The Seaside Heights institution is open and expecting big things this upcoming summer season.
Beachcomber Bar and Grill owner Mike Carbone has high hopes for the summer season. The boardwalk outside is still missing, but work to replace it will soon begin. Houses throughout the borough are in disrepair, but residents and property owners are back, rebuilding. Businesses are hurting, but one by one they're opening, preparing for a return to normal. As reconstruction of Seaside Heights continues, Carbone is excited at the town's prospects moving forward.
Ocean County's own 'Shorty Long' is first to perform post-Sandy
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Daniel Nee
Sunday, December 30, 2012
The beers were flowing, cheesesteaks sizzling and the music was pumping through the speakers at the Beachcomer Bar and Grill in Seaside Heights Saturday afternoon. Sure, the weather outside was frightful, but it was nothing but fun times and great music inside the cozy confines of one of the borough's most notable boardwalk watering holes. Known on TV for its recorded club beats and fist pumps, Seaside Heights has also played host to Ocean County's live music scene for decades, but since Superstorm Sandy struck Oct. 29, the county's own "city that never sleeps" has been eerily, and depressingly, quiet. Enter the group that bills itself as the "world's number one party band." "The Jitney Hit Me!" shouted Ricky "Shorty Long" Tisch, the Brick…