Life in Cape May

Cape May through the eyes of a year-round resident.

Prepping for Beach Season

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Cape May, NJ -  The sunbathers with their beach chairs and beach blankets were back. Who could blame them? It was … [Read more...]

Will Work for Food

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Cape May, NJ - Mary Pat Myers stands alone on an empty Cape May street. She focuses on a nearby front … [Read more...]

Grocery Shopping In the Time of COVID-19

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It's almost 7 a.m. - still half-dark when we pull into the supermarket parking lot. Other cars are already in … [Read more...]

Want to Visit? Not a Good Time

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Cape May, NJ - Set against the deep blue water, the message near a Delaware Bay beach entrance couldn't be any … [Read more...]

The Big Freeze January 2018

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Cape May, NJ - The Delaware Bay doesn't freeze very often. When it does, everyone comes out to see the spectacle. … [Read more...]

Cape May Christmas Card 2017

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Cape May, NJ -  Every year, Cape May's Christmas decorations light up the sky. The bed and breakfasts might have … [Read more...]

Forsythe Wildlife Refuge Ready for Spring 2017

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Oceanville, NJ - After grappling with Hurricane Sandy's destructive aftermath for the last four and a half years, … [Read more...]

Cape May Restaurant Face Lifts 2017

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Cape May, NJ -  It's been a busy winter for restaurant renovations in Cape May.  Here are a couple of bits of … [Read more...]

Spring Fires at Higbee Beach 2017

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Cape May, NJ - The fire was burning red hot. There was a tall upward draft of smoke on the horizon. At Higbee … [Read more...]

Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival 2017

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Mauricetown, NJ - It was cold, very cold. Slivers of ice lined the edges of some waterways.  Volunteer Karen … [Read more...]