Dining on Asbury Park Streets Begins Today

The ReOPEN Asbury Park plan is scheduled to begin today (June 18) at 3 p.m. and run until Sunday at 7 pm. During this time some streets will be closed to through traffic and parking to allow restaurants and business owners to expand outside their stores. The street closures will take place every Thursday through […]

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Elks Reognized for Service

The Asbury Park-Wall Elks Lodge 128 was recognized by local officials Sat., June 13 in recognition of the lodge’s continued charitable support in Neptune and the surrounding area. “The lodge does so much for the community and they have certainly stepped up in its response to the Covid19 virus,” state Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling said. Houghtaling […]

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Gopal to Host Community Relations Panel

Sen. Vin Gopal will join Asbury Park and Neptune law enforcement, clergy, elected officials, and community leaders for a Zoom discussion panel on police and community relations and the necessity of law enforcement reform in the wake of George Floyd’s death. This panel is the second in a series of three community panels held throughout […]

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Asbury Park Offering Loans to Small Businesses

Asbury Park, through a partnership with Urban Enterprise Zone, New Jersey Community Capital, has launched the Garden State Relief Fund to offer working capital loans to small businesses and nonprofits negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To support the recovery program, the Asbury Park Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) has expanded the use of $100,000 in […]

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Governor Visits City Boardwalk

Gov.Murphy stopped by the Asbury Park boardwalk near Convention Hall this morning (June 15) to chat with the Today Show’s Savannah Guthrie about the state’s reopening today. Murphy defended his call to allow outside dining ahead of inside dining after a very public dispute with the city’s governing body last week. The city voted to […]

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State plans lawsuit

A bold move by the City of Asbury Park to approve indoor dining at its June 10 meeting in contradiction to a directive from Trenton, has lead to a lawsuit being filed by State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. Before the vote Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn said all state safety guidelines would be followed. Those guidelines […]

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Governor Pledges Action Against Asbury Park

At his June 11 news conference, Gov Murphy said there “will be some action taken” against Asbury Park following the city’s decision to allow indoor dining at restaurants beginning Mon., June 15. He did not elaborate on the action that will be taken. The city’s decision to open indoor dining goes against Murphy’s executive order […]

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