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RED BANK: BRANNIGAN’S OUT, RED ROCK IN
RED BANK: Former dive bar Brannigan's begins life anew as Red Rock Tap + Grill with ample outdoor seating.
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RED BANK: BRANNIGAN’S, TEAK REACH FOR SKY
RED BANK CHURN: Brannigan's and Teak are adding roof decks.
RED BANK: BRANNIGAN’S MAKEOVER APPROVED
Branningan’s plans to add a two-tiered deck, complete with an open-air tower at the north end, and an outdoor bar, seen at above left. Below, the property as it appeared inContinue reading "RED BANK: BRANNIGAN’S MAKEOVER APPROVED"
RED BANK: NEW OWNER AT BRANNIGAN’S
Paul Marcotte hopes to retain Brannigan’s charming dive character while making small improvements. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Paul Marcotte is thinking about hitting the ladies’ room. Well, bothContinue reading "RED BANK: NEW OWNER AT BRANNIGAN’S"
RED BANK: RED ROCK, SECRET STASH WIN OKS
RED BANK: Red Rock Tap + Grill can add year-round dining space, and Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash can keep its window signage, planning board says.
RED BANK: COCKTAILS AT RED ROCK
RED BANK: At Red Rock Tap + Grill, happy hour is all about cocktails and a changing menu of gourmet food with crow's nest views of the Navesink.
ON THE GREEN: WHERE TO WELCOME 2017
RED BANK: Where to say 'sayonara' to '16 and welcome the New Year in style here and in Fair Haven, Rumson and Sea Bright.
RED BANK: JAMIAN’S, LADY K PLANS OK’D
RED BANK: Planning board approves Jamian's expansion, Lady K bakery; Red Rock agrees to address noise complaints.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? RED ROCK STANDS OUT
WHAT'S FOR LUNCH: PieHole finds a knockout menu at the new Red Rock Tap + Grill to match the daring architecture.
RED BANK: SUBS, BURRITOS, PIZZA & MORE
RED BANK: Retail churn serves up bitesized news about subs, pizza, burritos and more.
RED BANK: BAR PLANS DECK; CHAINS COMING
Branningan’s has filed plans to add a two-tiered deck to the parking lot side of its Wharf Avenue building. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Yes, it’s already time forContinue reading "RED BANK: BAR PLANS DECK; CHAINS COMING"
RED BANK: BRINGING THE FOOT TRAFFIC
The race is on once more as the 22nd annual Sheehan Classic returns to the streets of Red Bank Saturday morning. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) RedContinue reading "RED BANK: BRINGING THE FOOT TRAFFIC"
Event organizer and producer Marvin Hyer Jr. of Man Cave Events — the company that’s brought a charity-fundraising Valentines Day Crawl to the watering spots of Red Bank for theContinue reading "RED BANK: A ST. PAT’S CRAWL FOR HOME"
RED BANK: A WALK ON THE WINE SIDE
Nearly 30 Red Bank restaurants, shops and eateries — including  the Front St. Trattoria, above— will participate in a new summer schedule of Food and Wine Walk events, set toContinue reading "RED BANK: A WALK ON THE WINE SIDE"
RED BANK: SHEEHAN CLASSIC RACE TURNS 21
Runners leave the starting line at the 2013 Sheehan Classic event in Red Bank. The 21st annual race weekend expo returns to town on Friday and Saturday, June 13 andContinue reading "RED BANK: SHEEHAN CLASSIC RACE TURNS 21"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
Do you know Where this week’s photo was shot? Take a guess! Please send your answer to [email protected]. The answer to last week’s Where…
CROWDSOURCED BAR BURGERS
PieHole recaps some of the better bar burger suggestions from our readers. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS Last week’s What’s For Lunch featured the mighty GlobeContinue reading "CROWDSOURCED BAR BURGERS"
ST. PADDY’S: CHECKING IN ON THE EARLY SHIFT
[slideshow_deploy id=’88872′]redbankgreen made a lightning round of visits to four bars with Irish names on their doors – Molly Maguire’s and Murphy‘s in Rumson, Brannigan’s and the Dublin House inContinue reading "ST. PADDY’S: CHECKING IN ON THE EARLY SHIFT"
Some of the 800-plus participants in Saturday’s fourth annual Boozin’ for Boobs bar crawl head out to other Red Bank watering holes after assembling at Brannigan’s on Wharf Avenue Saturday.Continue reading "RED BANK: BOUNCING FROM BAR TO BAR"
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"
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GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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 ...