Asbury Park, NJ

“Maybe everything that dies, someday comes back,” Bruce Springsteen belted out in Atlantic City.  He could have been singing about his own hometown, the perfect illumination of the long, winding road to recovery that can only be traveled by persistence, in this case accompanied by the New York Times:

2003: “Asbury Park’s Long Recovery”

2008: “The Recurring Agonies Of Asbury Park”

2015: “Asbury Park, Long Neglected, Shows Signs Of Rejuvenation”

2016: “New Beach Destination On The Jersey Shore? Asbury Park”

2019: “Asbury Park, N.J.: A Seaside Community Reborn”