On Saturday, July 10 the Gail Pierson Gallery hosted an opening reception for Judith Anderson’s new exhibit “Old Trains New Light.” The exhibit features all new work from Anderson, including paintings and photographs. The work will be on display through July 31. For more information about the Gail Pierson Gallery, click here.
On Friday, July 9 the Cape May Forum held a reception at the Cape May Winery to celebrate the launch of Chautauqua at the Shore arts and cultural events, lecture series and workshops. Guest speaker John Morreall, Ph.D., presented a program about the history of American humor. The Forum will present its first full weekend of events from October 8 to… Read more »
Friends of Animal Alliance gathered at the home of Melissa Atkinson on Seashore Road Saturday, June 26 to raise funds for our four-footed friends.
Three new council members – Deanna Fiocca, Bill Murray and council veteran Jack Wichterman – were sworn in at Cape May’s annual July 1 reorganization meeting. Councilman Jack Wichterman was voted deputy mayor. Topping the new council’s agenda? What to do about Convention Hall? Bids came in over the $10.5 million bond ordinance to the… Read more »
Tuna? We’ve got the tuna, yellows, blues, even a big eye. Out of South Jersey Marina in the past couple of days we’ve had the Raging Bull, Hooked Up II and Foray, bringing in everything from a 20lb dolphin, to a 47lb yellow fin tuna. Heaviest catch in the past week was the 202lb Big… Read more »
The annual Fireworks Extravaganza took place on July 4th at 9:00pm on the beach in front of Congress Hall. The dazzling display brought an enormous turnout and made for the perfect end to a day full of patriotic festivities around Cape May.
Cape May’s annual Independence Parade was held Saturday, July 3rd. The parade commenced at 1pm outside of Convention Hall on Beach Avenue. Parade participants included bands, antique cars, fire engines, costumed performers, local groups and organizations, and members of the US Armed Forces.
On July 2nd, CBS Evening News filmed a segment of “The American Spirit” at Sunset Beach in Cape May Point. CBS national news correspondent Jim Axelrod interviewed 89-year-old Navy veteran Marvin Hume who has led flag ceremonies in honor of war veterans at the beach for the past 38 years. Click here to watch the news segment online.
CBS 3 Meteorologist Kathy Orr visited Cape May on July 1 to film a segment of “Orr at the Shore.” She interviewed local photographer Anita Roth about sea glass, and where to find it on Cape May’s beaches. Roth’s photographs of sea glass were featured in the Spring 2010 issue of Cape May Magazine. The… Read more »
From the beginning, the Hotel Cape May was doomed. It opened in 1908, several years behind schedule and 100 percent over budget – its final cost of $1 million was nearly unimaginable in those days.