Old Man Raffertys

Old Man Raffertys

Old Man Rafferty is Leaving the City ASBURY PARK, NJ:  The very first restaurant to take a chance on the redevelopment of Asbury Park’s Cookman Avenue is pulling up stakes and moving out. The owner of Old Man Raffertys, Mark Jakuboski, began renovating the lower level of the Steinbach Building on Cookman Avenue in 2006…

Michael Angelos

Michael Angelos

NJ Shore’s “Italiano Gemma” in Monmouth Beach MONMOUTH BEACH, NJ:  No, we are not talking about the infamous Michelangelo’s “Last Judgment” masterpiece on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel; but we are talking about the sale of a masterpiece, that being the best little pizzeria and Italian trattoria in New Jersey Shore’s Monmouth Beach.…

Tipperary Pub

More Grub in the Pub MANCHESTER, NJ:  The recently remodeled Irish Pub called the “Tipperary Pub,” located on Route 547 in Manchester Township, New Jersey has been sold according to Richard R. Santore of, Bielat Santore & Company, Allenhurst, New Jersey, the broker for the sale. A small group of local real estate investors had…

Rooneys Oceanfront Restaurant

Rooneys Oceanfront Restaurant

Landmark New Jersey Oceanfront Restaurant Sold LONG BRANCH, NJ:  Rooneys Oceanfront Restaurant, the impressive restaurant and bar overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Long Branch, New Jersey has been sold according to Barry J. Bielat of Bielat Santore & Company, Allenhurst, New Jersey, the broker for the sale. What began as a move up in size,…

Shipwreck Point

Shipwreck Point

Jersey Shore’s Top Rated Steakhouse Changes Hands POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ:  The New Jersey coastline has made a monumental recovery after Hurricane Sandy hit in the fall of 2012. Much of the New Jersey’s precious coastline was obliterated by the storm and some of it gone forever. However, on a small inlet of the Atlantic…

Porch

Porch

As Irish Luck Would Have it…the Next New Jersey Shore Phenomenon SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS, NJ:  The lazy little pub situated on Highway 71 in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey, known simply as “The Porch,” has been sold according to Richard R. Santore of, Bielat Santore & Company, Allenhurst, New Jersey, the broker for the sale.…

Ciao Ristorante

Ciao Ristorante

Ciao! Hello-Goodbye LONG BRANCH, NJ:  Say hello to Chef Mitchell Shenker and goodbye to Chef Marc Marotta as chef/owner of Ciao Ristorante. Classically trained New York Chef, Mitchell Shenker has purchased Ciao Ristorante, located at 75 Brighton Avenue, Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey as reported by Richard R. Santore of Bielat Santore & Company,…

Buttonwood Manor

Buttonwood Manor

MJ’s Closes on Spot #4 MATAWAN, NJ:  The long-time restaurant and banquet center known as the “Buttonwood Manor,” located directly on Highway 34 in Matawan, New Jersey, has been acquired by the MJ’s restaurant group according to Richard R. Santore of, Bielat Santore & Company, Allenhurst, New Jersey, the broker for the sale. This will…