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ON THE GREEN: ECSTATIC LEAPS INTO SUMMER
ON THE GREEN: If these pix of folks leaping into summer don't make you giggle, have someone check you for a pulse.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
ON THE GREEN: GETTING A JUMP ON SUMMER
ON THE GREEN: Area residents leap into summer, literally, for the roaming camera of redbankgreen. You've gotta see these pix.
A SOLSTICE SUNSET
8:24 p.m.: Closing out the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, the sun descended over the Navesink River, as seen from Red Bank Marina. (Photo by Stacie Fanelli. ClickContinue reading "A SOLSTICE SUNSET"
SHREWSBURY JUMPS ABOARD FOR SUMMER
5:30 p.m.: Rasheen Johnson, left, of Red Bank, with Matthew Huston of Shrewsbury at Patterson Park in Shrewsbury. Johnson said his goals this summer were to “lose weight, get someContinue reading "SHREWSBURY JUMPS ABOARD FOR SUMMER"
A BELATED DAD’S DAY GIFT
5:47 p.m.: Father’s Day arrived slightly late for Maria and Kenny Sutherland, brother and sister, who celebrated the occasion on the water Wednesday, instead of Sunday, with both their parents. AfterContinue reading "A BELATED DAD’S DAY GIFT"
CRAZEE ABOUT SOMETHING COLD AND SWEET
4:50 p.m. Among the dozen or more ice cream junkies seated outside Crazee’s Institute of Fine Ice Cream and Nuts in Rumson at this hour were Duncan Straine, 6, and hisContinue reading "CRAZEE ABOUT SOMETHING COLD AND SWEET"
THUMBS UP FOR THE REFRESHING OCEAN
4:31 p.m.: Amelia Liberatore, Sarah Pyne and Vanessa Romano, all of Middletown, head home after six hours at the Anchorage beach in Sea Bright. They stayed in the water mostContinue reading "THUMBS UP FOR THE REFRESHING OCEAN"
KEEPING BUCK AND VIOLET COOL AND CLEAN
3:20 p.m.: Pudgie Conroy feeding Violet, a calf, at Sheep’s Run farm on Rumson Road in Rumson. (Photos by Connor ‘Solstice’ Soltas. Click to enlarge) “Okay, Stinky. That’s it.” TheContinue reading "KEEPING BUCK AND VIOLET COOL AND CLEAN"
NO SAND, NO PROBLEM
3:49 p.m. Dave Dries doesn’t like air conditioning, and a day of record heat doesn’t faze him. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Dries, of Lincroft had Red Bank’s Marine Park nearlyContinue reading "NO SAND, NO PROBLEM"
SUMMER’S ARRIVAL LIFTS RED BANK SPIRITS
1:15 p.m.: On request, Jay Overton, of Shrewsbury, took to the sky with a cool, classic jumping style at Gianni’s Pizza on Maple Avenue. “Summer is my favorite time ofContinue reading "SUMMER’S ARRIVAL LIFTS RED BANK SPIRITS"
NOT SO HOT: DOWNTOWN SHOPPING
12:41 p.m. With temperatures in the mid-90s, shops in downtown Red Bank were losing the battle with Mother Nature Wednesday, with some reporting far fewer customers than on an averageContinue reading "NOT SO HOT: DOWNTOWN SHOPPING"
SMASHING INTO TREES BUT KEEPING COOL
12:24 p.m. Molly Fallon of Middletown might have be doing little more than crashing into virtual trees in a racing game at Yestercades, but she’s just happy to be keepingContinue reading "SMASHING INTO TREES BUT KEEPING COOL"
A LONG, COOL LUNCH BREAK
11:14 a.m. In an effort to help those without AC in their homes escape the sweltering heat, Lunch Break is staying open an extra three hours past its usual lunch hourContinue reading "A LONG, COOL LUNCH BREAK"
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"
DIGGING FOR ICE CREAM?
11:04 a.m. A crew hired by the borough digs out the worn curb on Peters Place in Red Bank. (Photos by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge) The borough has beenContinue reading "DIGGING FOR ICE CREAM?"
TWINS GET INTO THE SWING OF SUMMER
10:21 a.m. Mark (left) and Michael (right) Montagu of New York City get a tennis lesson at Victory Park in Rumson. The twins are following in their tennis-loving father’s footsteps at theContinue reading "TWINS GET INTO THE SWING OF SUMMER"
HOT YOGA ON NOT-QUITE-AS-HOT DAY
9:35 a.m.: Bikram Yoga student Robbie Trochia holds the “dandayamana-bibhaktapada-janushirasana” (Sanskrit for “standing separate leg head to knee”) pose at Synergy Hot Yoga on River Road in Fair Haven.  (PhotoContinue reading "HOT YOGA ON NOT-QUITE-AS-HOT DAY"
BABY BUCS LEARN TO BLOCK
9:34 a.m. Red Bank Pop Warner football commissioner Steve  Turner gives future Buccaneers a lesson in proper stance and blocking techniques. At the “Be a Buc” football camp, run atContinue reading "BABY BUCS LEARN TO BLOCK"
LITTLE SILVER: TAKING IN THE SUMMER AIR
9:19 A.M: “I didn’t even know it was the first day of summer,” said Megan Davis, of Fair Haven, picking up her daughter at camp in Little Silver. This isContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: TAKING IN THE SUMMER AIR"
WATCHING THEM GROW
8:46 a.m.: Dian Woodroffe, of Shrewsbury, tends to the potted plants and flowers outside Ten Thousand Villages on Broad Street in Red Bank. A member of the Navesink Garden Club,Continue reading "WATCHING THEM GROW"
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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 ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.