Category Archives: Beach
The first annual mermaid parade took place on the boardwalk in Asbury Park yesterday (Saturday, 7/11/15) starting at noon. Loads of people showed up with colorful costumes on a beautiful summer day.
Here’s a look at the jetty separating Bradley Beach and Ocean Grove in the morning…
Here’s one of the broken off posts from the pier in Ocean Grove at low tide.
The town has installed the wooden fences to contain the Christmas trees used as the foundation for the new dunes. As of today, it looks like most of these enclosures have trees in them. Hopefully, within the next couple of … Continue reading
The borough has removed the temporary dunes which were in place at the edge of the ocean just past the high tide point. These had been constructed to provide some measure of protection from storms during the winter months. The … Continue reading
Bradley Beach has made great progress restoring the dunes which were destroyed during Hurricane Sandy. They’ve completed building fenced in areas filled with Christmas Trees on about (in my rough estimation) 30 – 40% of the length of the beach. From … Continue reading
Last week, the town demolished the small structure at Newark Avenue which housed the Honeysuckle Cafe. It hadn’t seemed like the building was too badly damaged by Sandy, but it was presumably beyond repair.
Bradley Beach has made a tremendous amount of progress putting the beach back together. From what I’ve observed, the borough has been working non-stop to re-grade the beach and construct new dunes. It is for good reason that Governor Christie … Continue reading
Avon by the Sea didn’t fare as well as Bradley Beach. Water from the surge washed back a couple of blocks and seems to have flooded most of the houses on Ocean Avenue and in the first ocean block. We … Continue reading