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RED BANK: URBAN OUTFITTERS BUILDING SOLD
RED BANK: One of downtown's oldest and most prominent landmarks, home to an Urban Outfitters store, has new owners.
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RED BANK: BROAD STREET ‘VAULT’ SOLD
RED BANK: After years of vacancy followed by full rehabilitation, 108-year-old bank building downtown changes hands.
VIRUS UPDATES: STATE VAX TOTAL TOPS 6M
RED BANK: State tops six million vaccine doses since start of pandemic campaign, with 2.5 million residents now fully vaccinated, Murphy says.
RED BANK: SIGN OF PROGRESS AT ‘THE VAULT’?
RED BANK: There's a small new sign on the facade at 55 Broad Street, aka 'The Vault.' But is it a sign of things to come? What's Going On Here checks in.
RED BANK: VNA expects to roll out saliva-based test for COVID-19 here next week. Developed at Rutgers, it's now available in Asbury Park, VNA says.
RED BANK: BOARD SUED OVER TWO DECISIONS
RED BANK: Planning board faces two lawsuits, one for denying an extension to Hampton Inn, another for approving Saxum's 210-apartment project on VNA site.
RED BANK: SAXUM PLAN APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum plan for 210 apartments on former VNA site wins approval. Mayor cites boost to affordable housing as neighbor says board "sold out."
RED BANK: Planning board hearing and possible vote on Saxum plan for 210 apartments on former VNA site postponed to December 2.
RED BANK: BOARD AIRS SAXUM PLAN HURDLES
RED BANK: Public and planning board take aim Saxum plan for 210 apartments, citing traffic, fire safety, environmental and other concerns.
RED BANK: PLAZA FOCUS OF SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: At fourth hearing on Saxum plan for 210 apartments, questions focus on proposed plaza at what some consider a dangerous location.
RED BANK: POOP & MORE DELAY SAXUM VOTE
RED BANK: Questions about dog poop, sight lines and a tree delay vote on massive plan for VNA site as board member rebukes Saxum attorney.
RED BANK: SAXUM CONFRONTS TRAFFIC ISSUE
RED BANK: Traffic consultant defends Saxum's plan for former VNA site, offers suggestions for improvement, including big one repeatedly shot down by NJDOT.
RED BANK: SAXUM TRAFFIC Q&A DELAYED
RED BANK: With traffic the biggest issue surrounding Saxum's plan for old VNA site, many questions are deferred to next planning board session.
RED BANK: MASSIVE SAXUM PLAN FILED
RED BANK: redbankgreen has the scoop on what could be the largest development in borough history: 210 apartments and more on the former VNA site.
RED BANK: HOUSING & MORE PACKS AGENDA
RED BANK: On council agenda: affordable housing deal; parking change for dicey corner; small-bore zoning tweaks; new fines for false alarms; and more.
RED BANK: HIGHER VNA SITE DENSITY URGED
RED BANK: Council moves to boost allowable density of VNA site to 90 units per acre, which would negate a planning board compromise reached last week.
RED BANK: COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: The council's agenda for Wednesday night includes bonds, telecom, action on the former VNA headquarters and more. Details here.
RED BANK: Planning board OKs up to 80 units per acre at VNA site; Menna says high density is critical to town meeting its affordable housing obligation.
RED BANK: VNA, BANK ST. LOT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: New zoning for the former VNA site, and a plan to build two new homes on Bank Street, are on Monday night's planning board agenda.
RED BANK: BOARD RESISTS DENSITY BONUSES
RED BANK: The planning board tapped the brakes last week on a proposed zoning change for the former VNA HQ site, calling it a density giveaway.
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RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.