Skip to content

A town square for an unsquare town

redbankgreen

Standing for the vitality of Red Bank, its community, and the fun we have together.


Our community pillars help us carry out our 100-Year Vision

Check it out

Non-profit Organization

Red Bank River Center

The Red Bank River Center promotes local merchants, recruits new businesses, stages vibrant downtown events, and beautifies our streetscapes.

Learn More
organization-banner
organization-banner
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? GOOD KARMA LOVE BOWL
The Love Bowl with coconut sauce and tempeh at Red Bank’s Good Karma Cafe. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS I have eaten the face off aContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? GOOD KARMA LOVE BOWL"
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank business owner happier than to hear "I saw your ad on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: GOOD KARMA AND ELEVATED SOCCA
Good Karma Cafe’s Gail Doherty walks PieHole through a recipe that will transport you and your tastebuds to the south of France. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIMContinue reading "RED BANK: GOOD KARMA AND ELEVATED SOCCA"
RED BANK: A COOL COTTON KARMA CARRIER
Tote you veggies home from the Farmers’ Market in this cotton bag. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) PieHole knows that local foraging is the best foraging. For theContinue reading "RED BANK: A COOL COTTON KARMA CARRIER"
RED BANK: GOOD OLD VEGAN ‘COMFORT FOOD’
Gail Doherty with a hot tray of “magic cookies,” made with pecans, chocolate chips, carrot and coconut. Below, she and employee Allison Kennedy work quickly to fill orders during the lunchContinue reading "RED BANK: GOOD OLD VEGAN ‘COMFORT FOOD’"
The Womans Club of Red Bank will host a “no junk” flea market on Sunday to raise funds for its weekly jazz shows. (Click to enlarge) The name Fair TradeContinue reading "DONE GOOD: HOP, BOP, BIKE, SWIM ‘N CRAWL"
NOW OPEN: GOOD, SAFE KARMA
Tiffany Betts, left, and Gail Doherty preparing meals for customers who showed up minutes after Wednesday’s opening. (Click to enlarge) The much-anticipated return to Red Bank of vegan restaurateurs GailContinue reading "NOW OPEN: GOOD, SAFE KARMA"
GOOD KARMA’S GONNA GET YOU
The gals behind Good Karma: Gail Doherty, left, and Tiffany Betts. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Gail Doherty and Tiffany Betts are back in town. And this time,Continue reading "GOOD KARMA’S GONNA GET YOU"
RED BANK: BEER GARDEN, VEGAN PLANS OK’D
RED BANK: Plans for an expansion of Good Karma Café and a beer garden at Birravino won planning board approval Monday night.
THANKSGIVING EVE: WHAT WAS GOING ON
Nothing marks the arrival of Thanksgiving weekend like reacquainting with someone from high school that you hoped to never see again in your life. What was your favorite spot? DropContinue reading "THANKSGIVING EVE: WHAT WAS GOING ON"
RED BANK: EPOXY, SOAP & GOLD TUB IN CHURN
RED BANK: Epoxy-and-wood tables; a gold bathtub; and two downtown restaurants get the spotlight in this edition of Retail Churn.
RED BANK: COOKIES, SOAP, TATS, GOLF & MORE
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, a cookie bakery, an 'occult' soap shop, a tattoo parlor and a 'golf lounge' plan openings downtown.
RED BANK: TAKEOUT, ANYONE?
RED BANK: Pandemic or not, you need to eat, and restaurants need to feed you. RiverCenter has a list of which eateries are open and doing takeout/delivery.
RED BANK: STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED; SEATING AT BARS & RESTAURANTS BANNED
RED BANK: Frustrated by lack of voluntary compliance, town declares 'local state of emergency,' ordering all bars, restaurants and large facilities closed.
RED BANK: RESTAURANTS FEED THE CHURN
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, two new restaurants prepare to open, two others close their doors and five shops get a new landlord.
RED BANK: PORK ROLL, ASIAN EATS & BREWS
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, new eateries offer pork roll (Johnny's Pork Roll), pub chow/beer (Triumph Brewing) and Asian (Baan Khun).
RED BANK CHURN: VEGAN TAKEOUT OPENS
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, vegan mecca opens a new takeout shop, a framing business consolidates, and a party-services business holds a moving sale.
RED BANK: FOOD, CLOTHES & MORE IN CHURN
RED BANK: New food and women's clothing businesses open. Also in Churn: about a 24-hour gym, a deep-freeze therapy place and a new Good Karma takeout spot in the West Side Lofts.
RED BANK: RESTAURANT PLANS ON AGENDA
RED BANK: A planned beer garden and a vegan restaurant expansion get the attention of the borough planning board Monday night.
RED BANK: THANKSGIVING SIDES AND SWEETS
Seasonal treats from Red Bank include pumpkin-filled cannolis from Sempre Cannoli, above, and pumpkin truffles from Chocolate Works, below.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Whether you’reContinue reading "RED BANK: THANKSGIVING SIDES AND SWEETS"
PIEHOLE: BRINGING WARMTH TO A COLD WEEK
 Good Karma Cafe’s Gail Doherty transports PieHole readers to the south of France. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) redbankgreen’s PieHole is all about local food and drink. If you haven’t likedContinue reading "PIEHOLE: BRINGING WARMTH TO A COLD WEEK"
Partyline
HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.