Thursday, September 6, 2007

News from Around the Jersey Shore

The loan that would protect the Beach Theatre in Cape May did not go through. But it wasn't rejected -- the decision has been delayed.

Another deck collapse at the Jersey shore, this time in Wildwood. This doesn't surprise me -- some of these decks look like they're attached to houses with silly putty.

A nice story about summer memories down the shore from Jason Harris at the Burlington County Times.

The Holiday Inn and Ho Jo in Atlantic City are closing down for renovations that will make them into a boutique hotel called The Chelsea. If you're looking for a budget-friendly place to stay in Atlantic City, there's always the Irish Pub Inn, which, yes does have an inn portion.

Someone in Cape May County (or who visited Cape May County) is a very wealthy person.

What I'm Listening to: Preston and Steve on WMMR
What I'm Reading: The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta

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harmonicbarbie said...

Hi Jen, what did you think of The Abstinence Teacher? I just finished Stuart Nachbar's historical fiction novel, The Sex Ed Chronicles, which as far as I know, is the only other book in this genre that explores the topic of sex ed in schools. I think the two books complement each other nicely...

Jen A. Miller said...

I liked it. Not a great masterpiece that will be part of the American canon, but a good read. I actually reviewed it for the Philadelphia City Paper:

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