The rally was held on Beach 86th Street in the Rockaways, where the devastation is still apparent more than a month after Sandy hit.
A thick layer of sand still covers much of the boardwalk at Coney Island, but it is what lies beneath that was sparking the debate nearly five weeks after Superstorm Sandy.
The tourism district of Atlantic City was virtually unscathed by Hurricane Sandy, including its famed boardwalk. However, because of some erroneous news reports on television, many would-be tourists have gotten a false impression.
Best known, perhaps, as the town that Bruce Springsteen helped rescue, 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.
A 40-year-old law that banned beach-goers from wearing swimsuits on the boardwalk in Ashbury Park has been overturned.
Note to the cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore”: You’ve got competition.
No longer do beach-goers have to settle for cafeteria hot dogs and hamburgers, some of the city’s best eats can be found a boardwalk away from the beach.
A former city councilwoman in Asbury Park is admonishing beachgoers to put on a shirt when they’re on the boardwalk. Louise Murray says it’s the law.
Known as the city by the beach for good reason, Long Beach, Long Island has the bay on one side, and the ocean on the other, effectively surrounding it with beaches. With its small community feel and pristine, white sandy beaches, Long Beach is an oasis less than an hour outside of Manhattan.
The boardwalk’s fate has been the subject of much debate. Opponents said the change would destroy the boardwalk’s character and make it less safe.
New York City’s Coney Island boardwalk may be getting a makeover, from wood to plastic.
Plenty of fights in Seaside Heights, N.J., have aired on MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” but none have resulted in quite as many arrests as this past holiday weekend.
Atlantic City Police say two people were wounded early Tuesday morning after someone opened fire on Atlantic City’s Boardwalk. Police said the shooting broke out around 1 a.m.
City officials have replaced some wooden boards with concrete strips as part of an effort to save trees, but some residents aren’t happy with the look and feel of the new surface.
19-year-old Iloune Driver was being held without bail on murder charges following the shooting that left 16-year-old Tysha Jones dead.
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