TODAY | May 24, 2013
>> sopranos." so many hit movies.
>> i remember how $1 would keep me here for the entire evenings. i had a pinball machine that i knew how to set it up so i didn't have to tilt it and i could get the flipper and hold that ball man it was great.
>> what does it mean for you seeing the shoreline reopen especially after the storm?
>> well you know the feeling that you don't lay down, that people are here, that they didn't pack up and split. there's an energy and a feeling that i can feel just from the citizens around here and it's very promising.
>> joe, are you surprised, because i was having been here the days after the storm you hear governor christie say we'll be back by memorial day . i say that's good rhetoric.
>> guys said all of the boardwalk is new, it looked like the one i was walking on 30 years ago.
>> 16 blocks of boardwalk apparently have been brought back and 85% of the businesses are back in business. great sign.
>> the only downside is the games are no longer a nickel. in a couple of weeks i'll be at i forgot the name of the theater in red bank , it's --
>> count macy's.
>> there you go, jersey strong!
>> i'm going to do some acting for everybody and do some improvising. it's really fun