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RED BANK: MUSICAL FIREWORKS FOR THE 4TH
RED BANK: A free riverside concert by the NJ Symphony Orchestra and a 'Liberty Extravaganza of patriotic music on Tower Hill herald Independence Day interlude this Sunday.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: SCOUT LEADS BENCH PROJECT
Zack Forest of Red Bank, at right above, got help from 11-year-old Alex Pane, and other members of Boy Scout Troop 67 (Tower Hill) over the past two weekends asContinue reading "RED BANK: SCOUT LEADS BENCH PROJECT"
RED BANK: DEER IN THE CHURCHLIGHT
No, this antlered male deer wasn’t peering in a window at the newly reopened First Presbyterian Church at Tower Hill in Red Bank Tuesday evening, but at our camera. AContinue reading "RED BANK: DEER IN THE CHURCHLIGHT"
RED BANK: STEEPLE STABLE, WEDDING’S ON
Quick work by contractors and inspectors led to the reopening of the church Friday morning. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The landmark FirstContinue reading "RED BANK: STEEPLE STABLE, WEDDING’S ON"
RED BANK: STEEPLE CRACK SHUTS CHURCH
The 61-year-old steeple, which rises to 128 feet from the ground, has a failing timber inside, a church official says.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: STEEPLE CRACK SHUTS CHURCH"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Here’s a Where Have I See This? – or should we call it “This See I Have Where”?  – that we hope you have fun puzzling over. It was funContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
WEEKEND: EAT, DRINK, SING, SAIL, AND MORE
A promo video for ‘Eat! Drink! Italy!,’ Red Bank restaurateur Victor Rallo’s new TV show, which gets a launch at the Basie Saturday night. Below, a rousing night of patrioticContinue reading "WEEKEND: EAT, DRINK, SING, SAIL, AND MORE"
TODDLERS OUT OF EARSHOT, MOMS JUST TALK
Young moms assemble at a recent meeting of Mothers of Preschoolers in Red Bank. Jenni Keatts, below, says she appreciates the chance to chat “hands-free.”  (Photos by Rebecca Desfosse. ClickContinue reading "TODDLERS OUT OF EARSHOT, MOMS JUST TALK"
A Red Bank couple was assaulted and shot at in an early-morning burglary and pursuit early Thursday Friday morning, police say. According to Captain Darren McConell, five men, at leastContinue reading "RED BANK COUPLE BURGLARIZED, SHOT AT"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
The lighted staircase shown in last week’s Where Have I Seen This? tripped up a few readers.
On the grounds of the First Presbyterian Church at Red Bank, atop Tower Hill, is a wonder of a nature: a paper-bark birch throwing off its clothes in paper-thin layersContinue reading "UNDRESSING IN THE CHURCHYARD"
JUST A VAPOR BARRIER, FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE
redbankgreen‘s accidental photographer came upon this shot a couple of nights ago at the First Presbyterian Church at Tower Hill on Harding Road in Red Bank. No, the church hasn’tContinue reading "JUST A VAPOR BARRIER, FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE"
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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 ...
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.