The Jersey Shore is open for business

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Governor Chris Christie cut a symbolic 5.5 mile long ribbon to open the beach season following the damage done by super storm Sandy.

Christie has been racing up and down the shore opening boardwalks and talking up tourism, which is  a $38 billion industry in New Jersey.

There are some businesses that were hit hard and may not reopen.

But, for those that are, they know that they have from now until Labor Day to make up for lost revenue.