cake Boss Buddy Valastro emerges to a forest of fans and cellphone cameras at the opening of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Red Bank Monday. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: STAR POWER. OH, AND CAKE, TOO."
RED BANK: CAKE BOSS TO ENTER DESSERT FRAY
Carlo’s Bakery of ‘Cake Boss’ fame plans to open in time for the Christmas holidays at 84 Broad Street, a company official said. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK: CAKE BOSS TO ENTER DESSERT FRAY"
A view from Char’s second-floor dining room of the new two-story windows overlooking Broad Street. Below, the restaurant features a waveform awning with heating elements underneath for outdoor dining inContinue reading "RED BANK: CHAR TO OPEN THIS MONTH"
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HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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.