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Susan Tischler

Susan Tischler is the former editor of and Cape May Magazine.

47th Annual Christmas Parade

Unseasonably warm weather made this year’s 47th Annual Christmas Parade a delight for young and old. Crowds lined the parade route along Broadway, West Perry and Carpenters Lane. And a good time was had by all. The winners are listed by categories below. Decorated Fire Trucks First Place #90 Tuckahoe Second Place #70 Rio Grande… Read more »

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Mild weather drew an unusually large and enthusiastic crowd Friday Nov. 30 for the Annual Cape May City Christmas Tree Lighting held at Rotary Park. City officials, the Cape Harmonaires and a special visit from a jolly old man in a red suit highlighted the event.

Annual Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treat on the Mall a Howling Success

Thousands of little Trick-or-Treaters descended the Washington Street Mall Sunday, Oct. 21 for the Mall Merchant’s annual event. Following Trick-or-Treat, the Cape May’ Halloween Parade got underway and brought out the best and the worst in scary and whimsical masqueraders. And the winners are: 012 Cape May Annual Halloween Parade Final Awards List Special Awards… Read more »

Scarecrow Alley Scarier and More Creative Than Ever

The 4th Annual Scarecrow Contest sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) is underway, and it’s time to rally friends, family, schoolmates and colleagues to visit the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, and vote for your favorite goulish crow whose creators are competing for prizes, with an overall prize of $200… Read more »

1st Annual Dragon Boat Fest Floats to Success

The city’s first Dragon Boat Fest, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May,  had a remarkably beautiful, crisp fall day and many, many participants to make it a great success. Boaters raced from noon to 5 p.m. at Cape May Harbor raising money for their charitable causes. Thirty-three teams, made up of… Read more »

Vintage Ball Adds Grand Flair to Victorian Weekend

Couples waltzed their way ‘round the dance floor during the Vintage Dance Weekend on Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7. Vintage Dance instructor Martha Griffith taught dance students to  kick-up their heels as they did in Cape May’s Victorian heyday.  Later Saturday evening students tested their new steps at a costumed Vintage Ball with… Read more »