Ocean City shuts down its boardwalk, beaches because of lack of social distancing

After crowds and shouting matches over the weekend, the mayor of Ocean City said he was closing the Shore town's beaches and Boardwalk until further notice.

Lucy the Elephant’s Airbnb listing booked in seconds. Meet the lucky guests.

One is obsessed with all things elephant, including Lucy. One has never been to the Jersey Shore. Another will relive her childhood.

Lucy the Elephant’s Airbnb listing booked in seconds. Meet the lucky guests.

One is obsessed with all things elephant, including Lucy. One has never been to the Jersey Shore. Another will relive her childhood.

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The latest use for Lucy the Elephant? An Airbnb. See photos of the Jersey landmark from over the years.

Famed Margate landmark, Lucy the Elephant, will soon be for rent on AirbnB for a limited time. See how she's evolved over the years.
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The latest use for Lucy the Elephant? An Airbnb. See photos of the Jersey landmark from over the years.

Famed Margate landmark, Lucy the Elephant, will soon be for rent on AirbnB for a limited time. See how she's evolved over the years.

Lucy the Elephant is on the market — as an Airbnb Shore rental

Lucy, a Margate icon and National Historic Landmark, will be available for one-night stays on March 17, 18, or 19 only.

Lucy the Elephant is on the market — as an Airbnb Shore rental

Lucy, a Margate icon and National Historic Landmark, will be available for one-night stays on March 17, 18, or 19 only.
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