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Friday, October 16, 2020
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Committee of 100, county announce grants that would help restaurants offer ...

The Committee of 100 and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced The Winter Ready Restaurant Grant Program earlier this week.  The program is open to independent locally-owned restaurants, as well as Delaware-based franchises, that have...
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DE Relief, workforce training get boost with added county funding

An expansion has been announced for Delaware’s DE Relief program, and the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative. New Castle County has provided additional funding for both programs from its allocation of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...
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Delaware jobless rate falls to 8.2%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September 2020 fell to  8.2 percent, down from 8.9 percent in August. A record-high  40,400 unemployed Delawareans in September 2020, more than double the  19,300 in September 2019. The US...
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Report: Brewers and allied businesses could see loss of 651,000 jobs due to...

Industry groups say  looming  tax hikes could lead to brewers, brewpubs closing their doors Today, the Beer Institute, the Brewers Association, the National Beer Wholesalers Association and the American Beverage Licensees released a report from...
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Jake’s to close its doors; Grotto spiffs up Sports Den; Yuengling’s alliance; More on...

Restaurant closings and reopenings are commonplace this time of year at the beach, but the decision to close Jake's Seafood on Coastal Highway still came as a bit of a surprise. Owners Billy and Lois...
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Dogfish Inn offers activity gear, info on outdoor activities in Coastal Sussex

The Dogfish Inn, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery’s canal-side hotel in Lewes rolled out the Off-Centered Gear Shed and Outdoor Activity Package. “Whether it’s biking, hiking, or stand-up paddleboarding, I spend time every day soaking in the...
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Food & Drink – Hotel DuPont’s Le Cavalier, Santa Fe to open; Nicola...

Word is that  Le Cavalier  at the Hotel DuPont's  Green Room is a couple of weeks away from reopening. The unveiling  will come after Wilmington was briefly in the spotlight over the weekend as former...
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Restaurants navigate state ‘guidance’

Good afternoon, The Delaware Restaurant Association recently passed along the most recent state Division of Public Health regs. Reading through the guidance is a good idea for diners.  Many of us are not fully aware of the complexities...
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UD’s revised fall schedule bad news for Newark area economy

Good afternoon, The decision by the University of  Delaware to keep the bulk of its fall classes online did not come as a big surprise. The decision marks a ratcheting down of a hybrid approach featuring...
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Food and Drink: Grotto Pizza’s 60th; Lefty’s new chef; SoDel expands outdoor...

Grotto Pizza is celebrating 60 years in business. Grotto’s is known for its swirl, a combination of sweet tomato sauce and a blend of cheeses. Dominick Pulieri, Grotto Pizza founder, was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, to Italian-immigrant...