Polar Plunge 2014

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Wildwood, NJ -  It was forty degrees (we brought a thermometer) and the wind was blowing up to 23 miles per hour Saturday on Wildwood’s beach. On this bone chilling afternoon, almost a thousand scantily clad ladies and gents lined up on the sand behind Wildwood’s Convention Hall to run headfirst into a very cold [...]

Oprah on the Wildwood Boardwalk

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Wildwood, NJ -  Was that?  Yep, it was. Oprah and friends strolled along the Wildwood Boardwalk last night. The famous star’s photo  was posted on Twitter and Instagram by CBS host and long time friend Gayle King. Stars they are just like us! On the boardwalk in wildwood NJ ! And the boardwalk looks great [...]

The Governor in Cape May

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Cape May, NJ -  On Wednesday, Governor Chris Christie stopped by the Washington Street Mall on a whistle stop tour of Jersey shore towns, talking up his Stronger than  the Storm Campaign. It’s not often the Governor comes to Cape May.    The event attracted locals, tourists and business owners,  eager to catch a glimpse of [...]

Wildwood Parade

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The Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade kicks off at 7PM on  December 7 at 15th St. and Central Ave. in North Wildwood, continues on Pacific Avenue to Heather Road then ends at the Wildwoods Convention Center. It’s followed by the tree lighting ceremony at the Convention Center. Dates: December 7 When: 7 to 8PM Where: [...]

Hereford Inlet Tree Lighting

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Wildwood’s Hereford Inlet Lighthouse lights its 2012 Christmas tree Friday December 7. The Margaret Mace School choir performs before the tree lighting. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for photo ops. After the tree lighting, tour the lighthouse and have some free hot chocolate and cookies. Dates: December 7 When: 5:30PM Where: Hereford Lighthouse, [...]

Wildwood Guinness Record Pie

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Wildwood, NJ – It was almost like a scene from one of those offbeat independent movies. An official representative with the Guinness Book of World Records was in Wildwood Saturday, casting  a stern eye on Wildwood’s attempt to make it into the famed record book. The entry – a long and narrow U shaped Shepherd’s [...]

St. Patrick’s Parade and Block Party

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Date: March 17, 2012 When: 11:30AM-1PM Where: 10th and Atlantic Aves, North Wildwood How Much: Free Wildwood, NJ – Every year,  North Wildwood wears lots of green for the big parade along Atlantic Ave. After opening ceremonies on the steps of City Hall,  at noon the parade marches from 10th and Atlantic Avenues to a [...]

Polar Plunge

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Wildwood, NJ – Hundreds of people wearing only bathing suits stood on a chilly Wildwood beach Saturday, waiting for the signal. And they were off.  Running across the beach in 37 degree weather, plunging into a 44 degree winter ocean. Man that was cold. Bystanders were bundled up in parkas, hats and gloves.  Some of [...]