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VIRTUAL: FORT MONMOUTH’S ‘BLACK BRAIN CENTER’
MIDDLETOWN: Township library hosts a free virtual program on the experiences and contributions of minorities at Fort Monmouth.
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VIRUS IMPACTS: CLOSINGS & CANCELLATIONS
ON THE GREEN: Cancellations, closings, reschedulings: Here's a quick look at some COVID-19 impacts on events on the Greater Red Bank Green.
RED BANK: AU REVOIR, CÉ LA VI
RED BANK: A newly transformed eatery with an Americanized French name gets a cease-and-desist warning from a Singapore-based restaurant chain.
RED BANK: March and vigil for Las Vegas sniper victims scheduled.
RED BANK: FREE TROLLEY SERVICE PLANNED
RED BANK: Electric tuk-tuks may begin free trolley services next week.
RED BANK: BLACK VIOLIN SCHOOLS AUDIENCE
Kev Marcus and Wil Baptiste are Black Violin — and they’re coming to the Count Basie Theatre for an unusual engagement that includes a Tuesday night show for the publicContinue reading "RED BANK: BLACK VIOLIN SCHOOLS AUDIENCE"
THANKSGIVING: TWO PLACES TO EAT FOR FREE
Volunteers will once again serve a traditional spread at Lunch Break, above, while Surf Taco is offering food from its menu of Mexican dishes. (Photo by Susan Ericson. Click toContinue reading "THANKSGIVING: TWO PLACES TO EAT FOR FREE"
RBR’S DOHERTY LAUDED FOR 30 YEARS SERVICE
Red Bank Regional School Board VP Emily Doherty (second from left) was recently recognized by the New Jersey School Boards Association for 30 years of service to the school district.Continue reading "RBR’S DOHERTY LAUDED FOR 30 YEARS SERVICE"
SEA BRIGHT: COUNSELING SERVICE AVAILABLE
Greg Russo records an interview with Sea Bright resident Joey, who declined to give his last name, for a video blog. Below, cubicles set up for private consultations in theContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT: COUNSELING SERVICE AVAILABLE"
BIKE GROUP PLANS ART RIDE, OR VICE-VERSA
Some of the participants in Spoke & Art’s inaugural ride in October. [UPDATE: This event has been indefinitely postponed due to post-storm road conditions.] Here’s a possible conversation starter: theContinue reading "BIKE GROUP PLANS ART RIDE, OR VICE-VERSA"
From the police log, May 30 to June 6. Entries are unedited. Theft occurring at Leighton Ave. on 6-1-08. Victim reported that while unloading trays of food from vehicle and carrying them into the house, four juvenile subject(s) unknown stole...
Tricia Rumola, a borough native who rose from college intern to executive director of Red Bank RiverCenter and helped solidify its national reputation in the realm of downtown revitalizations, is leaving the organization at the end of the month. Rumola...
RED BANK: MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY HONORS THE FALLEN
RED BANK: Local Girl and Boy Scout troops, the Red Bank Fire Department, The Elk and Rotary Clubs, local clergy and military along with elected officials and a strong showing of citizens all paid their respects.
RED BANK: POLICE INVESTIGATING “SUDDEN DEATH”
RED BANK: Police were on the scene of an apparent sudden death early Saturday afternoon, Captain Mike Frazee told redbankgreen.
RED BANK: MUSIC PHOTOG BREATHES LIFE INTO SICKLES SPACE
RED BANK: Renowned music photographer Danny Clinch brings photos of Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith and H.E.R. to fill the void created by the closure of Sickles Market. (click to read)
RED BANK: FUNDRAISER FOR HISTORIC CEMETERY
RED BANK: Keepers of the historic Cedar View African-American cemetery host a fundraiser at the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center.
Read: Dr. Shannon Parks DO practices at The Parks Center for Women’s Wellness and Medicine. She shares her thoughts on common questions and topics in her field. Dr. Parks DOContinue reading "The Parks Center"
MORE FALLOUT FROM SICKLES COLLAPSE
The implosion of Sickles Market continued to echo with two bankruptcy filings, including one by the heir to the 116-year-old farm business.
RED BANK: BROADWALK BOLLARDS BLOOM
The springtime emergence of the red bollards from their underground lair marks the closure of Broad Street between White and Front Streets until Sept. 30. Broadwalk is back.
PHOTOG FINDS HEALING WITH SUICIDE SURVIVOR DOC
RED BANK: Photographer Danny Sanchez had to do something to honor his late wife. He found his mission in the stories of other suicide survivors. (click to read)
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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.