As I drove down a quaint side-street in Cape May last weekend, I noticed a tiny house on someone’s lawn. This was not an HGTV-inspired Tiny House, but a lilliputian structure sitting atop a post, like a dollhouse on stilts. My curiosity was piqued. Was it a mailbox? A birdhouse? I wasn’t sure, until I… Continue reading Little Free Libraries – Bringing Communities Together Over Books
Last weekend, my friend and I headed to Cape May for a girls’ getaway weekend. We almost didn’t go as the weather wasn’t looking too great. The forecast called for clouds and a possibility of rain on Saturday, with rain definite for Sunday. But there is always so much to do in Cape May that… Continue reading Autumn Weekend in Cape May
The temperate climate of the southern Jersey peninsula has allowed Cape May to emerge as a premier grape growing region, and is home to several award-winning vineyards. Sandy soil and sea breezes from the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay provide a perfect environment in which grapes thrive, and inspire local vintners to turn them into… Continue reading Wineries of Cape May
Cape May Halloween Happenings in Cape May – October 13-31, 2017 During the last two weeks of October, Cape May will have many spooky Halloween events. visit the Halloween Happenings page for more information. Oct. 14: Harvest Crafts & Collectibles Show – October 14, 2017 (10 am – 4 pm) Crafters and collectibles dealers from throughout… Continue reading What’s Going On Down The Shore This Weekend (October 13-15, 2017)
Coffee, Coffee it's our drink; if we don't have it, we can't THINK! Enjoy your free cup today wherever you find it and give thanks for this java joy!
Looking for a good reason to get out of town this weekend? There are plenty fun activities going on down the shore. Check them out here. Wildwood Olde Time Italian Festival – September 29 – 30, 2017 Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood.… Continue reading What’s Going On Down the Shore This Weekend (September 29 – October 1)
It’s September 25, and you know what that means. Oh, you don't? Why, it’s National Lobster Day! If you’re surprised to learn that this crafty crustacean has its own national day, you’re not alone. As a matter of fact, you may be even more surprised when you find out who created it. If you guessed… Continue reading It’s National Lobster Day!
Many people love lobster but few know how to prepare it. Here's a tutorial on how to cook, crack and eat a lobster. How to Boil a Lobster: 1. Fill a large pot with three quarts of water per 1.5 pounds of lobster (lobster should be totally submerged in water) 2. Add 1/4 cup of… Continue reading How To Cook, Crack and Eat a Lobster
There are still a few Seafood Festivals down the shore this fall - check them out! Wildwood Crest Seafarers’ Celebration – September 23, 2017 This huge Bayfront street festival kicks off Friday night at Centennial Park (Rambler Road & Ocean Avenue) with live music at 7:00 p.m. followed by a spectacular beachfront fireworks show at… Continue reading Seafood Festivals
Today is the first full day of autumn, and the beginning of a spectacular season to be down the shore. As a matter of fact, some people say it’s their favorite beach season. The air is crisp, the sun's still warm and the beaches (and parking!) are free. If you’re not quite ready to trade… Continue reading Top 10 Things To Do At The Shore This Fall