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RED BANK: MUANG THAI BACK IN BUSINESS
Red Bank’s Muang Thai restaurant is back in business after it was seized by the state Treasury Department over unpaid taxes last Thursday. Jack Pongnoo, owner of the East Front StreetContinue reading "RED BANK: MUANG THAI BACK IN BUSINESS"
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RED BANK: THAI, MINI-DRONES, TACOS & MORE
RED BANK: Thai fans who miss Siam Gardens will have a new place to try, in the same space, run by a familiar chef. Plus drones, tacos and windows in Churn.
RED BANK: TAXMAN SEIZES THAI RESTAURANT
Muang Thai owner Jack Pongnoo, seated, with Muang Thai staffers last August. Below, the sticker slapped on the restaurant door by state tax officials Thursday. (Photo above by Robert Kern, belowContinue reading "RED BANK: TAXMAN SEIZES THAI RESTAURANT"
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? CHICKEN WITH THAI BASIL
The wonderfully spicy Pad Kra Prow at Muang Thai in Red Bank. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLIS Authentic-tasting Thai with its liberal use of flavorful hotContinue reading "WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? CHICKEN WITH THAI BASIL"
RED BANK: MEDIUM HOT THAI JUST LIKE MOM’S
A planned expansion of Muang Thai into an adjoining flower shop will provide direct access to the outdoor seating area, below, that now requires a walk around the corner. (PhotoContinue reading "RED BANK: MEDIUM HOT THAI JUST LIKE MOM’S"
Marc Fontaine outside the now-closed Bienvenue, which will become a Thai restaurant. Fontaine plans to open a pastry shop on Monmouth Street. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Restaurant-crazyContinue reading "FRENCH OUT. THAI, PERUVIAN & ICE CREAM IN."
RED BANK: DENHOLTZ LOCKS UP KEY CORNER
RED BANK: Denholtz adds to downtown holdings and now owns two corners of a block seen as key to a 'Broad to the river' effort.
RED BANK: BROAD TO THE RIVER? ‘WE’LL SEE…’
RED BANK: Is a Broad-to-the-river plan finally in the works? redbankgreen checks out some intriguing clues among property deals.
RED BANK: PORK ROLL, ASIAN EATS & BREWS
RED BANK: In this edition of Retail Churn, new eateries offer pork roll (Johnny's Pork Roll), pub chow/beer (Triumph Brewing) and Asian (Baan Khun).
RED BANK: RESTAURANT, BOUTIQUE IN CHURN
RED BANK: No summer doldrums for Retail Churn. We've got scoops on a new Vietnamese restaurant, a women's boutique, a vacuum store departure and more.
RED BANK: FRANCE, NEW YORK MAKE INROADS
RED BANK: The latest Churn reports on a French chef who's back in business and a longtime caterer planning a "traditional New York Jewish deli" downtown.
RED BANK: SUSHI PLACE TAKES PRIMO CORNER
The large space formerly home to the Broadway Grille is to become Taka, a sushi restaurant. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Amid a proliferation of new restaurants, downtownContinue reading "RED BANK: SUSHI PLACE TAKES PRIMO CORNER"
Another tasty pick for your weekend grilling pleasure in our continuing series on cuts you’ll only find at a real butcher shop. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge) By JIM WILLISContinue reading "PIEHOLE: KARMA, CUPCAKES & PAD KRA PROW"
RED BANK: SPICING UP THE CHURN, WITH SUBS
The Spice & Tea Exchange plans to open a store at 12 Monmouth Street. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Some random updates from the ever-changing mix of storesContinue reading "RED BANK: SPICING UP THE CHURN, WITH SUBS"
RED BANK: ITALIAN EATERY EYES 28 BROAD
Last rented by Primas Home Café furnishings, 28 Broad Street is the intended home Patrizia’s, an Italian restaurant. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Downtown Red Bank could beContinue reading "RED BANK: ITALIAN EATERY EYES 28 BROAD"
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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 ...