Donovan’s Reef Tiki bar to reopen soon

    A Sea Bright landmark destroyed by Hurricane Sandy is making a comeback. 

    Donovan’s Reef, the lively beach bar, is tentatively scheduled to reopen on July 1. 

    According to management, the open-air Tiki bar and temporary structures will open first, with a permanent building slated for construction in September. 

    Various issues, including finances and possible deed restrictions, kept the business from reopening last year. 

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    But the owners have resolved those issues. 

    For decades, the spot was well-known as a live music venue, attracting Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi.

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