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Lanes remake revealed

Oceanfront redeveloper iStar has revealed their plans for the revamped Asbury Lanes on Fourth Avenue. The updated facility is targeted for a Memorial Day opening.

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Film fest moves back to city

The 16th annual Garden State Film Festival kicks off on Friday, returning to the city where it started after a brief flirtation with another oceanfront resort.

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Work starts on Boston Way

The "new" Boston Way Village is ready for construction to begin in Asbury Park, reports The Coaster. The old seven-building complex was demolished in October.

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The long and thinning road

The state is restriping Route 71 in Asbury Park and adjacent towns in advance of narrowing the road to one lane in each direction.


Two city spots among pizza elites

Porta and Talula's are among the 30 finalists in New Jersey Monthly magazine's 2018 Pizza Poll. The list willl be cut to four on March 20 and the winner will be annoounced a week later.

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Alleys get names

City officials have given names to previously unnamed alleys in Asbury Park. The lanes -- Albion, Charms, Cuba, Fisch's, Kershaw, Mayfair and Roseland -- are named after memorable places in the city which no longer exist.

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Wyclef Jean set to perform in city

Wyclef Jean has been added to the lineup for the Asbury Park Music & Film Festival. He'll perform on April 28 at The Stone Pony. Proceeds will help fund a new mobile recording studio for young local musicians. "The talent that these kids have is incredible," Jean said. "With this studio, I hope that we can provide an outlet where they can let their talent shine. I'm excited for this studio, and even more excited to hear what the young people of Asbury Park come up with."

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