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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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Will Elliott is an Asbury pioneer who, with his late partner Joe D'Andrea, founded Gay (a weekly e-guide to all things Asbury Park).
Asbury Park has long been a haven for live music and the weekend of April 10-12, raises the bar with shows by Rock n' Roll Hall of Famers, critical darlings and local heroes performing at iconic Asbury Park venues, The Asbury Lanes, Wonder Bar and The Saint.
Cross over, literally, to the other side of the railroad tracks, and it feels like something out of "A Tale of Two Cities," as Asbury Park's East Side has seen a fast-moving renaissance that began slowly in the '90s and has been throttling at high speed for the last decade.
Asbury Park, NJ, January 21, 2015 --( Many people begin planning their summer vacations right after New Year's, and every year the vacation rental market on the Jersey Shore improves.
As the news spread around New Jersey, and Bruce Springsteen circles, of the death of "Madam" Marie Castello -- the famed fortune teller from Springsteen's 1973 favorite, "Fourth of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)" -- one newspaper had the others beat.
Other significant projects Teicher will undertake in 2008 include the conversion of the existing Salvation Army building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Kingsley Street in Asbury Park, New Jersey into a new collection of two- and threebedroom luxury condominium homes.
"It's not like when I came out where the trend was to go have fun and live in a condo," said Porzio, a Re/Max Realtor who serves several Monmouth County towns including Asbury Park, Belmar and Red Bank.
Asbury Park, NJ, August 11, 2014 --( Music fans are well aware that many of the biggest bands in rock and roll history have come from New Jersey.