Tag Archives: Asbury Park

Maruca’s Tomato Pies–Pizza You Wanna Talk About on the Asbury Park Boardwalk

My COVID-19 sequestration hit an emotional high point this week when I heard Bruce Springsteen sing this line from Tom Waits’ “Jersey Girl” on the Jersey 4 Jersey telethon: Cause down the shore everything’s all right As I write this, it’s only April and this Jersey Boy is sure hoping that things will be all […]

Greetings from Asbury Park NJ’s Porta Pizzeria

My brother and I spent a nice spring day down the Jersey Shore.  I steered us first to Asbury Park, a place where I enjoyed the beach and boardwalk as a child then later followed its music scene. My last visit there was several years ago when I was shocked to see the overall decay […]