Skip to content

A town square for an unsquare town

redbankgreen

Standing for the vitality of Red Bank, its community, and the fun we have together.

RUMSON: PUTH GIVES PIANO TO ALMA MATER
RED BANK: Pop music star Charlie Puth donates a piano to alma mater where he produced a record of holiday songs as a sixth-grader.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
LITTLE SILVER: A BARNYARD CELEBRATION
LITTLE SILVER: Restoration work on three barns, one of them dating back to around 1790, is completed, and the town celebrates.
RUMSON STAR’S CONCERT TO STREAM VIA APP
Local fans of 24-year-old Rumson-bred pop star Charlie Puth who can’t make it to his sold-out show tonight in New York or Friday night’s sold concert at Red Bank’s Count BasieContinue reading "RUMSON STAR’S CONCERT TO STREAM VIA APP"
RED BANK: O’REE PLANS RECORD-DROP SETS
In conjunction with the release of a new record entitled “Brotherhood,” guitarist Matt O’Ree — a 2015 tour sideman for Bon Jovi — and his band plan to play two sets at Jamian’sContinue reading "RED BANK: O’REE PLANS RECORD-DROP SETS"
BON JOVI PICKS O’REE FOR ASIAN LEG OF TOUR
Matt O’Ree playing in Red Bank’s Marine Park in 2013, will share in guitar duties for the band led by Middletown’s Jon Bon Jovi, seen below at JBJ Soul Kitchen inContinue reading "BON JOVI PICKS O’REE FOR ASIAN LEG OF TOUR"
LITTLE SILVER: BARN RESTORATION STALLS
No work has been done on the barns at Little Silver’s Parker Homestead in months. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) By JOHN T. WARD One year afterContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: BARN RESTORATION STALLS"
An outpouring of support for cyclist Cole Porter, below, included a bicycle painted pink – his favorite color –and left at the scene of the accident that led to hisContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: FATAL CRASH CASE SETTLED"
LITTLE SILVER: COOKIE TIN YIELDS GEMS
A collection of baseball cards from 1909, including two feauring Ty Cobb, found among the possessions of a former Parker family member will be on display Sunday. (Photo above byContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: COOKIE TIN YIELDS GEMS"
LITTLE SILVER: BARNS TO BE AGE-TESTED
Archaeology students from Monmouth University plan to conduct tests on the barns at Little Silver’s Parker Homestead Friday to determine the ages of the structures. A similar examination was done onContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: BARNS TO BE AGE-TESTED"
FAIR HAVEN SPARED IN SUIT OVER RACE DEATH
Racers during last September’s Tour de Fair Haven. Cole Porter, below, died after an accident in the first race that day. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A lawsuitContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN SPARED IN SUIT OVER RACE DEATH"
LITTLE SILVER: FIRST WALK THROUGH HISTORY
Dozens of visitors toured Little Silver’s Parker Homestead, which opened to the public Sunday for the first time since it was deeded to the borough in 1996. Among the displaysContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: FIRST WALK THROUGH HISTORY"
LITTLE SILVER: DOOR TO HISTORY OPENS A BIT
A large hearth, uncovered during recent repairs, is among the historic features on display on a tour of the Parker Homestead on December 22. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "LITTLE SILVER: DOOR TO HISTORY OPENS A BIT"
SEA BRIGHT: A LOW-KEY SAYONARA TO SUMMER
Francois Bertrand Lemay, Ary Meziane, Martin Hetu and Maxime Boon get ready to roll out on the next leg of their ride from Montreal to Miami. Below, some beachgoers turnedContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: A LOW-KEY SAYONARA TO SUMMER"
RUMSON: AUTHORITIES MUM ON VNA CRASH
One passenger was airlifted to a trauma center after the VNA van at right collided with the dump truck, at left. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A passengerContinue reading "RUMSON: AUTHORITIES MUM ON VNA CRASH"
RUMSON: ONE HURT AS TOUR VAN HITS TRUCK
Emergency personnel place the victim in a MONOC helicopter that landed at Rumson-Fair Haven regional to transport her to Jersey Shore Medical Center. The damaged van, below. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RUMSON: ONE HURT AS TOUR VAN HITS TRUCK"
FAIR HAVEN: NEVER-ENDING WAR WITH VINES
Jeff Dement gives a lesson in tree identification during Saturday’s walk through the Fair Haven Fields Natural Area. (Photo by Sarah Klepner. Click to enlarge) By SARAH KLEPNER The FairContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: NEVER-ENDING WAR WITH VINES"
FAIR HAVEN DOORS OPEN FOR SANDY VICTIMS
Among the homes on Friday’s tour is this one on Harvard Road. (Click to enlarge) By DANIELLE TEPPER A holiday tradition and one of the key fundraisers for the FairContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN DOORS OPEN FOR SANDY VICTIMS"
BON JOVI OPENS CRIB TO TV CREW, AND YOU
Bon Jovi’s mansion on the Navesink River, as seen in 2008. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD ‘Person to Person,’ a TV program of bygone days that featured liveContinue reading "BON JOVI OPENS CRIB TO TV CREW, AND YOU"
Partyline
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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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 ...