Asbury-Park developer Patrick Fasano paid $919,995 for a bunch of properties owned by Gary Hill and John Schultz on St. James and New York Avenues.
Fasano’s plans for this real estate have been reported (by the excellent Erin Serpico at the Press of AC) but Elinor has details on pricing, from the land records.
To be honest, I heard Millennial “shipping-container-style hotel” and had a picture in my head, then I saw a picture of the food they’re serving at Bourré and it looks like meat strips, served with side meat, a mug of hot cheese and maybe some more onions and meat. Also collard greens.
After that you can head down to Showboat for the Vegan Food Festival!
Atlantic City: Where you really can do it all.
In less delicious news, Phil Murphy has a plan to cut money from state’s worker-benefits programs. Somebody says it could save $200 million. Steve Sweeney has a panel that also has a plan, which they’re about to release. Or maybe it’s the same plan. In all good candor I can’t really tell what’s going on here. That’s why I get paid the big bucks.
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Celebrate Lucy’s 137th birthday on July 21–Margate's World Famous National Historic Landmark, Lucy the Elephant will celebrate her 137th birthday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Rain date is Sunday, July 22. downbeachpilot.com
A.C. Electric names director of regional operations–Atlantic City Electric has named a former PECO executive as its director of regional operations, it announced Thursday. www.roi-nj.com
OCEAN CITY’S NUNAN EXCITED TO GIVE PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL A SHOT–At this time last year, Ocean City pitcher Dan Nunan was reflecting on a pretty good year. He finished his junior season with 72 strikeouts in 45 innings and allowed just 23 hits and eight earned runs while going 4-2 with a 1.24 earned-run average. Those are the kind of numbers that make you the ace of most high school pitching staffs. glorydaysonline.com
Historic — and poor — city needs help, so N.J. is giving it to them–A struggling New Jersey city is getting help under a new state initiative aimed at reviving depressed communities -- and more towns are likely to see the same aid. www.nj.com
NJ RENEWS FUNDING FOR MCGREEVEY’S PRISONER RE-ENTRY PROGRAM–Former New Jersey prisoners may have an easier time finding sustainable work in the construction sector thanks to new state grant money for a pre-apprenticeship training program. www.njspotlight.com
State touts $84M blueberry industry during National Blueberry Month–The state’s blueberries will end up in fruit salads and smoothies across the country. It’s an $84 million a year business and last year was New Jersey’s biggest crop. www.njtvonline.org