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RETAIL CHURN: FUR, BOOZE & YOGURT

Steven Corn Furs plans to nestle in at 21 Broad Street, former showroom for Agostino Antiques. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

Rcsm2_010508In:  a century-old fur retailer and a liquor store.

Out: the oldest of Red Bank’s three frozen yogurt shops.

It’s the never-ending Churn…

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ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP PICKETS FUR STORE

img_5675112809Protesters displayed posters and a carcass depicting animal abuse.

A handful of animal rights activists affiliated with a group called Caring Activists Against Fur demonstrated outside Winters Furs on Monmouth Street Saturday afternoon.

Protest organizer Anthony Botti, of Atlantic Highlands, said Winters Furs was targeted “because it’s a visible location in the central Jersey area.”

He said Saturday was selected “because it’s when the big shopping frenzy starts. This is when the animal torturers try to maximize their profits.”

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