The scene at Sea Bright public beach earlier this summer. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
With the astronomical phenomenon known as the autumn equinox occurring at 11:09p EDT tonight, fall begins, displacing the summer of 2010 into the archives of history.
Around the Green, this summer was a hot one, with a couple of power outages and a short-lived water emergency. But it was a fun one, too, say local residents and visitors who were asked by redbankgreen: How was your summer, and do you have a favorite memory? See what they had to say below. “It was long. My favorite memory is traveling with no cash and making music with Crusty Fungus, my band.” Billy Deyback, 20
“I had fun playing softball.” Meadow Maguire, 8
“My summer was life-changing, and I believe I found my truest self. My favorite memory is taking a spontaneous trip to Woodstock, New York, and meeting a girl I truly love.” Esteban Von Strubenburg, of Middletown
“I’d say my summer was good but it went by the quickest it’s ever gone by. My favorite memory was our vacation in Long Beach Island. That was fun.” Alicia Zink, of Atlantic Highlands
“My favorite part of the summer was seeing Avenged Sevenfold live at PNC.” Andrew Kelly, 17
“My Summer was warm and muggy just like the rest of the area, and lots of lovely days at the beach in Belmar.” Anne Wilkins, of Wall
“It was real good. The best part was Warped Tour, seeing a lot of good bands.” Tim Soden, of Little Silver
“It was pretty good. Seeing my friend throw up is my best memory.” Kevin Rogers, of Red Bank
“Our summer was very hot, and my favorite memory of it would be going to Cape May.” Greta Buerkle, of Weehawken.