Stronger Than The Storm
The Garden State raked in more tourism dollars in 2013 than it did in 2009 and 2011, and it was only slightly behind the nearly $40 million record set in 2012.
Hoboken’s mayor has stated in an interview that her city was going to be denied Hurricane Sandy relief money if she did not back a Gov. Christie reconstruction project.
Sen. Rand Paul took a jab at Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, saying it was “offensive” that the governor appeared in New Jersey’s “Stronger Than The Storm” TV spots while campaigning for office.
Clouds parted and temperatures rose to the 80’s on Saturday as beach goers made one of the final trips of the season to the beach in Brick.
Jersey Shore communities issued a dire progress report on the last weekend of the summer. Some towns announced that they had lost millions of dollars in beach revenue in 2013 despite a massive summer ad campaign.
Gov. Chris Christie said the $25 million state tourism campaign will end on Sept. 1.
Businesses in the Rockaways are still struggling to get back to normal, but a group of high school students want to give them a boost using their artistic talents.
“The communities are back, they’re stronger than ever,” Eis said.
The contest was created by “Stronger than the Storm,” a statewide campaign that has been touting tourism in an effort to drive visitors to the area the first summer after Sandy devastated many beach areas.
You have probably seen the “Stronger than the Storm” campaign for New Jersey in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, and may even have sung along with it too.