Memorial Day Weekend

Manasquan Inlet, May 26, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Warmer Conditions Take Over As Memorial Day Weekend Continues

Following a cold, dreary day Saturday, the sun is making an appearance this Sunday, along with some slightly warmer temperatures.

05/26/2013

Long Beach Island

A Wet And Miserable Start To Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend it may be, but it might as well be mid-March for New Yorkers stepping outside Saturday.

05/25/2013

People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Summer After Sandy: Jersey Shore Reopens As Storm Recovery Continues

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.

05/24/2013

Alex Denis Dance Africa

Mobile Couch: Meet The DanceAfrica Dancers

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.

05/24/2013

FILE -- Traffic in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

AAA: 31.2M To Hit The Roads Memorial Day Weekend

It’s going to be another busy Memorial Day weekend on the nation’s highways.

05/22/2013

Workers install a new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Poll: Most Jersey Residents Gearing Up For Summer Down The Shore

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.

05/20/2013

Murphy's Market on Long Beach Island reopens nearly 7 months after superstorm Sandy, May 15, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

LBI Grocery Store Reopens Following Months Of ‘Hell’ From Sandy

Murphy’s Market owner Ronald Murphy said he borrowed $1.5 million to rebuild his supermarket to get it ready before summertime.

05/15/2013

Beachgoers at Coney Island (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Beachgoers Head To Coney Island To Officially Begin Their Summer

New rides, a polished-up boardwalk and gorgeous sands and surf are bringing thousands to Coney Island to start their summer.

05/26/2012

The Wonder Wheel at Coney Island (Credit: CBS 2)

Iconic Coney Island Wonder Wheel Getting Environmentally Friendly Upgrade

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.

05/15/2012

Gas prices in the Tri-State area (Credit: CBS 2)

Gas Prices Predicted To Drop In Tri-State Area As Summer Nears

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.”

05/10/2012

File - Tall Ships (Photo credit: ANGELIKA WARMUTH/AFP/Getty Images)

Greenport Getting Ready To Host Tall Ships Fleet Memorial Day Weekend

Nearly 50,000 people are expected Memorial Day weekend for the Greenport Tall Ships Challenge 2012.

04/23/2012

Handguns

Violent Holiday Weekend In Newark Leaves Four Dead

A string of shootings have left four people dead and eight wounded in Newark over the weekend.

05/30/2011

USS Iwo Jima (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Fleet Week Events Continue Through Memorial Day

Fleet week is in full force on this Memorial Day, with several events scheduled for locals and tourists.

05/30/2011

People sit on the beach on a hot afternoon at Coney Island on August 31, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thousands Flock To NYC Beaches For Unofficial Start To Summer

Residents in the New York City swarmed area beaches for Memorial Day Weekend and the unofficial kickoff of summer on Saturday.

05/28/2011

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