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The name is Italian for 'eleven,' as in 11 West River Road, Rumson. The Jersey section of yesterday's New York Times dropped in at Undici in Rumson and came away favorably impressed by the new Tuscan-themed eatery. Actually, reviewer David...
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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.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? BELLYING UP AT SURF BBQ
Above, a smoked-brisket sandwich, left, and a pulled pork sandwich. Below, smoked maraschino cherries at the bar. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON PieHole had been itching toContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? BELLYING UP AT SURF BBQ"
RUMSON: BBQ, BOURBON & RECYCLED AMERICA
Restaurateur Victor Rallo has transformed the former Molly Maguire’s Gastropub into a barbecue joint. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD With two Italian restaurants andContinue reading "RUMSON: BBQ, BOURBON & RECYCLED AMERICA"
RED BANK: LOCAL SMOKE BBQ PLANS OPENING
Local Smoke BBQ plans to fire up its smoker in a building last rented by Delfini. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Nearly twoContinue reading "RED BANK: LOCAL SMOKE BBQ PLANS OPENING"
RUMSON: RALLO TO OPEN ‘SURF BBQ’ HERE
Restaurateur Victor Rallo plans to transform the former Molly Maguire’s Gastropub into a smoked barbecue joint. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Greater Red Bank Green, teeming withContinue reading "RUMSON: RALLO TO OPEN ‘SURF BBQ’ HERE"
RUMSON: MOLLY MAGUIRE’S CLOSING
Molly Maguire’s, above, and Kathy Maguire on her first day as owner in 2011, below. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Just three weeks shy of their fourth anniversary in theContinue reading "RUMSON: MOLLY MAGUIRE’S CLOSING"
And when the Düsseldorf-style mustard’s gone? Well, a little beer might be nice. (Click to enlarge) redbankgreen’s PieHole is all about local food and drink. If you haven’t liked us on FacebookContinue reading "IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON PIEHOLE…"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? TUNA PANINI IN RUMSON
The tuna panini, at Undici in Rumson. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) Here’s a zesty lunch that conveys the bite of summer. It’s  the “sette,” or numberContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? TUNA PANINI IN RUMSON"
PIEHOLE: A WEEK-PLUS OF SHORE EATS
Woody’s Ocean Grille in Sea Bright is one of several restaurants on the Green participating in Jersey Shore Restaurant Week. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS JerseyContinue reading "PIEHOLE: A WEEK-PLUS OF SHORE EATS"
Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna, seen above at a 2007 primary school function featuring his cooking, faces restaurateur Victor Rallo, below, in a stovetop showdown at the Basie next Saturday. Continue reading "FOODFEST TO SERVE UP A PASTA SMACKDOWN"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Step right up, folks, and drop your guesses about the location of this week’s Where into this here mailbox, please. Last week’s photo, showing tables and chairs roughly carved fromContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
WEEKEND: EAT, DRINK, SING, SAIL, AND MORE
A promo video for ‘Eat! Drink! Italy!,’ Red Bank restaurateur Victor Rallo’s new TV show, which gets a launch at the Basie Saturday night. Below, a rousing night of patrioticContinue reading "WEEKEND: EAT, DRINK, SING, SAIL, AND MORE"
SUMMER WINES: UNCORKING LOCAL WISDOM
Customer Kristy Niro talks wine with Tasting Room owner Anthony Faustini and manager Brendan O’Neill. (Photos by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS The Green is ripe with wineContinue reading "SUMMER WINES: UNCORKING LOCAL WISDOM"
RESTAURATEUR ADDS ‘AUTHOR’ TO RÉSUMÉ
Victor Rallo drains a bottle of vino into a guest’s glass at his book-signing party last Thursday night. (Photo by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge) By STACIE FANELLI Victor RalloContinue reading "RESTAURATEUR ADDS ‘AUTHOR’ TO RÉSUMÉ"
A MONTH OF MENU MADNESS ON THE GREEN
A month of elbow-to-elbow good eatin’ kicks off tonight at the Molly. (Click to enlarge) By TOM CHESEK It’s beginning to give way to Spring around the greater Green, andContinue reading "A MONTH OF MENU MADNESS ON THE GREEN"
Dave McKenny of Shrewsbury in the wooden cab of his 1910 Ford Model T — a fabulous flivver scheduled to roll into the Middletown Lions Club Auto Show and MotorcycleContinue reading "WALK, RUN, BOOZE AND CRUISE FOR A CAUSE"
SUV FLIPS IN RUMSON
Watched by onlookers, below, emergency responders pulled a woman from her car after it flipped over on West River Road in Rumson. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "SUV FLIPS IN RUMSON"
CURLEY: OCEANIC DETOUR WILL HIT HARD
The Oceanic Bridge will be closed for months for repair work this fall. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Long-awaited repairs to the Oceanic Bridge areContinue reading "CURLEY: OCEANIC DETOUR WILL HIT HARD"
BIKERS’ BONANZA: A TRIO FOR TWO-WHEELERS
Riders assemble for the start of last year’s Tour de Fair Haven. The straightaways and sidestreets of the greater Green have been thinned — just barely — of peak-season traffic.Continue reading "BIKERS’ BONANZA: A TRIO FOR TWO-WHEELERS"
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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.