This week’s “Big Idea” comes from a group of elementary school children in Belmar, New Jersey, who are selling decorated sea shells to help restore their town in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Founder Hannah Doherty and her father Matt tell MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about their efforts.
WILDWOOD, New Jersey (Reuters) - The bottom line on the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey: Pull up your pants. Full story
The force of Superstorm Sandy washed away the pier and destroyed Jersey Shore’s iconic rollercoaster. In the last few weeks, the push to rebuild has reached a frenzy for mainstays around the boardwalk, with residents and shopkeepers saying that reopening is the next step in the healing process. NBC’
Hannah Doherty, 8, who was inspired to start Shell Kids, a group of four to nine-year-olds who decorate shells to raise money for the Jersey Shore’s recovery, gets a little artistic assistance from Kevin Jonas.
The entrance to Astroland Park is seen from the boardwalk at night at Coney Island, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008.
This May 22, 2013 photo shows vacationers along the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, S.C. It is just over a mile (1.6 kilometers) and was completed three years ago at a cost of more than $6 million. May John Rhodes has said he would like the city to eventually build the worlds longest boardwalk, one runni
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City N.J. on May 24, 2012 to promote the resort's "Do AC" tourism campaign. That campaign has developed into "Do Change" to highlight things to do in Atlantic City in the fall.