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RED BANK: BROADWALK BOLLARDS BLOOM
The springtime emergence of the red bollards from their underground lair marks the closure of Broad Street between White and Front Streets until Sept. 30. Broadwalk is back.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
THROWBACK: LOUD PARKING DEBATE, EVEN LOUDER PANTS
RED BANK THROWBACK: Still common today, debates over parking raged even 50 years ago. But there was no debate over the coolness of plaid seersucker pants.
RED BANK: POLICE LAUNCH CRACKDOWN ON TRAILERS
RED BANK: Police issue more than a dozen summonses and one arrest warrant to owners of work trailers violating a new 48 hour parking rule.
RED BANK: STUDY FINDS STATION FIT FOR REDEVELOPMENT
RED BANK: Underutilized land, acres of parking lots. Study finds train station fits bill for an "area in need of redevelopment."
RED BANK: UNPLANNED BID DRIVES AUCTION
RED BANK: Spontaneous offer for parking spots prompts brief bidding war between pot shop owner and nearby resident.
RED BANK: CRASH INJURES SHOP EMPLOYEE
RED BANK: Boutique worker suffers minor injuries when car crashes through front window while parking Wednesday, police said.
RED BANK: BROADWALK MAY RETURN ANNUALLY
RED BANK: Council plans ordinance to lock in Broadwalk as an annually recurring fixture. Here's Thursday's agenda at a glance.
RED BANK: POT SHOP OK’D, MINUS LEFT TURNS
RED BANK: Cannabis shop wins OK for long-vacant Exxon site, minus dangerous highway turn. Up next: getting a license from the council.
RED BANK: VOTE ON POT SHOP EXPECTED
RED BANK: Planning board may vote Monday night on proposed a cannabis shop with controversial traffic plan at long-vacant Exxon site.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
RED BANK: DRENCHING RAIN FORECAST
RED BANK: Heavy rains and gusty winds expected to lash the Greater Green Sunday and Monday.
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RED BANK: NO PARKING… OR ‘SLOPS’
RED BANK: Council plans to ban parking in alleyway that was seen as a health threat before the advent of automobiles.
RED BANK: POT SHOP ACCESS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: Consultant for proposed cannabis shop at town's northern gateway revives controversial traffic proposal.
RED BANK: FROM GAS TO GRASS?
RED BANK: A pot shop could replace a long-vacant gas station at the town's northern gateway if approved by the borough planning board Monday.
RED BANK: IDLE-TRAILER WARNINGS BEGIN
RED BANK: As new law banning unhitched trailers takes effect, police embark on campaign of warning notices.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Unhitched trailer ban adoption, awards of engineering contracts and more on council agenda for Thursday night.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TO TARGET IDLE TRAILERS
RED BANK: Responding to complaints, council plans to strengthen ordinances on idle trailers parked curbside.
RED BANK: BROAD REOPENS TO TRAFFIC
RED BANK: Ending the fourth season of Broadwalk, the northern blocks of Broad Street were reopened to vehicular traffic Monday.
RED BANK: SETTLEMENT FORCES LOT RE-DO
RED BANK: Three years after complete makeover, parking lot would be reconfigured to restore appliance shop's truck access under settlement.
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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.