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Fill ‘er up soon at the Exit Zero Filling Station

Framing for the new Exit Zero Filling Station on Sunset Boulevard in West Cape May is well underway. The restaurant will have “a soaring ceiling – nearly 35 feet high, with floor to ceiling white-wood fireplace,” said Jack Wright, editor and publisher of Exit Zero. Once completed, the Exit Zero Cookhouse will share the new… Read more »


Behind the stills at Nauti Spirits Distillery

It was a windy evening when we pulled onto the gravel road leading back to Nauti Spirits Distillery, an unassuming cluster of red-roofed buildings a distance from the road. We’d been invited to an industry-only night, and since I’d never visited the distillery since they opened last year, our blog team (consisting of me and… Read more »


Lynn Arden’s Children Shoppe closes after 35 years

It’s a blustery day in March and the windows at Lynn Arden’s Children Shoppe are covered in fluorescent pink and green paper you can see a block away. Signs in the first and second-story windows advertise “Huge Sale” and “Fantastic Prizes.” A lone stroller waits below the bay window, and above the door, in the… Read more »


Two businesses leave Washington Commons

Since January, two businesses – Cape May Gourmet and Valentino’s – announced their decision to leave Washington Commons, the cluster of shops on Ocean Street adjacent to the Acme parking lot. But don’t worry, both stores plan to re-open in new locations. According to Cape May Gourmet’s Facebook page, “After several store layouts…we have decided… Read more »


Catching up with innkeeper Doug McMain of The Queen Victoria

You can’t talk about Cape May B&Bs without talking about The Queen Victoria, which has been a pillar of Cape May hospitality since 1980. We chatted with innkeeper Doug McMain, who purchased the B&B in 2004 with his wife Anna Marie, to find out what it’s like operating a year-round accommodation in Cape May, the… Read more »