NY, NJ ponder new boardwalks without the boards

Monday, December 10, 2012 | 1:51 p.m. CST

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — They're the places where generations of families savored fast-melting ice cream cones and chowed down on garlicky slices of pizza, where teens scoped out potential dates, where a tipsy Snooki tottered unsteadily, and under which the Drifters sang about falling in love.