Challenge Accepted: Adaptive Surfing in New Jersey

    Celebrating its 9th year, the They Will Surf Again event in Wildwood, NJ helps over one hundred athletes with physical disabilities experience the open ocean. This year, over 200 volunteers helped the adaptive athletes get onto surf boards and ride the waves.

    Did you know the grass at Lincoln Financial field gets changed twice a year? But…where does the grass come from? And how many people does it take to get the field ready for game-day? We meet the head groundskeeper for the stadium and learn just what goes into getting the field ready for kickoff.

    Summer may be coming to a close but it’s not too late for a weekend getaway or day-trip. Mod Betty joins us to give the low-down on the best retro spots in the region.

    From now until September 12, visit Eastern State Penitentiary’s “Hidden Lives Illuminated” showcase featuring short animations from incarcerated artists.

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