The CLUAS Archive: 1998 - 2011

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"Now the greasers they tramp the streets or get busted for trying to sleep on the beach all night / Them boys in their spiked high heels ah Sandy their skins are so white /  And me I just got tired of hangin' in them dusty arcades bangin' them pleasure machines / Chasin' the factory girls underneath the boardwalk where they promise to unsnap their jeans" Copyright © 1973 Bruce Springsteen (ASCAP)

Immortalised in Springsteen's music, not alot of people know that Asbury Park has a workable surf break although it is illegal to surf there. According to a Surfline article on the area, you will avoid the crowds but you won't avoid the crims. I briefly passed the area once when I was visiting NYC and it kind of looked like, eh,Tramore...only cleaner.

 

Here are some dudes catching a wave down in Asbury Park.

 


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