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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.

The Franklin Street School renovation project receives federal grant

We have some good news to share amid the world chaos: Earlier this month, the Franklin Street School renovation project received a $500,000 grant from the African American Civil Rights Grant Program. The program is funded by the Historic Preservation Fund, which is administered by the National Park Service. Franklin Street School is one of… Read more »


Cape May restaurants offering takeout & delivery

Currently, all restaurants and bars in New Jersey are closed for eat-in service until further notice, but many are open for curbside takeout and delivery. We’ll update this list as we learn of new places. See what’s closed and what stores have online shopping Aleathea’s Bella Vida Garden Cafe – Open Thursday through Sunday for… Read more »


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 »