Friday, May 17, 2013
Boondocks is back and Red Bank Art Walk takes place
There are two opening nights tonight in Red Bank — one a milestone, and the other an artsy annual event. • First, Boondocks, the Hurricane Sandy-battered al fresco seafood eatery on the Navesink River is opening its made-over deck and kitchen later this afternoon at 4 p.m. "Lobsters are here, sun is out, we are ready to go!," ownership said on the fishery's Facebook page. Check out some of the pics of the rehab in progress on the page. The place was washed away with the Sandy tide — the only in Red Bank to take the beating, due to its unfortunate on-the-river locale. There were fundraisers to get the popular small, casual place back on its feet. And today is the day. • Also tonight, from 5 to 10 p.m. is Red Bank's annual signature Art Walk…
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The event, which benefits the Red Bank lobster shack, will take place on Thursday, April 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the re-opening celebration of The Oyster Point Hotel.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Boondocks Fishery in Red Bank opened its doors Wednesday night. The seasonal lobster shack has been open for four years now.
Summer doesn't officially start until June 20, but for most shore towns the start of the season is signaled by the opening of their boardwalks to tourism business, lifting metal gates to arcades and flipping the 'on' switch to the Gravitron as the crowds begin to pile in. For the past few years, the unofficial start of the season in Red Bank has been heralded by the opening of the Boondocks Fishery. Located alongside the Navesink River next to Marine Park, the seasonal lobster house opened its doors to business Wednesday night, welcoming a crowd of locals eager to see its return. Owner Kelly Ryan said it was just four years ago that Boondocks first opened its doors, serving its signature lobster rolls in a decidedly beach-centric outdoor …