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RED BANK: AZALEA GARDENS TO RESTART
RED BANK: Azalea Gardens plan for 18 homes on the edge of downtown wins approval extension, plans to start foundations this year, developer says.
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RED BANK: RAYRAP PROJECT GETS UNDERWAY
RED BANK: House fire? Quick demolition? What's Going Here? Here's the scoop about recent activity at Harding and Hudson, the site of RayRap's long-awaited project.
RED BANK: RAYRAP HOME PLAN WINS FINAL OK
RED BANK: Developer Ray Rapcavage wins final approval for 18 homes with a huge garden plan at the Five Corners on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: RAYRAP CLEARS FIRST HURDLE
RED BANK: A year after defeat, developer Ray Rapcavage wins key approval for townhouse-and-garden plan at the Five Corners on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: LATEST RAYRAP PLAN IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: A year after being stopped cold, RayRap returns to the zoning board this week with a plan for townhouses on the edge of downtown.
SEA BRIGHT: REBUILDING BONDS UPHELD
SEA BRIGHT: By a 2-1 margin, voters say they're OK with $5.3 million in debt to replace every public structure wiped out by Sandy.
SEA BRIGHT: PIVOTAL VOTE ON FACILITIES
SEA BRIGHT: Voters will decide today whether to take on $5.3 million in debt to replace every public structure wiped out by Sandy.
RED BANK: Like another developer thwarted by the zoning board, RayRap wants its property designated as "in need of rehabilitation."
SEA BRIGHT: POST-SANDY REBUILD DEBATED
SEA BRIGHT: Residents pack town hall to debate a $12.7 million plan to rebuild, all at once, every public structure wiped out by Sandy.
SEA BRIGHT: TOWN HALL ON REFERENDUM
SEA BRIGHT: Residents will gather for a town hall meeting tonight on next month's referendum on rebuilding public facilities.
RED BANK: RAYRAP TO PUSH FOR LAW CHANGE
RED BANK: Builder Ray Rap will press the council to raise the number of bedrooms allowed downtown without variances.
RED BANK: RAYRAP RETURNS WITH NEW PLAN
Ray Rapcavage, seen below on Hudson Avenue opposite his properties, including a house destroyed by fire in May, 2012. Above, a rendering of the proposed project, with an English gardenContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP RETURNS WITH NEW PLAN"
RED BANK: WHAT’S NEXT FOR RAYRAP SITE?
The zoning board shot down a plan to build 22 townhouses and condos on a parcel bound by Clay Street, Harding Road and Hudson Avenue, throwing the future of the siteContinue reading "RED BANK: WHAT’S NEXT FOR RAYRAP SITE?"
RED BANK: ZONERS ZAP RAYRAP PLAN
Resident Bill Brooks studies a RayRap exhibit prior to the zoning board hearing. Below, a rendering of the proposed six-unit condo building that would front on Harding Road at HudsonContinue reading "RED BANK: ZONERS ZAP RAYRAP PLAN"
RED BANK: RAYRAP TRAFFIC PLAN RAPPED
Planning consultant John Jahr addresses a question from Hudson Avenue resident William Hartigan as builder Ray Rapcavage props up an exhibit Thursday night. Below, a view of the six-unit condoContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP TRAFFIC PLAN RAPPED"
RED BANK: RAYRAP PLAN ON ZONING AGENDA
Developer Ray Rapcavage is scheduled to return to the Red Bank zoning board Thursday night with his proposal to build 22 homes on a block bounded by Harding Road, Hudson Avenue andContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP PLAN ON ZONING AGENDA"
RED BANK: NO DECISION ON RAYRAP PLAN
A house at the corner of Harding Road and Hudson Avenue, above, is one of five that would be demolished if  the plan is approved. Below, neighbors examined exhibits duringContinue reading "RED BANK: NO DECISION ON RAYRAP PLAN"
RED BANK: RAYRAP HEARING TO RESUME
More than a year after it began and nine months after the last session on the topic, the Red Bank zoning board’s hearing of Ray Rapcavage‘s plan to transform most ofContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP HEARING TO RESUME"
RED BANK: RAYRAP DROPS MARKET FROM PLAN
Above is architect David Carnivale’s rendering of the six-unit condo building on Harding Road that would replace the previously planned market. Below, architect Cathy Zuckerman’s rendering of the condos proposedContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP DROPS MARKET FROM PLAN"
RED BANK: RAYRAP PLAN RAPPED FOR SIZE
Audience members reviewed exhibits during a break in Thursday night’s hearing. Below, a rendering of the eight townhomes proposed for Hudson Avenue. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP PLAN RAPPED FOR SIZE"
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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.
“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.