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Beach Tags: Collecting history the Cape May way

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.


Convention Hall Demolition

Demolition began on November 29 on Convention Hall and the Solarium, making way for a new $10.5 million hall slated for opening spring of 2012. By the end of the week, the buildings were down. Inside: Demolition photo gallery and remembrances of Convention Hall from two former mayors.


Remembering the “new” Convention Hall

It was a time when the city had no Convention Hall due to the previous one having been washed away in a storm when Dave Teel, our city manager, came to me and said, “Mayor, how would you like to have a new Convention Hall?”