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CHOWDA HOUSE TAKES RED BANK DOWN EAST
Chef Glenn Kovacs at work in the new Chowda House, set to open Saturday. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD It’s been almost a year and a half sinceContinue reading "CHOWDA HOUSE TAKES RED BANK DOWN EAST"
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RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN SCRAPPED
RED BANK: Proposed apartment building at train station that drew flak over its size has been scrapped. But he will be back, developer says.
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: MEXICAN, GREEK EATERIES DEBUT
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, new Mexican and Greek restaurants bring cultural and familial traditions to the table.
RED BANK: RESTAURANTS IN CHURN
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, a restaurant reopens with a new name, and two others close.
RED BANK: OYSTERFEST IS A PEARL OF A PARTY
RED BANK: Oysterfest returns to the White Street lot Sunday with a strolling smorgasbord of food, beverage and top-shelf tunes.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? CRISPY FISH AND CHIPS
Fish and chips from Chowda House. Below, the always helpful Tish Mancia at the takeout counter.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON The Chowda House, just acrossContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? CRISPY FISH AND CHIPS"
RED BANK: PROVISIONALS YET TO BE COUNTED
Republicans Mark Taylor, left, Councilwoman Linda Schwabenbauer and Mike Whelan surround party chairman Sean Di Somma in celebration at the Chowda House Tuesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: PROVISIONALS YET TO BE COUNTED"
RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS HISTORIC WIN
Republican Mark Taylor speaks to followers at the Chowda House as running mate Mike Whelan looks on Tuesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD RedContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS HISTORIC WIN"
RED BANK: EAT TO AID THEIR WALK
The Red Bank Bosom Buddies, seen here in May, are, from left: Teicia Gaupp, Jenny Rossano, Janice Havay, Sandy Riddle, Beth Hanratty and Jen Shields. Missing is Cristie Ritz King.Continue reading "RED BANK: EAT TO AID THEIR WALK"
RED BANK: WALKING, WINING AND DINING
Boondocks Fishery at Marine Park is just one of nearly 30 stops on and off the beaten path as the Food and Wine Walk events return for a new season.Continue reading "RED BANK: WALKING, WINING AND DINING"
RED BANK: BREWERY, ICE CREAM SHOP SLATED
A beer brewery plans to set up operation in what’s now a taxi dispatch office next door to the train station. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Here’s somethingContinue reading "RED BANK: BREWERY, ICE CREAM SHOP SLATED"
RED BANK: HOOFING IT FOR BREAST CANCER
The walkers, from left, are: Janice Havay, Sandy Riddle, Beth Hanratty, Jen Shields, Teicia Gaupp, and Jenny Rossano. Missing from the photo is Cristie Ritz King. (Photos by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: HOOFING IT FOR BREAST CANCER"
RED BANK: PAID PARKING PLAN TABLED
Business owner David Prown pleads his case to Councilman Art Murphy Wednesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank council putContinue reading "RED BANK: PAID PARKING PLAN TABLED"
RHODE BANK: STUFFIES FOR THE SUPER BOWL
PieHole checks in with Rhode Island’s embassy in Red Bank, the Chowda House, to speak with chef Glenn Kovacs about stuffies. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS Despite being theContinue reading "RHODE BANK: STUFFIES FOR THE SUPER BOWL"
RED BANK: A FLAVOUR FAVE AT THE MOLLY
The season’s premier culinary showcase returns Thursday as the third annual Holiday Flavour showcase commandeers the Molly Pitcher Inn. (Photo by Jim Willis) It’s described as “a grassroots culinary campaign drivenContinue reading "RED BANK: A FLAVOUR FAVE AT THE MOLLY"
SOUP’S ON, AND GOOD TO GO
Laudy Hage of Zaitooni Deli with a quart of her popular lentil soup. Below, the vegan Mediterranean eggplant soup from Healthy Habits Natural Foods. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "SOUP’S ON, AND GOOD TO GO"
RED BANK: A WALK ON THE WINE SIDE
Nearly 30 Red Bank restaurants, shops and eateries — including  the Front St. Trattoria, above— will participate in a new summer schedule of Food and Wine Walk events, set toContinue reading "RED BANK: A WALK ON THE WINE SIDE"
PieHole ate (just) west of the tracks in Red Bank recently, tasting some tacos and chowder.  redbankgreen’s PieHole is all about local food and drink. If you haven’t liked us on Facebook yet orContinue reading "PIEHOLE: SOPPRESSATA, CHOWDER & BRISKET"
RED BANK: A DICEY CHAT ABOUT CHOWDA
PieHole visits Red Bank’s Chowda House to get the chef’s take on New England versus Manhattan. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) How’s this for warming a cold, grey DecemberContinue reading "RED BANK: A DICEY CHAT ABOUT CHOWDA"
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CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
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.