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A sprightly sheet full of the sprays of the old ocean ¯ Thursday, May 2, 2013 ¯ Vol. 11, No. 13 ¯ Cape May, America’s Original Seaside Resort

Cutting A Rug, Victorian Style

John and Jennifer Ochman, Jim Griesemer, and Gregg and Karen Ann Kurlander took a break from dancing to share a laugh at the Chalfonte Hotel’s Vintage Dance Weekend on Saturday. Aleksey Moryakov

Harpoon Henry’s Opening Night

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Launch Party At Cape May Brewery

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Disc Golf Association Fundraiser

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Beatles Night III At The Bayshore

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The Almanac

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Goings-On Around Town

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Kick some asphalt at the 34th Annual Great Cape May Footrace, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, on May 11. See page 8 for details. 4/29-5/3 A Victorian Primer Lecture Series Local experts and educators bring Victorian Cape May to life as they introduce you to Victorian social history, customs and traditions. For pricing information, call 609884-5404. 5/3 Cape May Forum Event The topic is “Horseshoe Crabs and the Shorebird Connection,” and the speaker is Gretchen Whitman, Director of the Nature Center. Location is the Nature Center. Wine and cheese provided. 5/3 Behind the Scenes Tour of the Physick Estate Join Curator Elan Zingman-Leith on an insider’s tour of the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate. Admission is free for Friends members; $15 for non-members. 5:30pm. Call 609-8845404.

5/3-5/5 Strictly Boaters Boat Show The serious boating enthusiast gets a VIP venue to view select new boat inventory and products from numerous boat dealers and manufacturers. At South Jersey Marina. Go to strictlyboaters.com. 5/4 Chocolate Championship Tour and Tasting Inns, B&Bs and restaurants are vying for Cape May’s Chocolate Champion title and you’re the judge. 1pm-3pm. Adults $25; children (ages 3-12) $15. Call 609884-5404. 5/4 Kentucky Derby Event Elaine’s Dinner Theater is hosting a Kentucky Derby Event on their lawn and inside their Pub as a fundraiser to benefit Animal Outreach of Cape May County. Think mint juleps and HDTVs. Wear your best derby hats! Live music, cash bar, good southern food. 4pm. 5/4 Spring Festival Crafts and Antiques Show The Emlen Physick Estate will become an outdoor marketplace as vendors from throughout the Northeast display their wares. Free. 10am to 4pm. Call 609-884-5404. 5/4 Murder Mystery Dinner: Join the Impromptu Players who will set the scene for a new original mystery, Foul Weather Fiend at the Carriage House Café and Tearoom. Enjoy a four-course dinner as you contemplate the clues, interact with the cast and help solve the mystery. $45 per person. 7pm. Call 609-884-5404. 5/4 Private Homes Tour Step inside Cape May’s private residences raanging from the Victorian era to the 21st century. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for children (ages 3-12). 11am-1pm. Call 609-884-5404. 5/4 The Dr. Is In Meet Dr. Emlen Physick on his Estate (1048 Washington Street) from 11am-3pm. Opt for a guided tour of his house with its new theme in 2013: “Victorians Luxuries.” Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 3-12). Call 609-884-5404.

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5/4 Ghosts of the Lighthouse Trolley Tour Take a trolley tour through parts of West Cape May to the Cape May Lighthouse, with tales of ghostly activity along the way. 8pm. Tour begins and ends at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children (ages 3-12). Call 609-884-5404. 5/4 Greater Cape May Historical Society Presentation Hear Society historian Harry C. Bellangy speak about the WINDSOR HOTEL at the VFW, 419 Congress Street, at 2pm. Expect rare pictures of the Windsor interior along with pictures of the fire that destroyed it in 1979. Admission is free for members, and $15 for the public. Refreshments will be available for purchase. 5/5 Murder Mystery Luncheon Join the Impromptu Players who will set the scene for a new original mystery, Foul Weather Fiend at Aleathea’s Restaurant at the Inn of Cape May. Enjoy a three-course luncheon as you contemplate the clues, interact with the cast and help solve the mystery. $30 per person. 1pm. Call 609-884-5404. 5/6: Book Club Meeting join “Cape May Forum Reads,” the Forum’s first interactive Book Club, for this meeting, presented by Ronnie Cohen at 7pm at the Cape May Court House library, located at 30 West Mechanic Street. The event is part of the Forum’s 2013 annual series of events, this year focused on the theme, “Water Matters.” The book on tap (no pun intended) is The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the 21st Century by Alex Prud’homme. For more information, call 609-463-6386. 5/7: Cape May Forum Event The topic is “Special Water Movement Tai Chi Qi Gong.” 1-3pm at the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House. More detail at cmclibrary.org. 5/7 Meeting of the Young Birders’ Club Gather at the Cape May Point State Park to look at gorgeous local birds, butterflies and wildlife. Emphasis is for kids between 10 and 18 years old. Call Debra at 609-846-3807. 5/7 Feasting On History Historic Cold Spring Village kicks off the 2013 season with this signature fundraiser. The 13th Annual Restaurant Gala will be held at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum at the Cape May Airport at 6pm. Over 40 of Cape May County’s favorite restaurants, plus local and regional wineries, breweries, and distributors generously donate popular foods, signature dishes, wine, craft beers and desserts. Tickets are $75 per person, or $700 for a table of 10. Contact Kate Devaney at (609) 898-2300, ext. 18 or by e-mail at kdevaney@hcsv.org. 5/8 “Music, Music, Music” As part of the Spring Lecture Series at the Cape May County Museum, learn about the history of Doo Wop and Rock ‘n’ Roll! Begins at 7pm at the Cape May County Museum. Free. Call 609-465-3535. 5/9 Cape May Forum Event The topic is “Natural Cape May.” 6pm at the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House. More detail at cmclibrary.org. 5/10 Cape May Forum Event The topic is ”Mosaics by Michele.” Create a mosaic watering can. At the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House. More detail at cmclibrary.org. 5/10 Cape May Forum Event The topic is “Beach Erosion, Hurricane Sandy and Beyond,” and the speaker is Stewart Farrell of the Stockton Coastal Research Center. Location is TBA. 7-9pm. Wine and cheese provided. Visit capemayforum.org. 5/11 Reception For The Artists At SOMA NewArt Gallery Meet the artists (and see their art) behind SOMA’s opening exhibition: Marie Natale, Leslie Martel, and Carol King Hood. 6-9pm. See our story on page 25. 5/11 Cape May Forum Event The topic is “Cape Cuisine — Everything Water.” At the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House. More

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Dinner Thursday thru Sunday from 5:15 3 course prix-fixe $24

Beach Avenue & Howard Street at the Hotel Macomber

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C-View Inn

Cape May’s Oldest & Friendliest Tavern

Cape May Brew on tap

BEST WINGS IN SOUTH JERSEY Take-Out Package Goods Daily Specials 8 Flat Screen TVs happy hour Mon - Tues - Thurs - Fri 3-5pm $2 Domestics $3 Well Drinks

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Mondays Rib DAY 1/2 Rack - $8.50 All Day Long Tuesdays TAVERN PIZZA & TACO DAY $3.50 Small Pizzas $5.50 Large Pizzas $1 Tacos Wednesdays our famous wing night! starting at 3pm

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details at cmclibrary.org. 5/11 34th Annual Great Cape May Footrace Presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May, this 5k and 10k certified race course starts at 8am on Beach and Stockton Streets. (Registration begins at 7am. Entry fee is $20 ($15 for kids 14 and under). A portion of all proceeds will benefit Family Promise of Cape May County. Call 609-884-5508. 5/11 Cape May Lighthouse 25/20 Celebration Help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) reopening the Cape May Lighthouse for climbs to the top, and the release after 20 years of the digitally re-mastered CD, Music From Inside the Lighthouse, by Cape May guitarist Geno White, on which he recorded tracks from inside the 1859 Cape May Lighthouse. Events on the grounds are free. 2pm-5pm, on the grounds of the Cape May Lighthouse. Call 609-884-5404. 5/13 Cape May Forum Event Movie night featuring Deep Blue. 6pm at the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House. More detail at cmclibrary.org. 5/14 Cape May Forum Event The topic is “Seasons on the Maurice River” presented by Jane Galetto of the Wetlands Institute. 6pm at the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House. More detail at cmclibrary.org. 5/15 Cape May Forum Event The topic is “Herb-Infused Waters: Drink Healthy.” 1pm at the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House. More detail at cmclibrary.org. 5/17 World premiere of How to Make a Rope Swing The inaugural production of Cape May Stage’s 25th anniversary season will be directed by nominee Roy Steinberg. This dramatic story about long-buried secrets in a Jersey Shore town will feature guest performers Lynn Cohen and Barry Phillips along with Ben Rosenblatt. Opens at 8pm at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse on Bank and Lafayette Streets. Call 609-884-1341. 5/17: Fun Speed Golf Outing and Barbeque is being held at the Cape May Par 3, 11am to 6pm, to benefit Volunteers in Medicine. In addition to the round of golf there will be a team skills competition. if time doesn’t allow you to participate in the golf, please join us for the barbeque. For more information, call (609) 463-2846. 5/17 GABLES Art Acution Held to benefit the Food bank of South Jersey at The Inn of Cape May, this event is all about local artists! Please visit gablescapemay.com for details. 5/18 3rd Annual Historic House Tour From 10am to 4pm, at least 8 exciting houses — most of them never open to the public before—will be on display. Among them are an Arts and Crafts style cottage in Stone Harbor (built in 1915 by an architect for himself) that has been barely changed from its original appearance, a farmhouse outside of Tuckahoe that is currently being restored to its ca. 1850 appearance, and a Victorian—era charmer in Cape May Court House loaded with original stained glass windows. A box lunch with be available for purchase. Tickets are $20, but are discounted at $15 if purchased before the day of the tour. Visit cmcmuseum.org under Calendar of Events. 5/18 Armed Forces Day Ceremony at the World War II Lookout Tower The newly restored World War II Lookout Tower is the perfect setting to pay tribute to the dedicated men and women who have helped preserve our freedom. 11am. Free admission. Call 609-884-5404. 5/18 A Walk With the Ghost Writer Walk the haunted streets of Victorian Cape May with your guide, psychic medium and ghost writer Craig McManus, who will talk about the houses where he has sensed paranormal activity. 8pm. $25 per person. Call 609-884-5404. 5/18 Fisherman’s Wharf Tour Learn how your seafood gets from the sea

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DINING HOURS: Sun. thru Thurs. until 9pm Fri. & Sat. until 10pm

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WEEKLY EVENTS

Open Full Time!!!

Breakfast & Lunch Everyday 8 - 3 Dinner from 5pm Gluten-free menus available for breakfast, lunch & dinner Vegan and vegetarian fare

HAPPY HOUR Daily @ THE BAR 3– 6pm 1/2 price drinks!!!! Bar Menu available

Early Birds

Sunday thru Thursday 5 - 6 PM Buy 1 dinner entrée & get the second ½ price (must mention offer. Not valid with any other discount or on holidays)

Wine Dinner - Friday, May 3rd @ 7:30pm “Keeping it Local” - 5 course menu paired with wines from Hawk Haven - $75 – call for reservations Channeling Dinner - Friday, May 17 @ 7:30pm with Psychic-Medium Craig McManus $76 – call for reservations

Live Music • 7-10pm

Thursday, May 2 Friday, May 3 Saturday, May 4 Sunday, May 5

Dan Barry Jim Doran Robin and Amy Open Mic with MQ Murphy

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Carriage House Gallery Exhibit: “Cape May’s Chalfonte Hotel: A Living National Landmark” Home to unforgettable characters and nationally-famous cooks, the Chalfonte Hotel’s intriguing history comes alive in this exhibit at the Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate. Guest curated by Karen Fox. Free exhibit opening Friday, April 26 at 7pm. Runs through November 10. Open daily. Call 609-884-5404. Music Together of Cape May Classes This program gives your child the tools to explore rhythm and melody, tapping their inborn potential to be music-makers. Call 609-425-2642. Cape May Brewing Company Tours And Tastings Wednesday and Thursdays from 4-8pm; Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12-8pm. Call 609-849-9933. Are You Smarter Than A Bartender? Every Thursday, from 8-11pm, it’s bar trivia — you versus the bartender! — at Cabanas. Drink specials. Youth Arts Program From 5 to 8pm every Saturday, children ages 10-14 will create art AND enjoy dinner, courtesy of the Center for Community Arts. The theme is “up-cycled Mixed Media Art.” For more info, call 609-884-7525. Open Mic Night It’s become a local institution, every Friday night at the Pilot House from 8-10pm. Art At The Library The Center for Community Arts presents this art education program for children ages 6-9 at the Cape May Library from 3:30-4:30pm on Thursdays. The class will read a book, discuss the illustrations and create art inspired by the story. This year’s theme? Animals in art! For more info, contact 609-884-7525. Mommy And Me Nature Classes For curious naturalists-to-be and a guardian. $7 for members, $9 for non-members. At the Nature Center of Cape May. 10:30am-11:30am. Call 609-898-8848. Spring Aquatics Gentle Water Exercise Class on Tuesday and Thursdays from 5:30-6:10pm; Aqua Exercise on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:157:15pm; Aqua Cardio Jam on Wednesdays from 6:45 to 7:30pm (Bring water shoes!); Aqua Yoga on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm; Kinder Learn To Swim (for kids 4-5 years old) on Wednesdays from 4-4:45pm. At Cape May City Elementary. Call 609-884-9565. Fitness Classes Yoga Stretch and Sculpt on Wednesdays from 11amnoon; Zumba Gold on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am; Intro to Yoga on Saturdays from 10-11am; Pilates Reform Bar on Fridays from 4:45 to 5:30pm; Zumba With Angie on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm; Jazz Aerobics on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:30am to 10:30am; Wee Play (for parents and toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years) on Thursdays from 10-11:30am. At Franklin Street Civic Center. Call 609-884-9565. Story Book Hour Conducted by the Cape May Library, this program includes storybook readings, games and playtime. Wednesdays from 10:30am to 11:30am. Call 609-884-9565. Birding Tours By trail or by boat! Contact the Cape May Bird Observatory at 609-884-2736 for a complete list. Terrible Tuesdays It’s an Ugly Mug tradition. Live music, good drinks.

