Category: Cape May

Which beach is THE beach?

From Higbee Beach to Poverty Beach, Cape May is a beach-lovers’ paradise. Pick the beach that suits you best and put your best suit on (swimsuit that is). Whether you’re interested in seeing friends, returning to a traditional spot, convenient food and beverage, solitude, or nearby shopping, there’s beach that’s just right for you on Cape Island.

Convention Hall is Closed

Convention Hall is closed. And, although it’s not the first time, it may very well be the last time for this particular structure. On Friday, April 4, city officials announced that a structural analysis conducted on the 46-year-old facility found that, “The present condition of the Convention Hall is structurally unsound. Due to the amount of deterioration… Read more »

Locals Reveal All

Cape Island, the extended area south of Cape May canal that includes the city of Cape May, West Cape May, Cape May Point and parts of Lower Township, is an ancient and storied destination spot that has served as a playground for travelers grand and humble for hundreds of years. And like any respectable and… Read more »

Holiday Traditions

It is time once again for my annual Christmas column, words that usually force my editor to reach for a large glass of brandy with a splash of eggnog. But this year I will forego my annual rant on the over commercialization of the holidays, and instead focus on the one thing that makes this… Read more »

Christmas at Cape May’s Designer House

Cape May’s 2007 Designer Show House at 608 Hughes St. is decorated for the holidays and open for your enjoyment for the first time in the Cape May Designer Show House history. The character of an old house is reflected by the architectural styles that mark its history, and the 1847 Memucan Hughes House is… Read more »

Dinner and a room

Imagine this – a weekend at a Victorian B&B or perhaps a Craftsman-style inn with a trained chef at your disposal. I don’t know about you, but that is my dream weekend. Wrap in the ocean and a quaint, small town to go with it and you have – oh! – you have Cape May.… Read more »

Changes in the landscape of Cape May

Wow! Are you guys in for some surprises next year when you return to Cape May. The most obvious change will be the Washington Street Mall. Preliminary work began October 29 on the mall and will include removal of all trees and benches. The three block shopping area is expected to get a complete re-do… Read more »