Section of Hand’s Store to Be Razed


Eric Englund
March 24, 2022
By Eric Englund

COMING DOWN: The two proper whales painted on the mural will no for a longer time be in watch following that part of the making falls to the wrecking ball. (Picture by Jack Reynolds)
The Hand’s Keep, the popular selection retail outlet at 1300 Prolonged Beach front Blvd. in the North Seashore Haven part of Long Beach Township by the Seashore Haven border, will be demolishing the north portion of the building this week.
C.J. Davies, just one of many partners who took over the retail outlet two years in the past, mentioned the business has been shut due to the fact late August because of to a structural issue with the roof.  At that time, the house owners declared that “we need to close for your basic safety and the safety of our employees. We fully grasp that this is an inconvenience and we appreciate your patience. As new owners, we have speedily occur to understand the which means and worth Hand’s delivers to the neighborhood.”
In the meantime, Davies explained goods in the portion to be torn down has been moved to other places. The out of doors grill and yard centre departments have been relocated to an annex throughout the street.
“When persons see that element of the setting up being torn down, they might feel that the complete area is going to be demolished,” said Davies. “We want our shoppers to know that is not the case and that we will be reopening in April.”
Recognized in 1952, Hand’s always has been a preferred place simply because of its broad assortment of goods: clothing, furnishings, hardware, equipment, artwork, beach front souvenirs, textbooks, toys, dinnerware, stationery, treats and much more.
“We want to preserve the retailer as a helpful area for community men and women to shop without the need of driving much too far,” stated Davies.
He stated the location to be torn down will be rebuilt, but explained he did not yet have precise options. —E.E.

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