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Photo by Alex Donoghue 2020
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Hurley comes to Main Street

Hurley, a major beach lifestyle retailer, is opening a store in Asbury Park this summer. Currently, the closest Hurley owned store is 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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State slashes aid for local schools

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to cut school aid to Asbury Park by nearly 15 percent. [MORE]

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Beach badges on sale

Asbury Park season beach badges are available at the beach office, First Avenue on the boardwalk, from 10 am to 4 pm daily. [MORE]

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City hires first female firefighter

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

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Second best beach in the world?

We've long known we have a great beach, but Money magazine has somehow decided Asbury Park has the second best beach in the entire world. [MORE]

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Sun power for local school buildings

A local company, Solar Landscape, will provide electricity to the Asbury Park School District at no cost for 15 years. The company says the district will save more than $120,000 a year. [MORE]

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High praise for city hotel

Maxim magazine is singing the praises of the Asbury Hotel. [MORE]

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Smashing Pumpkins, Patti Smith added to 2021 festival lineup

The Smashing Pumpkins and Patti Smith are among the performers added to the lineup for the Sea.Hear.Now festival scheduled for Sept. 18 and 19, 2021 at the Asbury Park oceanfront. Most of the artists scheduled to perform at the scheduled 2020 festival will take part in the 2021 event. [MORE]