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Vince Bocckinfuso, Barbara Hubmaster

Dave, Diane

Anita, Paul

Teresa, Chelsea

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Southern Italian, Seafood & Steaks, Pasta, Veal & Chicken

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Jeff Raiczyk, Brian Reid

Bob, Lisa

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Talk Of The Town

ramblings, gossip, SHOUT-OUTS, and occasionally important odds and ends

Don’t Forget THE meters were turned back on starting May 1... so grab your quarters before you leave the house.

Hey, Runners The 34th Annual Great Cape May Footrace is happening on May 11... and it’s the perfect, healthy way to kick off your summer. There will be a 5k, and also a 10k for the really crazy, er, athletic. Race starts at 8am; registration begins an hour before. And the best part? Your entry fee ($0 if you’re over 14 year old, and $15 if you’re not) benefits Family Promise of Cape May County. Good luck to all who run! Ryan Platzer has been very hands-on with the gutting of his new business, Galvanic, on the Washington Street Mall. See our story on page 16.

Sean Is Smokin’

MOST folks coming to Cape May for a visit want to slow down the pace of their lives, whether it’s by building a sandcastle on the beach, riding a bike past West Cape May’s farmland or dining out at a fun or exotic restaurant. So, on this purposefully slow piece of earth, it’s not surprising that Cape Island is not known for its fast food. You won’t find any golden arches or pig-tailed redheads offering burgers. More our style is the new restaurant opening Memorial Day weekend, Beachside Smokehouse, which will offer the ultimate in slow food: barbecued meat that’s been smoked for 12 to 14 hours. Cape May has not lacked for good restaurants, but an eatery dedicated to barbecue has not been an offering until recently. So, on a breezy porch a few months ago, two gentlemen who have known the restaurant business practically from birth, Steve

Fischer and Bill Freitz, were sipping Jack Daniels and eating some barbecue they had smoked that very afternoon. Fischer is known for Baby Blues BBQ in Philadelphia and Freitz of the Savona in Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania. Joining them on the porch that evening was Sean Conners, the chef who ran the former 32-seat Sean’s on Beach Avenue and was a much-loved waiter at Gecko’s. He had an idea for a restaurant with a menu combining sweet, tangy barbecue with fresh seafood and local produce. “They brought me on board to incorporate some seafood dishes, some vegetarian dishes and run with a few of the salads,” said Sean. Like the birth of the blues, they nursed it and rehearsed it and now occupy the one-time site of Daniel’s on Broadway, Moonfish Grille and the Cooper Fish, in one of the county’s oldest homes, 416 South Broadway, once known as the Whilldin-Miller house. Historian Joan Berkey dated the back

portion of the structure to 1730 or earlier. Sean closed his restaurant after an unfortunate turn of events. He was showing off on a bicycle at a skate park for his nine-year old and five-year-old sons and did a 360 that crushed his ankle. Unable to stand, it was time to close the doors of his restaurant. Now healed and happy, the chef said he can’t wait to cook again here. “I really missed preparing food for Cape May,” he said. While barbecue and seafood will be the draw at Beachside Smokehouse, Sean also cooks vegetarian. Both his sons were raised on such a diet. Some of the game on the menu will be unusual — think ostrich, emu and elk tenderloin, he said. The restaurant has teamed up with Fossil Farms of Boonton, NJ which offers organic meat products free of growth hormones, antibiotics, medications

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Congrats! THE plans for a professional, 18-hole frisbee golf course in Rio Grande, submitted to Middle Township by the Cape May County Disc Golf Association, have been approved. You can see photos from their recent fundraiser at the Bayview in this issue, beginning on page 21. If you’d like to donate, to help bring this eco-friendly sport to our county, visit d1fundraising. com/donate.php.

Help! THE Nature Center of Cape may is in urgent need of volunteers. See page 18 for details.

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Subscriber Of The Week

Each week, we will feature a lucky subscriber (and Exit Zero T-shirt winner!) in this spot. This week’s subscriber: Bill Pollock of West Chester, PA. How long have you been coming to Cape May? I’ve been coming to Cape May for 35 years, and my wife for even longer. What do you like about it? What I like about Cape May is the freedom to do whatever you want. You can walk, swim, go to the beach, read a book, find fine dining... anything! What’s your favorite place? That’s a tough one. But I’d say that my favorite place is the promenade at night. Least favorite thing about Cape May? That I can’t be there all the time. What is your favorite restaurant? We love George’s Place the best. And your favorite store? I really can’t pick out any one favorite store, but we love to shop the mall. What do you like about Exit Zero? We can’t be in Cape May all the time, but Exit Zero is. It keeps us informed and makes us feel like we’re back at the shore. What’s your least favorite thing about Exit Zero? When you come back from a swim in the ocean, the print comes off on your hands. What’s your T-shirt size? Send a large. Want to join our army of subscribers — there are hundreds of them in nearly 30 states! Call us on 609-770-8479 or buy one online at ezstore.us. It’s $50 for all 47 BW issues PLUS our six color issues.

Facebook Mystery Contest KNOW your way around Cape May? Check out the photograph above. If you think you know the place where these folks are, you could win a gift certificate for a local business. Go to the Exit Zero Facebook page before Monday for instructions on how to enter at facebook.com/exitzeropublishing. Good luck!

Talk Of The Town ? From Page 13 or preservatives. One goal is restore the restaurant’s building to its historic roots. The back room features the original fireplace with ceiling beams that were once part of whaling boats. Wide-plank wood floors in several dining rooms were covered with carpet or tile, something that will eventually be removed to restore the historic flavor of each room, Sean said. A patio area will also be available for dining. One of the second floor dining rooms offers a view of the Cape May Lighthouse. Beachside Smokehouse will use both indoor and outdoor smokers which can be moved for catering. The barbecue menu will include ribs, beef brisket, chuck burgers and pork. Sean said barbecue requires a lot of preparation time including a rub which remains on the meat for a day. Another day is spent marinating the meat. Then it remains in the smoker for 12 to 14 hours, he said.

“It’s good comfort food and I think the building and the food will match very well,” he told us. Steve added that different types of wood, such as hickory, cherry and apple, will be used to smoke the meat. Sweeter woods are better for pork, hickory best for brisket and ribs and a combination of cherry and apple wood for chicken and poultry, he said Should barbecued meat fall off the bone? Steve said the meat should have a little “grab” on the bone. “If you can pull the bone clean right out, you know that it’s been parboiled or steamed,” he said. While that is not bad, it is a different process which diminishes the authentic bark flavor. As for prices... they’ll be kept in a range that will allow families to eat happily. “If you want to come in and get a $7 to $8 pork sandwich, we’ve got it,” Steve said. “If you want a fantastic, freshlysmoked rack of ribs for 23 bucks, we’ve got it.” While two partners have roots in Philly, Sean’s job is to bring in his knowledge of what diners in

Cape May will enjoy. Local produce from Rea’s Farm and others may be incorporated into the barbecue sauce. “I think everything tastes better the less hands that touch it,” he said. “We’re resourcing our local farms, our local wineries just to see what we can incorporate.” Those on gluten-free diets will be accommodated, Sean said. PS: Another barbecue restaurant, the Cape May Smokehouse, has taken over the site of the former Lemon Tree restaurant on the mall.

Hot New Addition THERE is a shop on the Washington Street Mall — the former site of Gifts Galore — with windows covered in brown butcher paper. We’d heard whispers about what’s going on inside, about a cool new concept unlike anything else on the mall. So, curiosity got the best of us, and we made an appointment with the store’s owner,

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Talk Of The Town ? From Page 14 23-year-old Ryan Platzer, before the big opening on Memorial Day weekend. “I have no interest in a basic, generic shop with chrome racks in the center,” he told us. “I want a shop that’s going to excite people when they walk in the door. That’s where the name, Galvanic, comes from. It means to have an electrifying effect.” It’s a goal that might be hard to picture — right now, Galvanic is gutted, with a dirt floor and naked support beams that leave everything to the imagination — if it weren’t for Ryan’s enthusiasm. When he speaks about the space, you can’t help but get swept up in the excitement of an industrial vibe complete with concrete floors, walls made of reclaimed wood from north Jersey barns and Atlantic City’s post-Hurricane Sandy boardwalk, and old-school, gymnasium-style lighting. “That’s very important to me,” Ryan said.

“Even in my own home, I’m constantly dimming the lights.” On the loft space above his customers, Ryan will project “any kind of cool exciting videos,” like one of a guy making reclaimed wood tables in Vermont, or fashioning bicycle frames in California. And those are just the plans that are definite; the permits are still underway for the rest of the ideas Ryan and project architect Rich — of Steven Starr restaurant fame — have ironed out. But a stimulating atmosphere can only get a shop so far, Ryan realizes, which is where the merchandise comes in. “Cape May is a difficult place to find men’s apparel,” he said. “So, while we’ll carry women’s clothing eventually, I wanted to make sure I fill that niche right off the bat.” And fill it well. “I knew I wanted board shorts, but I didn’t want Hurley or Billabong. I looked for the smaller, grassroots people who don’t want to be in PacSun, for instance. These companies have no inter-

est in being just another shirt in a rack. A lot of the manufacturers in New York wanted to check me out as much as I wanted to check them out.” Among the brands Ryan will carry is Philadelphia-based Iron and Resin, the most passionate jean-maker he could find. “They’re stamping the leather patches on the back by hand,” he said. “You visit this company, and it makes you want to make jeans.” Then there’s the cutting-edge sunglass line, Ivy, for which Ryan is the only east coast rep. And the handbags by Krochet Kids, the sales of which benefit economic growth in developing nations. Or the “hard” products, like handcarved tables, surfboards, and skateboards that are as much works of arts as they are practical. “Mostly, it excites me to be doing something I can constantly change,” Ryan said. “I want the shop to look a little different every time people come in.” While Ryan admits to being nervous about the venture, we’ve

got a feeling he’s going to be a natural. After all, running a Cape May business is in the Platzer blood… his father, Mark, was a long-time owner of the C-View Inn. And, actually, being a Cape Mayan is in his blood, too. “I left for Florida for a while to get my captain’s license and work on commercial fishing boats,” Ryan told us. “But there’s something about this place that draws you back. I’m so excited to be back on dry land and, most importantly, to be back in this place.”

Cape Equality NEW Jersey’s reputation leaves much to be desired. It’s a chuckleworthy reality, considering Cape May alone has been ranked nationally for our beaches, bed and breakfasts, and overall vibe. The Travel Channel once touted even our “overwhelming propensity for politeness.” And now comes another feather in our area’s ‘Jer-

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We Have the Oldest Roots in the County!

2010 ISAAC SMITH merlot Glass $6 / Bottle $20

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Aromas of cherry cola and spice with enough depth and balance to satisfy serious wine drinkers, but has cheerful simplicity that should appeal to all.

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Talk Of The Town ? From Page 16 sey strong’ hat: The Garden State Equality Issues Forum will be held down here on May 18 at the Old Cape May County Courthouse in Cape May Court House. Maybe you’ve heard about Garden State Equality already. This is the only American, statewide civil rights organization to be featured in an Oscar-winning documentary, AKA Freeheld. Not such a surprising accomplishment when you consider that, since the organization’s founding in 2004, 213 LGBT Civil Rights laws have been enacted. In 2012, it was largely the work of Garden State Equality that led to the the marriage equality bill (later vetoed by Governor Christie). But this grassroots effort, 125,000 members strong, isn’t devoted to bettering the lives of only one demographic; this is a collective which campaigns for the rights of all ages, orientations, and faiths. It was GSE who fought

for the passage of New Jersey’s groundbreaking anti-bullying law, which the New York Times calls the nation’s greatest legal deterrent to harassment — of all students — in American schools. “But there is still a ways to go,” GSE Field Manager Michael Maher told us. “When you look at New Jersey’s Constitution, the promise of equality for all people is outlined clearly. We need to look at what’s not being done, and what we need to do to fix it.” In order to engage the community, Garden State Equality holds town meeting sessions, like the one at the Old Cape May County Courthouse. We were told about the event by Anne McCabe, a local therapist and child welfare consultant, but such meetings have been attended by tens of thousands across the state. On tap, according to Michael, are the issues of marriage equality and bullying, specifically. Check out gardenstateequality.org, or email maher@gardenstateequality.org.

