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Friday, September 13, 2019

Former Delaware Art Museum Director Rice dies

Former Delaware Art Museum Director Danielle Rice died late this week. Rice led the museum through a difficult eight-year period that ended in 2013. That period included a deep recession that further reduced corporate support.  The...

A lodging tax dilemma for Kent County & Dover

Good afternoon, We are beginning to see a debate in Dover over the lodging tax that should have occurred at Legislative Hall. Over the past year the General Assembly signed off on giving counties and municipalities...

RVs and a recession

Good afternoon, If you have driven by Elkhart, Indiana, you can’t help but  notice the fleets of  recreational vehicles and travel trailers  parked outside assembly plants awaiting shipment The city, a short drive from the University of...

American Airlines to add nonstops to Iceland, Morocco in June 2020

American Airlines will add two nonstop international routes —  Casablanca, Morocco, and Reykjavik, Iceland — from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in 2020 . The seasonal routes will both takeoff beginning June 4. “This is exciting news...

Dover Downs’ new owner offers  upbeat view of racino’s prospects

While final earnings figures have not been released Dover Downs owner Twin River Holding is upbeat regarding its acquisition of Dover Downs Gaming and Entertainment earlier this year. Final results should be out this week. The Rhode...

Trending: Amtrak holding three-day sale for travel from Aug. 11 through Jan. 31

Amtrak is holding a sale on travel from Wilmington along the Northeast Corridor. The  Get Lost in the Ride sale runs from  July 30-Aug. 1. The sale is for travel  beginning August 11 through January...

Dover Motorsports earnings dip, due to lower NASCAR, Firefly revenues

Dover Motorsports, Inc. reported lower earnings in the second quarter as expenses rose and revenues dropped. The race promoter reported lower revenues from the June Firefly Music Festival. That is in keeping with reports from...

A taxing situation for Kent County hotels

Good afternoon everyone, New Castle County and some municipalities were quick to levy a 3 percent local lodging tax. Now, a nonprofit athletic complex wants in on the action. The Delaware General Assembly, with little or no input from...

Onix Group opens a new Hilton hotel brand in Georgetown

The ribbon was cut late  last month for the Tru by Hilton hotel in Georgetown. The 90-room  hotel was developed by the Onix Group, based in Kennett Square, PA. Onix  developed the business park location...

No further permits will be issued as vehicle surf-fishing limit is reached

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that it has reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware vehicle surf-fishing permits, as voted on this year by the state’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Council. The cap...