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RED BANK: HAMPTON INN WINS APPROVAL
RED BANK: Hampton Inn gets a green light after developer withdraws a traffic element that opponents said would lead to crashes.
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RED BANK: A proposed Hampton Inn may go to a final vote by the planning board tonight after years of delays. But one member calls the plan fatally flawed.
RED BANK: Remember the Hampton Inn planned for the foot of Cooper's Bridge? Six years after it was proposed, it returns to the planning board Monday night.
MYSTERY HAMPTON INN PLAN OPPONENT ID’D
Lawyer Ron Gasiorowski, left, said the owners of a Tinton Falls hotel have been paying his fees for representing Hampton Inn opponent Stephen Mitchell, right. (Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "MYSTERY HAMPTON INN PLAN OPPONENT ID’D"
By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank Planning Board put off testimony on a proposed six-story, 72-room hotel at the foot of Cooper Bridge for the third consecutive time MondayContinue reading "HAMPTON INN HEARING POSTPONED AGAIN"
A possible vote on whether to allow the construction of a six-story hotel on the Red Bank anchorage of the Cooper Bridge was postponed Wednesday night after a borough residentContinue reading "LAWSUIT DELAYS HAMPTON INN DECISION"
HAMPTON INN EYES RED BANK EYESORE
Plans for a Hampton Inn at the site of a former gas station on Route 35 in Red Bank call for a six-story, 76-room hotel at the foot of theContinue reading "HAMPTON INN EYES RED BANK EYESORE"
RED BANK: WHELAN CLAIMS HAMPTONS ATTACK
RED BANK: Councilman Mike Whelan wound up in a Hamptons police station Saturday after he was attacked in a hotel men's room, he says.
RED BANK: HAMPTON HOTEL PLAN REVIVED
Lawyer Ron Gasiorowski, who has sued to block to the hotel, examines a rendering at a 2012 hearing. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD FiveContinue reading "RED BANK: HAMPTON HOTEL PLAN REVIVED"
RED BANK: FAMILIAR FACES AT HAMPTON II
Engineer Rich Kenderian testifies for the hotel developer, above. Below, objector Stephen Mitchell reviewing plans. (Photo by Sarah Klepner. Click to enlarge) By SARAH KLEPNER Parking and stormwater emerged asContinue reading "RED BANK: FAMILIAR FACES AT HAMPTON II"
RED BANK: BOARD SUED OVER TWO DECISIONS
RED BANK: Planning board faces two lawsuits, one for denying an extension to Hampton Inn, another for approving Saxum's 210-apartment project on VNA site.
RED BANK: HOTEL DELAY REQUEST REJECTED
RED BANK: In a stunner, planning board rejects developer's request for an additional year to start building Hampton Inn, throwing project into uncertainty.
RED BANK: HOTEL ANTAGONIST RETURNS
RED BANK: The lawyer who derailed a proposed Hampton Inn four years ago returned Monday night, claiming his clients have legal standing to contest the plan.
RED BANK: HOTEL ACCESS PLAN CRITICIZED
RED BANK: Proposed Hampton Inn returns to the planning board after long hiatus, and immediately runs into opposition over its traffic flow.
RED BANK: HOTEL PLAN RETURNS, SORT OF
RED BANK: The developer of a long-stalled Hampton Inn hotel returns to the planning board to say he'll be back soon.
RED BANK: POT SHOP OK’D, MINUS LEFT TURNS
RED BANK: Cannabis shop wins OK for long-vacant Exxon site, minus dangerous highway turn. Up next: getting a license from the council.
RED BANK: POT SHOP ACCESS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: Consultant for proposed cannabis shop at town's northern gateway revives controversial traffic proposal.
RED BANK: FROM GAS TO GRASS?
RED BANK: A pot shop could replace a long-vacant gas station at the town's northern gateway if approved by the borough planning board Monday.
RED BANK: BOARD OKS NEW HEIGHT LIMITS
RED BANK: At a quick session, planning board signs off on changes to building heights and fees paid by developers in lieu of planting trees.
RED BANK: CANNABIS SHOP OK MAKES THREE
RED BANK: Town now has three cannabis shops approved. None have yet opened, and more are pending decisions.
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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.