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RED BANK: BOAS QUITS HPC, SLAMS CHAIRMAN
RED BANK: Longtime Historic Preservation Commission member Boas quits over new chairman's "authoritarianism."
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RED BANK: LONG-IN-THE-TOOTH SIGN UPSIZED
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RED BANK: HPC REJECTS TWO PLANS, OKS ONE
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission rejects proposed facade makeovers at Dublin House Pub and Sally Boy's; approves a third.
RED BANK: PRESERVATIONISTS FLEX MUSCLE
RED BANK: Anticipating pushback from charter school and a private developer, Historic Preservation Commission flexes its muscles.
RED BANK: NEW TOOTH SIGN OK’D
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission OK's replacement of dentist's tooth-shaped sign in less time than recommended for a good brushing.
RED BANK: SPLASHY ‘STASH’ WINDOWS OK’D
RED BANK: Filmmaker Kevin Smith, characteristically profane, wins approval for splashy signage on new Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash store.
RED BANK: AFTER ‘NO-HO-HO,’ CHIMNEY’S A GO
RED BANK: After a 'no-ho-ho' for 'eyesore' chimney, Historic Preservation Commission OKs amended plan for Washington Street house.
MIDDLETOWN: GEORGE BOWDEN DIES
MIDDLETOWN: George Bowden, longtime Red Bank resident and champion of historic preservation, died Sunday. He was 92 years old.
RED BANK: HPC AIMS TO SAVE DOOMED HOUSE
RED BANK: Five months after planning board OKs demolition of hospital-owned Victorian house, historic commission proposes an alternative.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY NAMED
RED BANK: By 4-1 vote, council approves members of new redevelopment agency, along with a second group to serve as technical advisors.
RED BANK: BUILDING DESIGN TO BE REVISED
RED BANK: Modernist building won't fly in historic district, preservation commissioners tell developer. Architect says he'll revise design again.
RED BANK: CORNER PROJECT ‘TOO BIG’
RED BANK: Planners praise proposed office and luxury condo plan for corner of West Front and Maple, but tell developer it's too big.
RED BANK: LUXURY UNITS, OFFICE PLANNED
RED BANK: Builder plans office and luxury units with underground parking at West Front and Maple, current site of a "really terrible" gateway to downtown.
RED BANK: PRESERVATIONISTS CONCERNED
RED BANK: Preservationists concerned as historic buildings change hands and buyer hints at replacing them with office building.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE RESCUE PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: A plan to save the Fortune House, and build 31 apartments out back, wins zoning board approval..
RED BANK: PRESERVATION EFFORTS LAUDED
The home of Paul and Nancy Cagno, at the corner of Wallace and Mount streets, above, and the circa 1903 mansion that’s now the office of Smallwood Wealth Management, at 199Continue reading "RED BANK: PRESERVATION EFFORTS LAUDED"
RED BANK: FOCUS ON FOYER WINDOWS
The foyer of the former If the Shoe Fits store is the last remaining example of Art Deco design downtown, say preservationists. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: FOCUS ON FOYER WINDOWS"
RED BANK: PHARMACY BUILDING PANNED
The proposed three-story structure, shown above in an architect’s rendering, would be built on a vacant lot between a two-story apartment building and a restaurant on Shrewsbury Avenue, below. (PhotoContinue reading "RED BANK: PHARMACY BUILDING PANNED"
NJTransit’s plan includes removal of gingerbread trimming, which historians say is inauthentic. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI It looks as though the Red Bank train station will finally getContinue reading "NJT PLANS REPAIRS, NEW LOOK FOR STATION"
PRESERVATION GROUP GETS SPOTLIGHT
Historic Preservation Commission members Ed Zipprich, Michaela Ferrigine and George Bowden outside a old house on Washington Street. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI It took a couple of yearsContinue reading "PRESERVATION GROUP GETS SPOTLIGHT"
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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 ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...