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RED BANK: HAMPTON INN WINS APPROVAL
RED BANK: Hampton Inn gets a green light after developer withdraws a traffic element that opponents said would lead to crashes.
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RED BANK: A proposed Hampton Inn may go to a final vote by the planning board tonight after years of delays. But one member calls the plan fatally flawed.
RED BANK: Remember the Hampton Inn planned for the foot of Cooper's Bridge? Six years after it was proposed, it returns to the planning board Monday night.
HAMPTON INN EYES RED BANK EYESORE
Plans for a Hampton Inn at the site of a former gas station on Route 35 in Red Bank call for a six-story, 76-room hotel at the foot of theContinue reading "HAMPTON INN EYES RED BANK EYESORE"
RED BANK: POT SHOP OK’D, MINUS LEFT TURNS
RED BANK: Cannabis shop wins OK for long-vacant Exxon site, minus dangerous highway turn. Up next: getting a license from the council.
RED BANK: POT SHOP ACCESS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: Consultant for proposed cannabis shop at town's northern gateway revives controversial traffic proposal.
RED BANK: FROM GAS TO GRASS?
RED BANK: A pot shop could replace a long-vacant gas station at the town's northern gateway if approved by the borough planning board Monday.
RED BANK: BOARD OKS NEW HEIGHT LIMITS
RED BANK: At a quick session, planning board signs off on changes to building heights and fees paid by developers in lieu of planting trees.
RED BANK: CANNABIS SHOP OK MAKES THREE
RED BANK: Town now has three cannabis shops approved. None have yet opened, and more are pending decisions.
RED BANK: Another in a line of proposed cannabis retailers, this one in a former dry cleaning shop, goes to the planning board Monday night.
RED BANK: POT LAW DRAWS FIRE BUT ADVANCES
RED BANK: Council advances changes to cannabis zoning law as would-be pot retailers warn of litigation.
RED BANK: TAX BREAK CLOUDS SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: Residents, and one board member, vent about tax impact as planning board takes up Saxum request for zoning change.
RED BANK: SAXUM SEEKS TAX BREAKS
RED BANK: Saxum seeks tax break to offset higher construction costs for 210 units at VNA site. Two vacant gas stations to be included in review.
RED BANK: BOARD SUED OVER TWO DECISIONS
RED BANK: Planning board faces two lawsuits, one for denying an extension to Hampton Inn, another for approving Saxum's 210-apartment project on VNA site.
RED BANK: HOTEL DELAY REQUEST REJECTED
RED BANK: In a stunner, planning board rejects developer's request for an additional year to start building Hampton Inn, throwing project into uncertainty.
RED BANK: VNA SITE UP FOR NEW HOUSING
RED BANK: Owner of VNA site plans demolition of existing building for new housing, mayor says as council begins redevelopment review.
RED BANK: LIGHT ‘NOT FEASIBLE’ SAYS DOT
RED BANK: DOT says new traffic light on Riverside Avenue isn't feasible, but Menna says sale of VNA building could force change.
RED BANK: SUIT FILED OVER GARAGE HEIGHT
RED BANK: A group led by former Councilwoman Cindy Burnham, just four weeks out of office, sues to derail White Street garage plan.
RED BANK: HOTEL ANTAGONIST RETURNS
RED BANK: The lawyer who derailed a proposed Hampton Inn four years ago returned Monday night, claiming his clients have legal standing to contest the plan.
RED BANK: SITE IDEAL FOR HOTEL, SAYS MENNA
RED BANK: The VNA is leaving town, leaving behind an empty building, a tax opportunity for the town -- and maybe even a good spot for a hotel, says mayor.
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“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
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 ...