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Susan Tischler

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

Come inside Cherry House

A Christmas tea was held at Cherry House, 637 Hughes Street, December 19 and CapeMay.com was invited inside for peak at the lovely interior. For those of you who don’t know, Cherry House was built in 1849 by Lemuel Leaming, member of the pioneer Leaming family, noted for its development of Cape May County. In… Read more »


Christmas Tree Lighting at Rotary Park Friday, Dec. 2

The annual city-sponsored Christmas Tree Lighting took place Friday Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at Rotary Park behind the Washington Street Mall on Lyle Lane.  City officials  hosted the event which included entertainment by the Cape Harmonaires and a special appearance by Old St. Nick.


1890s Portland Cutter Sleigh at Emlen Physick Estate

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) is adding a full-sized, restored 1890s Portland Cutter sleigh to its Victorian Chritsmas scene at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street. The sleigh was recently transported from Falls Church, Va., home of its owners, Ioanna Iliopulos and Tom Cataldo. It is through their generosity that… Read more »


Ghosts Still Touring Cape May

The Ghosts of the Lighthouse Trolley Tour continues this weekend. Board a MAC trolley and dare to take an evening tour down the ghostly path that leads to the Cape May Lighthouse. You’ll hear and experience Craig McManus’ paranormal findings during your journey. Once you reach your destination, you’ll feel the presence of the spirits… Read more »


36th Annual Peach Fest

The 36th Annual Peach Festival, sponsored by the Women’s Community Club of Cape May, was held Friday in the recreational hall of St. Mary’s by the Sea Catholic Church. An assortment of peach goodies including peach pie, peach cobbler, peach jam and other peach baked goods was available – all homemade. A special display, Bra-Vado,… Read more »