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Friday, October 16, 2020
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Rehoboth Beach order requires masks everywhere

The Rehoboth Beach mayor and commissioners voted unanimously to require the wearing of facial coverings on all public streets, public sidewalks, public parks, the boardwalk, the beach and commercial establishments in the City of...
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Food & drink – Jessop’s, Nora Lee’s, SoDel, Dover Downs, Dogfish Head

As reported earlier, restaurants can now operate at 60 percent occupancy. Restaurants with  a lot of booths may stick with the 50 percent figure and some establishments are waiting for Phase III, which will...
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Food and drink notes: More restaurant openings, Curbside Wilmington

The second wave of restaurant openings So far, we have not seen a flood of notices of restaurants opening on the 15th, with the increase of occupancy from 30 to  60 percent. One reason is the...
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Dining out post-quarantine

Hello everyone, Last night we dined out for the first time since mid-March to celebrate a friend's birthday. The choice was the patio at Harry's Savoy Grill in north Wilmington. Our last birthday celebration had been...
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City launches ‘Curbside Wilmington’ as way to lure diners to downtown

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, Marty Hageman from Downtown Visions and Jennifer Kmiec from The Committee of 100 announced  “Curbside Wilmington,” a new initiative designed to support local businesses and encourage patrons to return to downtown...
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Food and drink: Not all steakhouses reopening in early June; lines at newly...

More restaurant openings have been announced for steak lovers, although some popular spots are sticking to takeout. Xavier Teixido's Harry's Hospitality Group announced that its flagship steak and prime rib destination Harry's Savoy Grill and...
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A tale of two beach states

(Accompanying image shows the Ocean City boardwalk during  the pre-face mask summer of 2019. Dreamstime photo) Hello everyone, Shortly after this newsletter went out at noon on Tuesday, a release arrived from the governor's office announcing...
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Updated: Officials offer info on reporting emergency order violations over Memorial Day weekend

The Delaware Divison of Public Health is providing guidance for those observing persons and businesses violating the State of Emergency order. Individuals who have complaints about out-of-state individuals violating the order, or violating the public gathering...
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Ocean City’s risky strategy

Hello everyone, Ocean City, Maryland and its mayor are plotting their own treacherous course in reopening hotels this weekend. The city’s Mayor Rick Meehan reportedly pushed for the opening earlier this month,  but hit a roadblock...
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Dine in restaurant openings coming sooner rather than later

Good afternoon all, We continue to see gloom and doom media reports on the fate of restaurants in  Delaware and throughout the nation.  The casualty rate is high, and margins are low in the best of...