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ON THE GREEN: RESTAURANTS REOPEN
RED BANK: With the weather a bit on the cool side, restaurants stir back to life after nearly three-month shutdown under pandemic regulations.
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RED BANK: RESTAURANTS HUSTLE TO REOPEN
RED BANK: With outdoor dining set to resume Monday, and shopping-and-dining plazas coming three days later, restaurants scramble to be ready.
RED BANK: WHITE STREET DISRUPTION FEARED
RED BANK: Merchants fear third economic blow in a year as borough embarks on White Street makeover and parking lot reconfiguration.
ON THE GREEN: VIRUS UPDATES
ON THE GREEN: Latest COVID-19 updates in the Red Bank area include train schedules, a virtual tip jar for restaurant and bar workers, and a scam alert.
RED BANK: CHILLING AND MINGLING AT TEAK
RED BANK: PieHole gives What's For Lunch a rest and takes it outdoors in search of summer's chillest happy hours and ice cream stands.
RED BANK: BOUTIQUES PLAN FASHION SHOW
RED BANK: The new rooftop deck at Teak is the setting for a fashion show spotlighting downtown boutiques next month.
ON THE GREEN: WHERE TO WELCOME 2017
RED BANK: Where to say 'sayonara' to '16 and welcome the New Year in style here and in Fair Haven, Rumson and Sea Bright.
RED BANK: TEAK DECK OPENS, SO COME ON… UP
RED BANK: Just in time for Thanksgiving Eve revelry, Teak's new second story and deck is completed, inspected and open for business.
RED BANK: BRANNIGAN’S, TEAK REACH FOR SKY
RED BANK CHURN: Brannigan's and Teak are adding roof decks.
CHURN: SHREWSBURY TO GET FAST GREEK EATS
Greek Eats has signed to take the corner space, at right above, at the three-store 89 Newman Springs Road, now under construction. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "CHURN: SHREWSBURY TO GET FAST GREEK EATS"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? KUNG PAO, INDEED
A dish of kung pao chicken at Teak in Red Bank. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Lunch at Teak in Red Bank onContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? KUNG PAO, INDEED"
RED BANK: SUSHI PLACE TAKES PRIMO CORNER
The large space formerly home to the Broadway Grille is to become Taka, a sushi restaurant. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Amid a proliferation of new restaurants, downtownContinue reading "RED BANK: SUSHI PLACE TAKES PRIMO CORNER"
BROADWAY ON THE NAVESINK, AT MOLLY GALA
The Broadway Dolls, featuring Hollie Howard (center), bring the excitement for Waves of Support, a September fundraising gala to benefit a group of ten Shore communities and locally based nonprofits.Continue reading "BROADWAY ON THE NAVESINK, AT MOLLY GALA"
BASIE HOSTS TWO RIVER PRIDE EVENT
Red Bank Mayor Pat Menna delivers a special proclamation, and Josh Zuckerman provides the live music, as the annual Two River Pride event comes to the Count Basie on JuneContinue reading "BASIE HOSTS TWO RIVER PRIDE EVENT"
RED BANK: CINNAMON SNAIL PLAN SQUASHED
Red Bank has seen the last of the Cinnamon Snail, at least until next year’s Farmers’ Market at the Galleria, says mobile chef Adam Sobel. (Photo by John T. Ward.Continue reading "RED BANK: CINNAMON SNAIL PLAN SQUASHED"
RED BANK: LET THERE BE TRUCK FOOD!
The vegan magnet Cinnamon Snail will have a temporary home beside Teak, thanks to a little help from PieHole. (Photo by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS AsContinue reading "RED BANK: LET THERE BE TRUCK FOOD!"
RUMSON: TALKING COLD-WEATHER COCKTAILS
Robb McMahon of Murphy’s Tavern in Rumson mixes up a pair of bourbon Manhattans. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS With a recent string of near-freezing nights,Continue reading "RUMSON: TALKING COLD-WEATHER COCKTAILS"
RED BANK: TEAK CLEARED TO RAISE THE ROOF
The Monmouth Street restaurant plans to offer light fare and cocktails on its second floor, an owner said. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Praised for adding “urban” flavorContinue reading "RED BANK: TEAK CLEARED TO RAISE THE ROOF"
Supporters packed Teak Restaurant for the second edition of Go Naked & Check Yourself on Sunday. (Photos by Rebecca Desfosse.) By: REBECCA DESFOSSE Sugarush cupcakes and Sweetest Sin have doneContinue reading "BARELY DRESSED FOR CANCER PREVENTION"
RED BANK: THIS TIME, ELECT TO GO NAKED
Models make their way through the crowds at the inaugural Go Naked and Check Yourself awareness-raiser in 2011. This year’s edition takes place Sunday. (Click to enlarge) By REBECCA DESFOSSEContinue reading "RED BANK: THIS TIME, ELECT TO GO NAKED"
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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.