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Bye Bye Bingo Hall

It’s certainly the end of an era. The bingo hall has been demolished. I don’t believe it’s been operational since Hurricane Sandy due to problems with the building which prevented the owners from getting a certificate of occupancy from the … Continue reading

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Mermaids Come Ashore in Asbury Park

The first annual mermaid parade took place on the boardwalk in Asbury Park yesterday (Saturday, 7/11/15) starting at noon. Loads of people showed up with colorful costumes on a beautiful summer day.

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Bradley Beach Jetty in the Morning

Here’s a look at the jetty separating Bradley Beach and Ocean Grove in the morning…

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Ocean Grove Pier

Here’s one of the broken off posts from the pier in Ocean Grove at low tide.

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Cool Weather

Here’s a picture I took of the Asbury Park Casino on a cold, foggy day a couple of weeks ago…  

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New Dunes

The town has installed the wooden fences to contain the Christmas trees used as the foundation for the new dunes. As of  today, it looks like most of these enclosures have trees in them. Hopefully, within the next couple of … Continue reading

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Asbury Park Christmas Tree Lighting

The Asbury Park convention center tree was installed and decorated this week. The official lighting ceremony is tonight (Saturday, 11/29/14) at 6pm. The event begins at 5pm with “The Billy Lawlor Band”. Afterwards, at 7pm, with be the Annual Ugly … Continue reading

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Nonno’s Ristorante Opens at 401 Main Street

Nonno’s Ristorante opened November 15th at 401 Main Street in Bradley Beach. This is the former location of Cerrato’s. According to chef Nicholas Falco, most of the offerings are made from family recipes passed down from generation to generation.  

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New Traffic Light on Memorial Drive

The new traffic light at the intersection of Evergreen and Memorial Drive was finally activated on Friday, 11/14/14 at 10am. It’s the result of a 7 year long project by the Neptune City Council. It involved cooperation with Bradley Beach … Continue reading

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Temporary Dunes Removed

The borough has removed the temporary dunes which were in place at the edge of the ocean just past the high tide point. These had been constructed to provide some measure of protection from storms during the winter months. The … Continue reading

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