RED BANK: VACANT SHOP TO GET FACELIFT

The long-vacant building, last home to a seafood shop, is about to get a makeover, as shown in the rendering below. (Photo by John T. Ward. Rendering by S.O.M.E. Architects. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

A Red Bank retail space that’s been vacant for decades may be on track to revival, starting with a facelift.

The borough zoning board gave unanimous approval Thursday night to a makeover plan for 203 Shrewsbury Avenue, the long-ago home of Bayshore Charlie’s seafood shop.
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NO SIZZLE YET, BUT STEAK IS COMING

bayshoreFor years it was Bayshore Charlie’s, but soon this River Road establishment will be dishing out fare of a different kind. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

You may have recently traveled through Fair Haven’s main drag and wondered: What’s going on behind those plywood walls and scaffolding?

Jeremy Poon says he’s asked that question just about every day.

Poon, who co-owns No. 1 Chinese Restaurant next door to the site, which was home to Bayshore Charlie’s fishery for about two decades, says people are curious and excited to find out just what’s happening in the square brick building at 603 River Road.

So, what does he tell people?

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