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RED BANK: PARADIDDLE SKEDADDLES?
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, Paradiddle Griddle and 30 Burgers go dark, while a new tattoo studio opens.
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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 SWAP PROPOSED
RED BANK: In exchange for approval of digital billboard at northern gateway, ad company proposes to eliminate six static billboards in town.
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: POT SHOP OK’D, MINUS LEFT TURNS
RED BANK: Cannabis shop wins OK for long-vacant Exxon site, minus dangerous highway turn. Up next: getting a license from the council.
RED BANK: VOTE ON POT SHOP EXPECTED
RED BANK: Planning board may vote Monday night on proposed a cannabis shop with controversial traffic plan at long-vacant Exxon site.
RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE, RBFD ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On Thursday's council agenda: next step towards 'transit village' label; updates to fire department ordinance.
RED BANK: POT SHOP ACCESS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: Consultant for proposed cannabis shop at town's northern gateway revives controversial traffic proposal.
RED BANK: FROM GAS TO GRASS?
RED BANK: A pot shop could replace a long-vacant gas station at the town's northern gateway if approved by the borough planning board Monday.
RED BANK: FOOD, AND MORE, IN CHURN
RED BANK: In Retail Churn, new restaurant and spa open; cake shop vanishes after just a few days; downtown building sold, and more.
RED BANK: THREE CANNABIS SHOPS LICENSED
RED BANK: After first Cannabis Review Board recommendations, council grants local licenses to three weed retailers.
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: BOARD OKS NEW HEIGHT LIMITS
RED BANK: At a quick session, planning board signs off on changes to building heights and fees paid by developers in lieu of planting trees.
RED BANK: THRIVE PLAN GETS BOARD OK
RED BANK: Zoning board OKs 32 apartments for neuro-diverse adults, which advocates said will serve as a model for desperately needed housing.
RED BANK: RESTAURANTS IN CHURN
RED BANK: In this edition of Churn, piping-hot news about two downtown restaurants: Catch 19 and a new Peruvian eatery.
RED BANK: THRIVE PARKING PLAN QUESTIONED
RED BANK: Proposed apartments adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities get some pushback over parking at busy corner.
RED BANK: SPECIAL-NEEDS HOUSING PLANNED
RED BANK: Plan for 32 neuro-inclusive units for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities goes before zoning board Thursday.
RED BANK: NOW GOING UP ON SHREWSBURY…
RED BANK: Black construction fencing surrounds a narrow lot Shrewsbury Avenue. What's Going On Here? redbankgreen sneaks a peak.
RED BANK: POT SHOP BUYS TIME
RED BANK: Facing likely rejection over parking and pedestrian issues, proposed West Front Street pot shop may revise its plans.
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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.
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 ...