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A look inside the future home of the Harriet Tubman Museum

You’ve probably driven past the Howell House at 632 Lafayette Street and never noticed it. For years, the decaying and vacant parsonage of the Macedonia Baptist Church waited behind a chain-link fence. But in 2020, the house will begin its new life as the home of the Harriet Tubman Museum. First some history.  The Howell… Read more »


Two changes on the 300 block

Earlier this month, the Beef Jerky Outlet opened a pop-up holiday store in Dairy Queen’s location at 320 Washington Street. The outlet’s primary location is next to Lucky Bones, but this one is positioned between Tisha’s and Bath Time for easy holiday shopping. If jerky isn’t your thing, they have Pumpkin Pie Crunch Popcorn, according… Read more »


PSI is moving into town

If you’ve walked down Carpenters Lane recently, you’ve probably noticed the construction going on at the Decatur Street intersection. This winter, PSI plans to open Peter Shields “Inn” Town Suites, a two-suite extension of their beachfront B&B along with a retail store. The suites will have elevator access, on-site parking, kitchenettes, and outdoor decks. The… Read more »


Breakfast at Dock Mike’s Pancake House

I’ve been working in Cape May for seven years and had never eaten breakfast at Dock Mike’s until recently. A Sunday in early September was the morning for me. I wanted pancakes and bacon! My husband and I drove into town and found a spot in their parking lot, which was about full. As we… Read more »


A Beach Walk in September

Labor Day Weekend is officially over, and you know what that means – time to pack away the beach chairs, close up the shore house, and get out the backpacks and school supplies! Actually…maybe not. Ask any Jersey Shore veterans or year-round residents (or readers who voted in Best of Cape May 2019) what their… Read more »