As the weather gets nicer — though it’s taking its own damn time — Joey’s gears up for another season.
For over 20 years, Westporters have flocked to the very popular Compo Beach restaurant. For almost as long, some cool old photos have hung on the walls.
But until very recently, no one looked too closely at them.
Very alert “06880” reader Christine Cullen did.
She loved the shot of the old wooden bathhouses, extending where the playground is now:
She was also intrigued by a 2nd shot of the beach back in the day, with all its rocks:
But when Christine looked closely, she saw that the top photo says “Campo Beach.” And the bottom one is labeled “Longshore Beach.”
During all these years, nobody noticed the errors.
We’re too busy enjoying Joey’s, and all the other pleasures of Campo (aka Longshore) Beach.