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Red Bank Guinness Oysterfest is Back!

September 20, 2021

RED BANK, NJ: It’s time to get your slurp on - the Red Bank Guinness Oysterfest is back and will be better than ever!

This event has it all – food, beer, shopping and live music throughout the day – see the lineup below.

There will be tons of delicious food to sample, local artisans to shop from and kiddie rides for the kiddos!

The parking lot party will be a ...

Red Bank Fire Department Fundraiser at Red Rock Tap + Grill

RED BANK, NJ: A great “Thirsty Thursday” event is coming up, and you can help out your local fire department.                

The Red Bank Navesink Hook & Ladder Company is having a fundraiser at Red Rock Tap + Grill, 14 Wharf Avenue, on Thursday, September 30, from 7:00pm - 11:00pm. 

This ...

Red Bank Zoning Board Meeting - Mumford Withdraws 20-Unit Apartment Project on Shrewsbury Avenue - VIDEO

RED BANK, NJ: The Zoning Board met last night to review a single project, developer Roger Mumford’s “The Parker at Red Bank,” 234-240 Shrewsbury Avenue, located at the corner of River Street.

West side residents came out in force to voice their displeasure with the proposed project causing the developer to withdraw the plan.

After several prior hearings and an onslaught of ...

Red Bank Seminar at Library: Planning for Redevelopment in Red Bank

RED BANK, NJ: The borough is offering an informative seminar at the Red Bank Public Library entitled, “Planning for Redevelopment in Red Bank,” on Tuesday, September 21, 7:00pm.

The discussion will be presented by Shawna Ebanks, Director of Community Development, at the library’s location, 84 W. Front Street.

The meeting will discuss how the processes work for real ...

REMINDER - Red Bank National "Pick it Up" - Come on Out!

RED BANK, NJ – An initiative by the Red Bank Business Alliance and the Splendor Design Group wants your help in keeping Red Bank clean and green!

The next Pick it Up event is a little special as Saturday, September 18 has been designated as National Cleanup Day, which this local group has partnered with. 

Join the party for a quick stroll through town and ...

Lunch Break Announces Jon Stewart to Host 2021 Annual Fall Gala

RED BANK, NJ: Jon Stewart, host of the upcoming Apple TV+ series, “The Problem with Jon Stewart,” will be the guest host for Lunch Break’s Annual Gala “We Rise Together: Restoring and Rebuilding Lives” on Friday, October 15th, 2021 at the Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

This year’s honorees include such philanthropic and distinguished community ...

Red Bank Zoning Board to Review Mumford’s Revised Parker Project

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Zoning Board will hold an in-person meeting Thursday, September 16, 6:30pm, at Borough Hall, 90 Monmouth Street.

Prior to the meeting, the Board will hold a public workshop beginning at 6:00pm.

Before the Board is a proposal by well known developer Roger Mumford for the so-called project, “The Parker at Red Bank,” 234-240 Shrewsbury Avenue, ...

Saxum PILOT Request - Just the FAQ's

To the Editor:

We support the community organizers sounding the public alarm about the Red Bank Redevelopment Agency’s (RDA) ongoing assault against Red Bank taxpayers and property owners. 

The RDA worked assiduously behind the scenes for years to try and sell our waterfront Senior Center property. Now they’re at it again, this time backing up the multi-million dollar ...

Lunch Break to Receive Nourishing Neighbors Donations Made at Local ACME Stores

RED BANK, NJ: Lunch Break has been selected as a charity partner for ACME to receive donations from its annual Nourishing Neighbors campaign to ensure every child has access to a healthy breakfast. All donations made at the Fair Haven, Lincroft and Little Silver ACME stores will be used to support Lunch Break’s mission of providing food, clothing, fellowship and life skills to those in need ...

Red Bank YMCA CEO Update

RED BANK, NJ: Greetings, YMCA Friends!

Happy Back to School to all eager learners and dedicated educators! Our Y is pleased to be your partner in helping children learn, grow and thrive—particularly through the ongoing pandemic.

Know that we are here with affordable child care, as well as support for physical and mental health as challenges continue and needs grow.

Our Y remains ...

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Why Are Stinging Insects So Aggressive in the Fall?

During the early summer months, hornets and yellow jackets rarely come out and sting people. So why do they become so aggressive during the late summer and fall? The reason has to do with how they spend their time in the summer versus what they’re doing in the fall!

The Life of A Stinging Insect

Most stinging insects are social, meaning they start and build a new colony every year ...

TAPinto Wayne's Meredith Wins 2021 NJ-SPJ Outstanding Rookie Award

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Morris made headlines in the late 1990s as one of the oldest rookies in professional baseball. He made his Major League debut as a 35-year-old for the, then, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and his story was so popular that Walt Disney Pictures dramatized it in the 2002 movie “The Rookie” starring Dennis Quaid.

What made the ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

Quote of the Day!

September 20, 2021

The tans will fade but the memories will last forever.

Saxum PILOT Request - Just the FAQs

September 15, 2021

To the Editor:

We support the community organizers sounding the pubic alarm about the Red Bank Redevelopment Agency’s (RDA) ongoing assault against Red Bank taxpayers and property owners. 

The RDA worked assiduously behind the scenes for years to try and sell our waterfront Senior Center property. Now they’re at it again, this time backing up the multi-million dollar ...

Highlights from National Small Business Week 2021

September 20, 2021

The IRS continues to provide materials and information to help small business owners and self-employed individuals comply with filing and paying requirements. Here’s a recap of key topics covered in IRS messages during National Small Business Week.

Small businesses can share the word with employees about child tax credit

The IRS encourages employers to help get the word out about the ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...

Patchy, Brown Grass? What To Do About Dead Spots In the Yard

Everyone wants a lush green lawn for summer barbecues and romping by children and four-legged friends. So what do you do when your yard starts looking brown or patchy?

Start by identifying the underlying issue behind the dead spots in your grass, and then the repair is pretty straightforward! These lawn care tips will help you recover dead spots and leave your yard looking fresh and ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Fall Flavors: Cooking With the Season’s Bounty

With spring and summer on their way out, it’s time to start looking ahead to fall, and one of the best parts of this time of year is cooking with all the great seasonal fruits and vegetables that thrive in these cooler months.

If you’re unsure what’s in season in September or don’t know what to do with the piles of produce-lining grocery store shelves, look no further.

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

Say Goodbye to Summer With a Blowout Bash

As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer décor and try these tips for making the most of your final summer ...

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...