RED BANK: ART SHOW AT SALON CONCRETE

salon concrete 1 100413salon concrete 3 100413Drawing a crowd to Red Bank’s Salon Concrete last Friday night was a show of paintings and other works by Little Silver artist Mike Ciccotello. “Other works’ included customized skateboard decks (see below). One attendee wore Ciccotello sneakers, right.

The show is slated to run through December. Salon Concrete is at 123 Broad Street. (Click to enlarge)

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RED BANK: LINING UP FOR THEIR LeBRONS

Nearly a dozen “certified sneakerheads,” in the words of one, waited outside Rare Breed Footwear on White Street in Red Bank Saturday morning for the debut of the new, limited-edition LeBron James 10 Denims. The shoes, which retail for $180 a pair, are expected to quickly fetch as much as $800 in the aftermarket, said Derrick Vega, 30, a collector and dealer who’s been waiting outside the store since Thursday night. (Click to enlarge)

RARE BREED SQUEAKS INTO TOWN

rarebreedOrlando Dawkins of Tinton Falls checks out a pair of sneaks on opening day at Rare Breed earlier this month. (Click to enlarge)

By WID CONROY

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Newly shuffled into downtown Red Bank is Rare Breed, a sneaker store at 16 White Street.

Owners D.J. Senatore and Stephen Perri, who moved their business here from Brighton Avenue in Long Branch, are counting on what they say is a distinctive  mix of sneakers, T-shirts, caps and accessories to draw customers to their storefront across the street from Nirvana.

“I hate the word ‘streetwear,’ but that’s one way to describe what we sell,” says Senatore.

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