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The Mall Messenger


  • Writer's pictureGeorge Swoyer

What's New on the Mall This Summer

The summer of 2023 is in full swing and the Mall has been buzzing! Visitors are enjoying our unique selection of shops, boutiques, restaurants, boutiques, ice cream parlors, sweet shops, galleries, activities, and more. As with every year, some businesses on the Mall do change, and this year is no different. This blog will explore some of the new businesses that have opened on the Mall, as well as other new things in the heart of Cape May.

Grace Oliver - Liberty Way at 507 Washington Street

Grace Oliver is a boutique that showcases handcrafted jewelry and accessories. Their exquisite collection features meticulously crafted pieces that blend traditional techniques with contemporary design. With a focus on personalized shopping experiences, their knowledgeable staff assists customers in finding the perfect piece or creating a customized design. From delicate necklaces to stylish accessories, Grace Oliver offers timeless and unique items that reflect individual style and craftsmanship. Learn more here.

JAMES by Cash and Clive - 323 Washington Street

JAMES by Cash and Clive, menswear for the modern man. The offering at JAMES is meticulously curated everyday classics mixed with elevated basics. JAMES is the perfect mix of modern and classic pieces that will take any mans wardrobe to the next level. Learn more here.

Louisa's Take Away - 106 Jackson Street

For years, folks have enjoyed the incredibly fresh and delicious food in the small historic yellow building of Louisa's Cafe. Now, those favorites are available for take out! The menu is all regional fare — fish caught from the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay, plus vegetables, fruits, herbs from West Cape May’s Beach Plum Farm, augmented by produce from other New Jersey farms. The kitchen philosophy is to cook simple, expertly seasoned dishes that are lovingly prepared and made from fresh, first-rate ingredients. Learn more here.

Thread & Root Clothing Co. - Liberty Way at 507 Washington Street

Thread & Root Clothing Co. is a stylish mother and daughter owned boutique offering a curated collection of tops, bottoms, dresses, jackets, shoes, and accessories. With a focus on quality and diverse fashion preferences, it's a must-visit destination for fashion-forward individuals. The boutique's inviting atmosphere and personalized attention make every shopper feel valued and inspired. Discover unique and elegant pieces that reflect their commitment to style and lasting craftsmanship. Learn more here.

Tuxedo Pink Boutique - Liberty Way at 507 Washington Street

Tuxedo Pink Boutique is a lively and vibrant boutique specializing in offering a delightful selection of baby and women's apparel, ensuring that both little ones and adults can find stylish and trendy clothing. With its playful atmosphere and attention to quality, Tuxedo Pink Boutique creates a fun and enjoyable shopping experience for fashion enthusiasts of all ages. Whether you're in search of adorable outfits for the little ones or fashionable attire for yourself, Tuxedo Pink Boutique is the perfect destination to discover unique and on-trend pieces. Learn more here.

Vagabond Boutique - 518 Washington Street Rear Unit

Vagabond Boutique celebrates individuality and artisanal craftsmanship. With a curated selection of independent labels, natural fibers, vintage items, and unique apothecary products, they offer a diverse range of goods for conscious consumers. Vagabond embodies a lifestyle of slow living, featuring house made goods and thoughtfully sourced home goods and gifts. By supporting independent brands and local artisans, they create a community of creativity and authenticity. Learn more here.

Personalized Bricks

Strolling the Washington Street Mall has long been a great and memorable experience for tens of thousands of Cape May visitors and locals alike. Now, you can engrave those memories into one of the Mall's bricks! Personalize a brick with custom text, such as references to family, friends, Cape May vacations, memorials, shout-outs, and more. You can even add clip art or a custom logo. All proceeds will be used to enhance and maintain the uniqueness of the Mall. The first round of bricks in this ongoing project have been installed on Hill Walk, with another installation coming soon. Learn more here.

There is so much to explore on the Washington Street Mall! We are always working to stay current and exciting, while also remembering that we are the heart of America's original seaside resort. We invite you to explore our picturesque town square and see why we are one of the region's most popular destinations.

We'll see you on the Mall!


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