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RED BANK: CONDO PROJECT BEGINS AT LAST
RED BANK: After more than three years surrounded by ugly black fencing, corner of Maple and West Front comes alive with construction activity.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: ZONING BOARD MEETS
RED BANK: Borough Zoning Board meets monthly on the first and third Thursday, with exceptions for holidays.
RED BANK: JAWS DROP OVER CHEESY WINDOWS
RED BANK: Replacement of classic glass storefont with small residential windows downtown appalls even the building's owner.
RED BANK: TINY-LOT HOUSE PLAN DROPPED
RED BANK: Would-be builder drops plan for house on postage-stamp lot after sale to next-door neighbor who objected.
RED BANK: BILLBOARD, BREWERY PLANS RETURN
RED BANK: After months of silence, plan for digital billboard resumes at zoning board; restaurateur wants to scrap plan for microbrewery.
RED BANK: TWO HEARINGS POSTPONED
RED BANK: Both hearings on Thursday night's zoning board agenda have been postponed.
RED BANK: FORTY APARTMENTS PROPOSED
RED BANK: Proposed 40-unit apartment project would replace four structures on Riverside Avenue if approved by zoning board this week.
RED BANK: MASSAGE SCHOOL GETS KNEADED OK
RED BANK: Massage school gets zoning board approval after testimony it won't take paying customers, let alone offer sexual services.
RED BANK: MODERN HOME PLAN APPROVED
RED BANK: Modern three-story home overlooking the Swimming River to replace bungalow under a plan approved by the zoning board Thursday night.
RED BANK: TWO HOMES ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Two single-family home proposals requiring setback variances go before zoning board Thursday night.
RED BANK: HOUSE TO BE RAZED (AGAIN)
RED BANK: Shrewsbury Avenue house that was part of a redevelopment plan withdrawn two years ago again tagged for demolition. What's Going On Here?
RED BANK: Hearing on proposed giant digital billboard at town's northern gateway postponed again, this time until late summer.
RED BANK: GARDEN CONDOS TO BLOOM AT LAST?
RED BANK: Two decades in the works, downtown development formerly known as Azalea Gardens could begin construction this summer, owners say.
RED BANK: AZALEA GARDENS PLAN ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On agendas this week: EV charger law, cannabis zoning, and changes to a housing project approved six years ago but never built.
RED BANK: STATION RAZED FOR APARTMENTS
RED BANK: A onetime gas station-turned-gym downtown was razed Tuesday. What's Going On Here? Here's what's coming.
RED BANK: CONVERSION TO OFFICE OK’D
RED BANK: Vacant house at Maple and Waverly can be expanded and used as chiropractor's office and apartment, board says.
RED BANK: High-visibility downtown office building changes hands.
RED BANK: OFFICE CONVERSION ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Home-to-medical-office conversion at Maple and Waverly slated to be heard by zoning board Thursday night.
RED BANK: CORNER CONDOS APPROVED
RED BANK: Zoning board gets requested renderings and developer gets OK, as expected, for 10 condos on vacant lot next to public library.
RED BANK: EBANKS OFFERS PLANNING PRIMER
RED BANK: New community planning director offers a primer in zoning and land-use law, but steers clear of third-rail topics like tax abatements.
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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 ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.