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Merion Inn Reopens After Multi-Alarm Fire

Cape May – Dec. 29 -The historic 1885 Merion Inn reopened Tuesday, Dec. 28 five days after a multi-alarm fire gutted the second and third floors of the building. The restaurant was left virtually unscathed save for damage in the back dining room where the ceiling collapsed and is currently under repair. Owner Vicki Watson… Read more »


First snow of the season

Cape May got an inch and a half  of snow on December 16th which is more than any of the surrounding shore towns  and it created a winter wonderland for the holiday shoppers. Buy prints of these snow pictures in our online store


Washington Street Mall Hospitality Night

Friends, visitors and locals gathered on the Washington Street Mall Thursday and Friday nights (Dec. 9 & 10) for the Mall Merchants’ annual Hospitality Night. The weather cooperated and a good time was had by all. And a special thanks goes out the the Towne Crier Carolers who strolled the Mall both nights singing cherry… Read more »


West Cape May Christmas Parade

Despite the cold, record numbers turned out to view the 45th Annual West Cape May Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 4th. Crowds lined the streets from the parade’s beginning at Broadway in West Cape May to its end on Carpenters Lane in Cape May. Photographs by Jennifer Brownstone Kopp


West Cape May Christmas Parade Queen Crowning

Always the first Saturday in December, The WCM Community Christmas Parade sets the stage for the areas holiday season. Now in her 45th year, the parade steps off at 5 p.m. sharp from the WCM Volunteer Firehouse and marches South on Broadway, winds East on Perry, and onto Carpenter Lane in the City of Cape… Read more »