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Michelle Giorla

Michelle is the staff photographer for and Cape May Magazine. On the weekends, she loves to ride her Harley, do crafts, and bake.

Easy 4 ingredient egg muffins from Rhythm of the Sea

Have you ever stayed somewhere while traveling and loved the food so much you wished you could make it at home? Well, we asked Amy and Lulzim of Rhythm of the Sea B&B for a yummy treat that you can make yourself.

“Cape Menace” Q&A with author Amy M. Reade

Bestselling mystery writer Amy M. Reade talks about the inspiration behind “Cape Menace,” her research into Cape May County’s history, and what she’s working on next.

Q&A with “Love On Beach Avenue” author Jennifer Probst

Love on Beach Avenue is the latest novel from romance author Jennifer Probst. Not only have I read it, I also listened to the audiobook while walking around town, and took pictures of some of the actual locations that appear in the novel. Cape May is mentioned in the book at least 26 times! It… Read more »

How I fell in love with Cape May

I asked my grandmother when they started taking me to Cape May. She said I had to be about four or five years old, that my grandfather—-I called him pop-pop—-had always wanted to live here and loved the water. They would stay at Seashore Campground to be as close as they could to town. She… Read more »

Photos of damage from the April 13 storm

We had some damage due to yesterday’s high winds. Pictured are the Elward House at Decatur and Columbia, Congress Hall, and the downed tree at Elaine’s Bed and Breakfast.

Photos: A quiet stroll through town

A few of my favorite spots in town are a little quieter than normal. As I walked around to take these pictures, I saw a few cars driving around and people peppered on the beach. The spring air felt great with the warm breeze and sunshine hitting my face. Normally on a day like this,… Read more »

Breakfast at Dock Mike’s Pancake House

I’ve been working in Cape May for seven years and had never eaten breakfast at Dock Mike’s until recently. A Sunday in early September was the morning for me. I wanted pancakes and bacon! My husband and I drove into town and found a spot in their parking lot, which was about full. As we… Read more »

Nick Filet opens on Beach Avenue

Earlier today, my husband, AJ, called asking if I’d like to have lunch at the new Nick Filet on Beach Avenue that opened yesterday. I, of course, said yes since I hadn’t packed lunch! Once we got to Beach and Jackson, we could see a line out the door and worried the wait would be… Read more »