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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.

Vote now in the 2018 Best of Cape May

Voting is now open in the 14th annual Best of Cape May, our annual survey that looks for the best restaurants, shops, activities, and places to stay in America’s first seaside resort. The Best of Cape May takes about 10 minutes to complete. We’ll hand tally all of the votes at the end of the… Read more »


Returning Home: On the set of the independent short “Monarch Butterfly”

A few months ago, we spoke with the director of Exit 0, a thriller that was shot primarily in Cape May Court House in February. After we published that article, we were contacted by Carol Ann Bell, who was part of another film crew coming to the area to shoot the independent short Monarch Butterfly—this… Read more »


Backstage at “An Evening to Die For” Murder Mystery Dinner

I witnessed a murder at Aleathea’s Restaurant. A murder mystery dinner, that is. It wasn’t a dark or stormy night. My colleague and I arrived at the Inn of Cape May in fading daylight, on an April evening so warm we didn’t need jackets. We’d come for the opening night of An Evening to Die… Read more »


Who’s New, Who’s Moved, Who’s Gone: 2018 Edition

It feels like 2018 just got started, but somehow it’s already June, and you know what that means. There have been a lot of changes in town over the past year, so let’s dive right into our 14th annual roundup of who’s new, who’s moved, and who’s gone.


Get a look at the 2018 lineup for Movies on the Beach

The saying goes “nothing in life is free,” but Cape May has one thing that really is. Movies on the Beach is back this July and August, and it costs nothing for your whole family to attend. Honestly. You won’t even need a beach tag since the event takes place in the evening. A blow-up… Read more »