Uncle Bill’s & FAMILY RESTAURANT

cape may bulletin board ■ CALLING ALL ACTORS Applications are available for the awardwinning East Lynne Theater Company’s Summer Student Workshop. This year, it’s An Evening of Fables, presented in storytelling fashion, with a minimum of props and costumes. Like last year’s workshop, the focus is on the storytellers themselves, working as a tight ensemble, and the imagination. Call 609-884-5898. ■ CALLING ALL DRAGON BOATERS Team registration is now open for the Second Annual Cape May Dragon Boat Festival and Races, which will be held on Saturday, September 28 at Cape May harbor from 9am to 5pm. Teams — 21 players strong — can be comprised of friends, family, co-workers, schools, non-profits, people who just want to have fun, you get the idea. Individuals who apply will be placed on a team. A carnation ceremony to honor breast cancer survivors will also be held. Visit capemaydragonboat.com. Space is limited. ■ CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May needs help, YOUR HELP in the Nature Store and Welcome Center. There is a critical need for volunteers to help out as RECEPTIONISTS, GREETERS and GIFT SHOP cashiers. Call 609-8988848 or email us: nccm@njaudubon.org ■ CALLING ALL BOATERS NJ Boating Safety Courses are offered at the US Coast Guard Training Center from 8:30am to 4:30pm on May 18, June 22, July 20, and August 10. This course is required for all vessel operators and personal water craft operators in the State of New Jersey and offered by USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 82, Cape May.

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Harbor View

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David Smith, Puff, Eddie Van Halen

Mia Feulner, Tom Rippman, Jessica Rippman

Amanda Feulner, Lelah Eppenbach

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The trouble with eating Italian food

...is that five or six days later you’re hungry again. — George Miller

Cucina Rosa

Dinner from 5pm Thursday thru Sunday 301 Washington Street Mall & Perry Street (609) 898-9800 • www.cucinarosa.com

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91 Beach Drive, North Cape May (609) 886-5529 www.harpoonhenrys.net

open weekends Friday at 4:00 Sat. & Sun. at Noon closing at 6pm Sundays

Live Music Saturday, May 4 SAL ANTHONY 6-10pm

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Herb and Eryka Phillips, Victoria

Terryl Chapman, Maya and Lelah Eppenbach

Susan Zipper, Janine Flosdorf, Luke Flosdorf

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New SOMA Gallery Show Features South Jersey Trio If you love beautiful images of Cape May, you won’t want to miss it

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EEN suffering from art withdrawal through the winter? SOMA NewArt Gallery’s first exhibition of the year features three solo exhibitions by South Jersey artists: Carol King Hood, Marie Natale and Leslie Martel. Two of the shows feature beautiful images of Cape May attractions and architecture. In Gallery One, “Indoor Spaces/Outside Places” features new watercolors by nationally acclaimed award-winning artist Marie Natale. Her new work is designed to highlight the myriad ways in which light creates the essence of a great painting. Using a variety of watercolor techniques, Natale explores the illumination of ambiance that light creates in locations indoors and out. Her knowledge of art theory and design, along with her rich palette of color, give vibrant life to her iconic paintings of Victorian houses, indoor and outdoor cafés and meeting places, rustic boat shacks and seaside landscapes. All her paintings share her masterful style

of light, charm, beauty, and peacefulness. Natale states as her goal “to use my talents to make the world a brighter place, and to share with others the happiness that art has brought into my life.” Natale will also be painting Exit Zero’s color issue covers this year, so look out for those. In Gallery Two, SOMA presents “The Plentiful Palette” by Leslie Martel, a dedicated student of Marie Natale. Her work embraces the elements of collage, watercolor and acrylic, using intense color, overlaying collage and paint, producing abstractions of the obvious things around us. In Gallery Three, Cape May Point artist, Carol King Hood is exhibiting “Kumbayah”, which willl feature 33 oil paintings inspired by the simple lives and history of the nuns of St. Joseph’s and their summers at Saint Mary’s by the Sea retreat house in Cape May Point. Hood, an admirer of plein air painting, uses this technique and her own signature style of brilliant colors and strong paint-

erly brush stokes to capture the everyday life of the residing nuns who roam the retreat’s premises and nearby surroundings. Her exhibit will also explore the history of the Sisters before and after Vatican II; the shedding of the Habit for more contemporary clothing. The title, “Kumbayah” symbolizes social change through peaceful means, which is the work/mission of the Sister’s today. The exhibit will be on view at SOMA Gallery from May 11 to June 9. An Opening Artist Reception will be held on May 11 from 6pm to 9pm. All art lovers are invited to attend the opening reception, meet the artists, and enjoy an evening of art, music, conversation, light food and drink. SOMA NewArt Gallery is located at 31 Perry Street in Carpenters Square Mall, Cape May. Spring hours are 10am to 6pm, Thursday to Monday. Beginning May 24, the gallery is open daily 10am to 9pm. For more information visit SOMA online at somagallery.net, on Facebook, or call 609898-7488.

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Jim McVey, Terry McVey

Donna and Ed Koehler

Karen Baker, Ken Stankiewicz

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The Ultimate Cape May Food & Drink Chart What you need to know about the food and the vibe

Meals served

Price range of entrées

Bar or BYOB?

Should I book?

Food for kids?

Other details

Aleathea’s 7 Ocean Street, Cape May (609) 884-5555, Ext. 226 www.innofcapemay.com

Aleathea’s serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a cocktail on their beachfront porch. Happy hour is Sunday thru Friday with drink specials (3-6pm) and food specials (4-5pm.)

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$15-$45 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

FULL BAR

YES

YES

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Avalon coffee 7 Gurney Street, Cape May, 898-8088, 3704 Bayshore Road, North Cape May www.avaloncoffeecompany.com

They have great sandwiches as well as great coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, bagels, smoothies and much more. Plus two locations to choose from in the area.

B, L

$3-$8 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

N/A

NO

YES

H U

Axelsson’s Blue Claw 991 Ocean Drive, Cape May (609) 884-5878 www.blueclawrestaurant.com

Fine dining near the harbor. Elegant dining room, delicious food, and the classic Clipper Ship Pub with an affordable pub menu make Blue Claw a great place to dine.

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$24-$30 Cards: V, MC, D

FULL BAR

YES

YES

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BELLA VIDA CAFÉ 406 N. Broadway, West Cape May (609) 884-6332 www.bellavidacafe.com

You’ll leave feeling satisfied, and proud for having made a healthy choice. There are lots of homemade selections, with plenty of vegan and vegetarian items.

B, L, D

$5-$25 Cards: V, MC, D

BYOB

NO

YES

u H U

The Black Duck 1 Sunset Boulevard, West Cape May (609) 898-0100 www.blackduckonsunset.com

A chic interior and stylish food, but the ambience is anything but pretentious. Modern American cuisine. Plus one of the the coolest addresses on the island!

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$15-$28 Cards: V, MC

BYOB

YES

NO

u b H

The Blue Pig Tavern 251 Beach Avenue, Cape May (609) 884-8422 www.congresshall.com

Check out why Congress Hall’s restaurant is a favorite of locals as well as hotel guests. They serve classic tavern food for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

B, L, D

$12-$36 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

FULL BAR

YES

YES

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Boiler room 251 Beach Avenue in Congress Hall Cape May (609) 884-8421

A main hot spot in town. The Boiler Room is where it’s at for a cocktail and the music to dance it off.

Cocktails

Cards: V, MC, AE, D

Full Bar

NO

NO

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brown room 251 Beach Avenue, Cape May (609) 884-8422 www.congresshall.com

It’s Cape May’s living room... Cape May’s stylish, sexy, Gatsby-esque living room. And the cocktails are as good as the decor.

Cocktails

Cards: V, MC, AE, D

Full Bar

NO

NO

u

Cabanas 429 Beach Avenue, Cape May (609) 884-4800 www.cabanasonthebeach.com

The party is here — always warm and friendly in this lively beachfront bar, featuring great food and some of the best live bands around.

B, L, D

$8-$25 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

FULL BAR

YES

YES

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Cape May brewing company 1288 Hornet Road, Rio Grande (609) 849-9933 www.capemaybrewery.com

It’s the first microbrewery at ther Jersey shore, and it’s creating quite the buzz... they won Best IPA at the 2012 Atlantic City Beer Fest. Check out the new tasting room.

Brewery

$5-$11 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

Bar

NO

NO

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Cape May Honey Farm 135 Sunset Boulevard West Cape May (609) 425-6434

Cape May Honey Farm offers local raw honey, imported honey, and home and beauty products that have been homemade using beeswax.

Honey

$7-$35 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

N/A

N/A

YES

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KEY u Onsite parking b Handicap accessible H Takeout available U Dog-friendly patio in season

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Kathy, Scott

Tracey and Bridget Martin

Lindsay and Phillip Lillemon

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Have you heard? WE’RE BACK...with a brand new menu and a brand new look.... along with some of the favorites that made us YOUR favorite last year!

1048 Washington St. • FREE PARKING Open Daily 11am to 4 pm Cafe fare • ClassiC Tea lunCheon eleganT afTernoon Tea • Kids Menu • TaKe ouT TAKE-OUT/RESERVATIONS: CALL 609-884-5111

Cafe

& TEAROOM

At the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ

Operated by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)

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The Ultimate Cape May Food & Drink Chart What you need to know about the food and the vibe

Meals served

Price range of entrées

Bar or BYOB?

Should I book?

Food for kids?

Other details

Cape May olive oil company 324 Carpenter’s Lane Cape May 800-584-1887

This spot features 20 different varieties of olive oils and balsamic vinegars, pastas, spreads, jams, mustards, infused salts and sugars, and much more.

Olive Oils and more

$3-$60 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

N/A

N/A

NO

b H

Cape May Winery 711 Townbank Road, North Cape May (609) 884-1169 www.capemaywinery.com

This beautiful winery is open daily from 12-5pm (6pm Fri and Sat.) Make a reservation to tour the winery on Saturdays at 3pm. Look for their new wine releases!

Winery

$5-$27 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

WINERY

N/A

NO

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Carney’s Beach and Jackson, Cape May (609) 884-4424 carneyscapemaynj.com

Live music on the weekends, great early bird specials, happy hour specials, and casual fare that’s reliably good... all across the street from the beach. Open seven days a week.

L, D

$12-$28 Cards: V, MC

BAR

NO

YES

b H

carriage house 1048 Washington Street, Pysick Estate, (609) 884-5404 www.capemaymac.org

Located at the famous Physick Estate, The Carriage House offers everything from hearty wraps, salads, quiche and paninis to classic teas.

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$12-$19 V, MC, AE, D

BYOB

YES

YES

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Cucina Rosa 301 Washington Street Mall (609) 898-9800 www.cucinarosa.com

Nicely located at the beginning of the mall, this classic Italian restaurant is a must-visit. Simply superb food.

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$12-$29 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BYOB

YES

YES

b H

C-View inn Texas Avenue & Washington Cape May (609) 884-4712

A locals’ favorite, the oldest and friendliest tavern in town with great wings, excellent pub fare and cold beer. Check their ad for their nightly specials.

L, D

$4-$18 Cards: V, MC

FULL BAR

NO

YES

u H

depot market cafÉ 409 Elmira Street Cape May (609) 884-8030

Owners Chris and Lisa Shriver are keeping the old favorites at this locals’ joint AND adding new specials. Check their Facebook page for daily specials.

B, L, D

$6-$14

BYOB

NO

YES

u b H U

The Ebbitt Room 25 Jackson Street, (609) 884-5700 www. virginiahotel.com

Enjoy your mealon the Ebbitt Room porch, overlooking tree-lined Jackson Street, or enjoy the simple elegance of this dining room.

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$26-$33 V, MC, AE, D

BAR

YES

NO

u

410 Bank Street 410 Bank Street, Cape May (609) 884-2127 www.410bankstreet.com

After more than 25 years, 410 still one of Cape May’s finest restaurants, serving food that’s as brilliant and creative as ever.

D

$25-$37 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BYOB

YES

YES

u

gecko’s Carpenter’s Square Mall Cape May (609) 898-7750

Superb and authentic southwestern food on the patio makes for a sublime culinary experience in a garden like setting. Now go grab a burrito!

L, D

$8-$24

BYOB

YES

YES

b H

GODMOTHER’S Broadway & Sunset (609) 884-4543 www.godmothersrestaurant.com

Excellent downhome Italian food, just like your mama, or your grandma, or your aunt would make. Reasonably priced and great for a family dinner.

D

$12-$28 Cards: V, MC

BYOB

YES

YES

u H

KEY u Onsite parking b Handicap accessible H Takeout available U Dog-friendly patio in season

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Serving Lunch & Dinner from 11am Thursday-Sunday

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LUNCH & DINNER

Start looking through the paper... you could win a gift certificate to an advertiser!

Early Bird specials

Hidden somewhere in the paper is our new mascot EZ The Octopus!

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Find it & enter to win.

All Night Sundays Mon. thru Thurs. 4-6pm

monday $5 Burger & Fries 4pm to close tuesday 1/2 price apps 4pm to close

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Wednesday Trivia Night - 7pm

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best

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Kids’ Menu Great Veggie Dishes Charming Patio Delicious Desserts TripAdvisor recommended!

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Entry Deadline Date: Tuesday, May 14. Draw Date: Wednesday, May 15. One entry per address or email address. Prizes will be mailed to the winners.

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Meals served

Price range of entrées

Bar or BYOB?

Should I book?

Food for kids?

Other details

green street market 3167 Route 9 South, Rio Grande (609) 463-0606 greenstreetmarket.com

This family owned and operated gourmet food store provides all natural, healthy, fresh and delicious whole foods specializing in organic, locally grown and fair trade certified products.

Organic Food Shop

Please call for info

N/A

NO

YES

u b H

harbor view 954 Ocean Drive, Cape May (609) 884-5444 www.harborviewcapemay.com

A Key West vibe, great views of the harbor, good food and regular entertainment. Friday is pizza night and Shrimp Stravaganza! Burger Mania is on Sunday.

B, L, D

$6-$30 Cards: V, MC

BAR

NO

YES

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HARPooN HENRY’S Beach Drive & Browning, N. Cape May (609) 886-5529 www.harpoonhenrys.net

Famous for its sunsets, this spot will re-open on April 26. There’s no better place to sip on a cocktail while watching that sunset. Dog friendly on patio and at umbrella tables.

L, D

$10-$21 Cards: V, MC, D

BAR

NO

YES

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harry’s ocean Bar & grille Madison & Beach Avenue, Cape May (609) 88-HARRY www.harryscapemay.com

When the Hirsch family opened Harry’s, it became an instant hot spot. the restaurant offers daily happy hour specials, one amazing view of the Atlantic, and that relaxed, delicious menu...

B, L, D

$8-$24 Cards: V, MC, D, AE

BAR

YES

YES

u b H

hawk haven vineyard 600 S. Railroad Ave., Rio Grande (609) 846-7347 www.hawkhavenvineyard.com

Open year round. Tasting room open daily 11am to 6pm. Wine tasting & sales, wine by the glass & bottle, gourmet cheese plates to enjoy on premise.

L, Winery

$6-$32 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

Winery

NO

NO

u H U

hemingway’s 1045 Beach Avenue, Cape May (609) 884-5611 www.hemingwayscapemay.com

Casual & family-friendly, Hemingway’s offers great seafood, prime beef and nightly specials. Enjoy their happy hours daily from 4-7pm and DJ/Dancing every weekend.

B, L, D

$15-$38 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

YES

YES

u b H

the lobster house Fisherman’s Wharf, (609) 884-8296 www.thelobsterhouse.com

Take-out, fish market, restaurant, raw bar, breakfast, dinner... The Lobster House has it all. Drinks on the Schooner American before dinner is a lovely experience.

B, L, D

$5-$48.50 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

NO

YES

u b H U

louisa’s chocolate bar 108 Jackson Street Cape May (609) 884-5519

Have a sweet tooth? This is the place for you. The chocolate is of the highest quality... in both familiar and adventurous flavors. Plus chcocolate is good for your soul!

Chocolates

$2 - ? Cards: V, MC, AE, D

N/A

NO

YES

H

lucky bones 1200 Route 109, (609) 884-BONE www.luckybonesgrill.com

A huge hit and locals’ favorite for a reason. Excellent food, great bar vibe, superb service. Lucky Bones gets it right every single time.

L, D

$6-$22 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

For tables of eight or more

YES

u b H

mad batter 19 Jackson Street, Cape May (609) 884-5970 www.madbatter.com

The original fine dining restaurant in Cape May and still one of the best. Enjoy creative, tasty food at a table or at the bar... where drinks are half off 3 -6pm. Live music, Thursday to Sunday.

B, L, D

$19-$30 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

YES

YES

b H

marie nicole’s 9510 Pacific, Wildwood Crest (609) 522-5425 www.marienicoles.com

Marie Nicole’s serves modern American cuisine with a European ambiance. Delicious entrees, delectable desserts and cool cocktails.

D

$19-$44 Cards: V, MC, D, AE

BAR

YES

NO

KEY u Onsite parking b Handicap accessible H Takeout available U Dog-friendly patio in season

u b

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Host Your Next Party at the Brewery! 1 2 8 8 H ornet R oad , R io G rande C apemaybrewery . com 609.849.9933 ( at t h e c a p e m ay c o u n t y a i r p o r t )

Oyster Bay Steak & Seafood Restaurant

Serving Dinner Nightly from 5pm Happy Hour Daily 4:00-6:30 Unique Martinis • Fresh Seafood • Tasty Steaks • Free Parking!

Check Out Our Fabulous New Bar... Featuring A New Bar Menu!

615 Lafayette Street, Cape May 609-884-2111 • oysterbayrestaurantnj.com

Bill Caterini, Mike Kocenski, Vicky Bureau

Al Olivero, Terry Dougherty

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The Ultimate Cape May Food & Drink Chart What you need to know about the food and the vibe

Meals served

Price range of entrées

Bar or BYOB?

Should I book?

Food for kids?

Other details

D

$15-$30 Cards: V, MC, D, AE

BAR

YES

NO

D

BAR Cards: V, MC, D, AE

BAR

YES

YES

u b H U

Martini Beach 429 Beach Avenue Cape May (609) 884-1925

A lively nightspot with a friendly vibe, fine Mediterranean dishes, and a panoramic oceanfront view.

merion inn 106 Decatur Street, Cape May (609) 884-8363 www.merion inn.com

The dim, amber lighting, dark wooden bar, period fittings and classy staff give a special ambience. Plus we love just sitting at the lovely bar.

Montreal Liquor Store Beach Ave and Madison Cape May (609) 884-6114

Grab a bottle of your favorite vino on your way to a BYOB, or st ock up on beer and spirits for your next party.

Spirits

$5-$25 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

Liquor Store

NO

NO

u b H

ocean view Beach & Grant Avenues (609) 884-3772 www.oceanviewrestaurant.com

A large and very reliable menu. Classic diner food, oversized portions, and very reasonably priced. A locals’ favorite.

B, L, D

$9-$30 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BYOB

NO

YES

u b H

original fudge kitchen Washington Street Mall and on the Promenade, Cape May 800-23-FUDGE • fudgekitchens.com

It’s family owned and operated, and you can tell. The service AND the fudge are exceptional. And their saltwater taffy? It’s the perfect seashore treat.

Chocolates and candy

$3-$15 V, MC, AE, D

NA

NO

YES

b H

oyster bay 615 Lafayette Street, Cape May 884-2111 www.oysterbayrestaurantnj.com

A lovely dining room, a beautiful new bar, a new bar menu, great martinis and classic, generous dishes. Check out their happy hour daily from 4:00-6:30.

D

$12-$29 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

YES

YES

u b H

peter shields 1301 Beach Avenue, Cape May (609) 884-9090 www.petershieldsinn.com

The Georgian Revival mansion is magnificent and the modern American menu and excellent wine list matches it all the way.

D

$22-$39 Cards: V, MC, D

BYOB

YES

NO

H

THE PILOT HOUSE 142 Decatur Street, Cape May (609) 884-3449 www.pilothousecapemay.com

A classic pub and restaurant offering award-winning burgers, excellent homemade comfort food, fresh local seafood and an authentic, friendly ambience.

L, D

$5-$25 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

YES

YES

H U

the red store 500 Cape Avenue, Cape May Point (609) 884-5757

Awesome food in a secluded, serene setting. Join them for a scrumptious breakfast, grab a coffee and muffin, or relax on the porch with a delicious lunch.

B, L

$5-$35 Cash only

BYOB

NO

YES

u b H

rio station 3505 Route 9 South Rio Grande (609) 889-2000

While everything around it has changed, the Rio is still serving excellent food with old-style, friendly service. great wings too!

L, D

$13-$29 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

YES

YES

u b H

seasalt 1035 Beach Avenue (609) 884-7000 www.capemayoceanclubhotel.com

Black wood and granite tables, mother-of-pearl barfront, river rock decor... the vibe is as cool as the food is delicious. Reserve the chef’s intimate private table for up to 14. Opens May 10.

D

$8-$20 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

YES

YES

u b H

KEY u Onsite parking b Handicap accessible H Takeout available U Dog-friendly patio in season

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• Dinner from 5-9pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday

4/20: Around Midnight At Beatles Night III In The Bayshore photographS by aleksey moryakov

• Early Dinner Specials 5-6pm • Light Fare Pub Menu 5-10pm • 1/2 Price Raw Bar Items in the Pub 5-6pm • Treat Mom for Mother’s Day! Dinner from 4pm

Rachael Higgins, Matt Elzenbeck

Eddie, Kelly

Will Knapp

Donna, Lanny

And Clipper Ship Pub

609-884-5878 • 991 Ocean D rive, Cape May F ree Ample Parking • blueclawrestaurant. com

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The Ultimate Cape May Food & Drink Chart What you need to know about the food and the vibe

Meals served

Price range of entrées

Bar or BYOB?

Should I book?

Food for kids?

Other details

L, D

$4-$12 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

N/A

N/A

YES

b H

Liquor Store

Please call for info

N/A

N/A

NO

u b H

B, L, D

$18-$35 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BYOB

YES

YES

b

Seaside Cheese Company 600 Park Blvd (609) 884-8700 www.seasidecheesecapemay.com

A huge plus for the area when it opened, and this place continues to delight with savory gourmet cheeses and treats. Plus they now carry caviar too.

Sunset Liquors 106 Sunset Boulevard, West Cape May (609) 435-5052

A brand-new liquor store has hit town, conveniently located on Sunset Boulevard. Spirits, wines, beers, ice and snacks — and some of the coolest light fittings you ever saw.

tisha’s 318 Washington Street Mall (609) 884-9119 www.tishasfinedining.com

This local favorite moved from Convention Hall to the mall and serves delicious food for both lunch and dinner.

The Ugly Mug 426 Washington Street Mall Cape May (609) 884-3459

A Cape May legend, and even better now that they’ve put those wonderful booths in there — such a treat. You’ll find some of the best live entertainment in town here.

L, D

$12-$25 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

NO

YES

b H

Ukai 1500 Route 47 South, Rio Grande (609) 770-7773 www.sushiukai.com

Enjoy delicious, fresh and nutritious authentic Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian and Thai cuisine — all homemade. They also serve delicious sushi. Try the Fire Wok.

L, D

$2-$37 Cards: V, MC, AE

BYOB

YES

YES

u b H

uncle bill’s pancake house Beach Avenue and Perry Street Cape May (609) 884-7199

Reliably excellent food — there is a reason why people wait... excellent breakfasts. Open daily. Sit outside and eat if the weather is nice.

B, L

$4-$9

BYOB

NO

YES

u b H

union park Beach Avenue & Howard, (609) 884-8811 www.unionparkdiningroom.com

It’s been included in NJ.com’s “Most Romantic” list three times, and it’s opening this weekend. Take in the restaurant’s gorgeous view of the Atlantic, elegant ambiance, and delicious food.

D

$18-$35 Cards: V, MC, AE

BYOB

YES

YES

H

vincenzo’s little italy ii 3704 Bayshore Road, North Cape May (609) 889-6610

If you want to bring the family for a fine and fun Italian meal, look no further than here. The kids will love it. Check out their recently expanded pizzeria

L, D

$8-$20 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BYOB

YES

YES

u b H

WASHINGTON INN 801 Washington Avenue, Cape May (609) 884-5697 www.washingtoninn.com

Superb gourmet food, and a cool but cozy bar. Check out an amazing wine list of over 10,000 bottles; the Washington Inn has the largest wine cellar in South Jersey.

D

$18-$34 Cards: V, MC, AE, D

BAR

YES

YES

u b H

willow creek winery 168 Stevens Street, West Cape May (609) 770-8782 www.willowcreekwinerycapemay.com

It’s the only winery on Cape May island, and it’s 50 acres of stunning, unadulterated nature. Adopt a vine and see how it develops at every stage. Open daily.

Winery

V, MC, AE, D

Winery

NO

NO

u b H

zoe’s 715 Beach Avenue, Cape May (609) 884-1233

Zoe’s has large portions at affordable prices, for breakfast and lunch. And they have a great dog-friendly patio.

B, L

$4-$12

BYOB

NO

YES

b H U

KEY u Onsite parking b Handicap accessible H Takeout available U Dog-friendly patio in season

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4/20: Around Midnight At Beatles Night III In The Bayshore

Mister Stevenson, Mary Sexton

Terry Dougherty

Linda Cornett, Kim McClntock

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Opening for Dinner Friday, May 17 reservations only

Beach Break Party Staring Saturday, May 11 3:00-5:30pm

DJ El Principito & Lucas Manteca Spin the music & grill the food! Hula Hoops for the Little Ones, Fun Activities For All Ages, A Fun, Tasty And Chill Break From The Beach.

The Red store is open Fridays and Saturdays serving breakfast and lunch. Sundays - Serving our special brunch O p e n f r o m 7. 3 0 a m u n t i l 5 p m . 500 Cape Avenue, Cape May Point, New Jersey 609-884-5757 • capemaypointredstore.com N e w a d d i t i o n s f o r t h i s s e a s o n . . . j u i c e b a r, r o o f t o p g r o w n w h e a t g r a s s g a r d e n , house made sodas, house smoked fish and much more!

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The Undertow

A

Terry O’Brien’s weekly column... it’s about nothing and everything, all at the same time

S PROMISED, my last mention of anything Beatlesrelated until at least October. But first… Beatles Night III! The Love Me Dudes had a fantastic time at The Bayshore Inn last Saturday as we mounted our third Beatles show of the offseason (see pictures in these pages). Another 20 or so pro and amateur musicians from around the county came in and plied their wares before an appreciative crowd. To wit; Local open mic legend Carl Behrens busted out his new axe (a Fender?) for his tunes, the highlight of which was “Why Don’t We Do It in the Road”, which earned him a quarter in his guitar case from me. Carl performed early in the evening but stayed until very late with Patti and danced like no one was watching (the best way to dance). Rob Cummiskey (lead singer, Five Hour Jones), after a long, torturous Facebook chat, finally shucked off the skirt and hit us with “Hey, Jude” (hard to mess that one up, but he delivered it well). For such a talented, good-

looking guy, Rob is pretty insecure. Let’s all help keep him that way. (I kid, Rob… I kid… but Jen Dowe says Rob we can’t be friends.) Mary Sexton (bartendress, Cabanas) killed it with “Oh, Darling” and “Something.” To the 27 amateur sound engineers who came up and asked us to turn her mic up I say (a) it was already on 10 and (b) shut up! I suggest you bypass the band, go directly to the singer and say “Sing louder.” Now, in Mary’s defense, we had issues with the PA system all night. My little karaoke amp didn’t have enough juice to fill a room like the Bayshore. I’m quite lucky the damn thing didn’t melt into a blob of acridsmelling molten slag by about 11pm.

