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RED BANK: BON JOVI SPOTLIGHTS PORTER
RED BANK: Rock star Jon Bon Jovi spoke with Pastor Terrence Porter of Pilgrim Baptist Church for a Christmas Eve segment on NBC's Today Show.
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RED BANK: MURPHY, BON JOVI BREAK B2 BREAD
RED BANK: Closely watched for his own behavior under COVID-19 rules he imposed, Murphy dines outdoors at B2 with Bon Jovi.
RED BANK: BON JOVI WARMS UP CENTER
RED BANK: With heavy snow falling outside, Bon Jovi opens new 'warming center' for homeless men, the latest endeavor of his foundation.
RED BANK: BON JOVI THANKS BIZ OWNERS
RED BANK: Bon Jovi hosts local retailers to thank them for helping out in a fundraiser.
RED BANK: DEBBIE HARRY, BON JOVI, & MORE…
Deborah Harry, below, and a host of pop stars join Bobby Bandiera for two jinglebell-jam spectaculars as Hope Concert 8 commandeers the Basie for two shows Wednesday night. Call him Bob Hope: aContinue reading "RED BANK: DEBBIE HARRY, BON JOVI, & MORE…"
BON JOVI PICKS O’REE FOR ASIAN LEG OF TOUR
Matt O’Ree playing in Red Bank’s Marine Park in 2013, will share in guitar duties for the band led by Middletown’s Jon Bon Jovi, seen below at JBJ Soul Kitchen inContinue reading "BON JOVI PICKS O’REE FOR ASIAN LEG OF TOUR"
REPORT: BON JOVI STIFFED M’TOWN ON O.T.
Bon Jovi, seen above in Red Bank in 2011. Below, a gate to his home. (Photo above by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) [See UPDATE below] By JOHN T.Continue reading "REPORT: BON JOVI STIFFED M’TOWN ON O.T."
RED BANK: BON JOVI “SERENADES” CLINTON
Bon Jovi, seen here at the opening of Red Bank’s JBJ Soul Kitchen in 2011, was back in town to host the former first lady and secretary of state MondayContinue reading "RED BANK: BON JOVI “SERENADES” CLINTON"
Post by Bon Jovi. Pop music hearththrob Jon Bon Jovi brings his side project, Kings of Suburbia, to the stage of the Count Basie Theatre in a benefit performance forContinue reading "RED BANK: BIG NIGHT FOR BON JOVIALS"
BON JOVI AND KINGS PLAY IT FOR PARKER
Middletown’s own Jon Bon Jovi and “his local side band,” the Kings of Suburbia, will perform at Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre in a fundraiser for the Parker Family HealthContinue reading "BON JOVI AND KINGS PLAY IT FOR PARKER"
Jon Bon Jovi and “his local side band,” the Kings of Suburbia, will perform at Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre in a fundraiser for the Parker Family Health Center onContinue reading "RED BANK: BON JOVI TO PLAY BASIE"
RED BANK: BON JOVI TALKS UP SOUL KITCHEN
Middletown resident Jon Bon Jovi, seen here at the opening of the pay-what-you-can-or-earn-your-meal JBJ Soul Kitchen in 2011, tells USA Today in an interview at the Red Bank eatery heContinue reading "RED BANK: BON JOVI TALKS UP SOUL KITCHEN"
RED BANK: BIG BAND HOSTS BIG TROMBONE
Conductor Joe “Mooche” Muccioli with the “freight train” that is the Red Bank Jazz Orchestra, which takes to the Count Basie Theatre boards for the first in a new seriesContinue reading "RED BANK: BIG BAND HOSTS BIG TROMBONE"
By JOHN T. WARD An Ocean County man who last month admitting burglarizing the Navesink mansion of Jon Bon Jovi  was sentenced to five years in state prison Friday, theContinue reading "BON JOVI BURGLAR GETS FIVE YEARS"
Bon Jovi’s mansion on the Middletown side of the Navesink was one of the homes entered in the 2011 burglary spree, authorities said.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARDContinue reading "BON JOVI BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY"
BON JOVI OPENS CRIB TO TV CREW, AND YOU
Bon Jovi’s mansion on the Navesink River, as seen in 2008. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD ‘Person to Person,’ a TV program of bygone days that featured liveContinue reading "BON JOVI OPENS CRIB TO TV CREW, AND YOU"
GOT AN ACHE FOR BON JOVI?
Jon Bon Jovi in the Advil commercial he shot in Red Bank. (Click to enlarge) Back in September, redbankgreen told you about Jon Bon Jovi shooting a commercial for AdvilContinue reading "GOT AN ACHE FOR BON JOVI?"
BON JOVI OPENS SOUL KITCHEN
Jon Bon Jovi gives his wife, Dorothea Bongiovi, an attagirl as she prepares a table at the opening of the JBJ Soul Kitchen Wednesday afternoon. The yard outside the restaurant,Continue reading "BON JOVI OPENS SOUL KITCHEN"
In an effort to raise awareness about detectable cancers, two Red Bank shops are organizing an evening of champagne, sweets and beautiful, bare skin. Another organization is auctioning off aContinue reading "WIN A BON JOVI GUITAR. GO NAKED. OR BOTH"
A promo video for Soul Kitchen. By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Plans by Jon Bon Jovi’s Soul Foundation to open a freestanding pay-what-you can community restaurant in Red Bank sailed to approvalContinue reading "RUBBER STAMP NO.1: BON JOVIAL MEALS"
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.