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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 »


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 »


Three longtime Cape May businesses close shop

Like any city, Cape May has its fixtures. And one of them, Cheeks, which stood at 101 Ocean Street across from the Queen Victoria, has closed its doors after 35 years. The clothing store first opened shop in 1983 and evolved into a source for flax clothing.  “It has been our greatest joy to serve… Read more »