Jersey Shore businesses finding ways to stay open - Fox 2 News Headlines

Superstorm Sandy

Jersey Shore businesses finding ways to stay open

Posted: Updated:
NEW JERSEY (MYFOXNY.COM) -

A number of businesses along the Jersey coastline are trying to be stronger than the storm. But with a rainy June and slow July, they've been struggling to get fully back up and running since Superstorm Sandy struck some 9 months ago.

One of those businesses is the Mad Hatter Bar and Restaurant, an establishment that has been a fixture for decades in the ocean town of Sea Bright.

Superstorm Sandy knocked out the main portion of the building, flooding it with several feet of water. The owners say they had to think of some other way to serve their customers for the summer, so they opened a mobile kitchen and a makeshift tiki bar in the back.

Jack Siggelkow has been coming to the Mad Hatter for 30 years. He and his buddies from out of town came here came here to check out the Jersey coast post-Sandy

The owner of the Mad Hatter hopes to have the entire restaurant reopened by spring 2014.

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Electricity goes out at Six Flags, guests left stranded

    Electricity goes out at Six Flags, guests left stranded

    Sunday, September 14 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-14 22:50:36 GMT
    Six Flags Great Adventure 45th anniversary logo. (AP photo)Six Flags Great Adventure 45th anniversary logo. (AP photo)
    It wasn't the amusement park thrill they were expecting. Some people at Great Adventure in New Jersey were left stranded on rides after a power outage.
    It wasn't the amusement park thrill they were expecting. Some people at Great Adventure in New Jersey were left stranded on rides after a power outage.
  • 2 inmates escape from youth detention center

    2 inmates escape from youth detention center

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:14:38 GMT
    (File)(File)
    Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey.
    Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey.
  • Miss America attempts to buff Atlantic City's image

    Miss America to buff Atlantic City's image

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-09-14 18:59:11 GMT
    (Miss America Pageant)(Miss America Pageant)
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices