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Month: April 2011

Easter Stroll

The weather was gorgeous and so were the participants of the Annual Easter Parade Fashion Stroll on the Washington Street Mall Easter Sunday. Mayor Ed Mahaney hosted the award’s ceremony donning his own Easter chapeau and the judges, Linda Steenrod, Dawn DeMayo and Robert Elwell did their best to pick the prettiest or handsomest in… Read more »


35th Cape May Jazz Festival

There was a little something for everyone at the 35th Cape May Jazz Festival, April 8-11. From guitarist Kevin Eubanks formerly of The Tonight Show  to congo player and Latin jazz artist Poncho Sanchez. Many artists performed in venues throughout the island and the rainy weather of Friday made way for sunny skies by Saturday.


CROP Walk

On Saturday, April a CROP Walk began at the Emlen Physick Estate. The route took walkers through Cape May’s historic streets and down to the beachfront. The walk was organized by local churches to recognize those in the world who have to walk to live, as well as the people served by local food banks… Read more »


Slow Food

The Cape May Forum presented a Spring Slow Food Dinner Saturday, April 2 at the Ballroom in Congress Hall. The mission for the event is to build the farm-to-table connection among farmers, artisan producers, chefs restaurants, schools and families. For more information visit www.SlowFoodSouth JerseyShore.org.


TripAdvisor names Cape May beaches Second Best in Nation

CAPE MAY – TripAdvisor has named Cape May number two in the nation for best beach and ninth in the world. The 2011 Traveler’s Choice Best Beach Award states,“Yes, Cape May is, technically, on the Jersey Shore. But it’s the antithesis of the Jersey Shore you’ll see on TV—instead of nightclubs and tanning parlors, you’ll… Read more »


Back to Birds

Even though the winters seem to be getting milder, I am always ready for the warmer breezes of spring and everything that comes with it. People move in to town, roughly in sync with the northward push of birds, the days are longer and everyone seems to be that little bit merrier and yes, it is breeding season – in the bird world that is.