The Cape May Garden, by Claudia Vance

Paperback, 2020, 118 pages (Self-published through Amazon) The summer is not off to a great start for Margaret Wilder, whose husband of 15 years is MIA, her work hours at the local animal life refuge have been cut back, and impending storms threaten her beloved garden. Along with her two daughters, Margaret lives in the…

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…

Going Gray

Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, people thought the color gray was pretty depressing. We wanted nothing to do with it, as a paint color or a hair color. Gray, in fact, literally seemed to represent the exact opposite of what we wanted in our lives: where we wanted light and sunshine, gray…

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…

The Sky is Falling

Forecast is sunny with a chance of showers at night, but you won’t be needing an umbrella for these showers.

The Driveway

This summer as your tribes come to your homes and gather around your grills and kitchen tables, try these recipes that were created or inspired by The Driveway.