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LITTLE SILVER: SICKLES MARKET CLOSES
LITTLE SILVER: Four weeks after abruptly pulling the plug on its Red Bank expansion, 116-year-old Sickles Market here also has closed.
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RED BANK: WAS SICKLES SUNK BY EXPANSION?
RED BANK: A failed expansion by Sickles Market to the Anderson building here may have torpedoed its 116-year-old Little Silver business.
RED BANK: BOOSKERDOO STAYS PUT, AND EXPANDS
RED BANK: Though the Sickles store that surrounded it has shut down, Booskerdoo is staying put, and adding a kiosk at Sickles' main location, owner says.
RED BANK: STORE CLOSING A SAD SURPRISE
RED BANK: Shoppers stunned by abrupt closing of Sickles Market at train station, which in a few years became part of their routines.
RED BANK: SICKLES CLOSING STORE HERE
RED BANK: After four years of operation, Sickles Market is closing its store here immediately, the Little Silver grocer announced Thursday.
RED BANK: MORE STATION UNITS PROPOSED
RED BANK: Plan to build 32 new apartments opposite train station scheduled to go before zoning board next week.
RED BANK: GARDENS TAKE ROOT ON BROAD
RED BANK: Any day now, peonies as big as softballs will be blooming on Broad Street under the care of professional gardener.
RED BANK: VNA PLANS HEALTH CENTER MOVE
RED BANK: What's Going On Here in retail space opposite the train station? Here's the scoop on plans for a relocated VNA health center.
RED BANK: NEW ‘PASSIVE PARK’ ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda: subdividing Senior Center to make riverfront park; additional metered parking spots; committee name change.
RED BANK: Citing recent political "unpleasantness," Forest makes emotional plea for nonpartisan elections, and Charter Study Commission agrees.
RED BANK: BALLARD TOUTS ‘TEAM’ GOALS
RED BANK: Ballard aims to reclaim borough from "administrator on steroids" and end era of council members "at each others' throats."
RED BANK: TEACHERS & PROS HONORED
RED BANK: District teachers, nurse and educational services professional cited for achievements by New Jersey Department of Education.
RED BANK: COOKIES, SOAP, TATS, GOLF & MORE
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, a cookie bakery, an 'occult' soap shop, a tattoo parlor and a 'golf lounge' plan openings downtown.
RED BANK: ANDERSON MAKEOVER LAUDED
RED BANK: Monmouth County planning board honors Anderson building, a long vacant structure now home to stores and offices, for adaptive reuse.
RED BANK: TEACHERS, VEEP GET SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: District teachers and an administrator get delayed recognition for professional achievements and awards announced before the pandemic.
RED BANK: ANDERSON ‘EVOLUTION’ ROLLS ON
RED BANK: Decades in the works, the revival of the long-vacant Anderson Storage building is all but complete with the opening of Sickles Market and Booskerdoo.
LITTLE SILVER: ROBERT SICKLES SR. DIES
LITTLE SILVER: Robert Sickles Sr., patriarch of a family farm that traces its agricultural roots back more than three centuries, has died at age 92.
RED BANK: OLD BRICK BUILDINGS REVIVED
RED BANK: Two red brick buildings with deep histories have gotten new leases on life in recent days – with assists from Brooklyn and Seattle.
RED BANK: WATCH YOUR VEGGIES GROW
RED BANK: Shoppers at the planned Sickles Market Provisions will be able to watch produce growing in a shipping container in the parking lot.
RED BANK: Question-and answer with Allison Gregory, one of four candidates for two seats on the borough council in this year's election.
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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 ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.