Business Slow at the Beach

Thursday, August 01, 2013

It's standard practice around this time of year. As we head into the home stretch of the summer beach season, it's expected that shops and restaurants along the Jersey shore will grumble about the weather and its impact on their bottom line. But this year, obviously, is very different.

Sure, there's still the griping. But it comes with more of a desperate edge this summer. Towns and business along the coast are struggling to recover post-Sandy - and then had to deal with persistent wet weather during the first half of the season. New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst speaks about a decline in revenue at the shore with Mary Mann of New Jersey News Commons at Montclair State University.



Comments [2]

William E Farrell V from Ortley Beach, NJ

That sticker on the pole in Seaside is from my company Low Pressure System Surfing Apparel, we are a local business as well! Support a local Ortley Beach business @

Thanks All!

Aug. 01 2013 03:55 PM
Joanne tot from Lavallette

Second homeowners need help to get their summer rental units up and running. These units bring a great deal of money into shore communities. No one has addressed that issue.

Aug. 01 2013 11:51 AM

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