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Results for the Best of Cape May 2006

Every year, conducts an on-line survey of the  opinions of our readers about the best of Cape May.  The results from last month’s questionnaire are in.  And the winners are… Best Place to Stay B&B – Angel of the Sea Guest House – The Columbia House Hotel – Congress Hall Campground – Beachcomber Best… Read more »

Who’s New, Who’s Moved, Who’s Gone 2006

Another year has come and gone and we’re about to swing into full summer-time mode. Before we do, let’s take look at who’s new and who’s gone. The streetscape certainly changed on the Washington Street Mall this year with the departure of McDowell’s Gallery. The old bank building at the corner of the mall and… Read more »

Results for the Best of Cape May 2005

Last month you voted for this year’s “Best of Cape May” in 20 different categories. You suggested over a hundred different Cape May businesses and locations. Best place to stay: Best Bed & Breakfast A TIE!     The Queen Victoria & The Fairthorne Inn Best Guest House The Sea Mist Best Hotel/Motel Congress Hall… Read more »

Spring has sprung!

April showers and May flowers. That’s what Cape May’s all about in the spring. We even have a festival to honor it called, appropriately enough, Cape May’s Spring Festival (April 22-May 1). Some of us who go back a ways remember when it was called The Tulip Festival – so you get the picture. We’re… Read more »

Cape May’s Spring Tourists

It’s the very merry month of May. And you know what that means… No, not Maypole dancing – Birding. Two of birding’s biggest events occur in the month of May here in Cape May. The World Series of Birding is May 14th and Cape May Spring Weekend is May 20-22. The World Series of Birding… Read more »

What Christmas in Cape May means to me

Any beach town can pull off summer but few can compete with Cape May when it comes to Christmas. Think Victorian, think Charles Dickens and enjoying Wassail at the Physick Estate. Where else can you experience all that? Cape May is just as special to those of us who live here and what better way to share with you the experience of Christmas in Cape May than to ask those who live here what it means to them.

Cape May Christmas Recipes

I don’t know about you, but I love Christmas morning. Yes, the presents are nice – but it is breakfast that I crave. But here’s the question – what to make? So, I ask myself – what would the Victorians do?