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RED BANK: WARM SUMMER GLOW GETS A NEW HUE
RED BANK: A summer icon will look a bit different this year following approval of a new neon sign at Strollo’s Lighthouse Italian Ice.
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RED BANK: AFTER EARFUL, BAR OWNER GETS OK
RED BANK: Along with board OK for site changes, Red Rock owner gets an earful over "astonishing" noise and porta-potties.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN ‘TOO BIG’
RED BANK: First-round feedback on proposed apartment project at train station includes "too big," "too dense," and "pretty ugly."
RED BANK: THRIVE PLAN GETS BOARD OK
RED BANK: Zoning board OKs 32 apartments for neuro-diverse adults, which advocates said will serve as a model for desperately needed housing.
RED BANK: NEW HOUSE LOT APPROVED
RED BANK: Planning board approves subdivision plan for new house on Locust Avenue.
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: GARDEN CONDOS TO BLOOM AT LAST?
RED BANK: Two decades in the works, downtown development formerly known as Azalea Gardens could begin construction this summer, owners say.
RED BANK: SENIOR CENTER LOBBY DEDICATED
RED BANK: Lobby of long-closed Senior Center named in memory of the late Thomas E. Hintelmann, the town's longest-serving council member.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH WON’T SEEK NEW TERM
RED BANK: His years as Democratic chair marked by strife, Zipprich says he won't seek re-election under a new form of government he opposed.
RED BANK: HORGAN LOOKS BACK, AND AHEAD
RED BANK: After 15 years on the council, Kathy Horgan reflects on the turmoil of recent years, and talks about her next chapter.
RED BANK: MENNA ERA ENDS
RED BANK: Menna concludes record-setting combined terms as councilman and mayor. His successor will have to wait four more days to take up reins.
RED BANK: SUNSETS ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Final council session of 16-year Menna era includes possible action on Sunset Park and short-term rentals.
RED BANK: INDOOR CANNABIS FARM APPROVED
RED BANK: Planning board overcomes misgivings about all-cash operation, electrified security fence, and approves cannabis growing facility.
RED BANK: Former councilman Tom Hintelmann, a lifelong borough resident who taught at RBC for 40 years, died Friday at age 85.
RED BANK: SOME VOTERS HAD OTHER IDEAS
RED BANK: Portman may have been the only one on the ballot, but 94 voters had other ideas about who should be mayor, according to write-ins.
RED BANK: APARTMENTS WIN BOARD OK
RED BANK: Plan for 45 apartments on site of former Big Man's West approved. Builder plans to call it The Sax, in honor of Clarence Clemons.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN APARTMENTS OK’D
RED BANK: After developer lops off a floor, plan for 40-unit apartment building downtown gets unanimous zoning board approval.
RED BANK: STILL NO VOTE ON SALERNO PLAN
RED BANK: Still no vote on proposal for 46 units on Monmouth Street as McKenna assails planner for lone objector, Station Place Apartments.
RED BANK: FIVE-STORY PLAN CHALLENGED
RED BANK: Questions about the need for a fifth floor surround plan for 50 new downtown apartments as zoning board commences review.
RED BANK: FORMER MAYOR NICOSIA DIES AT 101
RED BANK: Former mayor, judge and Democratic party leader Benedict Nicosia has died. He was 101 years old.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
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.