Personal Beauty by Philadelphia doctors D.G. Brinton, M.D. and G.H. Napheys, M.D., was published in 1870, under the title, The Laws of Health in Relation to the Human Form. The book is an interesting window into the Victorian mind and attitudes toward beauty and sex roles. Perhaps not surprisingly, despite its title, the form it […]
This is Cape May
Each of these postcards features a picture of different historic Cape May structures. Of the four pictured, two are no longer standing on our beachfront. The Hotel Stockton was torn down only two years after this postcard was sent. The Admiral Hotel had a much longer journey until its demolition in 1996. Paul and Miss […]
Food & Wine
What is as small as the head of a pin or as large as the average bedroom and predates dinosaurs by more than 200 million years? Give up? Crab. Evidence suggests that humans have been enjoying crab since prehistoric times – and we still do. This year earthlings will devour more than 1.4 million tons […]
The New Wave Comes Ashore Over the past 50 years, ornamental grasses have slowly been gaining favor among gardeners. I was first smitten with this group of plants as a child, long before I began to seriously study landscape design in the early 1980’s. As a beginning gardener, I was intrigued by their texture and […]
Cape May Magazine
We are the lifestyle magazine for America’s first seaside resort, connecting you to Cape May six times a year. Every issue is filled with stunning photography, history, feature articles, classic photographs, recipes, shopping, real estate, and more.