DUB GETS ASHES LICENSE AT AUCTION

ashes-auction1Hundreds packed the shuttered Ashes Cigar Bar Tuesday to bid on anything and everything on the auction block. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

At a public auction for the assets of Ashes Cigar Bar, the owners of Red Bank’s Dublin House bought the defunct nightclub’s liquor license for $395,000 Tuesday.

While that was the biggest ticket item on the block, hundreds of restaurateurs, workout vultures and spectators filled the Broad Street space to place bids on everything from barstools to kitchen equipment to bottles of wine.

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