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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."
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
FAIR HAVEN: STOLEN AUTO HITS CYCLIST
FAIR HAVEN: A cyclist was struck by a stolen vehicle during a police pursuit Tuesday morning, police said.
RED BANK: Local police urge residents not to make it easy for auto thieves, who've been busy stealing high-end autos in recent months.
RED BANK: Shrewsbury man unhurt after trying to stop the theft of his car downtown Tuesday, police said.
RED BANK: THOUSANDS PACK OYSTERFEST
RED BANK: Ideal weather puts thousands in a partying mood as Oysterfest returns after a pandemic-skipped year. redbankgreen has beaucoup pix.
RED BANK: SUN TO SHINE ON OYSTERFEST
RED BANK: After skipped year, Guinness Oyster Festival set to return with sunshine in forecast Sunday. Here's what you need to know if planning to attend.
RED BANK: HEAD-ON PARKING TO BE REQUIRED
RED BANK: In a move to keep new ADA-compliant walkways clear, council moves to ban vehicles from backing into spaces in parking lots.
RED BANK: Two weeks after they were announced, six paid-admission concerts over two Saturdays in Riverside Gardens Park have been cancelled.
RED BANK: FOOD FESTS OUT, CONCERTS IN
RED BANK: With its signature food fests cancelled by pandemic, RiverCenter will host six paid-admission concerts over two Saturdays in Riverside Gardens Park.
RED BANK: POWER LINE STRUCK
RED BANK: Backhoe strikes live electrical lines on White Street. Operator safe after being briefly trapped inside vehicle. Video from scene.
RED BANK: NEW LOT, HOURS ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council workshop agenda this week: new paid-parking hours; a new lot for Marine Park; and new downtown meters going live Thursday.
RED BANK: WHITE STREET GAS LINE RUPTURED
RED BANK: Underground utility work for the White Street makeover project ruptures natural gas line downtown, prompting store evacuations.
RED BANK: PLAZA DETAILS STILL IN THE WORKS
RED BANK: Borough officials shed light on plans for pedestrian dining and shopping plazas, but say they need clarity from Trenton on key issues.
RED BANK: TWO FALL FESTIVALS? MAYBE…
RED BANK: With calendar scrambled by pandemic, two major food festivals could be held within three weeks in early fall. Here's a lookahead at summer events.
RED BANK: STREET CLOSINGS FOR DINING OK’D
RED BANK: To spark COVID-19 recovery, council gives lightning approval to downtown street closings for pedestrian plazas, mid-streeet dining and shopping.
RED BANK: TREES REMOVED, AGAIN
RED BANK: Trees were cleared from one side of White Street and the main parking lot Wednesday. What's Going On Here? Read on.
RED BANK: DINING ‘PLAZAS’ ON THE TABLE
RED BANK: Borough forms committee to explore expansion of outdoor dining into public spaces as town prepares to enter COVID-19 recovery phase.
RED BANK: WHITE STREET DISRUPTION FEARED
RED BANK: Merchants fear third economic blow in a year as borough embarks on White Street makeover and parking lot reconfiguration.
RED BANK: BRAKES TAPPED ON METERING PLAN
RED BANK: Council slows controversial plan to extend paid-parking enforcement to 10pm and will revisit the issue next month.
RED BANK: EXTENDED METERING ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to take up proposal to extend meter enforcement by four hours, to 10 p.m. Here's what else may be coming on the parking issue.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
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.