if you go
GETTING THERE

Red Bank is about 215 miles from Washington. Take the Beltway to Interstate 95 north to the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 7A to I-195 east. Exit to the Garden State Parkway north. Take Exit 109 to County Road 520, which is Main Street, and turn left onto Broad Street to get to the main shopping street in town.

STAYING THERE

Molly Pitcher Inn

88 Riverside Ave.

800-221-1372

www.themollypitcher.com

National landmark on the waterfront, built in 1928. Rooms from $119.

Oyster Point Hotel

146 Bodman Pl.

800-345-3484

www.theoysterpointhotel.com

This modern hotel with picture-window views of the Navesink River sustained some damage during Hurricane Sandy but is to reopen Jan. 5. Rooms from $159.

EATING THERE

Basil T’s Brewery and Italian Grill

183 Riverside Ave.

732-842-5990

www.basilt.com

When in New Jersey, Italian food is the way to go. Pastas $10-$18 at lunch and up to $26 at dinner. Try one of the six handcrafted beers.

Broadway Diner

45 Monmouth St.

732-224-1234

The immense menu offers blue-plate specials of Yankee pot roast or meatloaf as well as panini, seafood and Italian specialties, wraps and burgers. Breakfast served 24 hours. Prices start at $4.04 for a fried egg sandwich.

PLAYING THERE

Yestercades

80 Broad St.

732-383-7873

www.yestercades.com

Monday-Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. $8.75 an hour, one-hour minimum. Additional charges in 15-minute increments, rounded down, so an hour and 40 minutes is charged as an hour and a half. Daily passes $25.

Flipping Fun

65 Mechanic St.

732-450-9060

www.flippingfun.com

Opens to the public Saturday nights from 7 to at least 10 p.m., but call ahead to confirm.

Carter & Cavero Old World Olive Oil Co.

19 Monmouth St.

732-219-0506

carterandcavero.com/location

Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

INFORMATION

visit.redbank.com

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