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How Did Vineland Get Its Name?

If you haven't noticed, we love digging into the history of our beloved South Jersey towns. In fact, we recently dove into Avalon's history and discovered that the name derives from the legend of King Arthur!

Meanwhile Hammonton was named after the son one of the towns earliest settlers, John Hammond Coffin, and Stone Harbor was named after a English Sea Captain named Stone who took shelter in town during a storm.

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A Beginner’s Guide to South Jersey’s Lost Landmarks

As spring rolls around, a lot of families are getting excited about visiting fun places like Storybook Land and going to concerts here at the Jersey Shore. But, what if there were more options to explore? There actually used to be!

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Help Us Figure Out What This Object Is (Because It’s Driving Us Crazy)

We need your help. Desperately. We drove past this object on the side of Route 9 in Little Egg Harbor...and have zero idea as to what it is.

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6 Unusual Places to Tie the Knot in South Jersey

Spring is just around the corner and so is spring romance, and more importantly wedding season! 

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Who Is South Jersey’s Best Cover Band?

Everyone's got a favorite, so we're asking you! Who is South Jersey's Best Cover Band?

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Did You Know There’s a $10 Million Home for Sale in Avalon? Neither Did We!

We're not even a full month into 2017, but if one of your resolutions is to upgrade your living conditions, boy do we have a house with your name on it! Of course, you will have to be willing to shell out some mega bucks for this beauty.

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You Haven’t Lived in South Jersey Until You’ve Done These Things

You just haven't lived in South Jersey until you've done these things.

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Is This the Biggest Wawa Pet Peeve?

If you shop at Wawa, this might be your biggest pet peeve.

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Seven Things You Might Remember if You Lived in South Jersey in the 1980s — Part One

Here are some memories of what we loved (and what made us sad) in South Jersey back in the 1980s.

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Who Is This Hardcore South Jersey Athlete?

After seeing this guy running in Galloway during the snow storm on January 7, I feel like a total slacker.

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5 Things People in South Jersey Need to Stop Doing in 2017

New Year, New South Jersey? With the start of a new year always comes post upon post about resolutions being made. Individual goals of hitting the gym more often flood social media feeds, and healthy foods are wiped out of supermarkets.

So in following the trend, we came up with some resolutions for the general population of South Jersey.

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Ventnor Chef Dominates Latest Food Network Show

Last night was a very special night for Absecon's own, Michael Brennan. The 24-year-old chef was featured on The Food Network's latest hit show, Cooks Vs Cons.  

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