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RED BANK: BOARD ATTORNEY LECKSTEIN DIES AT 81
RED BANK: Michael Leckstein, who served as planning board attorney here for 25 years – and in Little Silver for 50 – died Saturday.
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RED BANK: BAGEL OVEN CHURNS BACK TO LIFE
RED BANK: Seven months after it closed, Bagel Oven has Churned back to life, thanks to a 31-year-old former ironworker.
RED BANK: BAGEL OVEN ENDS 45-YEAR RUN
RED BANK: The Bagel Oven, a tiny Monmouth Street mecca for bagel lovers, ended a 45-year run under its founding owners Sunday.
TINTON FALLS: GIVING BACK ON MITZVAH DAY
TINTON FALLS: Monmouth Reform Temple members fan out to help in a wide variety of ways on Mitzvah Day.
RED BANK: REFACING… AND RE-FOOTING
RED BANK: This edition of Retail Churn is all about rebranding, with news about a sneaker store, a liquor store, an ice cream shop and a restaurant.
RED BANK: YARN, SNEAKERS, JEWELRY & MORE
RED BANK: In Churn, a yarn shop opens, a shoe store rebrands, a jewelry store relocates and a restaurant closes.
RED BANK: FOOTWEAR, FRUIT BOWLS, FACIALS
RED BANK: Retail Churn reports on the closing of the Doc Shoppe, opening of Playa Bowls, and high-end beauty products retailer coming to town.
RED BANK: OLD-STYLE DELI SET TO OPEN
RED BANK: A new "traditional New York Jewish deli" is set to start serving latkes, knishes, hot pastrami and more.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? ALL THE WAY ON A BAGEL
RED BANK: Keeping it simple, What's For Lunch goes "all the way" on an everything bagel at the Bagel Oven, where bagels are made the old-fashioned way.
RED BANK: FRANCE, NEW YORK MAKE INROADS
RED BANK: The latest Churn reports on a French chef who's back in business and a longtime caterer planning a "traditional New York Jewish deli" downtown.
RBR INDUCTS SIX INTO HALL OF FAME
LITTLE SILVER: Six distinguished alumni of Red Bank High School and Red Bank Regional are honored at the annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Red Bank business owner Dean Ross, seen here in 2014, is among six alumni tapped for induction into RBR’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) SixContinue reading "RBR: ROSS, FIVE MORE TO JOIN HALL OF FAME"
St. Anthony's Church and Monmouth Reform Temple team up for a second annual "Shine a Light" event, installing free bike safety lights on April 4.
RED BANK: BIKE SAFETY GIVEAWAY PLANNED
Cyclists can get a free bike lamp and helmet at the event. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Red Bank retailer Dean Ross, who spearheaded a bike lampContinue reading "RED BANK: BIKE SAFETY GIVEAWAY PLANNED"
CHURN: SIGNS OF THE PAST… AND FUTURE
Builder Mike Rovere uncovered turn-of-the-century signs in gold leaf on either side of the facade at 18 Broad, home to a series of shoe stores dating back to 1883. (PhotoContinue reading "CHURN: SIGNS OF THE PAST… AND FUTURE"
RED BANK: COUNCIL TAKES UP BUSINESS BIZ
Doc Shoppe, and only Doc Shoppe, is permitted to have a table on the sidewalk out front under a trial run approved by the council. Meanwhile, a sign ordinance wasContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL TAKES UP BUSINESS BIZ"
TINTON FALLS: MRT CELEBRATES MITZVAH DAY
As part of Mitzvah Day in the community, the Fourth Grade school children of Monmouth Reform Temple set up an Alex’s Lemonade Stand to collect money for cancer research. WorkingContinue reading "TINTON FALLS: MRT CELEBRATES MITZVAH DAY"
RED BANK: BIKE LIGHT GIVEAWAY PLANNED
It’s a mitzvah for local cyclists, says the temple member who dreamed it up. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD In an effort toContinue reading "RED BANK: BIKE LIGHT GIVEAWAY PLANNED"
Press release from Monmouth Reform Temple Tikkun Olam, the Jewish tenet of “Repairing the World,” will be on full display in May during two major social action events planned byContinue reading "TINTON FALLS: SOCIAL ACTION EVENTS AT MRT"
RED BANK: SHOE DONOR GETS A BIG HAND
Dean Ross, owner of the Doc Shoppe shoe store in Red Bank, gave away 629 pairs of new shoes to borough schoolchildren over two Sundays in September, events that drew linesContinue reading "RED BANK: SHOE DONOR GETS A BIG HAND"
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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 ...