Red Bank was recently listed by Trulia.com as second on a list of ten suburbs with a "slick city feel without the big-city cost" citing proximity to New York and affordability with historic character and modern amenities.
2. Red Bank, NJ
Red Bank is an hour from New York, NY, by car or an hour and 20 minutes by train. But the commute is a small price to pay for a great real estate value. Red Bank homes average $238 per square foot compared with a whopping $1,425 per square foot in New York. Affordabilty is only one reason to consider Red Bank, a town that perfectly blends historic character and modern amenities. A stroll past the eateries and shops on Monmouth Street showcases the town’s walkability (you’ll find everything from crepes and pastries to a cheese shop). Red Bank’s seemingly modest live-music venue, Count Basie Theatre, hosts legends like Tony Bennett and Steve Winwood. And filmmaker Kevin Smith of Clerks and Mallrats (and a Red Bank native) opened a comic book store here called Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash.
The full article can be found at: Ten Suburbs with a Slick City Feel...