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Photo by Alex Donoghue 2020
Sea.Hear.Now 2021 poster

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." "If you are unvaccinated, wear a mask throughout your time onsite," the e-mail says. Sea.Hear.Now is also requiring masks "in any indoor spaces at Asbury Park, which include the Transparent Gallery, Grand Arcade, box office and a premium hospitality tent." [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 as 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]

Asbury Park High School

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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City hires first female firefighter

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

Asbury Park Beach

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]