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American Redstart

An American Redstart makes an unexpected stop aboard a fishing boat near Cape May. Photo & story shared with us by Susan and Steve Teitelman.

2nd Annual King Neptune Bachelor Auction

This year’s 2nd Annual Cape May Mermaid Guild Neptune Bachelor Auction (boy, is that a mouthful?) held Sunday, September 19 at the Rusty Nail was another rip roaring success – the Mermaids raised $15,000, at last count, all to go toward the Food Bank of New Jersey. And a good time was had by all.

Bathing Beauties: Cape May’s Swimwear History

This story originally ran in the July 2008 issue of Cape May Magazine. It is 1950, well, maybe ’51. The war is over and optimism abounds. Corsets have gone by the wayside, and designers are creating more revealing swimsuits that hide faults in a woman’s shape. They achieve this by adding stretch-tummy control panels to hold… Read more »

Best of Cape May 2010 Results

Every year, we ask the readers of to give us their opinions on the very best Cape May has to offer, from accommodations to beaches to crab cakes. Here are this year’s winners and runners up, as selected by you. Best Bed & Breakfast: The Queen Victoria Runners Up: Angel of the Sea and… Read more »

MA500 Tournament Results

After a week of fishing that saw white marlin bite in record numbers, it was another down to the wire finish at the 2010 Mid Atlantic $500,000! For the first time in the tournament’s 19-year history, the blue marlin category went unfilled. Although several blue marlin were caught and released, the 400-pound minimum weight was… Read more »

Jazz Fest Fundraiser

It was fun, food and good music at a recent fundraiser at the West Cape May Fire Hall for the Cape May Jazz Festival. Local crooner Lois Smith entertained and we are all counting down the days until the November fest.

MA500 in full swing

This year’s Mid-Atlantic $500,000 tournament is going on now over at South Jersey Marina. Stay up-to-date with all the action on the MA500 website

6th Annual Best of Cape May Survey

We want real opinions from real people who have REALLY visited Cape May! The winners are chosen entirely by you, the readers. Vote for your favorite Cape May businesses from August 10 through September 12.

New Council Members Sworn In

Three new council members – Deanna Fiocca, Bill Murray and council veteran Jack Wichterman – were sworn in at Cape May’s annual July 1 reorganization meeting. Councilman Jack Wichterman was voted deputy mayor. Topping the new council’s agenda? What to do about Convention Hall? Bids came in over the $10.5 million bond ordinance to the… Read more »