Mark your brand new 2013 calendars: The City of Long Beach will be hosting a Boardwalk Demolition Ceremony on January 5th @ 11am, Grand Blvd. Bring tissues. Yeah, that’s not a joke. This is going to be pretty damn emotional…. Full press release posted at the end of this article.
But fear not, the boardwalk will be back, as posted on the City of Long Beach facebook group: WE WILL REBUILD STRONGER, SMARTER, & SAFER IN 2013!
Long Beach Boardwalk Demolition – Ceremonial Event
Saturday, January 5 at 11am
Grand Boulevard in Long Beach
All are invited to join the City of the Long Beach as we say goodbye to an old friend, the Long Beach Boardwalk. Due to damage sustained in Superstorm Sandy, Long Beach’s renowned 2.2 mile oceanfront boardwalk will have to be demolished. There will be a ceremonial event to commemorate the beginning of the iconic landmark’s demolition process this Saturday, January 5 at 11am on Grand Boulevard.
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