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VIDEO: MONMOUTH BOAT CLUB PLANS TO GO HIGHER
Video: The Monmouth Boat Club has stood on the banks of the Navesink River in Red Bank for 145-years. But the pilings that hold it up are rotting away. A plan is being hatched to lift the historic structure and build a higher foundation. (Click to read/watch)
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
Monmouth Boat Club in Red Bank was the host Saturday for the Woodpussy National Championship regatta, an annual event featuring a class of small sailboats known as woodpussies.  The clubContinue reading "MONMOUTH BOAT CLUB SAILOR SHINES"
RED BANK: FOR ICELESS ICEBOATERS, ‘IT’S COMING’
RED BANK: Iceboaters gather for annual open house in eternal hope of a long, deep freeze on the Navesink River.
RUMSON: TEN ESCAPE BOAT FIRE
RUMSON: Ten boaters safely escaped when their vessel caught fire in the Shrewsbury River off Rumson Country Club early Sunday afternoon
RED BANK: A BOATLOAD OF WOOD & HISTORY
RED BANK: A gleaming wooden yacht that has hosted American presidents, and that a borough man bought cheap at auction, will be on display Saturday.
RED BANK: SWAMPED AT THE BOAT CLUB
It seems someone neglected to check the tide charts when leaving a red pickup truck in the parking lot shared by the Monmouth Boat Club and North Shrewsbury Ice Boat andContinue reading "RED BANK: SWAMPED AT THE BOAT CLUB"
Members of the Monmouth Boat Club make an irresistible “sails pitch” on Saturday for all who’d like to learn to sail. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) WhileContinue reading "RED BANK: CALLING ALL BUDDING BOATERS"
Want to learn to sail? Motor on over to the Monmouth Boat Club on May 23. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Red Bank’s Monmouth Boat Club isContinue reading "RED BANK: OPEN HOUSE AT THE BOATHOUSE"
RED BANK: CLASSIC BOATHOUSE PROPOSED
A rendering of the proposed Marine Park Activity Center shows the existing Monmouth Boat Club at right. (Rendering by Katie Osepchuk. Click to enlarge.) By JOHN T. WARD One ofContinue reading "RED BANK: CLASSIC BOATHOUSE PROPOSED"
RED BANK: COME ON DOWN TO OUR BOAT, BABY
It’s Open House at the Monmouth Boat Club this Saturday, and the members of the MBC have an irresistible “sails pitch” for all who’d like to enjoy life from theContinue reading "RED BANK: COME ON DOWN TO OUR BOAT, BABY"
RED BANK: COLD AND WET AT THE BOAT CLUB
Our beautiful Navesink River floods the Monmouth Boat Club in Red Bank Friday morning – a not uncommon occurrence. (Reader photo. Click to enlarge)
Monmouth Boat Club was inundated by the Navesink River hours before Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, and the river rose several feet after this photo was taken. (PhotoContinue reading "BOAT CLUB RECOVERING FROM SANDY"
RED BANK: RIVER SWAMPS BOAT CLUB
The Navesink River washes into the parking lot of the Monmouth Boat Club and North Shrewsbury Ice Boat & Yacht Club in Red Bank at about 8:30 a.m. Monday. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK: RIVER SWAMPS BOAT CLUB"
SAILBOAT SMASHED IN RIVER HIT-AND-RUN
Employees at Carriage House Marina in Sea Bright look over the Nonsuch catboat that they say was damaged beyond repair in the crash. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "SAILBOAT SMASHED IN RIVER HIT-AND-RUN"
BOATHOUSE STALLED BY HYDRANT ISSUE
Geoff Johnson’s unfinished Boathouse at Red Bank, and a rendering of what it’s to look like, below. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI While the Red Bank government is workingContinue reading "BOATHOUSE STALLED BY HYDRANT ISSUE"
BOAT CLUB OPENS ITS SPRUCED-UP HOUSE
The Monmouth Boat Club’s newly reshingled clubhouse on the Navesink in Red Bank. (Click to enlarge) All spiffed up for another half-century or so, the Monmouth Boat Club opens itsContinue reading "BOAT CLUB OPENS ITS SPRUCED-UP HOUSE"
Councilwoman Grace Cangemi says residents should have warnings before nearby hydrants are flushed, resulting in discolored water flowing through taps. Some highlights from last night's bimonthly meeting of the Red Bank council: TEACHERS OF THE YEAR: In addition to primary...
Preservation Red Bank, a private-sector organization that works to allow old buildings to keep getting older, will hold its annual meeting this Sunday in one of the borough's oldest — a place that all but creaks with character. The group...
RED BANK: NORTHEASTER FLOODS PARK
RED BANK: A northeaster flooded the Monmouth Boat Club and adjoining Marine Park Saturday as safety warnings were in effect.
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FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
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.