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Jessica Leeburg

Jessica is the Creative Director at Cape Publishing and reports on business changes and historic preservation in Cape May. Is there something going on that we should know about? Email tips to jessica@capemay.com.

Christmas Tree on Congress Hall's great lawn

The 2022 holiday roundup

Can you believe it’s already that time of year? Cape May is preparing for the holidays, and we at CapeMay.com are busy gathering events and activities happening from now through the end of the year. We’ll continue to update this post as we receive new information. Please be sure to see our events calendar as… Read more »

Entrance of the Cricket Club

A look inside the new Cricket Club

We’d hoped to publish this post for you last week, but we were busy finishing up the Winter issue of Cape May Magazine. Please enjoy this (slightly belated) look at the new Cricket Club! From the outside, the building still resembles the Merion Inn, but a step through the front door of the Cricket Club… Read more »

Winners of the Best of Cape May 2022

CapeMay.com’s Best of Cape May has been an annual hallmark of our website since 2005. It has run every year in August except in 2020, when we paused it during the pandemic. The original survey had just twenty questions, including things like the best street in town (Jackson), best service (a tie between Henry’s on… Read more »

Moving past single use: New Jersey’s plastic bag ban goes into effect on May 4th

Cape May approved an ordinance limiting single-use plastic shopping bags two years ago, and the rest of the state is about to catch up. Beginning May 4th, single-use plastic takeout bags and polystyrene foam takeout containers will no longer be provided by retail and grocery stores or food service businesses throughout the state. Single-use paper… Read more »

Scallops

5 scallop recipes you can make tonight

Cape May-Wildwood is the one of the largest fishing ports on the East Coast, and one of our stars is the Atlantic Sea Scallop—a meaty, sweet-tasting mollusk that cooks up in just a few minutes and is delicious accompanied by both savory and fruit flavors. If you’ve only had the smaller bay scallops, imagine a… Read more »