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RED BANK: BUILDING VALUE DOUBLES. HOW?
RED BANK: In just two years, a downtown building that's home to a prominent restaurant doubled in value. What's Going On Here?
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: CRAFT BREWERY LEASES FIREHOUSE
RED BANK: In another sign of a possible tsunami of craft beer coming to downtown, the former firehouse on White Street has been leased to a startup brewery,
FAIR HAVEN: VACANT LOT ON AUCTION BLOCK
FAIR HAVEN: Ready to build your dream house? The borough plans to auction off a piece of residentially zoned real estate this month.
RUMSON: SPRINGSTEEN SELLING MANSION
RUMSON: Springsteen selling his little-used mansion here to a couple who own a house just two doors away, property records indicate.
RED BANK: TOP BID $392,587 FOR FIREHOUSE
RED BANK: Auction of century-old Independent firehouse draws four bids.
RED BANK: SECOND FIREHOUSE UP FOR SALE
RED BANK: The century-old Independent firehouse becomes the second in town to go on the auction block.
RUMSON: SPRINGSTEEN TOSSING KEYS TO FOYE
Bruce Springsteen signs autographs outside the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank in 2009. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [UPDATE: Monmouth County records show the deed to theContinue reading "RUMSON: SPRINGSTEEN TOSSING KEYS TO FOYE"
RED BANK: FIREHOUSE EATERY PLAN FILED
Architect Mike Simpson’s drawings show outdoor dining areas in front of and beside the former firehouse. Below, the building’s interior in 2014. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: FIREHOUSE EATERY PLAN FILED"
RED BANK: WHAT SHOULD GO HERE?
Restaurant? Bakery? Something else? The owners of the former Liberty Hose Company firehouse are looking for the perfect match for the vacant structure. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: WHAT SHOULD GO HERE?"
CLIPPINGS: POTTER AT WORK
“In this chaotic world, making pottery provides balance for me,” says Red Bank potter Lauren Bellero, featured in the video below. Bellero creates unique wheel-thrown and hand-built functional and decorativeContinue reading "CLIPPINGS: POTTER AT WORK"
RED BANK: EATERY CONTENTS ON THE BLOCK
The oven, assuming it’s sold, will have to go out the way it went in: through the front window. Below, Anthony “Tito” Vega with the three-ton oven last year. (Photo aboveContinue reading "RED BANK: EATERY CONTENTS ON THE BLOCK"
RED BANK: FIREHOUSE SOLD, USE UNKNOWN
With his brother, Michael, looking on, John Morgan gives borough Administrator Stanley Sickels a deposit for the firehouse purchase. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: FIREHOUSE SOLD, USE UNKNOWN"
Having failed to attract any bids in its first attempt to auction off the former Liberty Hose firehouse on White Street last month, Red Bank will try again on AprilContinue reading "RED BANK: FIREHOUSE OPENING BID REDUCED"
RED BANK: FIREHOUSE AUCTION FIZZLES
No bidders emerged at Tuesday’s auction, conducted by attorney Sean Byrnes, left, and Administrator Stanley Sickels. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A discontinuedContinue reading "RED BANK: FIREHOUSE AUCTION FIZZLES"
RED BANK: KICKING TIRES AT THE FIREHOUSE
Red Bank Administrator Stanley Sickels, at right, leads prospective bidders on a tour of the former Liberty Hose firehouse on White Street in Red Bank Thursday afternoon in advance ofContinue reading "RED BANK: KICKING TIRES AT THE FIREHOUSE"
RED BANK: FIREHOUSE AUCTION RESCHEDULED
The auction of a former firehouse on White Street in Red Bank has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 25, at 10:30 a.m. The original March 18 sale date was changedContinue reading "RED BANK: FIREHOUSE AUCTION RESCHEDULED"
SEA BRIGHT: POST OFFICE LOT ON THE BLOCK
Sixteen months after it was battered by Hurricane Sandy, the still-vacant building at 1030 Ocean Avenue is for sale. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "SEA BRIGHT: POST OFFICE LOT ON THE BLOCK"
RED BANK: EARLY BIRDS GET THE… CHILLS
The annual Presidents’ Day ticket sale at Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre, with ducats for a host of shows available for $10 each, drew its usual waiting line in spiteContinue reading "RED BANK: EARLY BIRDS GET THE… CHILLS"
RED BANK: WANNA BUY A FIREHOUSE?
The former firehouse, on White Street was home to the Liberty Hose Company for 103 years. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Here’s aContinue reading "RED BANK: WANNA BUY A FIREHOUSE?"
It started Thursday, continues Friday and runs through Saturday. It’s the annual Little Silver Springtime Sidewalk Sale, and we’ve got six seconds of sights and sounds to whet you’re interest.Continue reading "LITTLE SILVER SIDEWALK SALE"
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NOW OFFERING HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.
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 ...