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RED BANK: CARTER TO LEAD RIVERCENTER
RED BANK: RiverCenter names former borough planning director Glenn Carter as executive director, succeeding Laura Kirkpatrick.
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RED BANK: RIVERCENTER TAPS DOWNTOWN PRO
RED BANK: RiverCenter taps a downtown-management professional with extensive experience in New York and New Jersey as executive director.
RED BANK: Continuing restaurant staff shortages and other issues cited as RiverCenter cancels spring food festival slated for May 15.
RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS MAIN, TIE-IN COSTS
RED BANK: Council approves $1.3M water line not originally included in Broad Street dig; town will eat connection costs landlords had feared.
RED BANK: DENHOLTZ BUYS BUILDING & LOT
RED BANK: Extending its buying spree, Denholtz scoops up key sites at the south end of downtown, including a parking lot that cries out for development.
RED BANK: “YOU BROKE IT, YOU FIX IT”
RED BANK: Via RiverCenter, downtown landlords push back on possible bills for leaking water lines, telling council, "you broke it, you fix it."
RED BANK: EBANKS OFFERS PLANNING PRIMER
RED BANK: New community planning director offers a primer in zoning and land-use law, but steers clear of third-rail topics like tax abatements.
RED BANK: BROADWALK BEGINS EXTRA MONTH
RED BANK: Amid a mix of praise and misgivings, Broadwalk begins an extension month, to be followed by major construction project.
RED BANK: MUMFORD YANKS APARTMENT PLAN
RED BANK: Mumford yanks plan for Shrewsbury Avenue apartments after stream of complaints about gentrifying impact on neighborhood.
RED BANK: BOARD TAPS BOWERS-CRADER
RED BANK: RiverCenter names Samantha Bowers-Crader board chairperson, a position held by her father three decades ago.
RED BANK: LOOSE LIPS AT COUNCIL SESSION
RED BANK: Council meeting includes loose-lip disclosures about a lawsuit settlement with Riverview and misgivings about a new borough official.
RED BANK: SNACK BAR, SCREENS ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to take up measures on weeds, window screens and the future of the Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday. Here's an agenda scan.
RED BANK: APARTMENT REVIEW BEGINS
RED BANK: Hearing on 59-unit apartment project on Monmouth Street begins with focus on other density variances near the train station.
RED BANK: PROJECT REVIEW GETS UNDERWAY
RED BANK: Hearing on massive development proposed for West Front Street block gets underway with hints of concern about size, height and traffic impacts.
RED BANK: ‘MAGIC WAND’ IDEAS SOUGHT
RED BANK: Urban planning students to solicit public input for improving Shrewsbury Avenue and a theoretical Broad-to-the-River project.
RED BANK: MURAL REQUESTS TO GET REVIEW
RED BANK: Borough to create application and review of mural requests, but will avoid trespassing on First Amendment issues, Shehady says.
RED BANK: FOOD TRUCKS UP FOR DISCUSSION
RED BANK: Allowing food trucks on private property appears to have council backing. RiverCenter, which has opposed the idea in the past, hasn't said no.
RED BANK: CLOSE BUT NO CIGAR FOR POT SHOP
RED BANK: Borough rejects its first application for a medical marijuana store over concern about law on proximity to schools.
RED BANK: DOUBTS ON PRESERVATION LAW
RED BANK: An effort to give teeth to the Historic Preservation Commission leaves a bad taste for some planning board members.
RED BANK: FIREHOUSE PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: Plan for rehabbing old firehouse includes using 150-year-old brick recycled from a house recently demolished in Brooklyn.
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...