Thursday, January 24, 2013
With Char Steakhouse soon to open, council OKs expansion of service at Broad and Mechanic
It will soon be a bit easier to park downtown. The Red Bank Borough Council unanimously approved a resolution at its regular meeting Wednesday evening that allows for the expansion of valet parking services on Broad Street. Mayor Pat Menna said the service is being expanded to accommodate "the opening of another extraordinary place" in Red Bank with the impending addition of Char Steakhouse at the corner of Mechanic and Broad streets. The service, requested by Red Bank RiverCenter, will be from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily, according to the resolution. Council's approval allows for valet services on the east side of Broad Street from its intersection with Mechanic Street, extending 147 feet north and 95 feet south. Vehicles would be parked in …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Classic cars line Broad Street, donations solicited
Roadsters, classic muscle cars, the "General Lee" and more motored down Broad Street Wednesday evening during the borough's latest cruise night. Shoppers got vintage automobiles to peruse in addition to the downtown shops as owners of classic cars talked shop and showed off their prize possessions. But the cruise night organizers had a greater goal in mind beyond the celebration of classic Americana. Donations were solicited to aid a 9-year-old Red Bank boy in need of a heart transplant.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Gourmet Chinese food restaurant offering unique entrees at their Broad Street, Red Bank location.
Temple, a new gourmet Chinese restaurant in Red Bank, was recommended to me by multiple diners, multiple times. When more than a few of my friends stress that I must visit certain locations, I have to take their word for it. I went last night for the first time, hungry, with two friends and two bottles of red wine. Any time I go out with a group, we always order with the idea that we will share a family plate in the center, so I can decide what I want to order next time. Most entrees average about $20 here, but for specialities of course its more (think Peking Duck slow roasted in a homemade plum sauce or the 2.5 pound Red Snapper). To start, we opted to split the Filet Mignon egg roll and pan seared pork dumplings. The only way to …