Mary was still sore at me for ragging on her stumblehomeability a couple weeks back, and I have to admit, I saw no stumbling Saturday night. It was more of a stagger. (Mary, punch my left shoulder next time; my right is still healing.) There were many, many other notables, like Mikey Alimo, Kathy Martino, Dan Burke, Matt Holman, Patty Wiley, Sean Eisele and others I’m forgetting. Without your support we never would have gotten past Beatles Night 1 in January. We then followed this show with a surprise, unannounced-til-the-last-minute Beatles Night IV at the Anglesea Pub. It was attended about as well as you’d expect a surprise, unannounced, non-holiday Sunday night in late April to be, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t fun! Lots of the usual suspects came out for this free-flowing, open mic-y show. We actually tried really hard to make this a second Billy Joel show but couldn’t quite swing it, so the ever-affable Sean McMullan said, “Ok, Beatles then!” So we did! I want to personally thank John

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Campbell for picking up a lot of my slack (was my fifth gig in four nights and my throat felt like a 43-year-old singer’s throat on his fifth gig in four nights) and everyone else who made it a fun evening. Let’s do it again soon, eh? But not too soon. Note to Dennis McKenna (singer/guitarist, Five Hour Jones): Buy. A. CAR. A little birdie tells me that there are now several bands in the area trying to put together their own themed open mic shows (I’ve heard Elton John and Led Zeppelin) to which I say (a) imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, you jerks! And (b) good luck. Whatever gets people out and celebrating local music is cool with me. Though if any Beatles or Billy Joel bands spring up there WILL be a West Side Story-like knife fight under the bridge. (Whistle-snapleap!) I’m happy to announce that Rio Station has extended “Open Mic with Terri and Bill” through May. (Ahem… Terry, Rio people.) So for at least four more Thursdays you can come out and experience what has turned into a cool night of music and fellowship. And if you haven’t seen Chris South on the power ukulele you haven’t lived. Ok, so… I may have been a little harsh last week in my assessment of the parking/ pick-up situation at Cape May Fitness Center (Bayshore Road in North Cape May) last week. Well, the assessment of the situation wasn’t harsh, just factual. But I did not mean to take anything away from Mike and Destiny Wilson’s beautiful new exercise and dance facility. It is quite stunning. So, congratulations. It is well-earned. But, back to the point; now that I’ve railed long and loud about it, I’d like to offer a solution. Perhaps one of the dance moms or teachers, or one of the older, more responsible students can act as a sort-of crossing guard. You can get a nifty orange vest for probably $20 at Lowe’s. Or maybe some signs

can be posted, like “Please don’t park here to pick up your child, please park 20-feet TO YOUR LEFT and WALK INSIDE.” Yes, I speak from an angry place, but it’s only because I don’t want anyone to get hurt. Yes, I’m the guy in the grey hoodie and baseball cap staring disgustedly at you while I walk inside to get my son. I’m the laziest ass there is. If I can do it, you can do it. So I, uh, I wasn’t invited back to The Mad Batter for that April Terry O’ke show as had been discussed. If it was because of my little temper tantrum in March, please allow me to apologize once again. I’d hate to be here 20 years, finally get a cool gig like the Batter, then lose it because I’m an a-hole. To be clear; there is absolutely no denying my churlish behavior on the night in question, but it was extremely, extremely outof-character for me. Honest. Overheard at EZ HQ: “My dad stopped reading because he says it’s too conservative.” Ha! If three non-fawning mentions of President Obama in Exit Zero makes it a conservative newspaper then… well, hold on… I guess that would be three more non-fawning mentions of President Obama than you’d find in any other newspaper, so… EXIT ZERO! THE CONSERVATIVE VOICE OF THE JERSEY CAPE! Shark Jump Warning of the Week: Noted show-killer Ted McGinley, an actor whose appearance on just about any TV show leads to its immediate demise (Happy Days, Love Boat, etc) appeared on AMC’s stellar Mad Men last week. However, it is my hope the fact that he was playing a swinging, bisexual TV producer might offset his murderous karmic influence. Lastly this week, I’m only a few weeks (1,000 photographs, 15 articles and 75 ads) away from the launch of The Wild Times, an EZ for the Wildwood boardwalk. So, if you have a cool business you’d like to advertise in a cool new magazine, hit me up at terryoke1@yahoo.com. No nudes. ’Til next week, don’t get caught in The Undertow.

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From the owners of the Southern Mansion

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The New York Times says it’s worth the drive just to eat here, and that’s a review you can bank on.

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Opening May 9 Dinner Nightly from 5pm

Please join us for Mother’s Day Dinner from 4pm Complimentary Desserts for all Mothers!

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Event organizer Terry O’Brien

Matt Holman, Love Me Dudes

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Around The Avenues And Alleyways Of Cool Cape May

Yvonna, Petar, and Darin get playful on the lawn of Congress Hall PHOTOGRAPH BY Aleksey Moryakov... TO ORDER COPIES, PLEASE CALL (609) 770-8479

Artisanal Honey Tasting & Honey Bee Seminar Thursday, May 9 at 7pm $37 Per Person +tax Limited Seating, Please Call For Reservations

Offering our own local, raw honey... as well as other domestic & imported honeys, apiary products, handmade beeswax candles, beeswax and honey beauty products.

O pen T hursday thru S unday 10 am -5 pm 135 Sunset Blvd. (behind the Exit Zero Store) C ape M ay , N ew J ersey • 609.425.6434

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Page 45 715 Beach Avenue, Cape May Across from Convention Hall (609) 884-1233 www.zoescapemay.com

photographS by Aleksey moryakov HOMEMADE IS OUR MIDDLE NAME!

Open For Breakfast & Lunch Enjoy a Nice Breakfast by the Beach!

Full Breakfast Menu

Muffins & Pancakes from Scratch! Breakfast Sandwiches To Go • Omelettes

Sue Logeman, Beancy Brat, Beth Olivero, Diane Carson

Delicious Lunch Menu

Our Own Roasted Turkey & Roast Beef Cape May’s Largest Cheese Steaks & Hoagies Vegetarians, Enjoy Our Homemade Veggie Burgers Get Hooked on Our Seafood! Patio Dining • Pet Friendly • BYOD • BYOB • Take Out

Coffees • Smoothies Breakfast Sandwiches Specialty Sandwiches Bagels • Baked Goods Cappuccinos • Lattes Gourmet Cream Cheeses

John McCulley, Stacy Rucci, Lauren

Open Saturday and Sunday 7 Gurney Street, Cape May (609) 898-8088 Open Daily 3704 Bayshore Rd., North Cape May (609) 846-0040

Geoff Meran, Bill Caterini, Sean Eisele

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Seaside Cheese Co.

4/17: Explorer Girls At Cape Island Baptist Church photographS by Aleksey moryakov

Parmigiano Reggiano Italian (Emilia-Romagna) partially skimmed cow’s milk Yellowish white, grainy cheese with a hard, but moist intense flavor

“The World’s Greatest Cheese!” ACCOMPANIMENTS - serve grated over pasta or risotto, serve with fruit or with prosciutto and olive oil; rind is good for stews and soups, great just eating a chunk by itself WINE - any dessert wine, big Italian reds, like Chianti or Salice Salentino, Barbaresco

Moving to a New Location in 7 Weeks!

Makenna, Frannie, Miss MaryLou, Yana

600 PARK BOULEVARD WEST CAPE MAY • 884-8700 Open Monday - Saturday 7am-7pm Join us at the VFW for Friday night snacks and Sunday night dinners! Check us out on facebook or call 884-8030 for our daily specials!

We Can Cater Any Event!

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Extreme Explorers Club: Cain, Mr. Dan, James, Robert

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Opening Mother’s Day Weekend! (609) 884-766 600 Park Boulevard, West Cape May www.backstreetcapemaynj.com Miss Tracey

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Cape May, NJ

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The Explorer Girls of Cape Island Baptist Church meet Wednesday nights from October through May for singing, Bible study, and the planning of special mission projects, like singing for Victorian Towers residents or taking collections for the Cape May Food Closet. This particular event was the culmination of a month-long project called “Have a Heart for Homeless Pets.” The Explorers — there are up to 30 of them at one time, ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade — brought in various donations for the Animal Outreach shelter in West Cape May. “It’s so rewarding to see these girls on Wednesday nights, to worship with them, and teach them about faith and the plans that God has for their lives,” said program coordinator Tracey Martin. “We often learn as much from the girls as we teach them. And they might be ‘just’ school-age girls, but look what they’ve accomplished for Animal Outreach! The photo doesn’t even include everythihg we collected.” I feel blessed to be a part of this group.” A special shout-out to the rest of the congregation for their constant support.

Explorer Girls of Cape Island Baptist Church

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Celebrating over 40 years of the finest fudge, chocolates and other sweet treats!

Our $1.50 Soft Serve Ice Cream is Back!

Stop in for a Free Sample of Our Delicious Creamy Fudge!

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We mail anywhere in the world! • Call 1-800-23-FUDGE • Shop online at: FudgeKitchens.com

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4/17: Explorer Girls At Cape Island Baptist Church photographS by Aleksey moryakov

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Green Street Market Natural Health & Gourmet Local & Organic Produce & Cheeses Local Organic Grass Fed Meats Free Range Organic Poultry Gluten Free, Vegan, Raw Vitamins and Supplements

Kira, Sheily, Bridget

open 7 days 3167 RT. 9 South Rio Grande NJ 08242 (next to Avalon Coffee) 609-463-0606 www.greenstreetmarket.com email: info@greenstreetmarket.com

Andrea, Shaye, Makenna, Frannie

Yana, Gloria, Rebekah, Sophia, Victoria, Cassidy

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4/11: Gardening By The Sea Luncheon At The Washington Inn

Jean Clair, Sonja Nipple, Dawn Brautigam

Joan Armstrong, Bess Lapsley, Delores Cattano

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Many know that our fair city was named for the Dutch ship captain who first explored the area in the 1600s: Cornelius Mey. Something else the Dutch are responsible for? Spreading the popularity of the beautiful tulip flower... 1,500 of which were planted on the Congress Hall grounds this spring. Here are some other little known, tulip-related factoids: ŸThere are over 3,000 different varieties of tulips. ŸAt about the same time Captain Mey reached our shores, the economy of the Netherlands went through an enourmous decline due to... tulips. They were so popular that bulbs were being sold for huge amounts of money... enough to buy a home in the most affable city sections. When the market declined, the rest of the Netherlands went down with it. Ÿ Tulips are actually edible; the petals make a great addition to a salad or dessert. Ÿ Every spring, tulip festivals are held all over the world. The Canadian Tulip Festival is one of the largest, lasting for 18 days and displaying over 300,000 flowers.

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Cape May Convention Hall and the

City of Cape May presents

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops

Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 8 p.m. ‘There’s no place like the South Jersey Shore for Memorial Day weekend and no orchestra like ours to celebrate this patriotic holiday at Cape May Convention Hall,’ says Peter Nero. ‘We are honored the City of Cape May asked us to be a part of this special second annual celebration.’ ‘The Cape May Convention Hall represents an economic development resource, expanding our city’s season to 10.5 months and cementing Cape May as a premier tourist destination,’ said Dr. Edward J. Mahaney, Jr., Mayor of the City of Cape May. ‘We are thrilled Peter Nero and The Philly POPS will join us again to celebrate Memorial Day weekend.’

Tickets available at Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue

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ith two-time GRAMMY Award-winning pianist Peter Nero at the helm,

Peter Nero and the Philly POPS consistently bring audiences to their feet with exhilarating performances. Now in its 34th year, The POPS is a one-of-a kind orchestra that authentically performs a wide variety of musical genres. The POPS boasts a blend of talented musicians from the musically rich Philadelphia region. For more information about Peter Nero and the Philly POPS please visit The POPS website at www.phillypops.org

or by calling (855) 708-9699 or (609) 884-9563.

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Ah, those good old Cape May days... by Jackson D’Catur

ET us raise a toast to the end of Cape May’s archaic alcohol laws. Finally, after a few decades of exhaustive legal research and the services of some of Cape May’s finest private investigators (we have three, to be exact: one is an escapee from the Cape May Home For the Eccentric and Annoying, and believes himself to be the living reincarnation of Sherlock Holmes; the other two are of that sort of person who commonly washes up in Cape May with a fervent desire to start life anew, ideally with no-one from their previous existence turning up later to question their choice of an exotic European surname and distracting facial hair) we have worked out a watertight way around the current restrictive rules. I will not bore you with details: suffice it to say that our fair city will go from a paucity of liquor licenses to — let me consult my notes here — ah yes, one per permanent citizen. From June 30 this year, the new drinking laws will be rather simple: every man jack of you (excepting those persons born in Wildwood, who are not, under

a minor stature linked to the loophole, to be permitted ever to drink alcohol again, which I am sure you will agree is a minor price to pay) will be your own walking/tottering liquor license. You will not only be legally allowed to drink alcohol between 10am and 2am the following day, every day except Sunday, but you will be able to serve and sell a long list of intoxicating beverages to one another, and to out-of-towners. Prices will be set at a shilling for a beer to citizens/ $100 to visitors, a sixpence for a tot of rum and a

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dollar for a Cosmopolitan so long as that drink shall not be less of a measure than 10 gallons. Of course, there is one minor condition to this new era of openness: the licensed premises/individual needs to have a minimum of 30 drinks served in it per day to avoid breaching the conditions of the law. That means that every one of you/us will be required to drink those 30 drinks personally, with no skimping. The moment one person fails to meet this quota, we are all in default of the law, and the old licensing system will kick in. In preparation, I have decided to start rehearsing right now: Kitchener is rolling a cask of rum from the basement and I will be requiring all household staff and animals to drink the content before dawn. We will be setting up on street corners from this week, and should you pass, you will also be compelled to drink a pint of the searing liquid love, or face a sound thrashing. Bottoms up, my friends! Stay thirsty.

