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First look at the new clothing store Willow & Stone

If you’ve visited Cape May during the last year and strolled down Carpenters Lane, you probably noticed the construction going on diagonally across from Fins at 215 Decatur Street. The white house on the corner has transformed from low-key to sharp, and we’re excited to show you the results of the renovation. The ground floor… Read more »


Q&A with “Love On Beach Avenue” author Jennifer Probst

Love on Beach Avenue is the latest novel from romance author Jennifer Probst. Not only have I read it, I also listened to the audiobook while walking around town, and took pictures of some of the actual locations that appear in the novel. Cape May is mentioned in the book at least 26 times! It… Read more »


Outdoor dining and retail shops reopen

Cape May restaurants can reopen for outdoor dining this week as part of New Jersey’s state-wide reopening plan. For everyone’s comfort and safety, tables are to be spaced at least six feet apart in any direction, and smoking is prohibited in outdoor dining spaces. If you’re going inside a restaurant for takeout, you’ll need to… Read more »


Who’s New, Who’s Moved, and Who’s Gone 2020

With sit-down dining and retail still closed across New Jersey due to COVID-19, and our hotels just reopened, it feels premature to be putting together our annual roundup of new, moved, and closed businesses. For now, we’ve gathered what we know, and we’ll continue to update this post with new information as we receive it!… Read more »


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 »