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RED BANK: ELKS HOST HOOPS CONTEST
RED BANK: Elks Lodge #233 hosts a basketball free-throw contest for kids 8 to 13 years old.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
FAIR HAVEN: INFORMAL TURKEY TROT
FAIR HAVEN: Informal Turkey Trot at Fair Haven Fields slated to get the juices flowing Thanksgiving Day.
RED BANK: ELKS HOST VETERANS
RED BANK: Elks Lodge #233 hosts a free veterans brunch and takeout Thanksgiving dinner.
COVID-19 WATCH: HOSPITALIZATIONS CLIMB
RED BANK: Amid a second wave of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations in Monmouth County are again on the rise, freeholders' figures show.
RED BANK: THANKSGIVING FORECAST MIXED
RED BANK: Thanksgiving week starts out wet, then windy and chilly. The holiday itself will bring a different mix. Here's the forecast for the Greater Green.
RED BANK: FALLING INTO THANKSGIVING
RED BANK: A look at the weather forecast for the Greater Green through Thanksgiving.
RED BANK: THANKSGIVING SIDES AND SWEETS
Seasonal treats from Red Bank include pumpkin-filled cannolis from Sempre Cannoli, above, and pumpkin truffles from Chocolate Works, below.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Whether you’reContinue reading "RED BANK: THANKSGIVING SIDES AND SWEETS"
THURSDAY & FRIDAY: THE FORECAST
Broad Street in Red Bank, looking north from the Post Office through a rain-blurred windshield Wednesday morning. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Amid talk of a northeasterContinue reading "THURSDAY & FRIDAY: THE FORECAST"
RECIPE: A “FAMOUS” THANKSGIVING SIDE
Chef Casey Pesce tells PieHole that his family celebrates Thanksgiving with a surprisingly throwback menu. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS When a top area chef’s restaurantContinue reading "RECIPE: A “FAMOUS” THANKSGIVING SIDE"
FORGET WINE: BRING A RAFTER OF TURKEYS
A five-pound milk chocolate cornucopia filled with chocolate goodies at the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe. Shop owner Amy Dunfee, below. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSONContinue reading "FORGET WINE: BRING A RAFTER OF TURKEYS"
BOOSKERDOO: NO LONGER JUST COFFEE
Amelia Caverly, below, and at center above with fellow Booskerdoo bakers Carolyn Kroeper, left, and Diana Richter preparing the day’s bread and pastries.  (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "BOOSKERDOO: NO LONGER JUST COFFEE"
 The Green’s butchers suggest customers get their Thanksgiving orders in by this Thursday. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS With Thanksgiving just over a week away, ’tis the seasonContinue reading "BUTCHERS TALK TURKEY BREASTS"
RED BANK: RICE & BEANS, ITALIAN & TURKEY
Art’s Barbershop. Chair: Jim Murphy, Barber: Rick Memmola. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) To get a sense of how folks around the greater Red Bank Green will beContinue reading "RED BANK: RICE & BEANS, ITALIAN & TURKEY"
RED BANK: MOM CAN’T “COOK LITTLE”
Rocky’s Barbershop. Barber: Michelle Rago. Chair: Anonymous (she played hooky). (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) To get a sense of how folks around the greater Red Bank Green will beContinue reading "RED BANK: MOM CAN’T “COOK LITTLE”"
RED BANK: WORKING, GIVING, GIVING THANKS
Dequanne Gibson waits for an open chair at Rigo’s Barbershop on Shrewsbury Ave. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS To get a sense of how folks around theContinue reading "RED BANK: WORKING, GIVING, GIVING THANKS"
RED BANK: WELL, SHUCKS, OYSTERS FOR T-DAY
Jamian LaViola of Jamian’s demonstrates how to properly and safely shuck an oyster in a video on redbankgreen‘s PieHole food page. Ever since our conversation a few weeks ago withContinue reading "RED BANK: WELL, SHUCKS, OYSTERS FOR T-DAY"
Jamian LaViola of Jamian’s shows PieHole how to shuck an oyster. Click here to watch if the video isn’t displaying on your device.  (Video by Brian Donohue. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: HAPPY SHUCKING THANKSGIVING"
RED BANK: MEMORIES OF MOM ON T-DAY
2Dye4 Salon. Chair: Katherine Plosica, Stylist/Owner: Crystal Diebold. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) To get a sense of how folks around the greater Red Bank Green will be celebrating ThanksgivingContinue reading "RED BANK: MEMORIES OF MOM ON T-DAY"
RED BANK: WHERE THEY’LL EAT ON T-DAY
You don’t need a PhD in sociology – or a masters in journalism – to know that the best and most scientific demographic sampling takes place in barbershops. So toContinue reading "RED BANK: WHERE THEY’LL EAT ON T-DAY"
RED BANK: GETTING READY TO GOBBLE @ GUS’S
Carl Bowles in the chair at Gus’s Barbershop in Red Bank as barber Augusta Carter works the trimmer. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS You don’t needContinue reading "RED BANK: GETTING READY TO GOBBLE @ GUS’S"
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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.