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Articles tagged “sandy”

Amtrak Invests $86 Million to Improve Repairs in Four NYC Train Tunnels

Problems with the tunnels impact hundreds of thousands of local commuters as well as those visitors that head east during the summer. The improvements are one step towards improving the city's overall transit infrastructure.

3 years ago

Jersey Shore Businesses and Beach Rentals Suffer in Post-Sandy Summer

As the summer comes to a close, Jersey shore can access just how much damage Hurricane Sandy did to its thriving summer tourism. A full year of repairs will put beach towns in a better position for a full recovery next year.

3 years ago

Billy Crystal wants you to go to his hometown beach to help Sandy recovery

This is why it's nice to have a famous actor among your town's alumni.

3 years ago

Sandy damages too expensive for NYC waterfront museum to overcome

The city government will take control of the historic South Street Seaport Museum moving forward with plans to continue restoring the museum alongside a new institutional partner.

3 years ago

Sandy blamed for Atlantic City’s drop in visitors in early 2013

Visitor flow slowed from January to April as the region rebuilt itself, in some cases from the ground up, and the state highlighted that work in a heavily funded ad campaign that boosted visitor numbers for Memorial Day.

3 years ago

Brand new look unveiled at New York City’s public beaches

Destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy provided the perfect opportunity to bring NYC’s outdoor spaces under a unified brand, which has the added benefit of highlighting the city’s presence far away from crowded streets and traffic jams.

3 years ago

Rhode Island’s destroyed tourist spot that won’t be fixed for summer

New Jersey’s press push boasting the shore’s rebound after Sandy washed out many discussions about the parts of the Northeast that haven't been able to bounce back so quickly.

3 years ago

Hurricane season starts: What Florida can expect

Is the hurricane prediction business getting more unpredictable? It's hard to tell, but it sure feels like it.

3 years ago

Obama to visit Jersey Shore, topping off beaches’ post-Sandy tourism push

New Jersey Governor Christie is courting everyone from Prince Harry to President Obama in the days before the state's anticipated summer season begins to prove the shore is open for tourism and increase the governor's chances of re-election this fall.

3 years ago

Jersey Shore almost back to normal for first post-Sandy summer

Businesses have spent months readying for this weekend, but their biggest concern now is having customers to serve. The state hopes to attract visitors will a major tourism campaign rolling out this Friday.

3 years ago

Rhode Island beaches rush to finish Hurricane Sandy repairs before summer

The official start of the summer season will either signal a victory for businesses that have completed the necessary repairs, or a defeat for those still struggling to overcome the destruction caused by Sandy.

3 years ago

Sandy-ravaged Jersey shore tourism is hoping for a Prince Harry bump

3 years ago