A Cape May Connection

Black Cape May hotelier, Thomas Dorsey had a pivotal role in the fight against slavery
by James TerBush and Barbara Dreyfuss

Harbor Square

Movies in a theater are back! And Harbor Square is the place to go.
by Danielle Davies

Pictures of Lily

Picturing Lake Lily, the iconic body of water at Cape May Point
by David La Puma

Surfing the Seasons

Fickle Surf breaks create a more dedicated community of surfers in Cape May NJ
by Ryan Gallagher

Heads of the Glass: Colorful Artistry in Cape May

Life in the Glass Lane  As far back as he can remember, Christopher Michalek has been an artist. But working with stained glass has changed his life. His father, the late Mike Michalek, was a local porcelain artist who displayed his work throughout New Jersey. “My Dad turned me on to working with stained glass…

A Village within a City

Village Greene passes 50 years old…but who is counting or even thinking about this mid-century modern subdivision designed to bring people into Cape May following the 1962 Nor’easter? The front page of the April 29, 1965 Cape May Star and Wave features a photograph of the key players at the groundbreaking in front of a…

Let the Music Play: Exit Zero Jazz Festival in the time of COVID

Prologue Upon my arrival in Cape May in 2014 I learned of the Exit Zero Jazz Festival, produced by Michael Kline’s Spy Boy Productions. I immediately offered volunteer sweat equity in exchange for an opportunity to experience all the festival had to offer. I’ve worked it each year since the fall of 2015 with no…