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RED BANK: PARKS AND MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Agenda for Thursday night's council session includes status update on planned changes at Marine Park. Here's what else to expect.
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RED BANK: MARINE PARK PLAN UNVEILED
RED BANK: A new concept plan for Marine Park would eliminate clay tennis courts, relocate parking lot and add riverfront green space. Details here.
RED BANK: CLAY COURTS SCRAPED
RED BANK: After sitting untouched for six years, there's work underway on the clay tennis courts in Marine Park. What's Going On Here? redbankgreen answers.
RED BANK: MARINE PARK CONCEPTS UNVEILED
RED BANK: Residents click to indicate their design preferences as planner unveils Marine Park concept plans, including kayak launch.
RED BANK: BRAINSTORMING ON MARINE PARK
RED BANK: What should become of Marine Park? Borough residents weigh in on tennis courts, kayaking, parking and more at brainstorming sessions.
RED BANK: MARINE PARK SESSIONS SLATED
RED BANK: What does Marine Park need? Borough slates public input sessions on Monday to develop concept plan for a possible makeover.
RED BANK: MARINE PARK MAKEOVER KICKS OFF
RED BANK: What does Marine Park need? Borough schedules first in a series of public input sessions on concept plan for a possible makeover.
RED BANK: MARINE PARK RESTROOMS OPEN
RED BANK: New restrooms now open in Marine Park. But will they stay open? The experience at Riverside Gardens Park isn't encouraging.
RED BANK: PARK DESIGN CONSULTANT SOUGHT
RED BANK: Borough council begins process of Marine Park redesign by advertising for a consultant to come up with a concept plan.
RED BANK: TENNIS COURTS STILL IN LIMBO
RED BANK: Appearances aside, the clay courts aren't being rebuilt. Not yet, anyway. Here's what's going on in Marine Park.
RED BANK: RETHINKING ALL OF MARINE PARK
RED BANK: The borough may hire a consultant to come up with a "holistic" plan for Marine Park. It could mean the end of the red clay tennis courts.
RED BANK: TENNIS FANS MUSTER FOR COURTS
The tennis courts, overgrown with weeds since being swamped by Hurricane Sandy three years ago, got a sprucing-up from the borough last week. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: TENNIS FANS MUSTER FOR COURTS"
The clay tennis courts at Marine Park as seen in August. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD All three private-sector proposals for the future ofContinue reading "RED BANK: MARINE PARK PROJECTS NIXED"
RED BANK: BURNHAM BLASTS PARK DELAY
The clay tennis courts at Marine Park as seen last month. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Five months after three proposals were submitted, theContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM BLASTS PARK DELAY"
RED BANK: TENNIS COURT IDEAS VOLLEYED
  An exhibit showed the layout of the Jetsun proposal superimposed an aerial view of the park. Below, MPAC principals Phil Flego, Gayle Horvath and Sandy Talarico make their pitch. (PhotosContinue reading "RED BANK: TENNIS COURT IDEAS VOLLEYED"
RED BANK: TENNIS COURTS? YOUR SERVE.
Do you have an idea and viable plan for the use of Red Bank’s 74-year-old red-clay tennis courts? The riverfront facility in Marine Park, out of action since it wasContinue reading "RED BANK: TENNIS COURTS? YOUR SERVE."
RED BANK: TENNIS COURTS MAY GET BOUNCED
The courts, which adjoin the privately owned Monmouth Boat Club, center, haven’t been playable since Hurricane Sandy. Below, the principals of Jetsun Enterprises – Anthony Jude Setaro, Michael Hernandez andContinue reading "RED BANK: TENNIS COURTS MAY GET BOUNCED"
RED BANK: DOGS, TENNIS & POLICING
Having held a Dog Days of Summer monthly event for two summers in a row, borough officials are now contemplating a year-round facility for dogs to play in. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK: DOGS, TENNIS & POLICING"
RED BANK: TENNIS, TRESTLE, PARKING & DOGS
The Red Bank clay courts during Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012, above. Below, a truck stuck under the West Front Street railroad trestle last week. (Photos by Peter LindnerContinue reading "RED BANK: TENNIS, TRESTLE, PARKING & DOGS"
PRIVATE OPERATORS EYE RED BANK COURTS
The clay courts overlooking the Navesink River at Marine Park, closed since Hurricane Sandy, could go under private management. The adjacent lavatories, meantime, are to be demolished and replaced withContinue reading "PRIVATE OPERATORS EYE RED BANK COURTS"
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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 ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...