This story originally ran in the July 2008 issue of Cape May Magazine. It is 1950, well, maybe ’51. The war is over and optimism abounds. Corsets have gone by the wayside, and designers are creating more revealing swimsuits that hide faults in a woman’s shape. They achieve this by adding stretch-tummy control panels to hold… Read more »
They’re beach lovers who run in and out of the waves and are a staple at the Jersey Shore.
Click, click, click, zzzzzzzz…ah music to my ears after such a long winter. It’s time to talk about my favorite type of fishing and one that I’m regarded as an expert at: shark fishing.
A look into the world of Cape May’s commercial fishing industry. Text by Bill Godfrey. Photographs by Stephen Spagnuola. Originally published in Cape May Magazine.
The allure of Cape May County and its surroundings is undeniable. Artists of all kinds have been attracted to the coastal town almost from the beginning. The following artists have been inspired by Cape May so much that they’ve each produced many different works, and they share their views on why they keep returning.
It is a fantasy land with tiny worlds within worlds.
This toy train tableau of miniatures is a giant. The display covers 600 square feet, but the landscape, its population, buildings and transportation systems are diminutive, created not in inches, but millimeters.
She is one of Cape May’s best known celebrities, but few could tell you her real name. She is called The Parade Lady, famous for staging a colorful holiday tradition every December for the past 44 years.
The Cape May Reef is man-made and is the largest artificial reef, at 4.5 square miles, and the oldest artificial reef site in New Jersey.
Crisp west winds awake the Cape. Yes, fall is finally here! It’s the beginning of the season, for the most sought after fish – Striped Bass!
August – the month when summer is at its peak. This is none the less true for fishing in Cape May. The month of August brings forth the largest variety of fish species caused by the large numbers of bait fish both inshore and off shore….and as they say “the big fish eats the little fish.” August is a great time for tournament fishing as well, boasting one of the largest and richest tournaments in the world – the Mid-Atlantic $500,000 (MA-500).