80S/90S

XXX: SEPARATE ENTRANCE FOR ALL GIRL FILM

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This blast from the past so to speak comes from Anchor reader Justin Curtis. It’s of the legendary Park Cinema in the old Lyric Theatre that’s now nothing more than a dirt lot with some dog shit scattered about. The Lyric spent many years in the 80’s and 90’s as an adult theatre featuring straight […]


ASBURY ART CAR NO MORE

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We always loved seeing this guy tooling around Asbury in his VW Beetle art car back in the late 90s and into the early 2000s. Not sure what happened to him but haven’t seen this car in ages. It’s hard to tell but the entire middle of the car from front to back is adorned […]


AN IMPRISONED PALACE

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West Long Branch resident Justin Curtis shares this pic of Palace Amusements. Send your 80s and 90s Asbury pics to asburyanchor@gmail.com.


DUDE IN A TRENCHCOAT

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This shot of the 5th Avenue Pavillon was sent to us by a reader. It was taken back in 1981 and shows an old dude in a trenchcoat hocking a luge into a styrofoam cup of sorts. Note The Great Canoe Race sticker on the garbage can next to the old pay phone. Barely visible. […]


A PALACE NO MORE

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There was nothing like Asbury Park in the 80′s and 90′s. We have a treasure trove of old pics of the “debris by the sea” as we like to say. But we want to see your photos too. None of those pretty pics of the boardwalk back in the 50′s and 60′s when Asbury was […]


THE CLASH COME TO ASBURY IN 1982

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The Anchor recognizes the 60th birthday of famed Clash frontman Joe Strummer (August 21, 1952). The below shot was taken on the Asbury boardwalk by famed rock photographer David McGough back in 1982 prior to The Clash’s show at Convention Hall.



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