Six months after it was all but obliterated by Hurricane Sandy, Sea Bright is gradually getting back on its feet, as evident in the extensive repair and rebuilding underway.
redbankgreenphotographers Peter Lindner and John T. Ward teamed up to create this slideshow of images of the town before, during Lindner gets the credit for all of those and after the historic October 29, 2012, storm, with the final shot in each grouping taken over the weekend of April 27 and 28, 2013.
Sands Beach Club, above, and Ship Ahoy, in the distance, were wiped out by Hurricane Sandy, but Sands will come back this summer, its owner said. Edgewater, below, is shooting to be fully operational by Memorial Day. (Photo below by Wil Fulton. Click to enlarge)
By WIL FULTON
The seven beach clubs that run along Sea Brights Ocean Avenue Driftwood, Edgewater, Chapel, Seabright, Sands, Surfrider and Ship Ahoy not only own a large portion of the boroughs beachfront property, but also represent the backbone of its summer economy.
None were spared by Hurricane Sandy, which inflicted major damage to some and obliterated others.
But the owners and managers of three clubs redbankgreen spoke to this week are gearing up for the fast-approaching summer season, as well as making plans for the future.