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.
Oh those pesky Cape May beach tags! Everyone complains about them. Some try to wrangle their way out of buying them. Still others go out of their way to buy them early. And then there are those who collect them.