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SEA BRIGHT: DONOVAN’S REBUILD BEGINS
SEA BRIGHT: Construction of a permanent home for Donovan's Reef gets underway.
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RUMSON: BUTLER’S IS BACK
The familiar pastel-colored Adirondack chairs are back at Butler’s Market in Rumson. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Lifelong borough resident Paul Stout owned and operated Butler’sContinue reading "RUMSON: BUTLER’S IS BACK"
RED BANK: MUANG THAI BACK IN BUSINESS
Red Bank’s Muang Thai restaurant is back in business after it was seized by the state Treasury Department over unpaid taxes last Thursday. Jack Pongnoo, owner of the East Front StreetContinue reading "RED BANK: MUANG THAI BACK IN BUSINESS"
SEA BRIGHT PIZZA RETURNS
Sea Bright Pizza five days after the hurricane, above, and back in business, below. (Photo below by Colby Wilson. Click to enlarge) By COLBY WILSON Going eight months without theContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT PIZZA RETURNS"
SEA BRIGHT: LIBRARY TO BE RESTORED
Repairs to the Ocean Avenue facility were approved by borough officials Tuesday night. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON After months of public outcry, Sea Bright’sContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: LIBRARY TO BE RESTORED"
SEA BRIGHT: ANOTHER RESTAURANT REOPENS
Yumi restaurant on Ocean Avenue in Sea Bright is now back in business, adding to the growing list of stores coming back on line in the hurricane-battered borough. The eateryContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: ANOTHER RESTAURANT REOPENS"
SEA BRIGHT: MAD HATTER FINALLY RE-HATTED
The opening-night crowd at the Mad Hatter last Friday night. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON For those with an eye for irony, it may haveContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: MAD HATTER FINALLY RE-HATTED"
SEA BRIGHT: PARTY OUT BACK
The Mad Hatter in better days, above. The owners plan to revive the tiki bar out back next week. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON TheContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: PARTY OUT BACK"
SEA BRIGHT: MAD HATTER TO REOPEN MAY 23
The Mad Hatter has given up on a proposal to operate out of a tent and plans to reopen a portion of its storm-damaged building. Below, beer bottles seen throughContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: MAD HATTER TO REOPEN MAY 23"
SEA BRIGHT: ANOTHER RESTAURANT REOPENS
Another Sea Bright business is back, six months after Sandy. Below, Amanda and Ming Zheng in their New Super Golden restaurant. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WILContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: ANOTHER RESTAURANT REOPENS"
Six months after it was all but obliterated by Hurricane Sandy, Sea Bright is gradually getting back on its feet, as evident in the extensive repair and rebuilding underway. redbankgreenContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: SHAKING OFF SANDY"
All facilities are expected to be open after Memorial Day, the park service said in an announcement. (Click to enlarge) Closed to the public since Hurricane Sandy hit on OctoberContinue reading "SANDY HOOK TO REOPEN MAY 1"
Hundreds of food lovers turned out at the Oyster Point Hotel in Red Bank Thursday night for a fundraiser to help Kelly Ryan rebuild her Hurricane Sandy-damaged restaurant, Boondocks Fishery.Continue reading "BOONDOCKS LOBSTER SHACK WILL BE BACK"
BEACH CLUBS TARGET SUMMER REOPENINGS
Sands Beach Club, above, and Ship Ahoy, in the distance, were wiped out by Hurricane Sandy, but Sands will come back this summer, its owner said. Edgewater, below, is shootingContinue reading "BEACH CLUBS TARGET SUMMER REOPENINGS"
RED BANK: BAR’S OPEN AT THE OYSTER POINT
The Pearl Restaurant and Lounge reopened late last week for the first time since Hurricane Sandy knocked the hotel out of commission. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: BAR’S OPEN AT THE OYSTER POINT"
SEA BRIGHT: HARRY’S CLAWS ITS WAY BACK
Lou Jacoubs in the restaurant’s dining room Tuesday. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge) By WIL FULTON Another Sea Bright staple gets back in action when Harry’s Lobster HouseContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: HARRY’S CLAWS ITS WAY BACK"
OCEANIC BRIDGE SAILS TO COMPLETION
After a seven-month shutdown, the Oceanic Bridge linking Rumson and Middletown was to open for vehicle traffic sometime around noon Friday, having been opened for pedestrians and bikers at mid-morning.Continue reading "OCEANIC BRIDGE SAILS TO COMPLETION"
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COMMUNITY PROFILES
For Black History Month, Red Bank's Community Engagement and Equity Advisory Committee has been running a series of local profiles on Facebo ...
HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.