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RED BANK: DENHOLTZ AIMS FOR ‘DENSE’ TRANSIT VILLAGE
RED BANK: As the town plans a public workshop on transit village, developer says "it needs to be dense" with housing.
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RED BANK: DENHOLTZ PLANS MASSIVE PROJECT
RED BANK: Denholtz Properties is negotiating to create a massive new development at the train station, redbankgreen has learned.
RED BANK: DENHOLTZ LOCKS UP KEY CORNER
RED BANK: Denholtz adds to downtown holdings and now owns two corners of a block seen as key to a 'Broad to the river' effort.
RED BANK: BROAD TO THE RIVER? ‘WE’LL SEE…’
RED BANK: Is a Broad-to-the-river plan finally in the works? redbankgreen checks out some intriguing clues among property deals.
RED BANK: TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE AVERTED
A shutdown of the North Jersey Coast Line grade crossing at Broad Street in Red Bank that was originally expected to take nearly three and a half days was completedContinue reading "RED BANK: TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE AVERTED"
RED BANK: RR XING TO CLOSE FOR WEEKEND
A three-plus-day shutdown of Broad Street at the North Jersey Coast Line grade crossing begins at 10 p.m. Friday for what New Jersey Transit calls routine inspection and maintenance. TheContinue reading "RED BANK: RR XING TO CLOSE FOR WEEKEND"
Red Bank and neighboring towns could be in for a day or more of truly bad traffic next Monday – and rail commuters may be in for headaches as well.Continue reading "AREA TOWNS BRACE FOR TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE"
RED BANK: RR XING TO CLOSE TWO NIGHTS
Broad Street at the New Transit grade crossing in Red Bank will be closed to vehicular traffic two night this weekend for track maintenance and repair work. The closings areContinue reading "RED BANK: RR XING TO CLOSE TWO NIGHTS"
This just in from New Jersey Transit: At approximately 5:00 pm, a New York-bound North Jersey Coast Line train struck and fatally injured an adult, male trespasser west of theContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: RAIL FATALITY REPORTED"
RED BANK STATION GETS NEW SLATE ROOF
Installation of a new slate roof is underway at the station, seen above in late March. (Click to enlarge) Long-overdue repairs to the Red Bank are now “hitting the expressContinue reading "RED BANK STATION GETS NEW SLATE ROOF"
PED/BIKE RAMP PLANNED FOR NEW BRIDGE
Monmouth County Engineer Joe Ettore traces the path of the planned walkway, which continues off the proposed new bridge (in yellow) and up a series of ramps along the theContinue reading "PED/BIKE RAMP PLANNED FOR NEW BRIDGE"
LITTLE SILVER BRACES FOR DETOUR JAMS
Orange you glad they alerted you? (Click to enlarge) Already a nettlesome fact of life for local commuters, travel between Shrewsbury and Little Silver is about to get downright ugly.Continue reading "LITTLE SILVER BRACES FOR DETOUR JAMS"
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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.
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.