Cape May was spared the destruction that Hurricane Irene caused other communities along the East Coast. We have received many phone calls, e-mails, and Facebook inquiries from people all over the country wondering what Cape May’s beaches look like post-hurricane. Well, see for yourself!
Before Hurricane Irene made landfall early Sunday morning, city officials were busy removing the benches from the Promenade and the Washington Street Mall. Merchants hustled to buy the last roll of duct tape and to the lumber yard to buy the last plank of ply board to board-up their storefronts. But first thing Monday morning,… Read more »
We will keep you updated on the latest hurricane news for the Cape May area.
The Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May started in 1872, the same year as its predecessor in London, the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club. The Cape May launch came about a year after the city’s large hotels put up the money to begin the Cape May Cup and a year before the recession hit.
Cape Island received its name because it was separated from the mainland by a small creek. An island is, by definition, a tract of land completely surrounded by water, but not large enough to be called a continent.