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Photo by Alex Donoghue 2020

Parking restrictions in effect for music festival

The city police department says special parking restrictions will be in effect near the oceanfront from Sept. 16 through 20. [MORE]

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Heartbreaking loss for Bishops

With just nine seconds left in the game, Shore Regional quarterback Jamie Mazzacco scored on a 7-yard run on fourth and goal before running in the two-point conversion as the Blue Devils beat the Blue Bishops of Asbury Park 21-20. Mazzacco scored all three of Shore's touchdowns. The Bishops are now 1-1 on the season. Asbury Park hosts Point Pleasant Boro Friday night at 6 p.m.

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Six-story mixed-use building eyed

Oceanfront developer iStar is proposing 206 residential units and street-level retail on a 112,000-square-foot property directly west of the Asbury Ocean Club. The project is being reviewed by the Asbury Park Planning Board. [MORE]

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Festival adds vax, mask rules

Attendees at the sold-out Sea.Hear.Now Festival will be required to show proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test results. In an e-mail, concertgoers are instructed to "comply with the Sea.Hear.Now Fan Health Pledge, each day, bring a printed copy of your vaccine card, vaccine record, or negative COVID-19 test and a mask." [MORE]

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Movies returning to Cookman Avenue

The ShowRoom Cinemas in Asbury Park has a new owner and movie fans can look forward to seeing first-run films on the big screen again. [MORE]

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Hurley comes to Main Street

Hurley, a major beach lifestyle retailer, opened a store in Asbury Park this summer. Previously, the closest Hurley owned store was the one in Myrtle Beach, S.C. [MORE]

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NO 63%, YES 37%

Asbury Park voters rejected a radical rent control proposal by a 27-point margin. The plan backed by failed political candidates and far-left community activists would have replaced a rent control ordinance recently passed by the City Council. [MORE]

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City hires first female firefighter

Nicole Golden is the first female firefighter in Asbury Park history. [MORE]