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RED BANK: SANTA BRINGS JOY TO JOHNNY JAZZ
RED BANK: Amid music and merriment, Santa Claus arrives at Johnny Jazz Park, and the kids lose their minds with glee. Pix.
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RED BANK: TREE LIGHTS UP CORNER & SPIRITS
RED BANK: Amid flashing lights and blaring horns, Santa Claus arrives by firetruck to cap the annual tree lighting at Johnny Jazz Park. Photos galore.
RED BANK: Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!
RED BANK: SNOW ADDS MAGIC TO LIGHT-UP
RED BANK: The first snowfall of the season adds magic to tree lighting at Johnny Jazz Park. Check our redbankgreen's photos.
LITTLE SILVER: CAROLS FOR THE SEASON
Students from the Markham Place and Point Road Schools in Little Silver caroled through six holiday songs – including “Little Drummer Boy,” “African Noel” and “The Spirit of Hanukah” –Continue reading "LITTLE SILVER: CAROLS FOR THE SEASON"
FAIR HAVEN: WAITING FOR SANTA
There was no shortage of pizza as kids awaited Santa, who arrived with an assist by the Fair Haven Volunteer Fire Department. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: WAITING FOR SANTA"
AROUND THE GREEN: WHERE’S SANTA?
Above, Tuba Christmas toots exclusively at Middletown Arts Center on  the evening of December 7 — while below, Santa (seen in a past appearance at Red Bank’s West Side TreeContinue reading "AROUND THE GREEN: WHERE’S SANTA?"
RED BANK: LIGHT THERAPY FOR BLACK FRIDAY
Tim McLoone keynotes the season of lights in downtown Red Bank with the traditional Holiday Express outdoor concert on Black Friday. Charlie Brown, Ralphie, Rudolph – not a one ever concernedContinue reading "RED BANK: LIGHT THERAPY FOR BLACK FRIDAY"
RED BANK: LIGHTS ON
[slideshow_deploy id=’86173′]It was a night of jolly good cheer as Santa and Mrs. Claus and thousands of revelers in fun hats thronged downtown Red Bank for the annual town light-upContinue reading "RED BANK: LIGHTS ON"
RED BANK: EXPRESS TO THE SEASON OF LIGHTS
The Christmas-capital crossroads of Broad and Canal streets is the place to be on Friday night, when Holiday Express presides over the annual concert and town lighting ceremony. (File photos.Continue reading "RED BANK: EXPRESS TO THE SEASON OF LIGHTS"
It was a festive night of high spirits, bright lights and rides on big shoulders as Red Bank welcomed in the Christmas holiday season Friday night. (Photo by Rebecca Desfosse.Continue reading "WINTER WONDERLAND ON BROAD STREET"
A ROCKIN’ START TO THE SEASON
Thousands of celebrants are expected to pack Broad Street in Red Bank for the Holiday Express concert and tree lighting Friday night. (Click to enlarge) By REBECCA DESFOSSE Just asContinue reading "A ROCKIN’ START TO THE SEASON"
LIGHT IT UP, LET IT SNOW IN M’TOWN
Those of us old enough to remember the days when the official Middletown holiday “tree” was little more than a light-stringed pole (a precursor to Festivus?) across from the R&SContinue reading "LIGHT IT UP, LET IT SNOW IN M’TOWN"
It’s a full-on sight-and-sound spectacular: the annual night-after-Thanksgiving Santa Claus train ride into Red Bank followed by the parade to Broad Street, the downtown light-up and the Holiday Express concert.Continue reading "SEASON OPENER"
As in years past, Tim McLoone’s rolling, feel-good music extravaganza, Holiday Express, kicked off the Christmas season in Red Bank Friday night with a concert for several thousand visitors whoContinue reading "‘TIS THE SEASON"
THE EXPRESS TRACK TO HOLIDAY TIME
As usual, several thousand people are expected to pack Red Bank’s Broad Street for a Holiday Express concert and overall merriment Friday night. These pix are from 2009. (Click toContinue reading "THE EXPRESS TRACK TO HOLIDAY TIME"
GOT AN EXTRA TREE LYING AROUND?
Yes, folks, it’s that time of year. The book is closed on Halloween. Jim Bruno’s crew from Powerhouse Signworks has started stringing lights in trees downtown. And the event plannersContinue reading "GOT AN EXTRA TREE LYING AROUND?"
Because of a weather forecast calling for rain, Fair Haven has postponed its Tree Lighting and Open House scheduled for tomorrow until Saturday, December 12.
Here’s a video of the Holiday Express concert and downtown lighting event in Red Bank Friday night. Thanks to Jeff Linkous of Art-Linked Letters, who shot and edited this babyContinue reading "SIGHTS & SOUNDS FROM HOLIDAY LIGHT-UP"
DOWNTOWN READY FOR ITS CLOSE-UP
Unadorned, but not for long, this year’s holiday tree awaits its big moment in the courtyard of the Dublin House restaurant on Monmouth Street earlier this week. One of theContinue reading "DOWNTOWN READY FOR ITS CLOSE-UP"
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SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
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 ...