Jul 01, 2022
Millions Expected To Travel To Jersey Shore For July 4: I Gave Up Other Things Just To Make It To Ocean City
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OCEAN CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Millions of families are expected to travel to the Jersey Shore for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. AAA estimates about 48 million people will be traveling more than 50 miles during the holiday weekend.
AAA said about 1.3 million New Jerseyans will be traveling this weekend, and of that number, 1.1 million will be traveling by car.
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Despite record-high gas prices, beachgoers and businesses estimated the crowds they’ve seen Friday appear to be similar to pre-pandemic levels.
“I gave up other things just to make it to Ocean City. It was worth it,” Denise Rothenberg said. “Thank goodness everybody’s back to work, and everything looks a little bit more normal, and we’re grateful to be in the USA.”
Garfield Simms and his daughter, Selah, came to Ocean City from the Bay Area in California.
“We live on the West Coast and see who has a nicer beach,” Garfield Simms said. “We’re going to give our thumbs up to the Atlantic.”
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Manco and Manco Pizza general manager Tom Rossi expects this weekend to be the start of one of their busiest summers since the start of the pandemic.
“It makes me feel great,” Rossi said. “We love seeing the customers. We love having them in here and giving them the best pizza they can have.”
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Fans are all saying the same thing as Bernardo Silva posts cryptic tweet as Barcelona transfer rumours swirl
MANCHESTER CITY fans believe Bernardo Silva could be on his way to Barcelona next week after the Portuguese playmaker posted a cryptic message on Twitter.
Silva, 28, has been heavily linked with a move to the Nou Camp since last summer.1Silva posted a cryptic tweet, possibly hinting at a move awayCredit: Getty
But, Barcelona's financial status has prevented a deal from ever being completed.
Now, after agreeing to sell their TV rights in order to raise funds, the La Liga giants could finally be in a position to commit to a bid.
Man City are claimed to be demanding a fee of around £80million for their midfield maestro, so Barca chiefs will have to pull out all the stops to push the deal across the line - especially after spending big on signing Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Joules Kounde.
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The Portugal international sent out a cryptic tweet to thank fans for their support after Man City's 4-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday.
It read: "A great performance from the team and a fantastic atmosphere!
"I would also like to thank everyone at the stadium for those beautiful moments of love and support you guys showed me."
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One person replied: "Why does this sound like a goodbye?"
Another added: "Looks like a farewell message."
A third said: "What are you trying to say?"
While other supporters begged him not to make the move, with one person writing: "I couldn’t believe the atmosphere when you came on yesterday, we sang your name nonstop for 20 minutes.
"We really want you to stay. The fans adore you and you’re one of the top players in one of the best teams on earth.
"Throwing that away to join that mess in Barcelona? Crazy."
Another tweeted: "Thank you for those moments, Bernardo, thank you for everything.
"You did an excellent job during your time with Man City. Best of luck on your next trip."
Silva joined Man City in a £43m transfer from Monaco five years ago.
Since his arrival he's scored 48 goals and assisted 50 in 252 appearances.
The Portugal star has also won four Premier League titles and one FA Cup with the club.