RED BANK CHURN: PAINT, CLOTHES & HOT YOGA

paint passion 091214Paint Passion took over a space in the Dublin House alley formerly occupied by a jewelry store/surfboard shop. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD & SUSAN ERICSON

Rcsm2_010508Tucked away in the row of small shops next door to the Dublin House Pub in Red Bank is one of two new boutiques featured in this edition of Retail Churn: a specialty paint store called Paint Passion.

The other, located just across Monmouth Street from the pub, combines two businesses in one: vintage clothing and hot yoga.

 

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RUMSON: A DAY TRIMMED IN BLUE

rumson paint 080814 2 rumson paint 080814 3Residents of the Green awoke to cool temperatures in the low 60s Thursday morning, which reminded redbankgreen of these photos from a week ago, taken on West River Road and in Rumson, where Bruce Murray and Ivan Figueroa were giving Diane Turton Realty’s home a crisp new coat of paint. Look for abundant sunshine on Thursday and a high of 79 Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

 

SEA BRIGHT: POSTCARD READY TO BE SIGNED

sb mural 072014 6 jim kovic 072014Artist Jim Kovic, right, puts the finishing touches Sunday on the retro-postcard-style mural he painted on a building at Ocean Avenue and Peninsula Avenue in Sea Bright. On Tuesday, he’s planning to sign the work and host visitors from Benjamin Moore Paints, which supplied the paint both for the mural and the downtown makeover that it caps off.

Click the “Read More” to see details of the mural. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

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SEA BRIGHT: MURALIST AT WORK

sb mural 063014jim kovics 063014Near the north end of downtown Sea Bright, muralist Jim Kovic, right, is transforming a building wall along Peninsula Avenue into a giant, old-style postcard. “Every great city deserves great art,” said Kovic, of Highlands.

The mural, scheduled for completion in about a week, is part of a downtown makeover donated by paint manufacturer Benjamin Moore. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

SEA BRIGHT: PAINT JOB TO END WITH BLAST

sb paint 1 051314 sb paint 2 051314Sea Bright’s business district is getting a free paint job this week, courtesy of Benjamin Moore, and the town plans to celebrate with a party this Saturday.

The free event, hosted by the paint manufacturer, is slated for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in a parking lot near the Hurricane Sandy-destroyed former post office, and will feature food from borough restaurants, a DJ, a scavenger hunt and the creation of a mural.   (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

 

 
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