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The Garden State

The Garden State

On a typical morning in Cape May, vacationers lazily roll out of bed. The smell of bacon fills the air from local restaurants.  The beach quickly fills up with brightly colored umbrellas. Just two miles away at Beach Plum Farm, produce is being harvested and Berkshire pigs are enjoying a hearty breakfas...

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Kings of Cape May

Kings of Cape May

                  Thinking of migrating to the beach this fall? The end of the summer season does not mean the end of fun and excitement in Cape May.  As the days get cooler and the foliage gets warmer, America’s First Seaside Resort becomes a flutter of activity. The red and orange colors that take ove...

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Sweeter Than Honey

Sweeter Than Honey

            The beaches are full of rainbow-colored umbrellas. At twilight, bright sundresses swish in and out of candlelit restaurants. The sound of a steel drum can be heard echoing across the ocean, as bars along the beach get ready for another night in Cape May. Its summertime and this quiet shore t...

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Sightings of the Snowy Owl

Sightings of the Snowy Owl

A Rare Snow Bird

The street light at the crossing of Perry Street and Beach Avenue flashes a bright yellow light. The white sand is covered with a layer of white snow. Twilight warms the polar pall that has fa...

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Cape May Diamonds

Cape May Diamonds

Supernatural Powers Since 1750

In the 1880's as Congress Hall enjoyed its return to glory following the Great Fire of 1878, it continued the tradition of attracting clientele from the elite classes. Legends of these guests ...

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A Day in the Life of David Chanudet

A Day in the Life of David Chanudet

Head Gardener for Cape Resorts

When I arrive at Congress Hall, I begin where I left off the day before, working my way around in a clockwise manner. It’s a continuous cycle; by the time I get around the clock, I have to sta...

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Learning To Look in Cape May

Learning To Look in Cape May

The Best Place in the World for Birders

Cape May is one of the world’s most famous birding spots. Its’ geographic location, sandwiched between the ocean and the Delaware Bay, funnel southbound migrants to its tip. Added to this is a...

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