LANDLORD: HEALTH FOOD SHOP COMING

65-broadThe chic pre-rusted sign of Chic Optique still hangs on the storefront three years after the eyewear shop departed. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

Rcsm2_010508Is the brown paper about to come down off the windows at 65 Broad Street in Red Bank?

The former home to pricey eyewear purveyor Chic Optique has been vacant for more than three years, and actually, the paper’s falling all by itself, without any human intervention.

But building owner Bob Chen tells redbankgreen he’s finally got a new tenant – a health food store he can’t recall the name of.

Chen’s been down this road before. Still warm in the files at the borough hall are aborted plans for a Thai restaurant at that location.

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