The Jersey Shore Officially Reopens For Memorial Day

Gov. Chris Christie, the cast of the Jersey Shore, and the band Fun. all came to ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to reopen the area, which was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.

1. The Jersey Shore boardwalks in Seaside Heights and Point Pleasant Beach have been closed for the last seven months.

7. Governor Christie will be acting as “promoter-in-chief” for a series of events all weekend, hoping to boost tourism in the area.

13. Not all of the area is back up and running, however, areas like Casino Pier are still being restored.

15. Friday morning’s ceremony ended with a Fun. concert. Fun.’s guitarist Jack Antonoff is originally from New Jersey.

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