Prime Selections

Crème de la Crème What is your favorite dessert?  I ask this question every time I have dinner guests. And, although I don’t really keep track of such things, crème brûlée is the answer more often than anything else. I am always delighted to indulge my friends because this impressive, somewhat decadent luxury is inexpensive,…

Architectural Observations

WINTERWOOD | 525 Washington Street As one heads south down Washington Street and approaches the open-air pedestrian mall, two buildings can be identified as those shaping what may be considered the gateway to Cape May’s shopping district. At the intersection of Washington and Ocean, on the southwest corner, sits the large stone Roman Catholic church,…

Stargazing

Thank Your Lucky Stars By Chris Bakley In this changing world, sometimes it seems almost impossible to witness something extraordinary. Over the past year we have all had the opportunity to witness many astonishing events, from solar eclipses to meteors falling from the sky. I hope these columns have ignited the spark deep down inside…

Canines of the Cape

Foxes are no strangers to Cape May, and Sam Wilson gives us an up-close and personal look at these fascinating creatures with whom we share the island.

Take a Winter Walk

Cape May is beautiful in winter. Bundle up and tale a walk with Nature columnist David La Puma

The Blue Jay

If you look up into the sky on a beautiful fall day you will typically see squadrons of medium-sized black and white birds flying over. Dozens, hundreds, sometimes thousands, of these round-winged beauties steam overhead with steady wingbeats. They reach the water and clog up the airways as they decide whether they want to chance…

Following Up on the Foster House

Two years ago, Cape May Magazine published an article about the Lower Township Foster House, an almost 300-year-old house that had remained in the same family until willed by the last descendent, Isabelle Foster Sakewicz, to the Cape May County Museum and Genealogical Library in 2006. It was subsequently sold to Cape May County and…

410 Bank Street Review

Just about 20 years ago, I dined for the first time at 410 Bank Street, the quaint and cozy spot located at (guess where) in Cape May. It was then that I had my first taste of their Bayou Oyster Stew, a memorable moment, and those flavors stayed with me. Since then, whenever my friends…

Eliza Lotozo

Eliza Lotozo lives in the house she grew up in. Nestled on West Cape May’s rural Stimpson Lane with its door’s-always-open feel and Bohemian eclecticism interior, the house reflects the free-spirited, art-based community here which has thrived for generations. As I entered her home, the topics I’d planned to discuss were swept away by the…