Bartender of the Week: Anglesea Pub

Anglesea Pub in North Wildwood is not only the Jersey Shore's authentic "Irish pub in your own backyard", but also home to bartender personality “Irish Bernie”. Bernie moved from Lisburn, Ireland, sixteen years ago and has been gracing Ye Olde Anglesea with his professional Guiness-pouring skills in recent years. With his quick wit and authentic accent, Bernie keeps Anglesea customers... Read More

Mixology 101 - Drink of the Week

Shaken or blended? Sour or sweet? Where and with what to begin your summer cocktail season? "Blast" samplers have done the research across county-favorite bars and restaurants and have decided to crown a classic – the mojito – as our inaugural drink of the week. But this is not your average mojito. Bartender Judy Conway of The Wharf in Wildwood has brought a new level of freshness to an... Read More

Shopping

Winterwood - More Than a Christmas Store

From the rich history of its locations to the enchanted ambiance of its interior, Winterwood Gift & Christmas Shoppe is more than a vast Christmas store. It is a shopping experience. The flagship store, established in 1978, is located in the historic Hildreth House built in the early 1700s by one of Cape May County’s founding families. As shoppers wander through the several themed rooms,... Read More

Activities

Chips & Divots

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and golfing season is in full swing. Cape May County is home to breathtaking golden sunset views, but what about the green? A number of Par-3 and full golf courses throughout the area promise beautiful landscape scenery that rivals a beach sunset. The unique personality and layout of Sand Barrens Golf Club makes for a challenging game for golfers of... Read More

Nightlife

The Sindi Raymond Story

Sindi Raymond is a two-piece band that is not afraid to push the limits and break up the monotony of everyday life. One key difference setting them apart from other local cover bands is their duration of playing together - 15 years and counting! They are husband and wife, for those of you that may not have known. In 1985, Jim Raymond joined Sindi’s band as a drummer. They clicked almost... Read More

Dining

Duffer's Dazzles & Delights

Known as the “Best Scoop in Town!”, Duffer’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor is more than your typical ice cream shop. This third generation family-run business combines the perfect ingredients to create an atmosphere of family fun.
Duffer’s of Wildwood can meet nearly any definition of “fun”. On the outdoor grounds, an eighteen-hole miniature golf course allows customers to tee up at... Read More

Activities

What to Do When Skies Aren't Blue...

When summer showers render a beach day impossible, what alternatives does Cape May County offer? Whether you’d like to take a step back in time or bowl a strike, we have a recommendation for exploring the Jersey shore in a new way on a dreary day.
Feeling rainy day anxiety? When looking for an outlet for pent-up energy during a downpour, choosing a more physical activity is the way to go... Read More

Activities

Island Hopping

Cape May County is a treasure trove of thrills, games, specialty seafood, happy hour specials, traditional family-style restaurants, beach gear, breakfast favorites, and relaxing rituals. Yet with its six hundred and twenty square-mile span, this Jersey shore county can be quite daunting. With all this ground to cover, where should you even begin? “Blast” is here with our first edition of... Read More

Events

Where to Be When Kenny Rolls into Town...

As Wildwood braces itself for the arrival of country superstar Kenny Chesney and his FREE concert event on Wildwood’s own beach, we here at “Blast” are here to give you all the details on where and when to celebrate. Check out our list of all the Wildwood favorite hotspots to hit for a good time both before and after Kenny takes the stage.
Ice House Restaurant & Bar
4415 Park... Read More

Shopping

Legacy of Excellence at M.S. Brown Jewelers

M.S. Brown Jewelers, the oldest jewelry store in Cape May County, has built a legacy of premium jewelry selection, repair, and customer service. Milton and Sylvia Brown opened the doors of their flagship store in 1950 on Pacific Avenue in downtown Wildwood. Through dedication and quality service, the Brown’s developed an excellent reputation that continues today. A Bowman and Bulova certified... Read More