It’s a blustery day in March and the windows at Lynn Arden’s Children Shoppe are covered in fluorescent pink and green paper you can see a block away. Signs in the first and second-story windows advertise “Huge Sale” and “Fantastic Prizes.” A lone stroller waits below the bay window, and above the door, in the… Read more »
National Geographic has named Cape May one of the top ten birding destinations in the world on a list that includes birding hotspots such as South Georgia Island and Broome in Western Australia. Surprised? If you’re not a birder, you might not know this, but Cape May is considered a birding capital in North America.… Read more »
Since January, two businesses – Cape May Gourmet and Valentino’s – announced their decision to leave Washington Commons, the cluster of shops on Ocean Street adjacent to the Acme parking lot. But don’t worry, both stores plan to re-open in new locations. According to Cape May Gourmet’s Facebook page, “After several store layouts…we have decided… Read more »
You can’t talk about Cape May B&Bs without talking about The Queen Victoria, which has been a pillar of Cape May hospitality since 1980. We chatted with innkeeper Doug McMain, who purchased the B&B in 2004 with his wife Anna Marie, to find out what it’s like operating a year-round accommodation in Cape May, the… Read more »
If you make the trip to Rio Grande to stock your cooler but you’re tired of getting stuck in summer traffic, we’re happy to tell you that Joe Canal’s Liquors is being constructed on the site of the former Cape Liquors at 918 Route 109 (to your right before the main bridge, next to Urgent… Read more »
Exit 0, an upcoming suspense thriller starring Gabe Fazio and Augie Duke, recently filmed at the Doctor’s Inn B&B in Cape May Court House and various locations around Cape May. We caught up with writer, director, producer E.B. Hughes and got the scoop on the film, what role Cape May played in the production, and… Read more »
If you were looking forward to warming up with their curry this winter, we’re sorry to tell you that the Exit Zero Cookhouse is temporarily closed. But the Exit Zero Filling Station, just across Sunset Boulevard, will be opening late this spring. The complex will include a gas station, merchandise, restaurant, and coffee and sandwiches… Read more »
The Cape May Brewing Co. is releasing Always Ready, a northeast pale ale brewed in honor of the U.S. Coast Guard.
There’s been a lot of activity around town lately, and we have three more updates to share with you.
Like any city, Cape May has its fixtures. And one of them, Cheeks, which stood at 101 Ocean Street across from the Queen Victoria, has closed its doors after 35 years. The clothing store first opened shop in 1983 and evolved into a source for flax clothing. “It has been our greatest joy to serve… Read more »