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RED BANK: ‘CAKE BOSS’ BAKERY CLOSES
RED BANK: Less than five years after it opened with great fanfare, 'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro's bakery here has closed and cleared out.
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RED BANK: CARLO’S STAYING PUT; PHO LE OUT
RED BANK: Retail Churn includes news about Carlo's Bake Shop, owned by 'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro, plus some changes in the restaurant scene.
RED BANK: DONUTS COMING BACK TO BROAD
RED BANK: The sweet aroma of baked goods may once again waft downtown as Once Bitten Donuts plans to set up shop on Broad Street.
RED BANK: COVID-19 pandemic claims Alfonso's Pastry Shoppe after just 17 months of operation on Broad Street.
RED BANK: PASTRY, PIZZA AND MORE
RED BANK: A new pastry shop has opened in the space vacated by Carlo's Bakery, of 'Cake Boss' fame. This one offers some savory along with the sweet.
RED BANK: PASTRIES TO FILL ‘CAKE BOSS’ SPOT
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, another pastry shop takes the Broad Street space vacated by Carlo's Bakery, of 'Cake Boss' fame.
RED BANK: NO DOLDRUMS FOR TASTEBUDS
RED BANK: Doldrums? Not for tastebuds. Retail Churn reports on two new restaurants, a new ice cream shop, a makeover and two departures.
RED BANK: KEVIN SMITH FILM TO DEBUT HERE
RED BANK: Kevin Smith marks his 46th birthday with the premiere of his apocalyptic new film "Yoga Hosers" at the Basie.
RED BANK: THIS HEAT TAKES THE CAKE, BOSS
With temperatures pushing 90, Carlo’s Bake Shop owner Buddy Valastro kept cool at the Red Bank Marina Thursday prior to taping an episode of his TV show, ‘Cake Boss.’ He’sContinue reading "RED BANK: THIS HEAT TAKES THE CAKE, BOSS"
RED BANK: CAKE BOSS COPS TO DWI
‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro with Mayor Pasquale Menna at the opening of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Red Bank in November, 2013. Below, Valastro’s apology tweet Monday. (Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: CAKE BOSS COPS TO DWI"
RED BANK: CARLO’S OWNER BUSTED FOR DWI
‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro at the opening of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Red Bank a year ago. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Buddy Valastro, star of TVs’s Cake BossContinue reading "RED BANK: CARLO’S OWNER BUSTED FOR DWI"
RED BANK: BASIE EXCITES THE APPETITE
Scenes from the 2013 inaugural ‘Appetite’ event, which returns to the patio and stage of the Basie this weekend. (Photos by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge) Its famous stage hasContinue reading "RED BANK: BASIE EXCITES THE APPETITE"
RED BANK: PATRIZIA’S, CARLO’S WIN OKS
A rendering of the proposed Patrizia’s, which would occupy the onetime Merhant’s Trust Company at 28 Broad Street, seen at center below. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD AContinue reading "RED BANK: PATRIZIA’S, CARLO’S WIN OKS"
RED BANK: STAR POWER. OH, AND CAKE, TOO.
Cake Boss Buddy Valastro emerges to a forest of fans and cellphone cameras at the opening of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Red Bank Monday. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: STAR POWER. OH, AND CAKE, TOO."
RED BANK: CAKE BOSS TAKES OFF THE WRAPS
Just two months after announcing plans to open a store in Red Bank, celebrity baker Buddy Valastro, also known as the Cake Boss, is expected to debut his newest Carlo’sContinue reading "RED BANK: CAKE BOSS TAKES OFF THE WRAPS"
RED BANK: GOLDTINKER CONSOLIDATING HERE
Goldtinker founder Joe Romanowski, left, outside his new building last week with developer Tony Busch.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Deal is done. Rumson, too. After decades ofContinue reading "RED BANK: GOLDTINKER CONSOLIDATING HERE"
RED BANK: CAKE BOSS TO ENTER DESSERT FRAY
Carlo’s Bakery of ‘Cake Boss’ fame plans to open in time for the Christmas holidays at 84 Broad Street, a company official said. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "RED BANK: CAKE BOSS TO ENTER DESSERT FRAY"
CAKE BOSS SMITH CAKE TAKES THE CAKE
Filmmaker Kevin Smith‘s 40th-birthday Q&A show at the Count Basie Theatre Monday night drew a scale-model lookalike. One covered in icing. A few hours before the show, the auteur ofContinue reading "CAKE BOSS SMITH CAKE TAKES THE CAKE"
WEEKEND: LAUGHING ALL THE WAY
Above: Standup guy Kyle Grooms is among the headliners taking part in Saturday’s annual Laugh Out Loud Comedy Show fundraiser for 180 Turning Lives Around. Below, it’s a triple-header ofContinue reading "WEEKEND: LAUGHING ALL THE WAY"
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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 ...