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Radegast Founder Opens Massive Biergarten in Asbury Park

(Photo: Mary Ann Murphy)

(Photo: Mary Ann Murphy)

Here’s a fun drinking option if you’re heading to the Pixies/TV on the Radio show or anything else in Asbury Park this summer — Andy Ivanov, a founder of Williamsburg’s Radegast Beer Hall, has converted a former Lerner’s department store into a massive beer garden.

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A Look Inside Paulaner, the New Beer Hall From Edi & the Wolf’s Wolfgang Ban

Paulaner (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Paulaner (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Paulaner (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Paulaner (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Paulaner (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Paulaner (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Roasted Pork Sandwich (Courtesy of Paulaner)

Roasted Pork Sandwich (Courtesy of Paulaner)

There’s been quite a lot of retooling among the Bowery’s high-profile restaurants: Pulino’s closed to become Cherche Midi, Peels closed to make way for Bar Primi, Bowery Diner closed to become “a very different restaurant,” and, back in April, Paulaner Brauhaus suddenly shuttered. It reopened a few days ago as just plain Paulaner, pitching itself as less of a brauhaus and more of a “Modern Bavarian Restaurant and Brewery,” though master brewer Andreas Heidenreich is still crafting rotating brews in its copper and steel tanks.
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