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Susan Tischler

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

Lima Bean Fest 2012

 The lowly legume gets the attention it so deserves once a year at the West Cape May Lima Bean Festival. Organizers could not have had better weather and people came by the throngs to Wilbraham Park to buy Lima Bean soup, t-shirts, potter and ear rings and so much more. Originally organized to celebrate the… Read more »

Oktoberfest 2012

The Jackson Street Oktoberfest was held on  Saturday, September 29. It was a beautiful day and a great way to enjoy it. Beer, oompahpah band music and tons of vendors selling their wares and yummy food and treats. Everyone walks back with a  smile – we’re sure the beer helps – but no matter the… Read more »

The Schooner Wolf Docks in Cape May

The Schooner Wolf docked at South Jersey Marina last week for a brief stop off. Visitors were permitted to board the 74-foot topsail schooner and get a glimpse of the past. The Wolf is homeported in Key West, Florida and is designated the Flagship o the Conch Republic. She sailed the waters of the Florida… Read more »

The Boys of Summer

In 1932, the depression loomed heavily over Cape May. Bath houses, once popular, were becoming passé. So Steven J. Steger set up his own beach rental operation, and the rest is history.

Mary Stewart – 25 Years of Service Honored

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) honored Outreach Director Mary Stewart Monday, June 18 for her 25 years of service to the organization. She was presented with a plaque and a bouquet of flowers at an informal surprise gathering at the Carriage House Cafe & Tea Room on the grounds of the… Read more »

33rd Annual Great Cape May Footrace

The 33rd Annual Great Cape May Footrace, held on May 12, gave runners a first hand look at the new Convention Hall which opened Memorial Day weekend. The race began in front the Convention Hall at 8 a.m. In the 5K race, the top male finisher was Kai Bithell (No. 53) of Cape May.  Top… Read more »