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Asbury Park,

city (1990 pop. 16,799), Monmouth co., E N.J. An Atlantic resort noted for its beach, boardwalk, and convention hall, it declined in the late 20th cent. but has undergone a revival in the 21st. There is a pinball museum. The burning liner Morro Castle grounded off the beach here in Sept., 1934, with the loss of 125 lives. In the 1970s the city was known for Bruce SpringsteenSpringsteen, Bruce Frederick,
1949–, American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, nicknamed "The Boss," b. Long Branch, N.J. Springsteen established himself as a singer and songwriter, as well as a stage showman, while playing in bands in cities along the shore of the NE
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 and other local rock musicians. In 2012 parts of the city suffered significant damage from Hurricane Sandy.
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Anda Andrei, iStar's Creative Director and Design Lead for the entire Asbury Park redevelopment project, is former design director for the Ian Schrager Company.
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Maybe when it spends the next few decades wondering why it has become such a festering sinkhole, and looks enviously upon the burgeoning prosperity of Asbury Park and other shorefront communities rebuilt swiftly and surely after Sandy, those responsible for preventing its rebound will have a much-needed revelation.
Bill McLaughlin, then pastor of Holy Spirit Parish at Second and Main Streets in Asbury Park.
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A mere $28 will buy you an application for a civil union at Asbury Park City Hall.
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Local New Jersey newspaper the Asbury Park Press recently reported that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has honored Ocean County College (OCC) with an Environmental Excellence Award Clean Air in recognition of the school's use of a fuel cell power plant.
Asbury Park, on the New Jersey shore was once an immensely popular tourist and vacation destination, complete with boardwalk, amusement park, nightclubs, movie theaters, restaurants and hotels.
At the guilty plea hearing, Scott admitted that he filed a false slip and fall lawsuit against the Asbury Park Press newspaper.