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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

Sliding into the new Foo Bao restaurant

It was nearing one o’clock on a Thursday when I saw it: a Facebook notification inviting me to like a new page—something I’d usually ignore, but the name piqued my interest. Chinese, possibly? I clicked. A picture promised two Asian sliders plus a green papaya salad and a can of soda for $10.  I hadn’t… Read more »

A look inside the new Boarding House

Yesterday morning, we stood in pleasant 72-degree weather to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony at Boarding House, Cape May’s newest hotel. This past winter, the former Cape Winds  — now owned by the Hirsch family of Montreal Beach Resort — underwent a complete renovation, down to concrete and studs, and transformed into a modern surf-inspired… Read more »

Who’s new, who’s moved, and who’s gone 2019

It’s June, which means it’s time for our annual roundup of business changes in Cape May over the past twelve months. As it happens every year, we are saying goodbye to a few long-time businesses and welcoming new faces to town. I won’t bore you with a big lead-in, so let’s get to it. (As… Read more »

Where to eat on Christmas and New Year’s Eve in 2018

If you’ll be in Cape May over the holidays, you might be wondering what restaurants are serving on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve. We will update this post with additional information as it becomes available! Where to eat on Christmas Eve The Merion Inn The Merion is serving dinner on Christmas Eve… Read more »

Getting ready for the West Cape May Christmas Parade

For the past 34 years, dancers from Joanne Reagan Studios have performed in the West Cape May Christmas Parade. We stopped into the studio for a peek at this year’s practice and got the scoop from Joanne Horn and Anne Reagan about this year’s performance. This year’s theme is “Nutcracker Christmas and the Four Realms.”… Read more »