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A look inside the new Big Wave Burritos

Local favorite Big Wave Burritos has moved to a new location at 605 Lafayette Street, putting them within walking distance to the Washington Street Mall and the beachfront. We popped in for photos (we didn’t touch anything!) of their breezy, surf-inspired new space: bleached wood floors, potted palms, woven basket lights, a show-stopping live-edge table,… Read more »


So much takeout, so little time

There are innumerable reasons why I chose Cape May as my home nearly 20 years ago, but let’s be real: one of them was food. Any visitor here is well acquainted with our plethora of dining options: everything from tacos on the fly, to cut-above bar food, to truly top-notch sit-down dining. When the stay-at-home… Read more »


Accommodations get the okay to reopen; non-essential businesses are still closed

We have some news on the accommodations front.  Cape May County has modified its emergency order that had originally restricted accommodations throughout the county from operating until May 22nd. The revised order lines up with the dates on a 32-page proposed Recovery Initiative the county has submitted to the Governor, and will allow some rental… Read more »


Ongoing changes to Schellenger’s Landing

The next time you come over the Route 109 bridge into Cape May, you might notice that Schellenger’s Landing looks a little different. An ongoing project aims to make the area safer for foot traffic, while adding ADA accessible sidewalks to both sides of the street. Five new brick crosswalks are already in place, as… Read more »


Exterior of the Franklin Street School

The Franklin Street School renovation project receives federal grant

We have some good news to share amid the world chaos: Earlier this month, the Franklin Street School renovation project received a $500,000 grant from the African American Civil Rights Grant Program. The program is funded by the Historic Preservation Fund, which is administered by the National Park Service. Franklin Street School is one of… Read more »