For a couple of hundred years now, it has been the light - its brilliance and refraction spoken about with reverence here - that has brought great artists and those unknown to West Cape May on the southern tip of New Jersey.
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. - If the fear was that Hurricane Sandy would level off the quirky and distinctive enclaves of the Jersey Shore, look no further than this hidden bay front of Pleasantville, a city across the water from Atlantic City better known for its tolls, crime, and unemployment office.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. - Back in late 2012, the mayor of this beach town looked at the ruined Pecks Beach Village public housing area and did what a lot of private homeowners did - or wanted to do - after Sandy.
ATLANTIC CITY Having proposed and then scrapped a plan to build a casino in Atlantic City, the Seminole Indian tribe of Florida appears to be interested in the New Jersey gambling market again.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. Beauty pageants have long been the purview of pretty. A place where contestants - usually women - are judged on good looks, personality, talent, and sometimes even intelligence, within a confluence of perfection often awarded by crowns and cash.
ELWOOD, N.J. Most people probably completely skip over the name "Frank S. Farley" on the signs and focus on the words Service Area while motoring down the Atlantic City Expressway in need of a fill-up on food or fuel.
PORT MONMOUTH, N.J. - If people were expecting the bridge scandal or other controversies consuming Gov. Christie's second term to be the focus of his first town hall since June, that was not what faced Christie inside a VFW hall Thursday in a town roughed up by Sandy.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says it is taking over the investigation into a physical altercation between Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice and his fiancee, Janay Palmer, in the Revel Casino Hotel that police records say left Palmer unconscious.
ATLANTIC CITY They may not have a permanent roof over the heads, but as of Tuesday, Atlantic County's homeless at least have a portal.
Hurricane Sandy shook much of the New Jersey Shore off its foundations, literally and figuratively. So the state's Office of Emergency Management is asking the public - for the first time - to review the hazard mitigation plan being submitted to the federal government. The plan is updated every three years.