Information and resources for residents, visitors and business

Photo by Alex Donoghue 2020
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Asbury Park 26 Neptune 12

In the 92nd meeting between the two high school football archrivals, Asbury Park defeated Neptune for the first time since 2009. [MORE]

Baseball club announces rebranding in city

Jersey Shore BlueClaws logo

Asbury Park was the scene for the announcement as New Jersey's only team in Minor League Baseball's South Atlantic League changed its name to the Jersey Shore BlueClaws. The team plays its home games in Lakewood. The announcement was made at Seahorse, the former Anchor's Bend on the north side of Asbury Park's historic Convention Hall. [MORE]

Showroom Cinemas

Virus response kills two theaters

The coronavirus has has put a beloved Asbury Park spot out of business. The two Showroom Cinema locations in the city and in Bradley Beach will not reopen. "We'd love to see the theaters continue showing movies, we just can't afford to be the ones to make that happen any longer," said co-founder Nancy Sabino. [MORE]

Sea.Hear.Now 2021 poster

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]

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Information on coronavirus measures

Here is a link to the state's COVID-19 information page.

Several new rules affecting restuarants and other entertainment spots are in effect as of Nov. 12.

The Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce has set up a web page with information on local businesses which continue to serve the public, mostly in a modified fashion.

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon has created a web site where government notices about the virus fight can be read.

Joan Flatley

Beloved Asbury Park icon passes

Joan Flatley, longtime executive director of the Greater Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce, has died. She was 91. [MORE]

NBA player, Asbury Park native donates meals

Naz Reid

Asbury Park's Naz Reid of the Minnesota Timberwolves has donated 200 lunches to the COVID-19 and ER units at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. The former LSU Tiger made the donation to mark National Nurses Day. [MORE]