Cape May is practicing social distancing in response to the threat of COVID-19. City beaches and the promenade are closed. See what businesses have takeout and online shopping

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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.

Take a virtual tour of the Emlen Physick Estate and Cape May lighthouse

You might not be able to walk through the Physick Estate or make the climb up the lighthouse right now, but Cape May MAC has released new videos that let you experience both from home. Tour the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate Led by Cape May MAC interpretor Jon Vile Climb the 1859 Cape May lighthouse… Read more »


Local businesses step up to help with shortages

We all know that personal care items like toilet paper and hand sanitizer are in high demand and short supply right now. There’s also a shortage of N95 surgical masks, the kind that can filter particles as small as the coronavirus, in the United States. These local businesses are stepping up to help. Nauti Spirits… Read more »


Get a Cape May County Library card online (and make a dent in that to-read list)

Even though Cape May County’s libraries are closed, you can still get a library card. We asked on Twitter, and the library told us to fill out their online registration. Instead of having you come in with your ID, they’ll reach out to complete the process. So what can you do with your library card… Read more »


Zoo School goes virtual during the shutdown

The Cape May County Zoo is closed to visitors right now, but if you were looking forward to Zoo School (or if you live out of state and have never been able to attend), you’re in luck! Weekday mornings at 11:30, they’re releasing a video about a particular animal as a part of their new… Read more »


Cape May businesses that are temporarily or partially closed in response to COVID-19

Governor Murphy asks everyone to stay at home. The state discourages all non-essential and non-emergency travel until further notice. In response to the threat of COVID-19, the following Cape May businesses are temporarily or partially closed in order to prevent the spread. We will continue to update this list as we receive information. Restaurants &… Read more »


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