Friends, visitors and locals gathered on the Washington Street Mall Thursday and Friday nights (Dec. 9 & 10) for the Mall Merchants’ annual Hospitality Night. The weather cooperated and a good time was had by all. And a special thanks goes out the the Towne Crier Carolers who strolled the Mall both nights singing cherry… Read more »
Despite the cold, record numbers turned out to view the 45th Annual West Cape May Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 4th. Crowds lined the streets from the parade’s beginning at Broadway in West Cape May to its end on Carpenters Lane in Cape May. Photographs by Jennifer Brownstone Kopp
Always the first Saturday in December, The WCM Community Christmas Parade sets the stage for the areas holiday season. Now in her 45th year, the parade steps off at 5 p.m. sharp from the WCM Volunteer Firehouse and marches South on Broadway, winds East on Perry, and onto Carpenter Lane in the City of Cape… Read more »
The Merion Inn hosted the 3rd Annual Jazz Brunch for Animal Outreach Sunday Nov. 21. Jazz and animal; lovers joined together to enjoy a hot southern-style brunch and cool jazz with jazz pianist George Mesterhazy, vocalist Paula Johns and friends providing the entertainment. Proceeds will help local no-kill animal foster/adoption service, Animal Outreach. This year’s… Read more »
Congress Hall’s Christmas tree arrived on Friday from a private property in North Cape May on a flat bed truck. A crane was brought in to help place the tree into place as well as lots of man power. The tree is over 30 feet tall.
The East Lynne Theater Company celebrated both its 30th anniversary and the fact that its fundraiser fell on Veteran’s Day with a nod to the Stage Door Canteen. “Celebrity” guests read from scenes prepared for the entertainment of a sold out crowd at Aleathea’s Thursday, Nov. 11th. Celebrity guests included West Cape May Mayor Pam… Read more »
Cape May’s very own George’s Place was featured on the Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives in the episode A Triple D Thanksgiving on November 15th. Guy Fieri was in town filming the episode this past August. Fun Fact: The “Guy Ate Here” stencil can be seen on the back of the George’s building.… Read more »
A Winter Wonderland Warm-Up was held at Congress Hall Tuesday, Nov. 9 to help benefit the upcoming Dec. 4 West Cape May Christmas Parade. Hosted jointly by West Cape May Mayor Pam Kaithern, Cape May Mayor Ed Mahaney, Jr., and the staff of Congress Hall, hot chocolate and savory treats were offered to those attending.
The 34th Cape May Jazz Festival will take place Nov. 12-14 featuring the Yellow Jackets Friday night at Our Lady Star of the Sea recreational hall. But as a lead off to the fest a Jazz Brunch was held Sunday Oct. 31.
The VFW was the setting Monday, November 1 for the Annual Spaghetti & Meatball dinner, proceeds to benefit the West Cape May Christmas Parade (Saturday, December 4). At the helm in the kitchen was Chef Chris Huber of Black Duck fame.