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RED BANK: COUNCIL BORROWS FOR COUNT BASIE, MARINE PARK & MORE
New bleachers for Count Basie Fields. A remake of Marine Park. Shrewsbury Ave crosswalks and bump outs. With 56 straight "yes" votes, Red Bank Council goes on a roll.
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RED BANK: COUNCIL MOVES ON SHORT TERM RENTALS, MARINE PARK FIX-UPS
RED BANK: Nuisance AirBnB style rentals could get their comeuppance in court and a remake of Marine Park may finally get underway.(click to read)
RUGBY AND TRADITION AT THE WILDE ROVER
Ever wonder what goes on in Red Bank's coolest and most secret bar? Here's a video look at the Wilde Rover, home to the Monmouth Rugby Football Club.
RED BANK: $1.1M HOME SETS WEST SIDE MARK
RED BANK: A new, 5,000-square foot home on Shrewsbury Avenue sells for a jaw-dropping sum, setting a West Side record.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE BEGINS LONG ROAD
RED BANK: Borough unveils concept plans for makeover of Shrewsbury Avenue to address notorious difficulties for pedestrians.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE UP FOR COMMENT
RED BANK: Administration plans public input session for proposed safety and aesthetic upgrades to notoriously difficult Shrewsbury Avenue.
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAP
RED BANK: Council gets through session with less friction than in the recent past. Here's a quick recap of the highlights.
RED BANK: ROAD SAFETY ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda: pressing state to install traffic signal on Riverside Avenue; pressing county for crosswalks on Shrewsbury Avenue.
RED BANK: NEW PHARMACY OPENS
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? A new drugstore opens on Shrewsbury Avenue.
RED BANK: PHARMACY CLEARED TO OPEN
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? A new drugstore on Shrewsbury Avenue gets the green light from borough inspectors to open.
RED BANK: PHARMACY ALL PHRAMED OUT
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? Update on pharmacy under construction.
RED BANK: PHARMACY, APARTMENTS GOING UP
RED BANK: Construction begins on new West Side pharmacy and apartments.
RED BANK: WEST SIDE TO GET PHARMACY
The facade of the approved proposed three-story structure, shown above in an architect’s sketch, replaced an earlier version, below. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: WEST SIDE TO GET PHARMACY"
RED BANK: PHARMACY BUILDING PANNED
The proposed three-story structure, shown above in an architect’s rendering, would be built on a vacant lot between a two-story apartment building and a restaurant on Shrewsbury Avenue, below. (PhotoContinue reading "RED BANK: PHARMACY BUILDING PANNED"
RED BANK: WEST SIDE PHARMACY PLANNED
On the agenda for Monday night’s meeting of the Red Bank Planning Board: a three-story structure with a ground-floor drugstore and four apartments above to be built on a vacantContinue reading "RED BANK: WEST SIDE PHARMACY PLANNED"
RED BANK: LIGHT SWITCH MAY SLOW FLOW
A switchover to new traffic signals at Shrewsbury Avenue and Drs. James Parker Boulevard in Red Bank could cause traffic delays Tuesday. Police Chief Darren McConnell said the work, underContinue reading "RED BANK: LIGHT SWITCH MAY SLOW FLOW"
RED BANK: FIRE RIPS THROUGH RESIDENCE
Below, property owner Lee Jasper Rogers talks with Fire Marshal Stanley Sickels. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Fire tore through a Red Bank home and filled a street-levelContinue reading "RED BANK: FIRE RIPS THROUGH RESIDENCE"
ONE HOT HOT DOG TRUCK
12:00 p.m.: Going by the thermostat in George Laboussis’ hand, the temperature inside the G&G Hot Dog Truck in Red Bank had already edged past 95 degrees by noontime –Continue reading "ONE HOT HOT DOG TRUCK"
By JOHN T. WARD An Eatontown man was indicted Wednesday for the alleged murder of his ex-wife, a Red Bank woman whose body was found six weeks after she disappearedContinue reading "EX INDICTED IN RED BANK WOMAN’S DEATH"
WATER MAIN FIX SLATED FOR SEPTEMBER
Work on an old water main below Shrewsbury Avenue is expected to begin after Labor Day. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI An overdue upgrade toContinue reading "WATER MAIN FIX SLATED FOR SEPTEMBER"
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
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.