Memorial Day

The Brian Lehrer Show

After Sandy: Memorial Day Report

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

We check in with local business owners to discuss the start of the summer season and how Memorial Day weekend went after Sandy. Laura Mercogliano, owner and general manager of Palms Hotel Fire Island, CJ's Bar and Grill and other Fire Island businesses in Ocean Beach , and Terence Tubridy, co-owner of Bungalow Bar and Restaurant in Rockaway Beach, join us to talk about how business was over the weekend. 

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The Jersey Shore On Memorial Day: Scarred But Open For Business

Sunday, May 26, 2013


This Memorial Day weekend is when many beach-goers have been getting their first glimpses of the Jersey Shore since Sandy. In Asbury Park, it's a mixed scene: boarded-up shops next to bustling restaurants serving brunch crowds under umbrellas in the sun. (See slide show below.)

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