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Outdoor dining and retail shops reopen

Cape May restaurants can reopen for outdoor dining this week as part of New Jersey’s state-wide reopening plan. For everyone’s comfort and safety, tables are to be spaced at least six feet apart in any direction, and smoking is prohibited in outdoor dining spaces. If you’re going inside a restaurant for takeout, you’ll need to… Read more »


A look inside the new Big Wave Burritos

Local favorite Big Wave Burritos has moved to a new location at 605 Lafayette Street, putting them within walking distance to the Washington Street Mall and the beachfront. We popped in for photos (we didn’t touch anything!) of their breezy, surf-inspired new space: bleached wood floors, potted palms, woven basket lights, a show-stopping live-edge table,… Read more »


So much takeout, so little time

There are innumerable reasons why I chose Cape May as my home nearly 20 years ago, but let’s be real: one of them was food. Any visitor here is well acquainted with our plethora of dining options: everything from tacos on the fly, to cut-above bar food, to truly top-notch sit-down dining. When the stay-at-home… Read more »


Accommodations get the okay to reopen; non-essential businesses are still closed

We have some news on the accommodations front.  Cape May County has modified its emergency order that had originally restricted accommodations throughout the county from operating until May 22nd. The revised order lines up with the dates on a 32-page proposed Recovery Initiative the county has submitted to the Governor, and will allow some rental… Read more »


The ACME parking lot gets a facelift

During the downtime in Cape May due to COVID-19, the owners of the Victorian Commons, including the Acme Market, had the entire parking lot resurfaced. The work took place over three days including paint and new entrance finishing. The Acme remained open to serve the community throughout the resurfacing and repairs.