Firefighters put out hot spots on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 a day after a massive fire ripped through the boardwalk in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Says Of Seaside Park Boardwalk Fire, We’re ‘Better Than The Blaze’

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.


Coney Island Restroom Construction (credit: Dmitry Geyber)

Report: Judge Halts Plans For New Restroom Structures In Brighton Beach

Plans to build new restroom facilities on the Brighton Beach boardwalk have been delayed, according to a published report.


This pedestrian bridge in Coney Island has been torn down. (Credit: CBS 2)

Coney Island Pedestrian Bridge Torn Down

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.

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New Long Beach Boardwalk (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials: New Section Of Long Beach Boardwalk ‘Stronger Than Ever’

Upgrades to the boardwalk included stronger tropical hardwood, a new retaining wall, and energy saving LED lighting.


New Long Beach Boardwalk (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Calls New Long Beach Boardwalk A ‘Knockout Punch’ Against Sandy

The original boardwalk on Long Beach was destroyed in storm. The reopening is part of the city’s “Stronger, Smarter, Safer” reconstruction effort.


Baggy Pants (credit: CBS 2)

Wildwood’s Saggy Pants Law Takes Effect

A New Jersey beach town has yet to write a ticket for anyone violating its saggy pants ordinance, which took effect over the July Fourth holiday weekend.


Reconstruction of the boardwalk in Belmar - Jan. 9, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Belmar, N.J. To Construct Dune To Protect New Boardwalk

The New Jersey town of Belmar has begun taking more steps to prevent damage from future hurricanes.


The Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, N.J. (file / credit: Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association)

Stories From Main Street: Ocean Grove Still Needs Help With Sandy Repairs

Sixty percent of the boardwalk was also destroyed and FEMA doesn’t want to pay to replace it.


A piece of debris brought ashore in Seaside Park (credit: Seaside Park Lifeguard Joe Gomulka)

Pieces Of Boardwalk Ride Wash Up In Seaside Park

The remains of a boardwalk ride washed up in Seaside Park this weekend and beachgoers on the Jersey Shore are asking if the the water will be safe this summer.


Baggy Pants (credit: CBS 2)

Wildwood To Vote On Banning Baggy Pants On Boardwalk

The proposed regulations would ban overly saggy pants, going shirtless and walking with bare feet on the boardwalk.


Long Beach rebuilding t-shirt (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Beach Residents Keep Pushing Forward With Rebuilding From Sandy

Long Beach has come a long way from the devastation of superstorm Sandy, but the work isn’t done, and residents and business owners told WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs that they won’t stop until it’s all finished.


Asbury Park Boardwalk (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip to Asbury Park

Best known, perhaps, as the town where Bruce Springsteen got his start, Asbury Park is an easy escape into New Jersey’s colorful past, and an equally exciting modern beach destination. Expect plenty of impressive Victorian and early 20th-century architecture standing proudly alongside dramatic new construction, unique shopping and a vibrant nightlife.


Long Beach boardwalk construction, June 5, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Residents Lament Slow Boardwalk Rebuilding Process

One quarter mile of boardwalk facing the most popular beaches will open on July 23. The other 80 percent is expected to be complete by early November.


NYS Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey cuts the ribbon re-opening Robert Moses State Park (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Robert Moses State Park, Jones Beach Boardwalk Reopen

The last of the Long Island state parks shut down by superstorm Sandy has reopened just in time for Memorial Day weekend.


Governor Chris Christie joins Senator Robert Menendez and Mayor Matt Doherty and VIPs to cut the ribbon and officially open the newly rebuilt boardwalk in Belmar, N.J. on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Belmar Reopens Boardwalk Destroyed By Hurricane Sandy

Gov. Chris Christie was on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for the brand new Belmar boardwalk which was destroyed by the Oct. 29 storm.