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BUONA SERA LANDS ACCESS TO PRIZED LOT
Buon Sera now has dibs on a primo parking lot in downtown Red Bank. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A parking lot once coveted by Red Bank officials isContinue reading "BUONA SERA LANDS ACCESS TO PRIZED LOT"
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These four tables on the Maple Avenue side of the Buona Sera were expressly rejected by the borough council last September, says resident Carl Colmorgen, who took this photo yesterday. When Buona Sera Ristorante asked the Red Bank Council last...
RED BANK: MIRANDI ZOOMS INTO OFFICE
RED BANK: Swearing-in ceremony puts a face to the name as Angela Mirandi completes swift change from commenter to council member.
RED BANK: PICK-IT-UP MARKS EARTH DAY
RED BANK: Pick-It-Up volunteers mark Earth Day and third anniversary of clearing downtown of litter while spreading message of "responsible consumerism."
VIRUS UPDATE: ‘MASK UP,’ MURPHY ORDERS
VIRUS UPDATE: Citing 'backsliding' in COVID-19 transmission rate, Murphy issues outdoor mask order where social distancing isn't practicable.
RED BANK: TWO QUICK SESSIONS AND A SNAFU
RED BANK: Moving swiftly through its agenda, council neglects to honor two men who had been told they'd receive proclamations.
RED BANK: NJDOT OBSTRUCTION REMOVED
RED BANK: NJDOT quickly removes traffic signal activator it had placed in the middle of a sidewalk. Borough awaiting similar action on another.
RED BANK: DOT POLE BLOCKS SIDEWALK
RED BANK: NJDOT recently installed a traffic signal activator in the middle of a sidewalk – in front of a senior living complex. What's Going On Here?
RED BANK: WHAT’S GOING ON AT GLASS SHOP?
RED BANK: What's Going On Here at the former Atlantic Glass site on Maple Avenue? redbankgreen looks for clarity.
RED BANK: BUILDERS BALK AT ‘NET 500’
RED BANK: Both developers vying to redevelop the White Street parking lot said an insistence on 500 net new space may not be economically viable.
RED BANK: PARKING GARAGE HEARING SLATED
RED BANK: After remaining largely mum for months, the council is ready to talk, and hold a public hearing, about the parking proposals for White Street.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? TUSCAN OPULENCE
RED BANK: What's For Lunch? Follow the garlic and other enticing aromas flowing through the open doors of Buona Sera.
RED BANK: A BIG EVENT FOR BIG BROS/SISTERS
RED BANK: The annual Food and Wine Tasting at Buona Sera offers a delicious way to support the programs of the local Big Brothers Big Sisters.
ON THE GREEN: WHERE TO WELCOME 2017
RED BANK: Where to say 'sayonara' to '16 and welcome the New Year in style here and in Fair Haven, Rumson and Sea Bright.
RED BANK: VAN ZANDTS STAR AT ROCKIT GALA
RED BANK: Rock and roll power couple Steven and Maureen Van Zandt are the guests of honor for the inaugural gale of the Count Basie's Rockit Live music program, on September 25.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN GETS INSTANT MURAL
Where in the world is the Red Bank International Film Festival? After a three-month postponement from its usual October slot on the calendar, the festival's website still reports that "the invasion has been rescheduled" to this coming weekend. But no...
RED BANK: CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME
A Mayor's Ball, a school carnival, award dinners, food and wine tastings and more — all going on around Red Bank in the days and nights ahead, and all for the benefit of some hard-working local charities and nonprofits.
RED BANK: A BIG CINCO FOR BIG SIBS
Food, wine, tacos, tequila, and a chance to help local kids through Big Brothers/ Big Sisters, as Buona Sera hosts a special Cinco de Mayo fundraiser.
RED BANK: PERSONS OF JAZZY INTEREST
Saxman-flutist Eric Person brings his quartet to the intimate setting of Buona Sera Ristorante Wednesday night. His father, Houston Person, had a starring role in 2014’s series of Summer Jazz CafeContinue reading "RED BANK: PERSONS OF JAZZY INTEREST"
SEA BRIGHT: A MARTINI RIPE WITH SUMMER
Ama mixologist Beau Keegan adds a dash of grenadine to give his white peach martini the look of a peach. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: A MARTINI RIPE WITH SUMMER"
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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 ...