Thursday, September 20, 2007

News from Around the Jersey Shore

I'm not the only one who loves the shore in September. Here's a fantastic essay about just that from Amy S. Rosenberg at the Inquirer.

Remember those fancy boats used at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry? They didn't go over so well.

More on the fight to get Strathmere out of Upper Township. They want to join Sea Isle City, which makes sense to me. They're on the same island. And I put them together in one chapter in my book. I'm sure they're considering that in their decision.

Ocean City might not be using rain forest wood to repair the boardwalk after all.

Casino revenues may be down, but NJ Transit ridership is up in Atlantic City.

Speaking of Atlantic City, seven of the 11 casino hotels will have smoke free gaming floors. They'll have dedicated smokers' lounges, but now I can breathe if I happen to blow five bucks on the slots.

A preview of a new casino hotel coming to Atlantic City.

Check out this great article about Cape May from Sunday's New York Daily News.

A short round up of what's going on this weekend at Wildwood's Irish Weekend.

I'll be at Irish Weekend, so check in tomorrow for my preview of how to get your luck on. No book updates, but hopefully I'll have something to share soon!

What I'm Listening to: Preston & Steve on WMMR.

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