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SHOW HER YOU CARE THIS MOTHER’S DAY

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While this was the Third Annual Casino Night benefiting Wildwood Catholic High School, it was the first to be held at Cape May’s Convention Hall, and it was a slam dunk. “This was even more successful than last year,” said PTA President Valarie Sorensen. “And there was even more community involvement than years past. It was such a great feeling that night.” A record 250 people (including one couple all the way from Virginia) turned up to support the school and enjoy the Boardwalk Empire-themed evening, which included not only a Frank Sinatra cover singer, but casino games and the donated food of area restaurants like Isand Grill, Washington Inn, Harbor View, and Pier House. Then, of course, there were the costumes. “The school’s president, Father Wallace, came dressed as Nucky,” Valarie said.

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“Water Matters” Cape May Forum

presents

From Shipwrecks to Shorelines Free Friday Speaker Salon Series

Water, water all around, and so many interesting people and projects in Cape May County, exploring all aspects - from shipwrecks to shorelines. A series of relaxed and informative evenings, featuring talks from the regions experts, followed by lively discussion, and refreshments. Everyone is welcome, and the Salons are all free! Fridays, from 7 to 9pm.

FRIDAY, May 3 “Horseshoe Crabs and the Shorebird Connection”

Speaker, GRETCHEN WHITMAN Director, Nature Center of Cape May. 1600 Delaware Avenue, Cape May

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hrough this up-close encounter and interactive discussion, learn about the amazing life history of the horseshoe crab and its ecological connection to other wildlife in the Delaware Bay. Horseshoe crabs are an ancient species related to spiders not crabs. During spring they migrate to the shores of Delaware Bay to spawn. Adult females each lay up to 80,000 tiny green eggs in the sand. These gentle horseshoe crabs are an important part of the coastal food chain, have been used in medical research for many years, and are harvested by commercial fisherman. Gretchen L. Whitman, a graduate of Rutgers University with a B.S. in Biology, has served for almost fifteen years as Sanctuary Director of New Jersey Audubon’s southernmost environmental education center, the Nature Center of Cape May. A former environmental specialist and project manager, Whitman oversees daily operations of this award-winning facility, and has been instrumental in expanding the Center’s campus-like setting of five buildings – doubling usable classroom, retail and office space. She is committed to making the Nature Center a model for sustainable facilities management and greening practices.

Final Salon of the Season! Friday, May 10

“Effects of Hurricane Sandy”

Speaker, Kimberly McKenna Stockton Coastal Research Center Rutgers AIC Admin Building

For more info: Cape May Forum 1636 Delaware Avenue, Cape May NJ 609-770-2626 info@capemayforum.

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Dinner on Friday and Sunday by Depot Market Café!

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Mother Nature Gifts for Mom! Jessica & Dave May 4, 2013 Best Wishes... We Love You!

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Fragrance takes us on a journey like nothing else. Our handmade Shea Body But ters are like lit tle journeys, stowed away in a flip-top jar. I am inspired by my own experiences, my memories and my wanderlust, by places that I have visited and ingredients I have found along my way.

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Fourteen-year-old Morgan Bradshaw, the daughter of Keith and Dawn Bradshaw, participated in St. Baldrick’s Day on March 28, when she shaved her head for the very first time in order to raise money for pediatric cancer research. “Some girls don’t have the choice to have long hair,” said Bradshaw. “It is a good organization so try and donate.” “Friends By Your Side” is another organization where Bradshaw will donate her hair for wigs that will be made for people with cancer. Also participating in cheerleading, all of the school’s talent shows, and swimming, Bradshaw will certainly make an impact on LCMR over the next three years. Story: Leah Obermeier / photo: danielle pennington

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5/2: Around The Avenues And Alleyways Of Cool Cape May

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Book Gift Certificate Giveaway

Every week, we ambush an unsuspecting citizen (or citizens) with a gift certificate to Cape Atlantic Book Company Who are you? Arlene Blewitt. What were you doing when we interrupted you? Just taking a nice walk. What are your favorite activities? Reading! And going to the gym, and taking walks in Cape May. What is the last book you read? I’m always reading one, but I can’t think of the title right now! Something do with murder, I’m sure. So your favorite genre would be...? I do like mystery. Who is your favorite authors? I like Michael Connelly. Any interesting plans coming up for you? My daughter and granddaughter will be coming to visit next week, and we’re going to go to the Flower Show and the Cape May County Zoo. PHOTOGRAPH and interview by Gabi Urda

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Looking for a Special Gift? Shop in our farm store and check out our great selection of alpaca apparel and accessories: sweaters, capes, hats & scarves, socks, throws, & yarn from the farm.

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Bay Springs Farm Alpacas Store Hours: Saturday & Sunday 10-4PM Bay Springs Farm 542 New England Rd. Cape May, NJ 08204 (near Higbee Beach) Ph. 609-884-0563

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✱ Placement in one category (e.g. Real Estate, Food & Drink, etc) ✱ Description of your business ✱ Placement on location map and map link on your business listing ✱ Five photos of your business ✱ Links to your website and email ✱ Phone number (can call directly from app) ✱ Operating hours ✱ One offer on “Deals” page

contact Jason Black to reserve space in the iphone app Office: 609-770-8479 Cell: 609-408-7629 Email: jason@exitzero.us

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Here’s To Your Health

A weekly column about getting fit and feeling your best ... by Mark Chamberlain of North Beach Health Club

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TOP breathing for 50 seconds or so, and you come face to face with your mortality. Oxygen is our life source. Rarely, though, are we even conscious of it. And, since it’s automatic, we tend to assume the mechanism is working just fine. But, according to Allison McConnell, PH.D., author of Breathe Strong, Perform Better we use only 50 to 60 percent of our available lung capacity. We rely too heavily on our chest muscles instead of our diaphragm, a malleable structure that sits just below the lungs. Its sole job is to pull air into the lungs as it expands. It then clings to red blood cells as they pass through capillaries and on to the rest of the body. As the diaphragm contracts, it pushes carbon dioxide out on the exhale. Runners breathe (a lot). But according to Running On Air by Budd Coates, they’ve got a lot to learn on the subject. At age 55, Budd ran a 2:13 marathon — fast at any age. In fact, he’s run a sub-three hour marathon in five different decades throughout his life. So what gives? He credits Rhythmic Breathing, a technique he developed 30 years ago. This is where you

pair your breathing (inhalations and exhalations) with your running cadence (number of foot strikes). Back to the diaphragm: It’s one thing to sit in a chair or yoga class and breathe deeply, fully expelling on the exhale, but what about when running or biking uphill as fast as you can? The issue then becomes how fast you can get air into the lungs. A group of us do just this two times per week on the West Cape May Bridge. The distance is .112 miles (just over one-tenth of a mile). It takes between 40 seconds and 1:05 and leaves you gasping for air at the top. About halfway through, your body switches from

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fully oxygenating your leg muscles to diverting those resources to the diaphragm to keep it pumping. Your legs feel heavy and wooden and your speed decelerates fast. This happens to everyone who is truly giong full bore to the top. (Distance runners can really benefit from this type of training as it increases both endurance and speed.) Increasing the diaphragm strength to pull and push then, as is the case with any muscle, will provide more life force throughout any workout you choose. And this is where Rhythmic Breathing comes into play. When you breathe out, your core relaxes, reducing stability, which increases the risk of injury. Most runners breathe out on the same foot each time, so over a long distance this weakens that side. By varying the in and out cadence you will insure each side bears the same load. Also, by controlling the number of exhales to inhales, like with a three to one ratio, you will have more oxygen, longer. It obviously takes practice. Start with three out and two in at a jogging pace. Now, take a few minutes. Breathe deeply. Exhale. And repeat as often as needed.

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The Answer Lady

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Wise answers to perplexing questions

he Answer Lady invites inquiries from gentle readers on all manner of relationship quandaries, matters of the heart and ethics. If you’d like to send a query, write to info@exitzero.us. Dear Answer Lady, My husband and I are expecting our first child late this summer, and we are beside ourselves with joy. We live in Pennsylvania, but visit Cape May several times a year, and that is where our child was conceived. We just found out we’re having a girl, and want to name her after the place we stayed on that visit, but fear that people will hate the name for being so unusual. We know that names are important, and feel it’s important not to saddle our child with something completely ridiculous, but we feel this name would work. Do we go with our gut, or follow the herd? — Mama Dear Mama, You realize you now have the Answer Lady and everyone who reads her column wondering what the name for your precious baby girl could be… Macomber? Montreal?

La Mer? But the Answer Lady digresses. (Wilbraham? Please don’t say Wilbraham. The Answer Lady loves the Wilbraham, but please.) When she was pregnant with her own daughter, the Answer Lady had her heart set on an adorable name, but her husband was vehemently against it, and her now dear-departed mother sided with him, somehow. Therefore, the Answer Lady’s daughter was named after the Comcast man, but that is a story for another time. (The Star Inn? Star’s a nice name.) You are

correct that care must be taken, as names are somewhat permanent. Perhaps “May” for a middle name will simplify things if your child’s given name is… unwieldy. (Was it the Victorian Motel?) And never mind what other people say, dear. It is your child, it is your life. That “never mind what other people say” business is truly all-purpose advice. Use it generously. (Linda Lee? Elaine’s? Virginia Hotel?) Dear Answer Lady, Our family just adopted a great dog a couple of days ago from the Cape May County Animal Shelter. He is wonderful and we love him as much as he seems to love us. The only thing we really don’t love so much is his name, so we’re going to change it. The problem is, we can’t agree on one! I want one name, my wife wants another, our son a third. How do we resolve this? — Rover’s Dad Dear Rover’s Dad, The Answer Lady can only sugeest that you put the three names in contention into a hat, have a neutral party fish one out, and voila, dog is named. You’re welcome.

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Cape M ay Forum

“Water

Featuring explorers

Saturday, May 18th • 9am - 1pm Cape May Forum brings National Geographic Live! to town for entertaining and visually spectacular presentations by three dynamic explorers, writers, and photographers – speakers who have inspired and enlightened audiences worldwide. Join the adventure! DENNIS DIMICK, National Geographic’s Executive Editor for the Environment, takes you on a highly visual journey across our “blue” planet to give you surprising insights: why water matters, where to find it, how we use it, who has it and who doesn’t.

JOHN FRANCIS - This National Geographic explorer tells how he stopped using motor vehicles after witnessing an oil spill in San Francisco Bay, and about a radical 17-year vow of silence. He walked from San Francisco to Cape May, where he now resides, accompanied by his banjo and a gentle but determined demeanor.

DON BELT traveled to 65 countries over the past three decades as senior writer for National Geographic, covering water controversies, the environment and much more. He’ll share insights and anecdotes from recent field assignments.

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Matters” from

Spring Forum at Convention Hall

Left - Photograph by Peter Bunkall. National Geographic. Right - Photograph by Steve Raymer. National Geographic.

Make a Weekend of It! FRIDAY, MAY 17, 6-8pm “Meet the Speakers” Reception & Concert, featuring the Fred Hall Orchestra, and dancing! Convention Hall. SATURDAY, MAY 18 9am-1pm - Spring Forum “Water Matters,” Convention Hall.

For tickets & information:

1-3pm - Tour of Cape May Desalination Plant & Water Tasting Competition! Grab your “Shoobie” Box Lunch and enjoy a Trolley ride to the plant.

CAPE MAY FORUM

SUNDAY, MAY 19, 10:30am to Noon Breakfast & a Movie. Featuring “Rango.” Cape May Elementary School.

capemayforum.org

609-770-2626 info@capemayforum.org

Background - Photograph by Rajib Singha. National Geographic.

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Teacups with roses and teapots with flowers,

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Books to enchant you for hours and hours, Beautiful jewelry, bracelets and rings, These are a few of our Carriage House things.

T-shirts and jackets and miniature houses, Night lights and postcards all perfect for browsers, Mugs, maps and puzzles, kids books and earrings, These are a few of our Lighthouse Shop things.

Valarie Sorensen, Bea Pessagno, Susan Tischler

For your gift needs, for your new bling, To fill up your car, Remember the Carriage House, Lighthouse Shop, too... You won’t have to go too far!

