Downashore Archive: June, 2009

Lucy, looking good

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It's been years since Lucy the Elephant looked this good. For the last two weeks, Alpine Painting and Sandblasting employees Carlos Fallas... Read more

Sea Isle City, once again a Fun City

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Ten years ago, Fun City, the beloved little amusement park on the promenade in Sea Isle City run by the Pittaluga family of electricians... Read more
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Finally, a kicking beach weekend

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This photo is from Saturday night over the Ventnor back bays, since the sun has not yet set tonight as I write this, but what a beautiful weekend... Read more

Shoobie slander

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So is this the season of the rains or what? It's getting ridiculous. Last night we had a couple nice evening beach hours and just when we were... Read more
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Skinny's house

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There are show houses and there are show houses. This year's Show House at the Shore, to benefit RNS Cancer & Heart Fund, is a classic: the... Read more

The water is warm

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Look, there's no other way to say it. No point in being coy. Also, no guarantees it will last. And, sure, it would be nice if there were a... Read more

Paris Hilton at the Borgata doing...

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...what exactly? This was the question that was bandied about the newsroom this week, after an editor got word of her appearing at the Borgata's... Read more

Upcake Downturn

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Running a business at the shore is a huge undertaking no matter what the circumstances. The owners work their tails off from May to October and... Read more