Pugapalooza Returns to Asbury Park

Pugapalooza returns to Asbury Park May 3 to 5. Hosting the event will be the Wonder Bar, Empress Hotel and Dark City Brewery. On Fri., May 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. Dark City Brewery on Main Street at the corner of Second Avenue will host a meet and greet for the weekend’s early birds. […]

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Asbury Park Rec Hosting Family Barbeque

Asbury Park’s Recreation Committee is preparing for its first Family Fun Barbecue which will take place on Sat., May 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Springwood Park, located at Springwood and Atkins Avenues. Rain date is May 18. The event, which welcomes all families—including those raising a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder, will feature […]

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Musical Project to Reduce Hate

By DON STINE A local musician/singer is working on a grassroots musical tract intended to end, or at least, reduce, hatred in societies around the world. “Hatred has become more prominent in society in the last couple of years and this song is really an attempt to say let’s try to do something about it. […]

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Historical Society Membership Meeting

The Asbury Park Historical Society invites all APHS members and those interested in becoming members, to the Asbury Park Historical Society Membership Night at the Stephen Crane House, 508 Fourth Ave., on Thurs., May 2, at 7 pm. “The AP Historical Society has lots of updates to share and welcomes the input and engagement of […]

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Asbury Park School Tax to Increase

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Asbury Park School District’s 2019/2020 preliminary budget includes an average increase for property owners of $270. According to Chanta Jackson, Communications Officer, “The increase in the school tax rate was precipitated by the increase in property values. The average home assessment went from $310,00 to $360,000. Therefore, homeowners will see […]

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Russo Music Hosting Free Event for Musicians

Local musicians are invited to attend a free recycle and restring event at Russo Music in Asbury Park on April 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by D’Addario and international recycling company TerraCycle, musicians can bring any old instrument strings for recycling and get their electric or acoustic guitars restrung with D’Addario NYXL or […]

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Pizza Returns to Asbury Park Boardwalk

By DON STINE Pizza will be returning to the Asbury Park boardwalk this summer and some say it’s about time. Area realtor and concert promoter Sammy Boyd is teaming up with Domenic Maruca, owner of Maruca’s Tomato Pies on the Seaside Heights boardwalk, to open a restaurant on the Asbury Park boardwalk next month. Boyd, […]

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