Neptune Proposes Meeting About Locked Gates

“We want to work with you to get this issue resolved. We want a very informed decision made.” -Wesley Lake Commission Chairwoman Gail Rosewater By DON STINE Neptune Mayor Carol Rizzo said she hopes to schedule a meeting with Asbury Park officials to discuss the fate of two bridges across Wesley Lake that are locked […]

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Testimony Continues on Boardwalk Beach Club

By MATT ENGEL After three hours the Asbury Park Planning Board meeting was adjourned but the issues regarding iStar’s proposed private beach club were far from settled. At the beginning of the meeting, Chairwoman Barbara Krzak had warned that a vote on the matter was unlikely to happen that night. However, by the time the […]

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New Guest Parking Permits in Asbury Park

Asbury Park has launched a new Guest Parking Permit program to help make parking for visitors easier. Residents in metered parking zones one through four may purchase up to two Guest Parking Permits a day at a discounted rate of $10. Permits may be purchase online at www.thepermitportal.com. For instructions and guidelines, visit www.cityofasburypark.com/guestparking. Residents […]

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In Asbury Park: $750,000 Earmarked for LGBTQ-Focused Health Clinic

Several area organizations will receive funding from a $2 million package allotted to Monmouth County community organizations, nonprofits, and programs under the State Legislature’s new proposed budget. Sen. Vin Gopal joined Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey to announce the funding. “These millions of dollars in investment and supportive services have the power to […]

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Remembering a Music Fan

By DON STINE Music is alive and well in Asbury Park but, unfortunately, one of its biggest fans is not! Kerry F. Layton , 70, of Deal who was a regular fixture at the back bar of the Stone Pony for the last 40 years, died on June 7. A special memorial gathering in remembrance […]

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Free Concerts Starting Again in Asbury Park

The Asbury Park Music Foundation will once again host free concerts three days a week for the summer. The three series bring different styles of music so there is something for everyone. Music Mondays at Springwood Park has diverse styles including Soul, Funk, R&B, Hip Hop and Jazz. The Asbury Park Live series on Wednesdays […]

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