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Photos: A quiet stroll through town

A few of my favorite spots in town are a little quieter than normal. As I walked around to take these pictures, I saw a few cars driving around and people peppered on the beach. The spring air felt great with the warm breeze and sunshine hitting my face. Normally on a day like this,… Read more »


Zoo School goes virtual during the shutdown

The Cape May County Zoo is closed to visitors right now, but if you were looking forward to Zoo School (or if you live out of state and have never been able to attend), you’re in luck! Weekday mornings at 11:30, they’re releasing a video about a particular animal as a part of their new… Read more »


Cape May businesses that are temporarily or partially closed in response to COVID-19

We’re continuing to stay on top of state, county, and city level closures that affect area businesses, and we will continue to update this page; however, we want to point you to Cape May Strong, which is constantly updating their directory of open businesses. Governor Murphy asks everyone to stay at home. The state discourages… Read more »


National Park Service accepts the Stephen Smith House into Network to Freedom

Since I first wrote about the Stephen Smith House for Cape May Magazine (Fall 2015), word has spread that the unassuming yellow clapboard house on Lafayette and Franklin Streets was the summer home of one of the foremost leaders of the Underground Railroad. Since then, thousands have taken MAC’s Underground Railroad Trolley Tour, which I… Read more »


Cape May restaurants open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve 2019

Christmas is a beautiful time of year in Cape May, with the Victorian houses and Washington Street Mall decorated for the holidays. But while it’s easy to find an Instagram-worthy shot (or fifty), finding a place to eat on one of the winter holidays is a little trickier.