Superstorm Sandy ‘Light the Shore’ Event Tonight

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 at 6:07 am by
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Later tonight is the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. “Light the Shore,” a community-based event, is inviting people to help light up the coastline with flashlights and candles, to acknowledge the impact of the storm. The goal is to have the entire Sandy-impacted coastline illuminated.

The event is open to everyone. Information on specific meeting spots below:

Lower East Side

Time: 6:45PM to 8:15PM

Where: East River Park

10th Street (GOLES) we will be meeting at 10th Street and Avenue D at 6:45PM to walk to the East River.

6th Street (Henry St.) will be meeting at BGR on 6th between FDR and D to walk over at 7ish to the East River

Houston Street (FEGS) will meet at Houston and Avenue D at 6:45PM to walk over


Time: Meeting at 6:30 PM, candle lighting at 7:45 PM.

Where: Brighton Beach: Shorefront Y 3300 Coney Island Ave Brooklyn, NY

Canarsie: Canarsie Park 84th & Seaview (6:30pm Interfaith service Performance by local elementary school and Gospel talent 7:45pm Candlelighting)

Coney Island: West 8th Street & Riegelman Boardwalk (By NY Aquarium, on boardwalk side) Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY Contact: OHEL / Project Hope Rachel Heller

Coney Island (2): Stillwell Avenue & Riegelman Boardwalk Point

Coney Island (3): Coney Island Pier W. 21st Street & Riegelman Boardwalk

Coney Island (4): Kaiser Park Pier W. 33rd St. & Bayview Ave.

Dumbo: corner of Main Street & Plymouth @ entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park Point of contact: Alexandria Sica Email:

Gerritsen Beach: Meet at 7pm at the end of Gerritsen Avenue, on the Shell Bank Creek shoreline. Candlelighting at 7:45pm.

Red Hook: Coffey Park Verona St. bet. Richard St. and Dwight St.

Red Hook (2): IKEA 1 Beard Street Brooklyn, NY (Join Portside and friends at the water’s edge)

Sea Gate: Sea Gate Association Beach 42 and Surf Avenue Brooklyn, NY Contact: 917-586-7006 or

Sheepshead Bay: 2801 Emmons Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11235

Staten Island

Time: 7:45 PM

Where: Light a candle with your neighbor in the closest waterfront to your community in Staten Island.

Light Up New Jersey

Time: 6:00 pm

Where: Raritan Bay Waterfront Park – 1 Kennan Way South Amboy (NJ 101.5 with Raritan Bay Federal Credit Union)

Keansburg (NJ 101.5)

Asbury Park Boardwalk  – Keansburg 9/11 Memorial at Main Street and Beachway (NJ 101.5 with CentraState and First Atlantic Federal Credit Union)

Jenkinson’s in Point Pleasant – 300 Ocean Ave. Point Pleasant Beach (94.3 The Point with United Teletech Financial and Zarrilli Homes)

Bradley Beach 900 Ocean Ave. (94.3 The Point)

Seaside Heights  800 Ocean Terrace (105.7 The Hawk with NJ Outboards and Walters Homes)

Chef Mike’s ABG in Seaside Park/Island Beach Motor Lodge – 24th and Central Ave in South Seaside Park (92.7 WOBM with Chef Mike’s ABG, Jersey Shore Crawlspace Enhancement, Classic Kitchens ,Island Beach Mortor Lodge, Marine Max and DelPrete Construction)

Mud City Crabhouse in Long Beach Island/Manahawkin 1185 East Bay Ave. (105.7 The Hawk with Modular Factory Homes Direct)

Lucy the Elephant in Margate 9200 Atlantic Ave. (Lite Rock 96.9)

Ocean City Music Pier  Moorlyn Terrace (Cat Country 107.3 with South Jersey Gas)

Trump Plaza in Atlantic City 2500 Boardwalk (97.3 ESPN / WPG 1450 with Atlantic City Electric and Xfinity)

Laguna Grill & Rum Bar in Brigantine 1400 Ocean Ave. Brigantine (SoJO 104.9 with Prudential Fox & Roach Real Estate , the “ LePera Team”

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