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RED BANK: PARK CHRISTMAS TREE ARRIVES
RED BANK: After a short trip from the Fairview section of Middletown, Christmas tree takes its place in Riverside Gardens Park.
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RED BANK: LOCAL TREE SPRUCES UP PARK
RED BANK: Riverside Gardens Park gets its Christmas tree, this year a 30-foot spruce from the front yard of a home right in town.
RED BANK: CHRISTMAS TREE WANTED
RED BANK: RiverCenter issues annual call for a donated Christmas tree for display in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: LOW-KEY TREE LIGHTING
RED BANK: Traditional Holiday Express concert/Town Light-Up is cancelled. Even the Christmas tree lighting will be a quiet affair.
RED BANK: GETTING READY FIR LIGHT-UP
RED BANK: Christmas tree arrives at Riverside Gardens Park, with a light-up scheduled Friday night as part of Holiday Express concert/Town Light-Up.
RED BANK: GETTING READY FIR LIGHT-UP
RED BANK: A sure sign that the holiday season is here, the Christmas tree at Riverside Gardens Park gets readied for light-up.
RED BANK: TREE MARKS SEASONAL SWITCH
RED BANK: A sure sign that the holiday season has arrived, the annual Christmas tree arrives at Riverside Gardens Park for a Friday light-up.
RED BANK: TWEET THIS PHOTO
RED BANK: Check out this kid's prizewinning photo.
RED BANK: SEASONAL PHOTO CONTEST DEBUTS
Photos by a Red Bank Middle School student, Jonathan Balanzar, above, and an adult, Lidia Carranza, right, were the winners in the first of a new series of seasonal photoContinue reading "RED BANK: SEASONAL PHOTO CONTEST DEBUTS"
RED BANK: TREE GETS PARKED & TRIMMED
A crane lowered this year’s Red Bank Town Tree into place in Riverside Gardens Park Saturday, as seen in this reader photo taken from the Riverview Towers high-rise. At right, trimmingContinue reading "RED BANK: TREE GETS PARKED & TRIMMED"
Got a spare blue spruce in your yard? Yes, temperatures may still be pushing 80 degrees, but Red Bank RiverCenter has put out a call in the hope that, like the ClayContinue reading "RED BANK: CHRISTMAS TREE WANTED"
RED BANK: TREE’S UP
Donated by the Clay family of Holmdel, Red Bank’s 2014 Christmas tree arrived at Riverside Gardens Park overlooking the Navesink River on Sunday. Becker’s Tree Service and Powerhouse Signs didContinue reading "RED BANK: TREE’S UP"
SEA BRIGHT: SO LONG, SUMMER THRONGS
Beachgoers thronged the sands of Sandy Hook, above, and Sea Bright, right, on a hot, muggy Labor Day that marked the unofficial end of summer Monday. For locals, of course,Continue reading "SEA BRIGHT: SO LONG, SUMMER THRONGS"
WEAR A SNUGGIE, BUT BRING AN UMBRELLA
After a week of frigid temperatures, a sofa left at the curb on West Street in Red Bank appears all set for the first-ever cold-weather Super Bowl Sunday. But theContinue reading "WEAR A SNUGGIE, BUT BRING AN UMBRELLA"
WEATHER: THIS IS WINTER?
Clouds above and clouds below as fog lay like a blanket on our beautiful Navesink River Monday morning, as seen from the home of a redbankgreen reader from Riverside TowersContinue reading "WEATHER: THIS IS WINTER?"
RED BANK: JEWELER FEELING THE VIBE
Alex and Ani, the Red Bank jewelry store with crystals embedded in its walls for positive spiritual energy, has been feeling the spirit of the season in recent days, withContinue reading "RED BANK: JEWELER FEELING THE VIBE"
RED BANK: SQUASH FOR CHRISTMAS & BEYOND
Laura Dardi and Lisa Bagwell explain how to store winter squashes and other vegetables. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS With the Red Bank Farmer’s Market 2013 seasonContinue reading "RED BANK: SQUASH FOR CHRISTMAS & BEYOND"
SEA BRIGHT: ENDLESS SUMMER?
The unofficial end of summer may have passed, but Bain’s Hardware on Ocean Avenue in Sea Bright seems to have ignored the memo. Anyway, locals know that there’s still plentyContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: ENDLESS SUMMER?"
SEA BRIGHT, RISING, KICKS OFF SUMMER 2013
Beneath a cloudless sky, Sea Bright snapped back to life as a beach destination Monday, Memorial Day, seven months after Hurricane Sandy all but obliterated its downtown and oceanfront beachContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT, RISING, KICKS OFF SUMMER 2013"
WEATHER: ENOUGH WITH WINTER, ALREADY
Big, gloopy flakes of snow fall on Bridge Avenue in Red Bank at noontime Monday. The calendar may say spring, but the National Weather Service says we could get oneContinue reading "WEATHER: ENOUGH WITH WINTER, ALREADY"
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...