Memorial Day Weekend
As droves of people have left New York City for the Memorial Day weekend, those who stayed behind were enjoying a picture-perfect day in a less-crowded, less-chaotic city.
From the Blue Angels to the Golden Knights parachute team, necks were hurting as the crowd strained to catch every minute of the sky-high action.
No matter the weather, Jersey Shore beaches are expected to be packed over the holiday weekend.
Even areas that managed to dodge flash floods were not safe from the storm. In Little Falls, heavy hail pelted cars and forced drivers to keep it slow.
People all across the Tri-State marked the unofficial start of summer by hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend — and severe storms Friday evening made for a miserable commute.
Work has stopped on the roadway to accommodate the influx of beachgoers this Memorial Day weekend.
Memorial Day weekend is in sight and while the weather isn’t guaranteed, holiday weekend sales are expected to deliver.
Governors Island will reopen, and summer operating hours will begin at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, on 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.