CAPE MAY--The Cove Restaurant at the end of Beach Avenue now has a waterfront view instead of a 15-foot high dune.
Owners of the restaurant have been fighting with the state for years to get that dune removed, to little avail. The dune was created back in 1999 and it has been the source of contention ever since it grew to high enough that it blocked diners' view of the ocean.
But last week's storm took care of that, if perhaps only temporarily. The storm severely eroded away sand dunes at the end of Beach Avenue in Cape May near 2nd Street.