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MORE WHITE ON GREEN?
This delightful vignette seen outside the former Douglass Auto Electric repair shop at the corner of Maple Avenue and Drs. James Parker Boulevard in Red Bank Friday seems the perfectContinue reading "MORE WHITE ON GREEN?"
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ON THE GREEN: BRACING FOR A BLIZZARD
The bread shelves at the SuperFoodtown in Red Bank were nearly bare Sunday afternoon as locals stocked up in anticipation of a blizzard expected to sock the region Monday andContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: BRACING FOR A BLIZZARD"
RED BANK: PLOWING THE NORTH 40
“I’ve been dying for a real snow,” Adrian Gubbay told redbankgreen as he cleared slush in front of a neighbor’s house on Madison Avenue in Red Bank Saturday morning. TheContinue reading "RED BANK: PLOWING THE NORTH 40"
ON THE GREEN: IT GETS UGLY FAST
It looked pretty for a while. But an overnight snowfall – the first significant one of the season – that left two inches of white on the Greater Red BankContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: IT GETS UGLY FAST"
ON THE GREEN: SNOW AND RAIN IN FORECAST
Snow may blanket more than just our beautiful Navesink River, as seen from Maple Avenue in Red Bank Thursday. The National Weather Service says we could get up to threeContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: SNOW AND RAIN IN FORECAST"
ON THE GREEN: SNOWFALL LEAVES A DUSTING
An overnight snow left cars and lawns lightly dusted, but Pinckney Road and other streets in Red Bank were clear shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday. A more significant snowfall isContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: SNOWFALL LEAVES A DUSTING"
ON THE GREEN: EXPECT SLIPPERY ROADS
Red Bank borough plows and a salt spreader at the Broad Street post office stand at the ready for expected snow Wednesday afternoon. The National Weather Service puts the likelihoodContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: EXPECT SLIPPERY ROADS"
An umbrella, and snow boots, may come in handy Wednesday afternoon. According to the National Weather Service, there’s a 70-percent chance that rain mixed with snow will begin falling onContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: CHANCE OF SNOW WEDNESDAY"
WEATHER: MILD FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
Skaters and ice boaters shared the freeze-hardened Navesink River Saturday, as seen from Cooper’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown. Then came Sunday’s daylong deluge of nearly an inch-and-a-half ofContinue reading "WEATHER: MILD FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY"
RED BANK: OUTSIDE THE STORM TRACK
Brine tracks laid down Tuesday in Red Bank’s Marine Park in preparation for a possible big storm turned out to be an unneeded precaution. The storm blew past most ofContinue reading "RED BANK: OUTSIDE THE STORM TRACK"
FAIR HAVEN: JUST LET IT BE SPRING ALREADY
It’s spring. What are we to make of this talk of a “coastal monster” of a storm, or “blizzard bomb,” or whatever the weather worrywarts are calling it? The latestContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: JUST LET IT BE SPRING ALREADY"
RED BANK: A SWIRL OF SNOW AND SAND
The snowstorm-that-wasn’t did leave a couple of inches of frozen white stuff on the Green Monday, prompting the need for an application of sand in a parking lot off ClayContinue reading "RED BANK: A SWIRL OF SNOW AND SAND"
SNOWSTORM: IS THAT IT?
A man works a snowblower on Broad Street in Red Bank Monday morning following a snowfall that started later and ended sooner than forecast, leaving just a couple of inchesContinue reading "SNOWSTORM: IS THAT IT?"
RED BANK BRACES FOR ANOTHER BLANKETING
DPW sprayers laid down stripes of ice-inhibiting salt brine throughout Red Bank on Saturday, including Spring Street, above. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Red Bank has suspendedContinue reading "RED BANK BRACES FOR ANOTHER BLANKETING"
FAIR HAVEN: LAMP POSTS SAFE FOR NOW
A street lamp lies on the sidewalk in front of Fair Haven Borough Hall Tuesday, several weeks after police said it was downed by a Monmouth County snow plow, andContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: LAMP POSTS SAFE FOR NOW"
RED BANK: SNOW STEPS BACK INTO PICTURE?
After a dusting of about an inch overnight, the greater Green woke Monday to a snow-free forecast… at least until Wednesday. The Weather Channel puts the chance of snow thatContinue reading "RED BANK: SNOW STEPS BACK INTO PICTURE?"
RED BANK: ICY CONDITIONS LINGER
Ice, slush and puddles made walking and driving in downtown Red Bank dicey Tuesday. More snow was forecast for Wednesday night. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) CommutersContinue reading "RED BANK: ICY CONDITIONS LINGER"
RED BANK: THEN AGAIN, THERE ARE SNOWMEN
This guy, on Spring Street, had an umbrella embedded in his head, so he’s set for the rain and sleet forecast for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Below, a giantContinue reading "RED BANK: THEN AGAIN, THERE ARE SNOWMEN"
RED BANK: WINTER STREETS GET UGLY FAST
Looks pretty on the traffic light at Broad and Front streets in Red Bank, doesn’t it? Not so much, however, at street level a block away, at East Front andContinue reading "RED BANK: WINTER STREETS GET UGLY FAST"
RED BANK: MEASURABLE EVIDENCE OF WINTER
Another fast-falling snow blanketed the Red Bank area Monday morning, covering Broad Street in traffic-slowing slush, above, and putting a shoveler to work in English Plaza, at right. The forecast:Continue reading "RED BANK: MEASURABLE EVIDENCE OF WINTER"
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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.