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FAIR HAVEN: CLUB LANDS HISTORIC LISTINGS
FAIR HAVEN: A genteel yacht club with unlikely roots in the bawdy days of vaudeville is now on the New Jersey and National Historic registers.
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RED BANK: HISTORIC YACHT LIGHTS UP RIVER
RED BANK: Borough resident Joe Ruffini and his history-rich naval yacht bring a boatload of Christmas sparkle upriver. Photos.
RED BANK: A BOATLOAD OF WOOD & HISTORY
RED BANK: A gleaming wooden yacht that has hosted American presidents, and that a borough man bought cheap at auction, will be on display Saturday.
RED BANK: ROCKET HITS THE ROAD
It may have been damp and sweltering out, but a vessel built for gliding on ice went for a ride over the weekend. Over asphalt, that is, not frozen water.Continue reading "RED BANK: ROCKET HITS THE ROAD"
RED BANK: ROCKET & JACK FROST AWAIT WIND
With more than a foot of ice beneath their runners, the world’s two premier ice yachts had everything they needed to race on the Navesink early Saturday – except for wind.Continue reading "RED BANK: ROCKET & JACK FROST AWAIT WIND"
GIANTS ON ICE, AS ROCKET MEETS JACK FROST
The Rocket, above in foreground, with the Jack Frost.  (Photo by John Oakley of Fantastic Signs. Click to enlarge) The New York Times has a story in Monday’s edition onContinue reading "GIANTS ON ICE, AS ROCKET MEETS JACK FROST"
RED BANK: FIRE DAMAGES DOCKED BOAT
Mechanic Chris Davison reboards the boat after the fire. (Click to enlarge) Fire damaged a yacht docked at a Red Bank marina early Thursday afternoon. Quick action by two employeesContinue reading "RED BANK: FIRE DAMAGES DOCKED BOAT"
QUIETLY, A MEGAYACHT DOCKS IN SEA BRIGHT
The Islander tied up at the end of Church Street in Sea Bright. (Click to enlarge) It’s a megayacht so lavish that it not only has its own website, butContinue reading "QUIETLY, A MEGAYACHT DOCKS IN SEA BRIGHT"
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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.