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at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Fountains • Nightlights • Books • Toys & Games Polish Pottery • Made in America Devi Jewelry Tea Sets for the Young & Young-at-Heart Teas & Scone Mixes • Gifts for Men & Women

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This week, Maria Knapp, Cape May Film Society Member, reviews “Oblivion”

HE new sci-fi movie, Oblivion, reminds us of how good original science fiction can be. As much as I love the Marvel and DC characters, it was nice to go into a movie without superheroes. The plot? The earth is invaded by aliens. We use nuclear force and win, but unfortunately the world is left uninhabitable. Humans evacuate the planet and are living in a colony on Titan. There is one final task before Earth can be fully abandoned. The remaining sea water is being transformed into energy for use on Titan. Tom Cruise plays Jack and Andrea Riseborough plays his partner Victoria. His job is to fix the drones that are trying to finish off the remaining aliens on earth. Victoria is his navigator. In two weeks, the couple should be done and heading back to Titan. Jack, though, is ambiguous about leaving Earth. He still finds himself drawn to it. I won’t reveal any more of the plot. Suffice it to say that I am one of those people who figures out endings early, but

“Oblivion” is science fiction that will restore your faith in science fiction, says our reviewer. the twists and turns of this story kept me guessing. It is not surprising that this is a big budget movie and beautifully shot. (It is a Tom Cruise flick.) I did not see it in 3D, but that’s not important. Sure the floating station where Jack and Victoria live would be incredible in 3D, especially the pool that just hangs in the air. But this film doesn’t have the kinds of small details that made

the 3D in Avatar so important, like flowers blooming or lizards crawling. Everybody’s acting is fine. Tom Cruise was, well, Tom Cruise. You like him. You want to find out his story. He is supported by the excellent cast of Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko, Morgan Freeman, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Riseborough plays the part of Victoria so well, the viewer is aware of something ever-so-slightly off between her and Jack, but is left guessing as to what this could be. Morgan Freeman, well, he plays Morgan Freeman. But we like Morgan Freeman, so ok. Coster-Waldau will look familiar to Game of Throne fans... he doesn’t get a lot of screen time, but he is nicely brooding when he does. Overall, I highly recommend the film to people who enjoy science fiction. And don’t worry. As complex and interesting as the plot is, all is explained well by the end. So just enjoy it and don’t fret if you’re not “getting” it straightaway. To learn more about the Cape May Film Society visit capemayfilm.org.

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The Mermaid Guild started out as a way for female business owners in the community to do group advertising since — as co-founder Pat Jackson told us — “there is power in numbers.” But over the last six years, the Mermaid Guild has evolved into a philanthropic collective. (They’re the ones who’ve raised nearly $80,000 for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey at their yearly bachelor auctions.) But the MG is, perhaps, best known for its basket giveaway. Every year, the group’s 31 members donate an item or gift certificate worth at least $100. Then, they take the basket to as many fundraisers as possible. Representatives sell chances for $5 at each event and, at the end of the night, all the money earned benefits that day’s particular cause. At the end of the year, a winner is chosen at random. (Marilyn Sweeney, who bought her chance at a Volunteers in Medicine Benefit last summer, was selected in December, but she was away all winter, and was finally able to retrive her prize last month.) “I’m pretty proud of the Mermaid Guild,” Pat told us. “When we go to fundraisers now, we hardly ever have to explain who we are. In a small town like this, it’s so rewarding to see how your community responds.”

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A weekly column by Catherine Dugan. This week: Water, Water, Everywhere

FTER a day at the beach, nothing is more luxurious than a nice, long shower, yet most of us take water for granted. Even in Cape May, where water is so crucial to our major industries, it takes an interruption, or a really high water bill, to remind us what a valuable resource clean water is. Learn more about water when Cape May Forum presents “Water Matters” on May 18. Luxury led to a water crisis in Victorian London, when wealthy residents installed the latest modern convenience — the flush toilet. Untreated sewage poured into the Thames, which was still the source of the city’s drinking water. Death from water-borne illnesses rose to historic levels. Progress in sanitation was slow, and it wasn’t until Benjamin Disraeli’s “Ministry of Sewage” in the 1870s that the problem was fully addressed. In the United States, cities faced similar issues. Philadelphia abandoned well water in 1800 because of contamination from privies, instead pumping water from the Schuykill and Delaware Rivers. In 1902, water filtration began, and

Learn all about this important resource at this year’s Cape May Forum. in 1913, chlorine was added. The Clean Water Act of 1972 helped to reduce water pollution, but experts estimate that 62% of treatment facilities fail to meet clean water standards. Cape May Forum warms up with a “salon series” of local experts before the main event. Gretchen Whitman will discuss “Horseshoe Crabs and the Shorebird Connection” on Friday, May 3, at 7pm at the Nature Center. Stewart Farrell will discuss “Effects of Hurri-

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cane Sandy” on May 10 at the Rutgers Administration Building on Delaware Avenue. Then, from May 17-19, Cape May Forum will bring in speakers from National Geographic. You can meet them Friday, May 17, from 6-8pm at Convention Hall. The main event takes place on Saturday from 9am to 1pm, when Dennis Dimick presents “Our Thirsty World,” a “visual journey across our blue planet” to promote conservation. Dr. John Francis doesn’t just talk the talk in “Water Matters” — the man is so committed to clean water that he walked across country and took a vow of silence for 17 years. Don Belt discusses “Water Wars: A Geographic Perspective.” Saturday afternoon, after the speeches, take a trolley ride to Cape May’s desalination plant for a water tasting. Box lunches will be provided. Then, on Sunday morning, return to Convention Hall at 10:30am for “Rango,” a clever animated movie dealing with water shortages, presented with the Cape May Film Society. For tickets and more information, call 609-770-2626 or visit capemayforum. org. Soak it in! Next week: Make Your Mother’s Day

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Exit Zero Goes On Vacation

Cape May Pointers Linda and Brian Noll took Exit Zero to Tikal, Guatemala, where they followed “The Route of the Mayans”

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The Friends of the Physick Estate, an affinity group of The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities, hosted this Downton Abbey-inspired tea. We’re sure you’ve heard of the wildly popular PBS series by now... so here’s some trivia about the show you might not have heard: Ÿ It costs one million pounds to make each episode; that’s 22 million pounds to date! Ÿ Dresses worn by the ladies of Downton Abbey have been worn previously on the big screen, by such actresses as Uma Thurman and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Ÿ A protocol expert is on set at all times, to ensure that 20th century customs are never given a 21st century spin. One of his biggest complaints? The youngest actors don’t sit up straight!

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4/21: Surprise Bridal Shower For Talia Piacentine At Oyster Bay

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Talia Piacentine is not easy to surprise. But her friends outdid themselves... they invited Talia to so many different places that by the time they arrived at Oyster Bay — the site of her actual bridal shower — she didn’t suspect a thing. “Oyster Bay’s new bar is so nice, and my bridesmaids — I have 12 of them — did a wonderful job decorating. I’m lucky to have such a great group of friends,” she told us. So who is Talia’s bethrothed? Jim McCullen, a former middle school classmate of the bride-to-be. He started coming into Oyster Bay, where Talia works as a bartender, in order to ask her out, and she kept turning him down... until a pal changed her mind. “We all worked out at the same gym,” Talia said, “and my friend kept saying to me, ‘You have to date that guy.’” Not surprisingly, that friend is now one of Talia’s 12 bridesmaids, thrilled to be part of the wedding happening here on Cape Island May 11.

Talia Piacentine and (some!) of her bridesmaids

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729 Columbia Ave. Cape May

605 Pearl Avenue Cape May Point

6 nice sized bedrooms and 5 bathrooms to fit the entire family. Colorful, Charming, Whimsical and right on Columbia Avenue what more could you ask for? Take a stroll to the beach, walk over to the Mall, all Cape May has to offer is right at your doorstep. $1,050,000

5 Bedroom, 3 Bath home just 4 houses to the beach! Many recent upgrades, great rental income for the summer season. $679,000

1341-C Ohio Ave. Cape May

501 Beach Avenue Cape May

Affordable and care free Cape May living can be yours with low taxes and no condo fees. Featuring newer vinyl windows, new front door, fresh bright clean kitchen and dining area along with an enclosed front screened porch. Featuring affordable, efficient natural gas heat and central air conditioning. $284,900

HANDS FREE INVESTMENT. Marquis de Lafayette Condo-Tel. Amenities such as a pool, on-site restaurant and management, and ocean views. Starting at $125,000

220 Broadway West Cape May

774 Academy Road Cold Spring

Delightful well-kept 4 bedroom, 2bath cottage with off street parking. Easy walking distance to beaches, restaurants and shopping. Featuring central a/c and natural gas heating. $495,000

Country living can be yours in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath well home with a huge deck, pool, large shed, gazebo and a two story, two car garage with a mostly finished second floor is just what you have been looking for. $395,000

Emery, Jerry, Talia, Lauren

1400 Texas Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204 (Next to the Cape May Wawa) www.CoastlineRealty.com

Mariel Halbruner, Ginna Riker, Harper Halbruner

Kristian McAllen, Bettie Oliver, Amanda Axelsson, Pat Simmons, Sharon Spriggs

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Lindsay, Kelly

Alyson, Jessie

Sarah Pron, Cindy Dickinson

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1200-1204 Wilson DIVE Marine Commercial/ Mixed Use Zone. “strictly as is” 4 rental homes with boat dockage. $799,000

129 Fishing Creek Road, Lower township Take a step back in time in this 1891 colonial farmhouse situated on a corner lot surrounded by mature trees. Throughout this 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home you will find original woodwork and Pine flooring. A wood burning stove with warming closets and large windows make for a cozy living room. The large dining room has captured the style of the era with a servant stairwell. The kitchen has been recently remodeled and features 9.5 foot ceilings, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar, plenty of cabinets, oak flooring, breakfast nook, and reading area with built-in bookshelf. Outside, the large deck off the kitchen provides access to the fenced yard and above ground pool. You will also find a one car garage, gardening shed, and barn which was built with recycled wood. There is so much more to see in this colonial beauty! PRICE REDUCED!!! $259,900.

Quality... Comfort... Privacy... Location! 127 York Ave., Unit B, West Cape May 1st floor master bedroom with a full bath, open living, kitchen and dining area, half bath, laundry room and plenty of closet space make living easy, 2nd floor features 2 nice bedrooms sharing a jack-n-jill bath with interior access from both rooms. Large hallway has a reading/den area and a long balcony porch with fitted wind screens that open in warmer weather - full 3rd floor storage, a/c, heat, new appliances and new flooring. Full private backyard with outside showers, patio area and shed - only 2 owners split condo costs. Close enough to walk to everything in town and the beach! Turn key negotiable. Only $467,500!

846 Broadway, West Cape May • Toll Free: 888-309-7454 • Local: (609) 884-1888 Your Investment in Seashore Living is My Specialty!

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EXCEPTIONAL MANSION STYLE HOME 1624 New York Ave., Cape May 6 BR, 6.5 BA, elevator, too many extras to mention. $3,495,000

BEAUTIFUL ESTATE HOME 5 Hidden Lake Drive Cape May Court House 4 BR, 3.5 BA, gas f/p’s, 1+ Acre. 3-car attached garage, cac, $575,000

PERFECT BEACH HOUSE 406 Second Avenue West Cape May 4 BR, 2 BA, cac, gas f/p, screened patio. $599,000

CUTE CAPE COD 15 Clover Avenue Marshallville 3 BR, 1 BA, lg bonus room, eat-in kitchen. $229,999

CONSTRUCTION STARTING 402 Central Ave., Cape May Point 4 BR, 3.5 BA. 2-screened in porches, paver patio, front porch, and 12 x 14 second floor deck. $859,900

EXCEPTIONAL COTTAGE 908 Wenonah Avenue Cape May 4 BR, 3.5 BA, dual zone cac, garage. $799,000

Trustees for 2013-2014

Judy Thomson (Elk Of The Year) Jim Hamil (Officer of the Year)

BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED NEWER HOME 1238 Washington St. Cape May 3 BR, 1 BA, cac, h/w fls, garage, beautiful grounds. $549,900

PANORAMIC VIEWS!!! 1849 Maryland Ave., Cape May 6 BR, 3.5 BA, gas f/p, cac, garage. $1,995,000

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Some people know the Elks as a charitable fraternal brotherhood, helping communities throughout the US... but do you know what the Greater Cape May Elks have contributed to in our own neighborhoods? Here’s a sampling... Ÿ A Peer Leadership for Drug Awareness program geared toward local high schoolers. Ÿ The distribution of dictionaries to students at the Sandman Middle School. Ÿ Advocacy work for area veterans, including the sponsoring of free luncheons, and the “Wreaths Across America” program. ŸThe managing of Camp Moore for special children. ŸThe sponsorship of Lower Township Little League and the Holiday Basketball Tournament. Interested in joining the group that’s already 765 strong? Call the Elks lodge #2839 at 609-770-7314.

Dan Barlam, John Betz, Frank Kolondra, Vineland Lodge, Gordon Jones, Mike Thomas, Paul Auriello, Walt Lesyk

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4 Folsom Road Townbank 4 BR/2 BA currently operating as a Duplex. Just Footsteps to the sand Offered at $419,000

Call on Us for All Your Real Estate Needs! 501 Lafayette Street, Cape May NJ 08204 Toll Free: 877-884-8907 • Local 609-884-1007 Fax 609-884-4407 • www.WilseyRealty.com

902 Ocean Drive Unit 1208 Canyon Club 3 BR/2 BA Waterfront Unit Beautifully Renovated Offered at $610,000

RYAN GRIFFIN - SALESPERSON CELL: 609.602.5578 EMAIL: rgriffin@desatnickrealestate.com

DESATNICK REAL ESTATE, LLC 1001 Lafayette St., Cape May, NJ 08204 Todd H. de Satnick, Broker of Record

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Bill Rosemiller, Jerry Krause (proxy for Barbara Mahon), Ted Nulty (newly installed Exalted Ruler) Jim Bucella

Melissa Wurtz, Louise Kerr, Dan Connor, Barb Veneziale

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14 Pinewood Road, Townbank 5 BR/3.5 BA expanded and upgraded home situated on a beach block in Townbank. $449,000

309 Third Avenue, West Cape May 3 BR turn-key beach cottage on a 75x150 lot within close proximity to the beaches and downtown Cape May. $329,900 new

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1001 lafayette street Cape May NJ 08204 Todd H. de Satnick, Broker of Record

e! 310 Broadway, Villas 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath home within walking distance to the Delaware Bay, screened porch, large 2nd floor master suite with private deck, large yard. $269,000.

