Publication: WHYY Newsworks
Author: Jen A. Miller
Date: November 7, 2012
In August 2005, Michael Kline and his son packed up their belongings and drove straight through the night from New Orleans to Cape May, N.J.
The morning after they arrived in N.J., Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans.
“Maybe I’m bringing them with me,” he said after living through both Hurricanes Irene and Sandy in Cape May, where Kline had spent his childhood summers and lived full time from 1983 to 1992.
He also hopes he’ll bring some positive New Orleans history and flavor to the Jersey Shore with the first Exit Zero International Jazz Festival, which will take place in Cape May this weekend.
While the town was largely spared Sandy’s wrath, the musicians playing in the festival have not. Read more »