I witnessed a murder at Aleathea’s Restaurant. A murder mystery dinner, that is. It wasn’t a dark or stormy night. My colleague and I arrived at the Inn of Cape May in fading daylight, on an April evening so warm we didn’t need jackets. We’d come for the opening night of An Evening to Die… Read more »
It feels like 2018 just got started, but somehow it’s already June, and you know what that means. There have been a lot of changes in town over the past year, so let’s dive right into our 14th annual roundup of who’s new, who’s moved, and who’s gone.
The saying goes “nothing in life is free,” but Cape May has one thing that really is. Movies on the Beach is back this July and August, and it costs nothing for your whole family to attend. Honestly. You won’t even need a beach tag since the event takes place in the evening. A blow-up… Read more »
Opening at noon on Friday, May 11th, the Garden Club of Cape May presented “Victorian Poetry in Bloom” the theme of their annual flower show at Convention Hall. Attendees to the show were treated to four presentations by experts in flower judging, gardening design,Victorian literature and Victorian attire. The reception hall was lined with donated baskets… Read more »
We have great news for all you Panico’s fans! The Italian bistro has opened their second location in Cape May, appropriately named Secondo, at 991 Ocean Drive just before the 2-mile bridge. The location was formerly Axelsson’s Blue Claw Restaurant. \ The people from Panico’s did a stellar job renovating the inside and outside of the… Read more »
Celebrate Mother’s Day with brunch or dinner at the following Cape May restaurants. Reservations are strongly recommended where available. Aleathea’s at the Inn of Cape May – Beachfront for Mother’s Day Serving dinner from 4-8pm. For reservations, call 609-884-5555. Beach Plum Farm Brunch – Where better to usher in Mother’s Day than in this magical… Read more »
A couple weeks ago, we told you that Mayer’s Tavern—a longtime locals’ favorite that had closed in 2015—has reopened following the building’s restoration. We spoke with Alex Laudeman, who was gracious enough to give us a few minutes of her time, to get the details on the new menu and her plan for Mayer’s going… Read more »
The 2018 Cape May Designer Show House, presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities (MAC), is nothing short of stunning. Built in 1911, the John P. Forsythe House was part of the East Cape May Project in the early 1900s, which had the goal of making Beach Avenue the most elegant street… Read more »
Chris Botti, an American trumpet player and composer, performed this past weekend at the Exit Zero Jazz Festival. Listen to a few minutes of his outstanding performance.
In a small town, a text received ten minutes prior to the official opening of a business counts as “word of mouth.” The iconic Mayer’s Tavern, having undergone a total renovation and under new ownership (by the Laudemans of Lobster House fame) opened for business at 5pm last night, and the word of mouth worked—the… Read more »