Category: Planning & Zoning

Broadwalk Broadcast

Red Bank Borough is holding a hybrid “in-the-room” and Zoom “Broadwalk Round Table” meeting this Wednesday, 29 June @6.00pm. Attendees will be “invited to discuss the potential upcoming Broadwalk season“. How much this will just be a platform for some…

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Artistic Licence… The Dream and the Reality

So the Zoning Board will face yet another round of meetings about the proposed use of the site around Monmouth, Pearl and Oakland Streets, while the developer, with the utilitarian name of 121 Monmouth, LLC, whittles away at the town’s…

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Ghost Town… Kastin’s Drugs

This memorial to Kastin’s Drugs stands as a reminder of the time before national chains and when neighbourhoods still had a degree of self-sufficiency and cohesion. Kastin’s succumbed to the invasion of the national drugstore chains in 2004 after 86…

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Red Bank Style: From 1600 to the Present

It’s kind of depressing to see the vision of the current crop of “developers” in Red Bank. From faux Ruritanian to Shed-Modern it’s not often we see a proposal which celebrates the town’s history and the community’s hopes, and fulfils…

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Bigger & Better Buildings

The community of Red Bank and their “consultants” may be working on a new Master Plan, but speculators and investors already have theirs… Cram in as much inappropriate and unsustainable development as possible just in case the new plan isn’t…

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April 22, 2022: Earth Day

They say there’s still time to fix the planet. But is there enough time to fix Red Bank? The town administration continues to squabble and bury its head in the sand while our community hurts. Okay, they’re making a big…

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Planning: 176 Riverside… What happened?

Well, Red Bank Planning Board. What happened? What possible reason could there be for agreeing to make an already bad decision even worse? What possible reason for once again putting speculators’ demands before the wishes and needs of this cool…

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Planning: 176 Riverside Avenue…

The prospects for the site of the former Visiting Nurse Association HQ on Riverside are looking to be shaken up once again. The developers, Saxum, have come up with a revision to their last successful application for planning permission eighteen…

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