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RIVER’S EDGE OK’D; PLANS PATH TO NEW PARK
One of the houses to be torn down as part of the River’s Edge condo project, which gained approval to add more units Thursday night. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; clickContinue reading "RIVER’S EDGE OK’D; PLANS PATH TO NEW PARK"
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RETURN OF THE RIVER’S EDGE
Work on a condominium project at the end of Bank Street has stopped while the developer seeks a change of plans. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTINContinue reading "RETURN OF THE RIVER’S EDGE"
RED BANK: MARIJUANA GROW SITE PROPOSED
RED BANK: Homebuilder files plan for medical marijuana growing facility in West Side warehouse, but will need a use variance, and more, to proceed.
RED BANK: WEST SIDE HOMES NEARLY READY
Several units at River’s Edge, like the one above at the western end of Bank Street, offer expansive views of the Swimming River. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: WEST SIDE HOMES NEARLY READY"
RED BANK: LONG-STALLED CONDOS STARTED
Builder Charlie Farkouh on the Bank Street portion of the project earlier this week. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A planned condo complex with aContinue reading "RED BANK: LONG-STALLED CONDOS STARTED"
RED BANK TELLS BUILDER: KNOCK ‘EM DOWN
Red Bank officials slapped developers of the River’s Edge project on Bank Street with an unsafe structure violation, which is being appealed. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK TELLS BUILDER: KNOCK ‘EM DOWN"
ADDING LUNCH TO THE SONIC SMORGASBORD
From left: Matt Wade, A Cool Blues Duo (featuring Chuck Lambert and Susan Haugenes), Kati Beddow Brower and  Virago pack the Tunes-To-Go, as Red Bank RiverCenter inaugurates a new LunchMusic series atContinue reading "ADDING LUNCH TO THE SONIC SMORGASBORD"
A view of the Navesink from Bank Street. Thanks largely to a YouTube video recorded by a Bank Street resident, a condo plan approved recently by the Red Bank zoning board will have to provide clearly marked public access to...
Bank Street's Brian Donohue videotaped a recent encounter with a Chapin Avenue condo owner over public access to the Navesink River and posted it on YouTube. On the agenda for tonight's Red Bank zoning board meeting are the terms and...
Vacant houses on, Drs. Parker Boulevard (left) and opposite sides of Bank Street (center and right) would be razed and replaced with 11 townhouse condos. (Click images to enlarge) A hearing to set the terms under which the RW @...
An architect's rendering of the proposed RW @ River's Edge condos. A proposed 12-unit West Side condo project that was the flashpoint in a legal challenge to Red Bank's efforts to provide affordable housing is up for final approval by...
An architect's rendering of the proposed condos. The would-be developer of 12 proposed townhouses at the western ends of Drs. James Parker Boulevard and Bank Street told he planning board last week that he's simply following the Red Bank master...
Vacant houses on, Drs. Parker Boulevard (left) and opposite sides of Bank Street (center and right) would be razed and replaced with 11 townhouse condos under the newest plan. Click images to enlarge. A West Side townhouse plan with a...
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YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“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 ...