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Dining notes update: CS Brazilian to open Saturday in mall area: Updates on Rosenfield’s, Grotto Pizza, Summer House, Bonchon

CS Brazilian Steakhouse is slated to open Saturday near Christiana Mall. The dining spot moved from a location in the Newark Shopping Center to the long-vacant former Don Pablo's near the mall. CS will open at 11 a.m. each day. It will be interesting to see if a lunch menu emerges. Over the years, CS (the full name is...

Bloom Energy to install green hydrogen system at Minnesota nuclear power plant

Bloom Energy announced plans to install a hydrogen-producing electrolyzer at the Xcel Energy Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant in Minnesota. The plant is located south of Minneapolis-St. Paul along the Mississippi River. Bloom, based in northern California, builds fuel cells and electrolyzers at its site in Newark. Employment has risen to 700, according to the company. Bloom Energy’s electrolyzer –...

Delaware gets nearly $76 million in federal clean water funding

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $75.8 million Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to Delaware for water infrastructure improvements.   EPA awarded seven grants to Delaware for infrastructure projects in local communities that protect public health and restore water quality. President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) allocates more than $50 billion to EPA toward repairing the nation’s essential water infrastructure. The...

UD’s Horn program announces 17&43 entrepreneur award winners

(From Lerner College of Business and Economics) Horn Entrepreneurship and the University of Delaware Lerner College of Business and Economics announced the 2022 Blue Hen 17&43 award winners. Criteria used in the selection of the winners included revenue, growth, innovation and social impact. Businesses span areas from SaS platforms, consumer packaged goods, financial services and bio-medical technology. ...

NIIMBL pharma manufacturing research center in Newark gets $8 million in funding

U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (both D-Del.) announced $8 million in new funding for the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) on the University of Delaware Science Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus in Newark. NIIMBL is supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Director of NIST and Under Secretary of Commerce Laurie E. Locascio joined...

i.g Burton buys Newark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

Newark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Delaware was sold by  Gary Hendrixson, Sr. and Gary Hendrixson, Jr. to Charles Burton and MJ Lofland of i.g. Burton Auto Group. Newark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram had been family-owned and operated for more than 40 years. The dealership was established by Gary Hendrixson, Sr. in 1980, and has been under the leadership of Gary Hendrixson, Jr. since 2000. Following the sale, the...

Two federal cabinet members in town for hydrogen roundtable

Two Biden Administration cabinet secretaries were in Newark for a roundtable discussion on clean hydrogen technology. U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, along with Delaware’s congressional delegation and representatives from companies in Delaware, were on hand for the discussion. Hydrogen is viewed as a way to move away from fossil fuels, especially when...

More than two dozen Delaware companies make the Inc. 500 list

The Inc. 5000 ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies has been released, with more than two-dozen Delaware enterprises making the annual list. The ranking is based on companies in existence since 2018 that generated at least 100,000 in revenue during that year and recorded more than $2 million in revenue in 2021. Companies  have to be closely held and cannot...

UD brews up beer industry certificate program

The University of Delaware is offering a brewing certificate program. Foundations of Brewing Science and Brewery Operations program. The program is designed to give participants looking to gain entry into the beer industry, or moving to new roles practical knowledge of the complexities of the business. The course will be taught by Brad Adelson, a veteran brewer whose resume includes Founders Brewing Company...

(Video) Newark clankers do their job in stopping pickup driver pulling boat

The "clankers" installed by the Delaware Department of Transportation in an attempt to stop the parade of damaged trucks at Newark's Casho Mill Road (sometimes known as Crasho Mill underpass have been the source of much discussion (and memes)  on social media. Some have scoffed at the ability of the bright orange balls to stop inattentive drivers. The City of Newark...

Newark man pleads guilty to charge stemming from federal probe into scheme to obtain oxycodone

Maurice Bertrand, 34, of Newark pleaded guilty just before jury selection was set to begin in a federal trial to one count of fraudulently obtaining oxycodone, and one count of attempting to fraudulently obtain oxycodone. In September 2019, Bertrand was charged in connection with his scheme to present forged prescriptions written under the name of a...

Great Wolf Lodge in Perryville on track to open in August 2023

The  Great Wolf Lodge in Perryville, MD is on track to open about  a year from now.   A topping-off ceremony was held late last month with Cecil County officials to mark the completion of the final pieces of the external structure.   The price tag is a quarter of a billion dollars.   Perryville will be Great Wolf's  20th resort in North America and...

Newark-area business recalls enhancement product that contains Viagra ingredient

Shopaax.com, based near Newark, voluntarily  recalled  the Kingdom Honey Royal Honey VIP sex enhancement product  due to the presence of Sildenafil, the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. The announcement was made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The use of Viagra and generic equivalent is restricted to use under the supervision of licensed health care professionals. The use...

UDairy Creamery recalls some ice cream flavors

UDairy Creamery has been informed by a supplier of what it described as a "potential ingredient quality issue" in select ice cream products.  The creamery is advising customers to dispose of any potentially affected products. These include pints and half gallons of ice cream marked with the lot codes noted below. The containers were sold at the South...