Long Island Press

The governor headed for The Landing at Jones Beach, originally the park’s Marine Dining Room, now upgraded with a host of modern amenities – plus a menu featuring kung pao calamari and crab sandwiches – as part of $65 million in state-funded improvements being made to Jones Beach.

“It was destroyed, basically,” the polo-shirted Cuomo told the audience. “To see it come back to grandeur fills my heart with a sense of pride.”