Asbury Park to Allow Indoor Dining June 15

In an unprecedented move during an unprecedented time in Asbury Park the City Council voted this evening to allow indoor dining in city restaurants and bars beginning Mon., June 15. The businesses must adhere to a 25 percent capacity directive. The action is in contrast to the governor’s order issued earlier this week which said only […]

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Peace Rally in Asbury Park Attracts Hundreds

Several hundred  gathered in Library Park in Asbury Park Fri., June 5 to show their support for peaceful protest and the Black Lives Matter movement. The march was organized by PEACEBYU, a group of college students dedicated to Peace, Love and Positivity. Mayor John Moor said he had met with the group, founded by Scottie […]

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Thousands Attend Protest in Asbury Park

They came by the thousands to Asbury Park on Monday, not for the beaches, not for the music, or the restaurants; they came to protest the killing of Black Americans at the hands of police officers. The protest, held in front of the post office, was just one of many throughout the United States and […]

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108 Residential Units Planned for City’s Memorial Drive

A developer for 1201 Memorial Dr., Asbury Park, also known as the Braverman Building, presented plans to the City Council last week to construct 108 residential units at the site. Under the proposal the multi-story building will be demolished. Developer Douglas Development Corporation, owned by Douglas Jemal, is proposing 61 studios along with 21 one-bedroom […]

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Let’s Keep the Lakes Clean

During this challenging time the  Wesley Lake Commission invites all residents, business owners and visitors to enjoy the natural beauty and recreational activities surrounding our lakes- Deal Lake, Sunset Lake and Wesley Lake. The Wesley Lake Commission, which is comprised of residents and employees from the city of Asbury Park and Neptune, is responsible for […]

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