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MIDDLETOWN: RIVERFRONT PARK TO OPEN
MIDDLETOWN: Swimming River Park, in the works for eight years, debuts on former site of Chris' Landing Monday.
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RED BANK: CHRISTMAS TREE WANTED
RED BANK: RiverCenter issues annual call for a donated Christmas tree for display in Riverside Gardens Park.
FAIR HAVEN: BOROUGH EYES RIVER PARCEL
FAIR HAVEN: Borough seeks Green Acres funding for possible purchase of lot adjoining the municipal dock on the Navesink River.
RED BANK: LOW-KEY TREE LIGHTING
RED BANK: Traditional Holiday Express concert/Town Light-Up is cancelled. Even the Christmas tree lighting will be a quiet affair.
RED BANK: METER PROGRAM ADVANCES
RED BANK: New parking meters sprout throughout downtown. What's Going On Here? And when will they go live?
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN VIEW SNEAK PREVIEW
RED BANK: redbankgreen gets a sneak peek of stunning river vistas from nearly finished playground/lookout stand at Bellhaven Natural Area. Video.
RED BANK: PUBLIC PROJECTS ADVANCING
RED BANK: What's Going On Here with these borough projects? Updates on Bellhaven Natural Area, Eastside Park and parking meter replacement.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN OIL TANK YANKED
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? Environmental cleanup underway at Bellhaven Natural Area, which is slated to get a playground and observation deck.
RED BANK: GETTING READY FIR LIGHT-UP
RED BANK: Christmas tree arrives at Riverside Gardens Park, with a light-up scheduled Friday night as part of Holiday Express concert/Town Light-Up.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN WORK TO START
RED BANK: After years of controversy, Bellhaven Natural Area will get a playground and observation deck by the end of the year, Shehady says.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN MAKEOVER IN SIGHT
RED BANK: After years of controversy and changes, a 'scaled-back' plan for Bellhaven Natural Area could be built by this summer, officials said.
RED BANK: GETTING READY FIR LIGHT-UP
RED BANK: A sure sign that the holiday season is here, the Christmas tree at Riverside Gardens Park gets readied for light-up.
RED BANK: CLAY COURTS SCRAPED
RED BANK: After sitting untouched for six years, there's work underway on the clay tennis courts in Marine Park. What's Going On Here? redbankgreen answers.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN PLAN SCALED BACK
RED BANK: Bellhaven plan revived and 'scaled back' once again, says Shehady, after questions about tree removal at the wetlands site.
RED BANK: SECOND PARK BRAINSTORM SLATED
RED BANK: Round two of public brainstorming sessions on possible makeover of Marine Park slated for Wednesday at Senior Center.
RED BANK: BRAINSTORMING ON MARINE PARK
RED BANK: What should become of Marine Park? Borough residents weigh in on tennis courts, kayaking, parking and more at brainstorming sessions.
RED BANK: MARINE PARK SESSIONS SLATED
RED BANK: What does Marine Park need? Borough slates public input sessions on Monday to develop concept plan for a possible makeover.
RED BANK: PARK SESSIONS RESCHEDULED
RED BANK: Public input sessions for future of Marine Park rescheduled.
RED BANK: MARINE PARK MAKEOVER KICKS OFF
RED BANK: What does Marine Park need? Borough schedules first in a series of public input sessions on concept plan for a possible makeover.
RED BANK: SUNSET PARK CONCEPT TO DEBUT
RED BANK: Residents to get first look Monday at concept plan for new park on long-closed landfill site overlooking Swimming River.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
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.