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MORE FALLOUT FROM SICKLES COLLAPSE
The implosion of Sickles Market continued to echo with two bankruptcy filings, including one by the heir to the 116-year-old farm business.
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RED BANK: SHORT TERM RENTALS COULD MAKE COMEBACK
Want to rent your home out using Airbnb? Red Bank Council looks to reverse a 2023 clampdown and let more residents do it again.
RED BANK: COWORK FIRM SETTING UP DOWNTOWN
RED BANK: Provider of coworking space to entrepreneurs will occupy the entire second floor of a newly rehabbed downtown building.
RED BANK: MECHANIC ENDS 48-YEAR RUN
RED BANK: Pete Soviero, who started his auto repair shop right out of RBR, ends 48-year career as a transit village plan advances.
RED BANK: FUTILE SEARCH FOR A HOUSE FOR MOM
RED BANK: Amid a housing crunch, one man’s futile search for an affordable small house in town for his mother has left him praying for answers.
RED BANK: $1.1M HOME SETS WEST SIDE MARK
RED BANK: A new, 5,000-square foot home on Shrewsbury Avenue sells for a jaw-dropping sum, setting a West Side record.
RED BANK: TWO HEARINGS POSTPONED
RED BANK: Both hearings on Thursday night's zoning board agenda have been postponed.
RED BANK: FORTY APARTMENTS PROPOSED
RED BANK: Proposed 40-unit apartment project would replace four structures on Riverside Avenue if approved by zoning board this week.
RED BANK: ROOF’S OFF. WHAT’S UP?
RED BANK: Newly roofless building on Maple Avenue also has a bright orange stop-work sticker on window. What's Going On Here?
RED BANK: BOARD OKS NEW HEIGHT LIMITS
RED BANK: At a quick session, planning board signs off on changes to building heights and fees paid by developers in lieu of planting trees.
RED BANK: THRIVE PLAN GETS BOARD OK
RED BANK: Zoning board OKs 32 apartments for neuro-diverse adults, which advocates said will serve as a model for desperately needed housing.
RED BANK: NEW HOUSE LOT APPROVED
RED BANK: Planning board approves subdivision plan for new house on Locust Avenue.
RED BANK: THRIVE PARKING PLAN QUESTIONED
RED BANK: Proposed apartments adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities get some pushback over parking at busy corner.
RED BANK: SPECIAL-NEEDS HOUSING PLANNED
RED BANK: Plan for 32 neuro-inclusive units for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities goes before zoning board Thursday.
RED BANK: NOW GOING UP ON SHREWSBURY…
RED BANK: Black construction fencing surrounds a narrow lot Shrewsbury Avenue. What's Going On Here? redbankgreen sneaks a peak.
RED BANK: ART GALLERY TAKING A DETOUR
RED BANK: Seven years after it opened with a splash, Detour Gallery, a magnet for contemporary art lovers, is heading for Chelsea.
RED BANK: BASIE ADDS TO FOOTPRINT
RED BANK: Less than two years after massive expansion, Basie Center adds to its real estate holdings, acquiring a Maple Avenue property.
RED BANK: MAKING SPACE FOR MAKERS
RED BANK: redbankgreen's 'Human Bites' series of quickie interviews gets a restart with Artisans Collective founder Debbie Eisenstein.
RED BANK: BOAS QUITS HPC, SLAMS CHAIRMAN
RED BANK: Longtime Historic Preservation Commission member Boas quits over new chairman's "authoritarianism."
RED BANK: SPARED HOUSE TO GET SPRUCE-UP
RED BANK: Saved from the wrecking ball earlier this year, 19th-century house downtown has new owners who plan to restore its onetime glory.
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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.