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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?”


Cape May Capers

Text by Joyce Cabots Newbegin. Photographs appear courtesy of the author. Originally published in the August 2008 issue of Cape May Magazine. Some consider the exciting send-off – The Fourth of July – as the highlight of the summer vacation season. To others, especially members of the Cape May Cottagers’ Association, it remained Labor Day weekend.… Read more »


Ghosts of the Washington Street Mall

Hello Everyone! I’m Craig McManus, Cape May’s resident expert on ghosts and hauntings, bringing you a brand new column about paranormal happenings on Cape Island (Cape May), here at CapeMay.com! When I was first coming to Cape May in the early 1970s, the pedestrian mall on Washington Street was a showy new attraction dubbed “Victorian… Read more »