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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.
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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.
RED BANK: Kirkpatrick resigns RiverCenter, leaving downtown promo agency looking for a new executive director for the second time in 17 months.
RED BANK: Menna and two council members tee up proposed RiverCenter bylaw changes as effort to reduce oversight by governing body and residents.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER TAPS KIRKPATRICK
RED BANK: RiverCenter board names Laura Kirkpatrick to lead the downtown promotion agency where she's worked in marketing and promotion for two years.
RED BANK: SCAVONE TO LEAVE RIVERCENTER
RED BANK: RiverCenter, the quasi-governmental agency that oversees the downtown district, is losing its executive director of the past six years.
RED BANK: NEW RIVERCENTER VISION & HQ
RED BANK: Big week for RiverCenter as it wraps up an new vision plan with a focus on the value of the waterfront and moves into new offices.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER ‘VISION’ SHARPENS
RED BANK: RiverCenter's new 'vision' begins coming into focus as consultant unveils draft with emphasis on the town's "gem," its Navesink River waterfront.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER REBOOT BEGINS
RED BANK: RiverCenter kicks off drive to new 'vision' and strategic plan with a session that attracts about 70 merchants and others.
RED BANK: RETHINKING RIVERCENTER’S JOB
RED BANK: Led by a frustrated business owner, RiverCenter embarks on an effort next week to redefine its job, and is seeking public input.
RED BANK: Six months after parking reform efforts stalled, RiverCenter ponies up $25k as council nears selection of consultant.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER TAKES STANCE ON LOT
RED BANK: RiverCenter says it will oppose any parking plan that doesn't net 500 new parking spaces, drawing a rebuke from Whelan.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER RAPPED ON PARKING
RED BANK: Two past RiverCenter chairmen think the agency should use is financial juice to help solve the parking crisis downtown.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER SEEKS LIFERS
Musicians, magicians, mimes and MORE wanted, as Red Bank RiverCenter announces auditions for this summer's StreetLife series.
RED BANK: RIVERCENTER GOES IN ON PARKING
Officials say they need to find out what’s underneath the asphalt of the White Street lot before deciding on how to use the property.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click toContinue reading "RED BANK: RIVERCENTER GOES IN ON PARKING"
RED BANK: SCAVONE TO LEAD RIVERCENTER
Jim Scavone, left, rockin’ promotional sunglasses at a Red Bank Flavour event last month with RiverCenter program director Amanda Lynn, center, and Visitors Center director Margaret Mass. (Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: SCAVONE TO LEAD RIVERCENTER"
RED BANK: ADAMS QUITS RIVERCENTER HELM
Nancy Adams with RiverCenter vice chairman Tom Fishkin, center, and board secretary Michael Warmington in 2011. (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The top job at downtown promotion agencyContinue reading "RED BANK: ADAMS QUITS RIVERCENTER HELM"
5K RACE, JUNETEENTH TOP BUSY RED BANK WEEKEND
The Red Bank Classic 5k, and a Father's Day Juneteenth Celebration. Redbankgreen's rundown of things to do this weekend. (click to read)
PRIDE FEST, FARMERS MARKET, STREET MUSIC TOP RED BANK WEEKEND PICKS
Drag bingo? A saxophone quartet? Kids playing in the street? A rundown of myriad things to do in Red Bank this weekend.
FREE REDBANKGREEN SHIRTS, NEW COMMENT POLICY
A few important messages, an opportunity to contribute, and free t-shirts! From the publisher of Redbankgreen. (click to read)
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.