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The rise of reusable and paper straws in Cape May

It’s no secret that our environment has been going through some drastic changes. Staying up to date with the ever-growing and ever-improving reduce, reuse, and recycle can feel overwhelming. It can be difficult to truly limit your waste and plastic usage⁠—you are not alone! Chances are you have recently walked into a coffee shop or… Read more »


The Pier House reopens

The new Pier House Restaurant is unofficially open. The Andy family hosted an invitation-only celebration last night for scores of Cape May locals and a few special guests who joined in the preview opening. In the Greek tradition of breaking plates, Vasiliki Andy smashed one on the floor at the conclusion of the ceremony, symbolizing… Read more »


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 »


Who’s new, who’s moved, and who’s gone 2019

It’s June, which means it’s time for our annual roundup of business changes in Cape May over the past twelve months. As it happens every year, we are saying goodbye to a few long-time businesses and welcoming new faces to town. I won’t bore you with a big lead-in, so let’s get to it. (As… Read more »


A Beach Walk in Early Summer

The porch and window screens are up, flowers are planted, houses are freshly painted, and people are getting out their beach chairs and umbrellas. Another summer season is here and Cape May is full of activity and visitors. No matter how aware I am of the Off Season days slipping away, Memorial Day weekend always… Read more »