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KEYPORT, N.J.Mayor Bergen and Members of the Borough Council will cut the ribbons to welcome various shops and service establishments that have recently joined the Keyport family.


On Wednesday, June 16th at 5:00 PM, Mayor Robert Bergen and Members of the Council will welcome eight (8) new businesses.  The group will meet at Borough Hall and begin the ceremony at 32 West Salon and Beauty supply shop conveniently located at 32 West Front Street.  Keyport is home to many fine service establishments for hair and nails and 32 West Salon is one of them. Next on the ribbon trail will be the Calabrese Barber Shop located at 33 West Front Street.
Calabrese's is a classic two chair American barber shop specializing in scissor cuts and hot shaves.

Lenora’s Café will be the next ribbon cut, located at 18 West Front Street. Lenora’s is an authentic home-style café with a variety of foods made from the heart.  Mayor Bergen and the Keyport Council will head to 25 Church Street at the end of East Front Street to welcome the Playground Boutique and Factory Outlet.  The Playground carries clothing, fragrances, jewelry, candies and lotions & bubbly potions, knick knacks and much more.  It is not only a great shop, but an experience completely and utterly based on fun.  Just one door away, we are proud to welcome another unique shop, Hugs and Kisses Bridal Boutique. Hugs and Kisses is your one-stop-bridal shop.  Hugs and Kisses provides a personal and welcoming experience and can help with flowers, invitations, party planning, photography, and limousine service. 

The next business to be welcomed is the Bayside Bar & Grill located at 6 Broad Street.  The new establishment boasts one of the best views on the Bayshore overlooking the new waterfront park and the NYC skyline.  After Bayside, the next ribbon to be cut will be the newest member to join our Keyport family, Metro PCS located at 9 West Front Street.   Metro PCS will offer a coupon special with every cell phone purchase valid to dine next door at the final ribbon cutting, Johnny Tomatoes Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria. Johnny Tomatoes is located at 7 West Front Street.


Mayor Bergen acknowledged and credited the borough personnel for their assistance in fast-tracking the process in any way legally possible for the new merchants. Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies will be done quarterly as new businesses invest in our community. “I’m very excited about the overall revitalization in our downtown, especially our new waterfront which will attract more residents, visitors and business owners to the Borough, Mayor Bergen added.


Check back to see photos of the ribbon cuttings.