Memorial Day Weekend
Beach prep has started on Long Island. For the next seven weeks crews will be working hard to get Jones Beach ready for summer crowds.
The Blue Angels flew to Long Island this week to officially announced their return to the annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.
The fickle weather all summer impacted attendance numbers, state officials said.
For many people, Memorial Day is considered the start of the beach season and the unofficial start to summer, but the beginning of the holiday weekend got off to a cold, windy and rainy start.
Following a cold, dreary day Saturday, the sun is making an appearance this Sunday, along with some slightly warmer temperatures.
Memorial Day Weekend it may be, but it might as well be mid-March for New Yorkers stepping outside Saturday.
Declaring the Jersey shore officially open for the summer, Gov. Chris Christie cut a 5-mile long ribbon Friday symbolically linking some of the shore towns that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.
A Memorial Day weekend tradition, DanceAfrica returns for the 36th year with dance, music, art, film, and community events-and featuring the beloved DanceAfrica outdoor bazaar.
It’s going to be another busy Memorial Day weekend on the nation’s highways.
The AAA Clubs of New Jersey conducted a poll earlier this month to gauge New Jersey residents’ travel intentions this summer and to see whether Sandy impacted those plans.
Murphy’s Market owner Ronald Murphy said he borrowed $1.5 million to rebuild his supermarket to get it ready before summertime.
New rides, a polished-up boardwalk and gorgeous sands and surf are bringing thousands to Coney Island to start their summer.
The Wonder Wheel has been delighting visitors at Coney Island for generations. And now its operators are putting a bright idea into action, giving the iconic Ferris wheel an environmentally friendly upgrade.
At a time when gas prices typically rise, they are forecast to drop. “We saw the price of crude oil drop by $9 as of Monday, and that’s the highest one-week drop this year,” Robert Sinclair, Jr. of AAA said. “With it will come gasoline prices.”
Nearly 50,000 people are expected Memorial Day weekend for the Greenport Tall Ships Challenge 2012.