LANDLORDS TO WET FEET AS RESTAURATEURS

The space most recently home to two incarnations of NovelTeas will open as a seafood restaurant in May, the owners say. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

Longtime West Side property owners Mary and Roy Jennings have decided they want to be in the restaurant business.

They’re moving ahead with a plan to create a seafood restaurant at 78 Bridge Avenue, opposite the Red Bank train station, by early May.

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NEW RESTAURANT COMING TO STATION?

78-bridge-2-121311The exterior of 78 Bridge Avenue, and below, an interior view showing the rear carriage-house doors. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

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In recent years, it’s been an ironware store, a teahouse and a teahouse-plus – a place, that is, where one might buy and consume food along with hot beverages, but no cooking could occur.

All have failed. But the building’s owners believe the former home of two editions of NovelTeas, located across Bridge Avenue from the Red Bank train station, is ready for a full-fledged restaurant.

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