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RED BANK: RAIL SPAN CLAIMS TWO MORE
RED BANK: There's death, taxes and encounters between oversized vehicles and the West Front Street rail bridge. The bridge claims two more victims.
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RED BANK: Commuters on West Front Street are in for construction-related lane closures for the rest of the month.
RED BANK RENEWS PUSH FOR LATE CLOSINGS
Bars and restaurants are doing their job keeping doors open late, some say, but more merchants must stay open to attract more visitors. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK RENEWS PUSH FOR LATE CLOSINGS"
RESIDENTS READY TO FIRE BACK AT AVAYA
Four Ponds architect Ned Gaunt gave the first look at color drawings of the proposed homes at the former Avaya property in Lincroft. Below, an opponent of the plan inContinue reading "RESIDENTS READY TO FIRE BACK AT AVAYA"
Photos by Stacie Fanelli. To enlarge the slideshow, click the embiggen symbol in the lower right corner. By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Late in 2009 and into 2010, a sign in aContinue reading "IT’S ALL A MATTER OF TASTE IN CUPCAKE CITY"
RED BANK VANDALS CAUGHT ON VIDEO
Still images of two vandals were release by Red Bank police Friday. (Image courtesy of Red Bank police; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Recognize either of these guys markingContinue reading "RED BANK VANDALS CAUGHT ON VIDEO"
STUDY: AVAYA TRAFFIC WON’T BE THAT BAD
Four Ponds development opponents were well-represented at Wednesday’s planning board meeting. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Even in a worst-case scenario, traffic in and outContinue reading "STUDY: AVAYA TRAFFIC WON’T BE THAT BAD"
FIXX NEEDS A FIX TO KEEP LIQUOR LICENSE
Fixx must go to the state if it wants to keep serving booze, Red Bank officials have decided. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Just likeContinue reading "FIXX NEEDS A FIX TO KEEP LIQUOR LICENSE"
COUNCIL DIGS IN AGAINST PROPOSED GARDEN
Advocates are pushing the council to allow a community garden on borough-owned property to the right of the library, above. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "COUNCIL DIGS IN AGAINST PROPOSED GARDEN"
CHOPSTICKS, WATER PIPES, SCISSORS & MORE
Vietnamese eatery Pho Le opened on Broad Street last week. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Middle Broad Street in Red Bank appears to be pulling itself from a retailContinue reading "CHOPSTICKS, WATER PIPES, SCISSORS & MORE"
ANOTHER PITCHED POLE
Another leaning pole in Red Bank. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI We’ve got another leaner. This angled utility pole was spotted on West Front Street,Continue reading "ANOTHER PITCHED POLE"
THE ART WALK: BACK TO FRONT
A scene from last December’s temporary gallery installation on Front Street, with Emily Asher Neiman visible behind the counter. She didn’t make her pronouncement with the pomp of General DouglasContinue reading "THE ART WALK: BACK TO FRONT"
A ‘WHITE ELEPHANT’ NO MORE
Red Bank Corporate Plaza, showing off its backside along Wall Street. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Four months ago, when redbankgreen first reported on the impending pizza renaissance inContinue reading "A ‘WHITE ELEPHANT’ NO MORE"
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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 ...