This is normally one of the shore's busiest post-summer weekends, but Hurricane Joaquin's uncertain trajectory and intensity has forced reschedulings that promise to turn next weekend into Eventapalooza.
A lot of us will remember what it was like trying to get in touch with people during and after Superstorm Sandy. A lot of busy signals at best, and not even any service for most of us. A New Jersey company wants to change that, and they're deploying their technology in Seaside Heights this weekend to give it a test run.
Superstorm Sandy and the Seaside Boardwalk Fire changed Ocean County forever. A talented group of designers, producers, and journalists got together to make an interactive app to bring you right into the experiences on the Seaside Heights and Seaside Park boardwalks.
It's withstood two major boardwalk calamities, a superstorm, and even Snooki. Now, after two disaster-interrupted false starts, Seaside Heights marks 100 years of existence with a party in the center of town and optimism for its second century.
Firefighters continue to fight a 10-alarm blaze that started at the Kohr's Custard stand in Seaside Park on Wednesday afternoon and engulfed the boardwalk in Seaside Park at Funtown Pier moved quickly north into Seaside Heights.