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RED BANK: THEY TRIED
[slideshow_deploy id=’90176′]More than 270 athletes – including Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop – participated in Olympic- and sprint-distance competition at the Red Bank Triathlon Sunday morning. The event included a swimContinue reading "RED BANK: THEY TRIED"
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RED BANK: FIT PEOPLE TRI HARD
Several hundred competitors took to the waters and roads of the greater Green for the Red Bank Triathlon Sunday, which for those taking on the Olympic challenge included a 1.5Continue reading "RED BANK: FIT PEOPLE TRI HARD"
The bike and run portions were canceled because of a road washout in Tropical Storm Irene, but that didn’t keep several dozen registrants for the Red Bank Triathlon from the Continue reading "A QUICK DIP, OR TWO"
ROAD WASHOUT WIPES OUT TRIATHLON
The bike and run portions of Saturday’s event have been scratched, but 1.2- and 2.4-mile swims in the Navesink will be offered. Below, the planned bike route. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "ROAD WASHOUT WIPES OUT TRIATHLON"
Dozens of multitalented athletes took to the water and roads Sunday morning for the Red Bank Triathlon, run by the Sandy Hookers Tri Club to benefit the Riverview Medical CenterContinue reading "GIVING IT A TRY, OR THREE"
The Womans Club of Red Bank will host a “no junk” flea market on Sunday to raise funds for its weekly jazz shows. (Click to enlarge) The name Fair TradeContinue reading "DONE GOOD: HOP, BOP, BIKE, SWIM ‘N CRAWL"
This week’s edition of the TriCity News envisions a head-on political collision between two Red Bank residents  — Councilman Mike DuPont and former council member Jen Beck — over theContinue reading "RUN v. BECK? “NOT THIS YEAR,” SAYS DUPONT"
A BUNCH OF GALS WHO TRI, TRI, TRI
Members of the Jersey Shore Tri Gals take to the ocean on a training swim Wednesday. (Click to enlarge) Twenty years ago, in the early days of the Danskin Triathlon,Continue reading "A BUNCH OF GALS WHO TRI, TRI, TRI"
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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 ...