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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’s happening to the Sandpiper Beach Inn?

WOW!!  Hands down the e-mail of the month goes to all of you out there in cyber space who have been trying to contact the Sandpiper Beach Inn. Here are just a few examples: “Trying to contact the Sandpiper Beach Inn. I have been unable to bring up their web site. Loved staying there. Have… 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?


4th Annual New Jersey State Film Festival

When you throw a pebble into the water, it starts a ripple. That ripple starts more ripples and, before you know it, you have a film festival getting ready for its 4th year, and then you have young filmmakers winning awards, and then you have a governor passing legislation to lure more movie makers into the state. And that’s what they call a ripple effect.


CapeMay.com vs. Exit Zero: The Surrey Race

OK. Here’s the thing. I’ve never shared this with you – BUT – no one, and I am not exaggerating when I say no one, EVER picked me to be on their team. I was always the last girl standing. I struck out. I dropped the ball. I missed the ball – no matter how… Read more »


An Artist Creates a Victorian Home

Asking Sandy Sheller how she went about bringing the Gallagher House, circa 1882, back to its stately glory is rather like asking Michelangelo how he did the Sistine Chapel. There is no definitive answer – it comes from inspiration. “I thought of it in layers- it was like a gestalt,” she said standing by the… Read more »


A Hero’s Welcome in Normandy

It isn’t easy coming up with a present for someone whose father is approaching his 80th birthday. But Mark Kulkowitz, proprietor of The Mad Batter Restaurant & The Carroll Villa on Jackson Street, found the perfect gift – a trip to France to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy on June 6th.… Read more »


Tips on How to Buy an Old Home

Have you always dreamed of owning an old house, one that dates back to, say, Queen Victoria? If the answer is yes – the next question is what would you be getting into? What better way to find out than to ask some of the people in Victorian Cape May who have already undergone the task.


Tips for Buying That Old House

Have you always dreamed of owning an old house, one that dates back to, say, Queen Victoria? If the answer is yes – the next question is what would you be getting into? What better way to find out than to ask some of the people in Victorian Cape May who have already undergone the task.