A reader just asked me of the status of Sandy-flooded Long Beach Cinemas, the only movie theater in town. The truth of the matter is this: I don’t know. There was, however, a Newsday article written one month after the storm saying that it was coming back. Since then, the lobby has been gutted, but it doesn’t look like any other work has been done. If anybody has any new info, please let us know!!
Newsday, November 28th, 2012: Flooded Long Beach Cinemas to reopen
[quote]Long Beach Cinemas, ravaged by superstorm Sandy, will reopen, though when is unclear, the owner said Wednesday.
The seaside city’s only movie theater is also a linchpin of one of two commercial districts. It’s located at the busy intersection of East Park Avenue and Long Beach Road…….
“We’re working with our insurance company,” he said. “I cannot tell you the timing of the opening, because I don’t know yet. But we intend to reopen.[/quote]