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Jessica Leeburg

Jessica is the Creative Director at Cape Publishing. She's a dog person. Is there a change in town we should know about? Please email jessica@capemay.com.

Outdoor dining and retail shops reopen

Cape May restaurants can reopen for outdoor dining this week as part of New Jersey’s state-wide reopening plan. For everyone’s comfort and safety, tables are to be spaced at least six feet apart in any direction, and smoking is prohibited in outdoor dining spaces. If you’re going inside a restaurant for takeout, you’ll need to… Read more »


Who’s New, Who’s Moved, and Who’s Gone 2020

With sit-down dining and retail still closed across New Jersey due to COVID-19, and our hotels just reopened, it feels premature to be putting together our annual roundup of new, moved, and closed businesses. For now, we’ve gathered what we know, and we’ll continue to update this post with new information as we receive it!… Read more »


A look inside the new Big Wave Burritos

Local favorite Big Wave Burritos has moved to a new location at 605 Lafayette Street, putting them within walking distance to the Washington Street Mall and the beachfront. We popped in for photos (we didn’t touch anything!) of their breezy, surf-inspired new space: bleached wood floors, potted palms, woven basket lights, a show-stopping live-edge table,… Read more »


Accommodations get the okay to reopen; non-essential businesses are still closed

We have some news on the accommodations front.  Cape May County has modified its emergency order that had originally restricted accommodations throughout the county from operating until May 22nd. The revised order lines up with the dates on a 32-page proposed Recovery Initiative the county has submitted to the Governor, and will allow some rental… Read more »


Ongoing changes to Schellenger’s Landing

The next time you come over the Route 109 bridge into Cape May, you might notice that Schellenger’s Landing looks a little different. An ongoing project aims to make the area safer for foot traffic, while adding ADA accessible sidewalks to both sides of the street. Five new brick crosswalks are already in place, as… Read more »