In response to New Jersey’s COVID-19 pandemic guidelines, Cape May is opening businesses and services gradually. Learn more

CapeMay.com Blog

Category: Business

A look inside the new Boarding House

Yesterday morning, we stood in pleasant 72-degree weather to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony at Boarding House, Cape May’s newest hotel. This past winter, the former Cape Winds  — now owned by the Hirsch family of Montreal Beach Resort — underwent a complete renovation, down to concrete and studs, and transformed into a modern surf-inspired… Read more »


Quirk & Co. relocates to the Washington Street Mall

We are well into the holiday shopping season. Some of you might be done with your gift shopping – very impressive! Others may just be getting started. Not to worry. Down in Cape May, there is an endless supply of gift ideas for family, friends, or that special someone. Quirk & Co. is a shop… Read more »


Two new hotels coming to Cape May in 2019

Another summer season has come to a close and change is already upon us, but exciting things are in store for 2019. The Cape Winds Motel on Lafayette closed its doors this month and will undergo a total renovation over the winter, reopening next summer as the surf-inspired Boarding House. Philadelphia firm DAS Architects is… Read more »


A look inside the newly renovated Mayer’s Tavern

A couple weeks ago, we told you that Mayer’s Tavern—a longtime locals’ favorite that had closed in 2015—has reopened following the building’s restoration. We spoke with Alex Laudeman, who was gracious enough to give us a few minutes of her time, to get the details on the new menu and her plan for Mayer’s going… Read more »


Local favorite Mayer’s Tavern reopens in Cape May

In a small town, a text received ten minutes prior to the official opening of a business counts as “word of mouth.” The iconic Mayer’s Tavern, having undergone a total renovation and under new ownership (by the Laudemans of Lobster House fame) opened for business at 5pm last night, and the word of mouth worked—the… Read more »