From the Newark Airport home, there were no streetlights, no traffic lights, or anything. It’s completely deserted, and there are a few cops every few feet to help at the intersections. It’s such a strange feeling to be driving through this busy urban area, where it’s completely dark, apart from your car headlights. (Totally shoddy video of the ride home. You get the idea, though.) On McCarter Highway, a whole lane was being taken up by those waiting for gas. […]
Snapped a picture flying into Newark Airport. From the air, you can really see just how many homes are still without power. I happened to see a row of homes light up at the same time – I believe PSE&G restored power just as I was watching. I can imagine how relieved those families are. Seeing the New York skyline, it was pitch black from the Empire State Building to Wall Street. It’s so surreal.
The Stone Pony stands proud despite hurricane Sandy! http://t.co/Zev1YPmI — Bruce Springsteen! (@blogness) October 30, 2012 While I may have been physically away during the storm, my heart has been home in New Jersey. Thankfully, my immediate family is safe and sound, and it has been heartwarming to receive and send messages between friends and family, checking in on one other. It’s also been extremely emotional seeing the damage, especially down at the Shore. I grew up near Atlantic City, […]
I didn’t realize I liked loved Bruce Springsteen until I moved to Washington, DC. After six months in the capitol, I realized I was indescribably homesick and wanted to get back to the Garden State ASAP. To tide myself over, I played “Born in the USA” and “The River” on repeat in my room, desperately applying for jobs back home. Last night (thanks to this guy), I finally got the chance to see The Boss play live — in our […]