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CHOWDA HOUSE TAKES RED BANK DOWN EAST
Chef Glenn Kovacs at work in the new Chowda House, set to open Saturday. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD It’s been almost a year and a half sinceContinue reading "CHOWDA HOUSE TAKES RED BANK DOWN EAST"
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RED BANK: A DICEY CHAT ABOUT CHOWDA
PieHole visits Red Bank’s Chowda House to get the chef’s take on New England versus Manhattan. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) How’s this for warming a cold, grey DecemberContinue reading "RED BANK: A DICEY CHAT ABOUT CHOWDA"
RED BANK: A CHAT ABOUT CHOWDA
Chef Glenn from Red Bank's Chowda House breaks down the chowder basics for PieHole.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN SCRAPPED
RED BANK: Proposed apartment building at train station that drew flak over its size has been scrapped. But he will be back, developer says.
RED BANK: MORE STATION UNITS PROPOSED
RED BANK: Plan to build 32 new apartments opposite train station scheduled to go before zoning board next week.
RED BANK: MEXICAN, GREEK EATERIES DEBUT
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, new Mexican and Greek restaurants bring cultural and familial traditions to the table.
RED BANK: RESTAURANTS IN CHURN
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, a restaurant reopens with a new name, and two others close.
RED BANK: OYSTERFEST IS A PEARL OF A PARTY
RED BANK: Oysterfest returns to the White Street lot Sunday with a strolling smorgasbord of food, beverage and top-shelf tunes.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? CRISPY FISH AND CHIPS
Fish and chips from Chowda House. Below, the always helpful Tish Mancia at the takeout counter.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON The Chowda House, just acrossContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? CRISPY FISH AND CHIPS"
RED BANK: PROVISIONALS YET TO BE COUNTED
Republicans Mark Taylor, left, Councilwoman Linda Schwabenbauer and Mike Whelan surround party chairman Sean Di Somma in celebration at the Chowda House Tuesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: PROVISIONALS YET TO BE COUNTED"
RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS HISTORIC WIN
Republican Mark Taylor speaks to followers at the Chowda House as running mate Mike Whelan looks on Tuesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD RedContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS HISTORIC WIN"
RED BANK: EAT TO AID THEIR WALK
The Red Bank Bosom Buddies, seen here in May, are, from left: Teicia Gaupp, Jenny Rossano, Janice Havay, Sandy Riddle, Beth Hanratty and Jen Shields. Missing is Cristie Ritz King.Continue reading "RED BANK: EAT TO AID THEIR WALK"
RED BANK: WALKING, WINING AND DINING
Boondocks Fishery at Marine Park is just one of nearly 30 stops on and off the beaten path as the Food and Wine Walk events return for a new season.Continue reading "RED BANK: WALKING, WINING AND DINING"
RED BANK: BREWERY, ICE CREAM SHOP SLATED
A beer brewery plans to set up operation in what’s now a taxi dispatch office next door to the train station. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Here’s somethingContinue reading "RED BANK: BREWERY, ICE CREAM SHOP SLATED"
RED BANK: HOOFING IT FOR BREAST CANCER
The walkers, from left, are: Janice Havay, Sandy Riddle, Beth Hanratty, Jen Shields, Teicia Gaupp, and Jenny Rossano. Missing from the photo is Cristie Ritz King. (Photos by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: HOOFING IT FOR BREAST CANCER"
RED BANK: PAID PARKING PLAN TABLED
Business owner David Prown pleads his case to Councilman Art Murphy Wednesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank council putContinue reading "RED BANK: PAID PARKING PLAN TABLED"
RHODE BANK: STUFFIES FOR THE SUPER BOWL
PieHole checks in with Rhode Island’s embassy in Red Bank, the Chowda House, to speak with chef Glenn Kovacs about stuffies. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS Despite being theContinue reading "RHODE BANK: STUFFIES FOR THE SUPER BOWL"
RED BANK: A FLAVOUR FAVE AT THE MOLLY
The season’s premier culinary showcase returns Thursday as the third annual Holiday Flavour showcase commandeers the Molly Pitcher Inn. (Photo by Jim Willis) It’s described as “a grassroots culinary campaign drivenContinue reading "RED BANK: A FLAVOUR FAVE AT THE MOLLY"
SOUP’S ON, AND GOOD TO GO
Laudy Hage of Zaitooni Deli with a quart of her popular lentil soup. Below, the vegan Mediterranean eggplant soup from Healthy Habits Natural Foods. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "SOUP’S ON, AND GOOD TO GO"
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"
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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.