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RED BANK: DRAG QUEENS STRUT THEIR STUFF
RED BANK: Drag queens and audience members strutted their fabulous stuff at a family friendly event that drew no protesters.
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RED BANK: FAMILY-FRIENDLY DRAG EVENT SET
RED BANK: While other towns have their knickers in a twist over LGBTQ matters, borough slates a family-friendly drag queen event in a park.
RED BANK: FAMILIES PACK DRAG READING
RED BANK: Drag Queen Story Hour draws a packed room of rapt toddlers and parents as supporters stand at library entrance.
RED BANK: SCOTUS DECISION DRAWS PROTEST
RED BANK: Reproductive rights supporters rally at Riverside Gardens Park to protest U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade.
RED BANK: SLURS HURLED AT EVENT ATTENDEES
RED BANK: Protesters shout "pedophile" and other slurs at attendees of library's Drag Queen Story Time.
RED BANK: HUNDREDS RALLY FOR WOMEN
RED BANK: Hundreds march through downtown and rally at Riverside Gardens Park for women's reproductive rights ahead of new Supreme Court term.
RED BANK: RALLY DEMANDS VAX/MASK CHOICE
RED BANK: After a park rally, opponents of anti-pandemic vaccines and masks march to Riverview Medical Center chanting "my body, my choice."
RED BANK: RALLY SLAMS POSTAL CHANGES
RED BANK: Thirty protestors rallied outside the Shrewsbury Avenue post office to voice support for the postal service and its role in voting by mail.
RED BANK: BORDER ‘EMERGENCY’ DISPUTED
RED BANK: Three days after Trump's declaration of national emergency on Mexican border, protestors rally in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: ANTI-KAVANAUGH RALLY SLATED
RED BANK: "Walk-out" rally to protest Kavanaugh SCOTUS appointment slated for Thursday afternoon in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: RALLY FOR IMMIGRANTS SLATED
RED BANK: March through downtown and rally in support of undocumented aliens slated for Friday by group called Awaken Community.
RED BANK: VIGIL SPEAKERS AIM AT GUN LAWS
RED BANK: The latest in a series of anti-violence vigils was more overtly political than those in the past, with speakers taking on gun laws.
RED BANK: March and vigil for Las Vegas sniper victims scheduled.
RED BANK: MARCHERS UNITE AGAINST HATRED
RED BANK: About 400 area residents gathered for a rally, march and vigil in response to the racism that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.
RED BANK: RALLY TARGETS RACISM & TRUMP
RED BANK: In the wake of Charlottesville violence, hundreds gather here to protest white supremacists, and blame Trump for their revival.
RED BANK: WOMEN UNITE AGAINST (UNNAMED)
RED BANK: As millions gathered in cities and town across America, hundreds gathered here to protest the new "administration" in DC.
RED BANK: Area women to hold "nonpartisan" rally today on theme of "committing to reminding ourselves and our leaders that we are one community."
RED BANK: WOMEN PLAN ‘NONPARTISAN’ RALLY
RED BANK: Area women plan "nonpartisan" rally day after Trump inauguration "committed to reminding ourselves and our leaders that we are one community."
RED BANK: WEST SIDERS MARCH IN PROTEST
About three dozen protesters marched through Red Bank Saturday morning to object to rising property taxes, a proposed spray park at Bellhaven Nature Area, borough hiring practices and what theyContinue reading "RED BANK: WEST SIDERS MARCH IN PROTEST"
DEER-HUNT LAWS SPUR SHREWSBURY PROTEST
A deer crosses a Shrewsbury street in 2010. (Photo by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge) Local and state laws that allow deer hunting closer to housing than in the pastContinue reading "DEER-HUNT LAWS SPUR SHREWSBURY PROTEST"
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
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.