A Story Told In Slides

It has been more than half a century since two major fires ripped through Schellenger’s Landing. The first, in 1966, destroyed the Lobster House restaurant, and the second, a year later, incinerated Fisherman’s Wharf and threatened a major explosion.  Just this summer, a treasure trove of never-seen-before photographs of the wharf inferno was shared with […]

Schooner American: Evolution of a Cape May Tradition

It was an innovative idea at the time. A first-of-its-kind floating cocktail lounge. Wally Laudeman and his wife Marijane, side by side, opened The Marine Bar in 1954 as a small restaurant primarily specializing in seafood and burgers. A devastating fire in 1964 changed the course of dining in Cape May, when the Laudemans expanded […]