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Kate Chadwick

Kate blogs for CapeMay.com and is the Editor of Cape May Magazine. A Pennsylvania native, she made Cape May her permanent home in 2002, after vacationing in and around town for decades. She lives with her two children and a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious cat named Steve.

So much takeout, so little time

There are innumerable reasons why I chose Cape May as my home nearly 20 years ago, but let’s be real: one of them was food. Any visitor here is well acquainted with our plethora of dining options: everything from tacos on the fly, to cut-above bar food, to truly top-notch sit-down dining. When the stay-at-home… Read more »


Rally to Save Our Seas held in Cape May

What if you hosted a rally and everyone showed up? There was a rally in Cape May yesterday. Officially called Rally to Save Our Seas, it was sponsored by the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce (spearheaded by its president, Vicki Clark), along with Clean Ocean Action and Surfrider Foundation South Jersey. The purpose of… Read more »


Local favorite Mayer’s Tavern reopens in Cape May

In a small town, a text received ten minutes prior to the official opening of a business counts as “word of mouth.” The iconic Mayer’s Tavern, having undergone a total renovation and under new ownership (by the Laudemans of Lobster House fame) opened for business at 5pm last night, and the word of mouth worked—the… Read more »


Cape May Stained Glass Company opens in West Cape May

Cape May Stained Glass Company opened for business in West Cape May last week. Located on Park Boulevard, the gallery space features works not only by owner/stained glass artist Christopher Michalek, but by several other local artists and artisans, among them Jimm Ross, Mary Stewart, Patricia Piacentine, Jeffrey Hebron, and Bill Bader, to name but… Read more »


Five local businesses making a difference this holiday season

This is the season of giving, but that doesn’t just mean gifts for friends and family—it can also mean giving back to the community. Here are five local businesses who are making a difference this holiday season. Tomorrow night, November 18, The Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities will be collecting canned goods… Read more »