Elaine the Rollerskater

Most of you know the lovely, friendly Elaine Youngs who works at North Wildwood CVS, but did you know that she spent most of her life on rollerskates? She

Wildwood’s History of Hairdressers & Barbers

Inconspicuous Attractions on the Wildwood Boardwalk

by Dorothy Kulisek In the midst of a perfect Wildwood day, have you ever stopped to notice some of the wonderfully creative details that abound on this special island? I

Doris Bradway: Wildwood’s only woman Mayor

“History is herstory, too.” ~Anon. by Cathy Tchorni worldly, separate from rural Cape May County, Wildwood “vibe” during the first half of

The Sweeney’s Old Shute Cottage, The new “Saoirse”

“Old places have souls.” ~Anonymous homeowner by Dorothy Kulisek Jim and Deb Sweeney, whose family trees both proudly began generations ago in Wildwood, possess an ongoing love for Wildwood that is evident

Wildwood Memories! A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

by Ed Lewis I’ve lived in Ohio for forty years, but my memories of the Wildwoods are as clear as if they were only a day old. My family and I

Memorial Day 2018 Editor Letter

As I head into my 15th season of The Sun, it is with a grateful heart that I reflect on its humble beginnings by-the-sea, a nostalgic love letter to the

Throwback Cover

Young men playing guitar with friends around at resort From the archives of Aladdin Color, shines an original 1960s photograph of a group of teens at the Gondolier Motel in

Wildwood Post Office Murals

Did you ever stop to admire these murals? The historic post office in Wildwood, New Jersey was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which was completed in 1936,

Wildwood’s Urban Renewal Project

(photos) Then & Now on the NW corner of Wildwood & Atlantic Aves. by Anne Vinci For those of us that enjoyed the “Doo Wop” Era of the 50s and 60s,