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Rachel Shubin

Rachel Shubin works as a full-time front desk clerk at the Victorian Motel and she is a freelance writer for the Cape May Star and Wave and Cape May Magazine. Rachel graduated cum laude from George Mason University in 2016 with a B.S. in communications and a concentration in journalism. She has spent every summer of her life as a vacationer in Cape May and decided to become a resident after college. Her passions include reading, writing and walks on the beach.

Independence Day Weekend

This past weekend was the annual fireworks show and Kiwanis pancake breakfast on Saturday July 4 and the Independence Day Parade on Sunday July 5, on Beach Avenue. The 4th of July parade features the Coast Guard,floats, marching bands, Boy Scouts, Miss Cape May County Outstanding Teen, bicycle riders and the Cape May Fire Department.… Read more »


The Perfect Cape May Photo

Point and shoot. It should be just that easy to take a photo. ┬áBut when my mom tries to recreate her favorite shot of my brother, Michael, and I on the boardwalk, it is never a simple task. The original shot of my brother and I was one of those candid shots that were taken… Read more »


My Cape May Past, Present and Future

The Atlantic Ocean is the only body of water I have ever known. Family trips to Cape May have filled my summer vacation fantasies from before I was even born. Cape May has been my tropical destination for 21 years. And I have no desire to change locations. I will be forever grateful that my… Read more »