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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.

07/27/2013

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.

07/26/2013

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.

07/09/2013

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.

07/06/2013

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.

07/01/2013

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.

06/24/2013

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.

06/11/2013

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.

06/07/2013

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.

06/07/2013

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.

06/05/2013

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.

05/23/2013

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.

05/22/2013

Gov. Chris Christie holds a press conference after walking the newly finished boardwalk in Lavalette, N.J. on Monday, May 20, 2013. (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Lavallette Rebuilds Boardwalk Destroyed By Sandy

On Monday, Lavallette held a ceremony to officially reopen its boardwalk, three-quarters of which was wrecked by the Oct. 29 storm. Mayor Walter LoCicero said having a boardwalk has long been part of his town’s identity.

05/20/2013

Beach Community Hard Hit By Superstorm Sandy Continues To Recover

Group Rallies For A Full New Boardwalk In The Rockaways

A rally was held Sunday urging the New York City Parks Department to pick up the pace in replacing the Rockaway Beach boardwalk that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

05/19/2013

The new Rye Playland boardwalk (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Superstorm Sandy-Ravaged Rye Playland Reopens

Rye Playland opened for the season Saturday, more than six months after Superstorm Sandy nearly destroyed it.

05/11/2013

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