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

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Cape May businesses that are temporarily or partially closed in response to COVID-19

We’re continuing to stay on top of state, county, and city level closures that affect area businesses, and we will continue to update this page; however, we want to point you to Cape May Strong, which is constantly updating their directory of open businesses. Governor Murphy asks everyone to stay at home. The state discourages… Read more »


National Park Service accepts the Stephen Smith House into Network to Freedom

Since I first wrote about the Stephen Smith House for Cape May Magazine (Fall 2015), word has spread that the unassuming yellow clapboard house on Lafayette and Franklin Streets was the summer home of one of the foremost leaders of the Underground Railroad. Since then, thousands have taken MAC’s Underground Railroad Trolley Tour, which I… Read more »


Cape May restaurants open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve 2019

Christmas is a beautiful time of year in Cape May, with the Victorian houses and Washington Street Mall decorated for the holidays. But while it’s easy to find an Instagram-worthy shot (or fifty), finding a place to eat on one of the winter holidays is a little trickier.


Where you can eat Thanksgiving dinner in Cape May in 2019

This year is flying! It’s gone by so quickly, we’re two weeks late in getting our regular Thanksgiving Dinner roundup to you. Luckily, many restaurants are still taking reservations for next Thursday if you haven’t already made yours. We’ll update this list with additional information as we receive it. Here we go: Aleathea’s If Thanksgiving… Read more »