RED BANK: LIQUOR STORE FILLS ‘SPACE’ SPACE

Royal Wines and Spirits, specializing in single-malt liquors, took over the White Street space long held by Space Interiors. (Photo by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge)

By WIL FULTON

Rcsm2_010508Downtown Red Bank’s perpetual churn continues as a new liquor store settles in on White Street, trying to stake its claim in an already saturated market.

Royal Wine and Spirits recently took over the spacious red-brick building last occupied by furniture design shop Space Interiors at the corner of English Plaza.

There, partners Bharat Patel and Amritpal Singh are staking out a central location amid three other downtown bottle shops: Heritage Liquors, at Broad and East Front streets; the Wine Cellar, on Monmouth; and Red Bank Liquors, on West Street.

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SPACE LEAVING WHITE STREET, UM, SPACE

Briggi Brandner plans to relocate her furnishings business to Deal. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

Rcsm2_010508A prominent space on White Street in Red Bank is available for rent with the planned departure of a furniture and design store.

And stay tuned for some possible changes just down the block at Clearview Cinemas, which is up for sale with the rest of the arthouse chain, according to reports.

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RIVERCENTER AND STORES ON THE MOVE

rivercenter-for-leaseRiverCenter is relocating to English Plaza in mid-March. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

After six years tucked above the bustle of Broad Street in Red Bank, RiverCenter is packing up and moving one block west. rcsm2_010508

In mid-March, the independent agency that promotes the downtown and part of the West Side will make English Plaza its hub of operations. The move, to the same building that houses the Inbetween Cafe, PS Poppyseeds, Urban Dawgs, and Space Interiors,  will create more elbow room for the handful of employees and reduce the rent, said Executive Director Nancy Adams.

“We loved being here,” she said of the offices above Zebu Forno. “But it gives us more space and some separate offices for staff.”

That’s the latest move downtown. There’s more in the rundown right around the Read More corner…

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