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RED BANK: SKATE SHOP ROLLS OUT OF TOWN
RED BANK: Opened less than three years ago amid a pandemic-fueled skating boom, Feet First Skate Shop closes its downtown store.
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RED BANK: HURDLES FOR SKATEBOARD EVENT
RED BANK: Proposed skateboarding event encounters hurdles as officials raise concerns about liability and potential damage to parking lot.
RED BANK: SKATE SHOP ROLLS INTO TOWN
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, skate shop, fueled by pandemic sales, opens on Monmouth Street; Stash completes move; economy claims clothing, cupcake shops.
RED BANK: A pair of thieves stole a bike and a skateboard from a homeowner's porch on Thanksgiving morning, unaware they were seen on video.
RED BANK: PARK GETS ANTI-SKATE TOUCHES
In a move to thwart damage by skaters and skateboarders, new alternating-level caps have replaced flat ones on walls throughout Riverside Gardens Park in Red Bank. Work underway at theContinue reading "RED BANK: PARK GETS ANTI-SKATE TOUCHES"
RED BANK: ART SHOW AT SALON CONCRETE
Drawing a crowd to Red Bank’s Salon Concrete last Friday night was a show of paintings and other works by Little Silver artist Mike Ciccotello. “Other works’ included customized skateboard decksContinue reading "RED BANK: ART SHOW AT SALON CONCRETE"
RED BANK: FAMED SKATEBOARDER INJURED
A shot of Brian Wenning that appears on the website of his company, Lockdown Skateboards. (Click to enlarge) A world-renowned skateboarder was seriously injured in a fall on the stepsContinue reading "RED BANK: FAMED SKATEBOARDER INJURED"
HOBBYMASTERS SKATES BACK INTO BOARD BIZ
Hobbymasters employee Mychael, who declined to give his last name, shows off a board. Below, a board equipped with underside lighting. (Photos by Dan Natale. Click to enlarge) By DANContinue reading "HOBBYMASTERS SKATES BACK INTO BOARD BIZ"
CHIEF DEFENDS SKATE-LAW ENFORCEMENT
Police Chief Steve McCarthy says skateboarders have put taxpayers on the hook for “considerable” damage in two parks.  (Click to enlarge) By DAN NATALE After Red Bank police busted fourContinue reading "CHIEF DEFENDS SKATE-LAW ENFORCEMENT"
TAKING TO THE AIR
A skateboarder takes advantage of Monday’s warm weather by practicing ollies at Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens Park. Tuesday will be cooler, wetter and windier, says the National Weather Service. (PhotoContinue reading "TAKING TO THE AIR"
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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.
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 ...