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Storm of the Century

By all accounts, Monday, March 5, 1962 looked like nothing unusual would occur in Cape May. The forecast called for cloudy skies and a chance of rain. But two storms, a new moon, and a spring equinox formed to create a colossal three day assault of winds averaging 55 knots, and 25 to 35 foot… Read more »

Ecotouring the Island

Sometimes, especially when vacationing with the family, it’s good to try something different. Not just your ordinary beach resort, Cape May is also known as a Mecca for nature lovers – birds flying north and south in the shoulder seasons can attest to that. As a result, a lot of ecotours have sprung from what… Read more »

Lori: A Morning Wedding and Breakfast Reception

Lori and Brad’s morning ceremony took place at the Cove pavilion, decorated with white flowers and a runner strewn with red petals. The bridal party wore a dark blue and white Hawaiian print. Lori carried calla lilies. The two-hour reception at Aleathea’s Restaurant at the Inn of Cape May featured a breakfast buffet with scrambled… Read more »

Fourth of July Barbeque

July 4th is a time to celebrate throwing the British out. Most people think it had to do with taxes and rights and silly stuff like that, but foodies know that in a land of bountiful food we couldn’t be ruled by a people who make and eat bland, tasteless dishes. It is also time dissolve… Read more »

Steve Lamanna and his Lady Fair

Feeling romantic? Well, why not. It is February. And if you want the feeling to last once the blush of Valentine’s Day is over we have just the thing for you. Piano soloist Steve LaManna released his fifth album, Lady Fair in November and the CD accomplishes two things – it brings the sound of… Read more »

Christmas at Cape May’s Designer House

Cape May’s 2007 Designer Show House at 608 Hughes St. is decorated for the holidays and open for your enjoyment for the first time in the Cape May Designer Show House history. The character of an old house is reflected by the architectural styles that mark its history, and the 1847 Memucan Hughes House is… Read more »

The Cook-off

By Colleen Brogan • Photographs by Lindsy Ray When George’s Place announced it would be hosting a cook-off between Chef John Karapanagiotis and his brother, Peter, there was much talk of what would be at stake. Rumors of money, treasured possessions, and trips to exotic destinations were the buzz around the restaurant, but most of… Read more »

Cindy: A Short and Sweet Beach Wedding

Cindy & Michael asked to have our Love Cape May heart embroidered on beach chairs for their wedding (a talented embroiderer took care of that), and we ended up invited to the ceremony! On the beach next to the Cove pavilion, they set up the custom beach chairs for each guest, who entered to string music.… Read more »