The 82-year-old carousel on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, will not be going up for sale after all.
Despite overcast conditions, Coney Island was packed with New Yorkers wanting to hold onto the last bit of summer Saturday.
The Coney Island boardwalk and beaches all around were buzzing Sunday.
Coney Island was among the many local beaches and boardwalks that was open for business this Memorial Day Weekend.
The Jersey Shore is ready for the summer season for the most part, but it is a tale of two cities in Ocean County.
The sound of chain saws overpowered the crashing waves as construction crews worked on pilings for the rebuilt boardwalk.
The popular outdoor spot was far from being rebuilt when CBS 2’s cameras stopped by on Wednesday and residents were disappointed.
The demolition and cleanup work from the massive boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J., should be complete by the end of November, officials said.
Seaside Park and Seaside Heights officials have hired South Toms River-based Eagle Paving Corp. — which is operated by the man who also runs FunTown Pier — to do the work.
Last week’s massive boardwalk fire in New Jersey began accidentally, the result of an electrical problem, an official briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
New Jersey is offering $50,000 grants and $5 million no-interest loans with no payments due for two years.
Some contestants will sport footwear that reflects their state. Miss Florida’s shoes depict alligators, Miss Indiana’s have basketballs and hoops, Miss New Jersey will sport sea shells and Miss Arizona’s have a cactus.
Gov. Chris Christie said the fire that raged for eight hours in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights was 95 percent contained by late morning Friday.
Plans to build new restroom facilities on the Brighton Beach boardwalk have been delayed, according to a published report.
The bridge, which connected the West Eighth Street subway station to the New York Aquarium and boardwalk, had stood for more than 50 years, but fell into disrepair.