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Marvin Hume

Since being wounded in The Battle of Saipan during World War II, Marvin Hume has been eligible for the prestigious Purple Heart, a military decoration which he refuses to this day.

Hot Dog Tommy

The space at Hot Dog Tommy’s may seem small as you get handed your Black Russian or Carrot Dog, but it’s just the right size for this freewheelin’ pair.

Their Favorite Things

A treasured attraction fancied by guests and tourists, such as an heirloom or striking architectural element, is an innkeeper’s rendition of a show-stopper – and cause for conversation.

The Painter and the Poet

It’s been 11 years since beloved Cape May artist Alice Steer Wilson last picked up her brush, but she lives with us still in her watercolors depicting Cape May architecture and in seascapes basking in sea light.

Joe Crews

WWII Army Veteran and local personality Joe Crews died Memorial Day at the age of 91. Funeral services were held Monday, June 4.

Art Between Heaven and the Dunes

The allure of Cape May County and its surroundings is undeniable. Artists of all kinds have been attracted to the coastal town almost from the beginning. The following artists have been inspired by Cape May so much that they’ve each produced many different works, and they share their views on why they keep returning.

Cape May’s Tiny Railroad

It is a fantasy land with tiny worlds within worlds.

This toy train tableau of miniatures is a giant. The display covers 600 square feet, but the landscape, its population, buildings and transportation systems are diminutive, created not in inches, but millimeters.