PUMPS BACK ON IN RED BANK

gas-station1The former Raceway gas station on Riverside Avenue is back in business under another name. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Seems so long ago — at least in terms of soaring fuel costs — that the Raceway gas station at the north end of Red Bank pulled its pumps and shut down.

But that was only last December, when gas, you could say, was cheap: somewhere just below the $3 a gallon mark.

Now, five months and about 75 cents a gallon to the upside later, the longtime filling station is ready to get its nozzle back in your tank.

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THE RACEWAY RACE AND THE PIZZA PUZZLE

racewayThe pumps at Raceway gas station are gone, but the landlord says a new dealer will open within weeks. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Sometimes there are no last-minute deals or neon signs signaling a business’s end. It’s like, one day you’re gassing up the car and the next, the pumps are gone. Or you go for a slice and the doors are locked.

And you wonder, what happened?

Such is the case in Red Bank.

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