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RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE REVIEW
RED BANK: Planning board holds a special meeting for a public hearing on a proposed Transit Village designation.
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RED BANK: URBAN OUTFITTERS BUILDING SOLD
RED BANK: One of downtown's oldest and most prominent landmarks, home to an Urban Outfitters store, has new owners.
RED BANK: EASTSIDE PARK IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Borough officials to hold a public information session on draft plans for upgrades in Eastside Park.
RED BANK: BROAD STREET ‘VAULT’ SOLD
RED BANK: After years of vacancy followed by full rehabilitation, 108-year-old bank building downtown changes hands.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT EXPLAINED
RED BANK: Library to offer live and live-streamed presentation on the role of the borough Redevelopment Agency.
RED BANK: SIGN OF PROGRESS AT ‘THE VAULT’?
RED BANK: There's a small new sign on the facade at 55 Broad Street, aka 'The Vault.' But is it a sign of things to come? What's Going On Here checks in.
RED BANK: ZONING BOARD RESUMES WORK
RED BANK: Sidelined for five months by the pandemic, the zoning board gets back to hearing variance requests Thursday night.
RED BANK: BOARD SUED OVER TWO DECISIONS
RED BANK: Planning board faces two lawsuits, one for denying an extension to Hampton Inn, another for approving Saxum's 210-apartment project on VNA site.
RED BANK: SHELL GETS SHOP OK ON THIRD TRY
RED BANK: After previous plans for a 7-Eleven and a Dunkin' shop fell short, Shell station at busy corner wins OK for a convenience store.
RED BANK: Just five months after yanking a plan to add a Dunkin' shop, the owner of the Shell station is back with a proposal for a convenience store.
RED BANK: SAXUM PLAN APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum plan for 210 apartments on former VNA site wins approval. Mayor cites boost to affordable housing as neighbor says board "sold out."
RED BANK: Planning board hearing and possible vote on Saxum plan for 210 apartments on former VNA site postponed to December 2.
RED BANK: BOARD AIRS SAXUM PLAN HURDLES
RED BANK: Public and planning board take aim Saxum plan for 210 apartments, citing traffic, fire safety, environmental and other concerns.
RED BANK: PLAZA FOCUS OF SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: At fourth hearing on Saxum plan for 210 apartments, questions focus on proposed plaza at what some consider a dangerous location.
RED BANK: POOP & MORE DELAY SAXUM VOTE
RED BANK: Questions about dog poop, sight lines and a tree delay vote on massive plan for VNA site as board member rebukes Saxum attorney.
RED BANK: SAXUM CONFRONTS TRAFFIC ISSUE
RED BANK: Traffic consultant defends Saxum's plan for former VNA site, offers suggestions for improvement, including big one repeatedly shot down by NJDOT.
RED BANK: SHELL YANKS DUNKIN’ PLAN
RED BANK: After months of sporadic, and contentious hearings, plan for Dunkin shop at Shell station is being withdrawn, redbankgreen has learned.
RED BANK: SAXUM TRAFFIC Q&A DELAYED
RED BANK: With traffic the biggest issue surrounding Saxum's plan for old VNA site, many questions are deferred to next planning board session.
RED BANK: JAZZ BAR/OPEN MARKET PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: A combo food market/basement jazz club proposed for Broad Street wins praise from business owners and zoning board approval.
RED BANK: SPEAKEASY ON ZONING AGENDA
RED BANK: Zoning board agenda Thursday includes downtown speakeasy/ food market; changes to theater plaza; and new home where last one burned down.
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...