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RED BANK: PARADE TO TAKE 75TH STROLL
RED BANK: Weather outlook is good for Sunday's 75th annual Halloween Parade, a delightfully frightful stroll through downtown.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: PHOENIX TO ‘ROCK’ AUDITIONS
RED BANK: For its production of 'School of Rock - the Musical," Phoenix seeks four triple-threat young performers. Audition info here.
RED BANK: LIVE ART ON BROAD
RED BANK: Artisan Collective hosts three consecutive days of live artmaking on Broad Street.
RED BANK: ‘GOOD LIFE’ CHURNS INTO TOWN
RED BANK: In Churn, high school sweethearts go all in on a health-food venture; basketball school opens; a Mexican and pizza eateries near debuts, and more.
RED BANK: SPREAD YOUR WINGS THIS SUMMER
RED BANK: Spread your wings this summer by having your photo taken in front of this temporary mural in the School of Rock window on Monmouth Street.
RED BANK: BOOKMARKS MARK FAVORITES
RED BANK: More than 500 kids submitted drawings of their favorite things about the town for the library's bookmark contest. Here are the winners.
RED BANK GIRL TO ROCK RAHWAY
Lily “Grace” Riddle, a sixth-grader at the Red Bank Charter School, has been tapped for the role of Brittany in School of Rock at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. GraceContinue reading "RED BANK GIRL TO ROCK RAHWAY"
RED BANK: VAN ZANDTS NEW TO BASIE BOARD
Middletown’s own local guy made good, musician-actor-producer-activist Steven Van Zandt, is pictured outside the Count Basie Theatre in a 2008 file photo. Van Zandt, his wife Maureen and five otherContinue reading "RED BANK: VAN ZANDTS NEW TO BASIE BOARD"
RED BANK: PAGING THE DOCS OF ROCK
The Docs of Rock — a band of moonlighting medical professionals and educators, led by Dr. Lawrence Sykoff, Ed.D. (fifth from left) — take it back to the Downtown onContinue reading "RED BANK: PAGING THE DOCS OF ROCK"
RED BANK: WHAT TO EXPECT AT RIVERFEST
Americana troubador Kevin John Allen and sibling act Justin & Alina are among the live and local performers entertaining at Riverfest 2015 beginning Friday evening. More than anything else, it’sContinue reading "RED BANK: WHAT TO EXPECT AT RIVERFEST"
RED BANK: ROCK DOCS BREAK FOR BENEFIT
The Docs of Rock — a band of moonlighting medical professionals and educators, led by retired Ranney School Headmaster Emeritus and guitarist Dr. Lawrence Sykoff, Ed.D. (right) — take itContinue reading "RED BANK: ROCK DOCS BREAK FOR BENEFIT"
HEADING TO A LITTLE PINK HOUSE, PERHAPS
Red Bank School of Rock manager Janet Wheeler tells us she was taking a photo of her studio’s Pink Bank finery Wednesday when this vehicle drove by unexpectedly. (Click toContinue reading "HEADING TO A LITTLE PINK HOUSE, PERHAPS"
TEACHER, LEAVE THEM KIDS ALONE TO JAM
The original Pink Floyd video for ‘Another Brick in the Wall.’ At the institution of higher-decibel education known as the School of Rock, there’s a tradition in which students atContinue reading "TEACHER, LEAVE THEM KIDS ALONE TO JAM"
ROCK SCHOOL DOES A RED BANK ENCORE
Workers took down the Summit Music signs and  prepped the Monmouth Street building for School of Rock signage last month. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "ROCK SCHOOL DOES A RED BANK ENCORE"
CODA FOR TWO MUSIC SHOPS ON MONMOUTH
Summit Music has cleared out, and across the street, Honey Child Music has shut its doors. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Within days of eachContinue reading "CODA FOR TWO MUSIC SHOPS ON MONMOUTH"
TRUCKS WILL ROLL AT BASIE BENEFIT
Derek Trucks (left) and Susan Tedeschi bring their all-new big band to the Count Basie Theatre for a special fundraiser show Friday night. (Photo by Allison Murphy) By TOM CHESEKContinue reading "TRUCKS WILL ROLL AT BASIE BENEFIT"
Ten-year-old Nick Piescor of Middletown trades licks with the Marshall Tucker Band on stage at the Count Basie in March. By TOM CHESEK As hard-touring, highway-tested veterans of the album-rock era, The Marshall Tucker Band has logged enough mileage in...
Light on his hooves: Pink Floyd's pig, or a reasonable facsimile thereof, floats into the Count Basie Theatre on Saturday. By TOM CHESEK Roosevelt Stadium, June 1973. A capacity crowd in this Jersey City deco landmark is getting its first...
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.