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RED BANK: AZALEA GARDENS TO RESTART
RED BANK: Azalea Gardens plan for 18 homes on the edge of downtown wins approval extension, plans to start foundations this year, developer says.
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RED BANK: RAYRAP PROJECT GETS UNDERWAY
RED BANK: House fire? Quick demolition? What's Going Here? Here's the scoop about recent activity at Harding and Hudson, the site of RayRap's long-awaited project.
RED BANK: RAYRAP HOME PLAN WINS FINAL OK
RED BANK: Developer Ray Rapcavage wins final approval for 18 homes with a huge garden plan at the Five Corners on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: RAYRAP CLEARS FIRST HURDLE
RED BANK: A year after defeat, developer Ray Rapcavage wins key approval for townhouse-and-garden plan at the Five Corners on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: LATEST RAYRAP PLAN IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: A year after being stopped cold, RayRap returns to the zoning board this week with a plan for townhouses on the edge of downtown.
RED BANK: Like another developer thwarted by the zoning board, RayRap wants its property designated as "in need of rehabilitation."
RED BANK: RAYRAP TO PUSH FOR LAW CHANGE
RED BANK: Builder Ray Rap will press the council to raise the number of bedrooms allowed downtown without variances.
RED BANK: RAYRAP RETURNS WITH NEW PLAN
Ray Rapcavage, seen below on Hudson Avenue opposite his properties, including a house destroyed by fire in May, 2012. Above, a rendering of the proposed project, with an English gardenContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP RETURNS WITH NEW PLAN"
RED BANK: WHAT’S NEXT FOR RAYRAP SITE?
The zoning board shot down a plan to build 22 townhouses and condos on a parcel bound by Clay Street, Harding Road and Hudson Avenue, throwing the future of the siteContinue reading "RED BANK: WHAT’S NEXT FOR RAYRAP SITE?"
RED BANK: ZONERS ZAP RAYRAP PLAN
Resident Bill Brooks studies a RayRap exhibit prior to the zoning board hearing. Below, a rendering of the proposed six-unit condo building that would front on Harding Road at HudsonContinue reading "RED BANK: ZONERS ZAP RAYRAP PLAN"
RED BANK: RAYRAP TRAFFIC PLAN RAPPED
Planning consultant John Jahr addresses a question from Hudson Avenue resident William Hartigan as builder Ray Rapcavage props up an exhibit Thursday night. Below, a view of the six-unit condoContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP TRAFFIC PLAN RAPPED"
RED BANK: RAYRAP PLAN ON ZONING AGENDA
Developer Ray Rapcavage is scheduled to return to the Red Bank zoning board Thursday night with his proposal to build 22 homes on a block bounded by Harding Road, Hudson Avenue andContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP PLAN ON ZONING AGENDA"
RED BANK: NO DECISION ON RAYRAP PLAN
A house at the corner of Harding Road and Hudson Avenue, above, is one of five that would be demolished if  the plan is approved. Below, neighbors examined exhibits duringContinue reading "RED BANK: NO DECISION ON RAYRAP PLAN"
RED BANK: RAYRAP HEARING TO RESUME
More than a year after it began and nine months after the last session on the topic, the Red Bank zoning board’s hearing of Ray Rapcavage‘s plan to transform most ofContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP HEARING TO RESUME"
RED BANK: RAYRAP DROPS MARKET FROM PLAN
Above is architect David Carnivale’s rendering of the six-unit condo building on Harding Road that would replace the previously planned market. Below, architect Cathy Zuckerman’s rendering of the condos proposedContinue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP DROPS MARKET FROM PLAN"
RED BANK: RAYRAP PLAN RAPPED FOR SIZE
Audience members reviewed exhibits during a break in Thursday night’s hearing. Below, a rendering of the eight townhomes proposed for Hudson Avenue. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: RAYRAP PLAN RAPPED FOR SIZE"
RED BANK: BURNHAM, RAPCAVAGE ON AGENDA
A proposed market and 20 homes at Red Bank’s five corners, above, returns to the zoning board Thursday night. Councilwoman Cindy Burnham, below, also has an application on the agenda.Continue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM, RAPCAVAGE ON AGENDA"
RED BANK: RAPCAVAGE REVISES PROPOSAL
A proposed market, above, at Red Bank’s five corners, seen below, would have two apartments on the second floor instead of commercial space under an amended plan. (Photos by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: RAPCAVAGE REVISES PROPOSAL"
RED BANK: HEARING OPENS ON MARKET PLAN
Audience members reviewing the site plan for a market, condos and townhomes at Red Bank’s five corners, detailed below. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: HEARING OPENS ON MARKET PLAN"
RED BANK: HEARING SET FOR MARKET & HOMES
Developer Ray Rapcavage’s plans call for a market, above, as well as condos and townhomes at Red Bank’s five corners, below. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Almost aContinue reading "RED BANK: HEARING SET FOR MARKET & HOMES"
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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.