31 First Avenue, Cape May Location, location – just one half block to the beach at the popular south end, this 2 unit condominium has an excellent rental history. The first floor unit offers 3 brms., 1 ½ baths and nice open front porch - $445,000. 2nd/3rd floor unit offers 4 brms., 2 full baths, ocean view front deck, large rear deck - $745,000, or whole house $1,190,000. Ample off-street parking for both units.

512 Washington Mall, Cape May (609) 884-8428 • 800-441-8428 www.cbcapemay.com

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Homes And Rentals Of The Week Check out these beautiful homes for sale and rent in the Cape May area

927 Farmdale Drive West Cape May Impeccably maintained home! All the work has been done on this 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with a first floor Master Suite that has 2 walk in closets. There are an additional 4 bedrooms on the second floor that can accommodate a growing family with ease. The Great Room is bright and comfortable with an abundance of space plus a gas fireplace. $649,000

127 York Ave., Unit B, West Cape May Quality, comfort, privacy and location! 1st floor master bedroom with a full bath, open living, kitchen and dining area, half bath, laundry room and plenty of closet space make living easy, 2nd floor features 2 nice bedrooms sharing a jack n jill bath with interior access from both rooms. $467,500!

Rental: 1005 Pittsburgh Ave., Unit 102, Cape May - 3 BR, 3.5 BA, pool on site, high speed internet, Sleeps 12, $2000/$2400

Rental: 211 Beach Ave, Broadway Beach Condominiums, Unit # 12 - 1 BR, oceanfront views, furnished, full kitchen, and Parking. June- Aug $1650 week/off season specials available

Jersey Cape Realty 739 Washington Street Cape May 609-884-5800 jerseycaperealty.com

Patricia “Patti” Piacentine HomeStead Real Estate 846 Broadway, W. Cape May 609-741-1212 seapatti@comcast.net

219 E. 3rd Avenue North Wildwood Beautiful Duplex just 2 blocks to beach; main house offers 6 bedroom, 3 ½ baths, 1st floor has 1 bedroom, 1 bath apt. Home has 2nd floor deck and 3rd floor oceanview deck; gas heat, central a/c - $595,500.

718 Lily Pond Drive Erma Looking for your vacation getaway? Or, year-round low maintenance energy efficient living? Here it is! Beautiful Cape Meadows 55 and older Community offering 2 ponds, a walking path, finished roads, parking pads, natural gas, pets allowed, water & sewer, and best of all no taxes. 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms. $95,500

Rental: 196 S. Broadway, Cape May – duplex, 1st and 2nd floor apts., 2 BR, 1 BA, w/d, central a/c, each sleeps 6, ocean view decks, off-street parking. $1550/ week. Coldwell Banker Sol Needles 512 Washington St. Mall Cape May (609) 884-8428 cbcapemay.com

Coastline Realty Carol Menz, Broker (609) 884-5005 1400 Texas Avenue Cape May coastlinerealty.com

4002 Bayshore Road cape may This newly listed 5 BR/3 BA luxurious estate home is south of the canal. With meticulously landscaped grounds featuring a bougainvillea engulfed pergola, this property is truly a retreat. Interior features include magnificent built-ins, crown molding, vaulted ceilings, gas fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops and custom cabinetry, a master suite with private balcony.

1036 Maryland ave. cape may This property has it all! Upon entering you will be delighted to find that this Grand Beauty meets your every expectation. Well selected amenities of comfort & convenience abound in this 5 bedroom, 4 bath home that also features a nice pool. $1,345,900

Rental: 1113 New York Avenue 4 BR/2.5 BA with Huge Front Porch, Now Renting! Ryan Griffin DeSatnick Real Estate 1001 Lafayette St., Cape May Cell: (609) 602-5578 Office: (609) 884-1300 desatnickrealestate.com

219 North Street, Cape May Spectacular downtown Victorian home on tree-lined North Street featuring four apartments, spacious rear yard and off-street parking for 6 cars! Outstanding location only 2.5 blocks to the beach and 2 blocks to the Washington Street Mall. $1,125,000 Rental: 1110 Idaho Avenue, Cape May - 3 BR/2 BA home, sleeps 8. Located four blocks to the beach! $850-$2350/week

DeSatnick Real Estate 1001 Lafayette Stree, Cape May (609) 884-1300 desatnickrealestate.com

Heijung Park-Colameco Jersey Cape Realty 739 Washington Street Cape May 609-884-5800

1043 Washington St. Cape May “The White House” is a spacious turn of the century home centrally located in Historic Cape May. Features include wrap around porch and gas lamp lit lawn, living room with gas fireplace, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen opens to Garden Great room with dining area. 4 bedrooms & 3.5 baths. $899,000. Rental: 211 Harvard Ave., Cape May Point 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath single family, Sleeps 8. $1600$3350 per week. Chris Clemans Sotheby’s International Realty 1159 Washington Street, Cape May (609) 884-3332 chrisclemanssir.com

1027 Lafayette St. Cape May This is a very nice 4 bedroom home with lots of room, and convenient to the center of town.The home is in nice condition and needs nothing to move right in. Central air, off street parking, mostly maintenance free outside. Nice storage shed...corner property. Attached single... owners share lawn maintenance and insurance. Easy to show and ready for a new owner. $525,000

Wilsey Realty 501 Lafayette St., Cape May (609) 884-1007 wwilseyrealty.com

303 Millman Lane Villas Truly an unbeatable value!This home has extraordinary views and is in impeccable condition. This contemporary 3 story home offers 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, custom kitchen, living room with gas fireplace, 2 dens, and a garage with storage. There is hardwood flooring, tiled baths, economical natural gas utilities, surround sound sytem and two spacious water view decks. $469,900 Rental: 23 E Virginia Ave., Villas - 2 bedrooms, 2 Full Baths. Propane heat and Central Air. $950 + utilties. Theresa Senico Apex Realty 2505 Bayshore Road, Villas (609) 408-4655 theresasenico.com

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Properties for Sale

924 Washington Street, Cape May Classic Victorian Home 5 bedrooms, 3 baths $767,500

1520 Yacht Avenue #201, Cape May Lovely townhouse with Open Layout 3 bedrooms, 2 baths $450,000

The Exit Zero Small Ads FOR SALE Department 56 Halloween Snow Village Houses, Haunted Barn and Hauntsburg House and accessories. Contact lilacs113@optonline.net for pictures and prices.

11 Beach Ave., Cape May Sandpiper Beach Club One Bedroom from $375,000. Two Bedrooms from $769,900

902 Ocean Dr., #902, Lower Township Canyon Club Water Views 3 bedrooms, 2 baths $624,900

VACATION RENTALS

Christmas Annalees and Byers Choice Byers Choice: 1994 Victorian Lady with flower basket and 1992 Victorian Man. Annalees: Various from 1964 to 2003. Contact lilacs113@ optonline.net for pictures and prices. Victrola Victor Talking Machine Model XI Includes approximately 50 records. In excellent working condition. Asking $800. Call 609-883-3257, Camden, NJ.

HOME FOR RENT

609 Columbia Avenue, Cape May The John F. Craig House Historic District 6-8 bedrooms, 8 baths

1307 Beach Avenue, Unit 5, Cape May Morning Star Villa Beachfront Condo 2 bedrooms, 2 baths

Large single family twobedroom with large first-floor bonus room for playroom, office, in-laws, etc. One-car garage. Hardwood floors, washer/dryer and a/c. Available in June. Washington Street location. $1600 per month, please call (609) 8840488 Classifieds cost $10 for up to 10 lines and run for two weeks! Must be pre-paid. To publish a classified, send your information to info@exitzero.us, call 609-770-8479, or come see us at 109 Sunset Boulevard, Cape May, across from Shell gas station.

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A Little Bit About Exit Zero Publishing Who we are, what we do, and where we go

Established July 4, 2003, Exit Zero Publishing is owned by Jack Wright and Jason Black. We also publish highquality books as well as this fine periodical. Telephone: (609) 770-8479 Fax: (609) 770-8481 E-mail: info@exitzero.us Website: www.exitzero.us Online store: www.ezstore.us Office/Store: 109 Sunset Boulevard Suite D, Cape May, NJ 08204 Editor/Publisher: Jack Wright, jack@exitzero.us Advertising Director: Jason Black, jason@exitzero.us Staff Writer: Diane Stopyra, diane@exitzero.us Staff Artist: Mike DeMusz, mike@exitzero.us Special Correspondent: Jack Fichter Intern: Meghan Meehan Arts Editor: Tom Sims Photographers: Aleksey Moryakov, Sandy Maloney, Gabi Urda Graphic Artist: Doree Bardes Store Manager: Michele Mulligan Distribution People: Ashley Larson, Mike DeMusz Columnists: Kate Chadwick (The Answer Lady), Catherine Dugan (activities), David Gray (The Old Fogey), Terry O’Brien (Undertow) Labeler: Mary Smith Every Thursday, Exit Zero is delivered to around 300 places. Get it delivered to your home in a plastic mailer. It’s $50 for 47 B&W issues, plus six in color. Please call (609) 770-8479 to subscribe. Downtown Cape May Swain’s, Mariah’s, Guardian, Cape Bank, Collier’s, All Irish Imports, Cape May Stage, Wilsey Realty, Pat Jackson Jewelers, Celebrate Cape May, Go Fish, Sea Weeds, Cape Orient, Fiber Arts, Oyster Bay, Welcome Center, Depot Market, Congress Hall, Victorious, Pink, Star Inn, Bayberry Inn, Victorian Motel, SOMA Art Gallery, Island Grill, Primrose, CCA, Primo Hoagies. Washington Street Mall The Original Fudge Kitchen, Mary Ann’s Jewelry, Dellas 5&10, Lace Silhouettes, Center City Mall, Casale’s Shoes, Free Shop, Happy Baby, It’s a Breeze, Madame’s Port, Swede Things, Cucina Rosa, Whale’s Tale, Italian Garden, Jackson Mountain Café, Love The Cook, Bath Time, Ugly Mug, Pilot House, Caroline Boutique, Kaleidoscope, Coldwell Banker, Colors, A Ca Mia, A Place On Earth, Between the Lines, Good Scents.

Washington Street The Southern Mansion, MAC, Chris Clemans Sotheby’s International Realty, Billmae Cottage, Thomas Webster Inn, Inn at the Park, City Hall, Sturdy Savings Bank, Washington Inn, Dr Feldman Dentistry, Jersey Cape Realty, Victorian Towers. BEACHFRONT King’s Cottage, Beach Shack, Carney’s, Martini Beach, Virginia Hotel, Mad Batter, Poor Richard's, Inn at 22 Jackson, Saltwood, Windward, Uncle Bill’s, Ocean View Restaurant, Sandpiper, Hotel Alcott, Summer Station, Original Fudge Kitchen, Montreal Liquor, Montreal Inn, Capri Motor Lodge, Periwinkle, Grand Hotel, Palace Hotel, Mission Inn, Angel of The Sea, Peter Shields, Hotel Macomber, Marquis de Lafayette. Columbia Avenue Columbia House, Sun Bank, Dr Gorny, Victorian Abstract, MP Myers, Cape May Day Spa, Twin Gables, Henry Sawyer B&B, Linda Lee, Brass Bed Inn, Mason Cottage, Mainstay Inn, White Dove Cottage, The Manse B&B, Merion Inn, Cliveden Inn, Pharo’s B&B, Summer Cottage, John F. Craig House, Majestic Star. Gurney/oCEAN/STOCKTON Avalon Coffee, Cape May Beach & Kite, John Welsey Inn, Louie’s Pizza, Beach Massage, Inn of Cape May, Beauclair’s, Queen Victoria, Fairthorne, Bamboo Shack, Cheeks, Library, Freda’s Café, Victorian Lace, Camelot Hotel, Bedford Inn, Chalfonte Hotel. East Cape May Nature Center, Model Cleaners, Cape May Laundromat, Coastline Realty, Shear Sunsations, Rizzo Chiropractic, C-View Inn, Century 21 Gilmartin.

West Cape May VFW, Godmother’s, Cape May Bakers, Tea By The Sea, Cape May Linen Outlet, Flying Fish Studio, CVS, Albert Stevens Inn, Weddings by the Sea, Kate’s Flower Shop, Seaside Cheese Company, Cape May Fitness, Cheeks, Artizan Salon & Spa, Antique Doorknob, West Side Market, Cape Island Home and Garden, Bella Vida Café, Flanegan’s Framing, 7-11, HomeStead. Sunset Boulevard Sunset Liquors, Bird House of Cape May, Butterfly Tea Room, Cape May Wicker, Exit Zero Store and Gallery, Accent on Beauty, Cape Winds Florist, CMBO, Cape May Point Post Office, Sunset Beach Gift Shops. Route 109 South Jersey Marina, Lobster House, Tony’s Marine Supply, Sea Gear Marine, Captain’s Cove, Cape May Whale Watcher, Lucky Bones, Tony’s Pizza, Cape May Antique Center. North Cape May Laundromat, North Beach Gym, Heart to Heart Flowers, Le Gates, Harpoon Henry’s, Mr. J’s Music Shop, Cape May–Lewes Ferry, Gorman’s, Hair Cuttery, Italian Affair, Cape May Veterinary. Off The Island Canyon Club, Harbor View, Axelsson’s Blue Claw, Cape Liquors, Moose Lodge, Old Grange, Historic Cold Spring Village, Hawk Haven Vineyards. Villas Lower Township Construction, Lower Township Municipal, Apex Realty, Curl Up and Dye, Fish and Fancy, Villas Liquor, Snippers Salon, Jake’s Bar and Grill, Kiddie Closet, Cape Savings Bank, Cohwen’s Ink Emporium, Wing It.

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