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Friday, July 19, 2019

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...

Spirit to offer Baltimore-Nashville service in October

Spirit Airlines will go head to head with Southwest Airlines at Baltimore-Washington International Airport when it launches service to Nashville. Beginning October 10, 2019, Spirit will begin nonstop daily service from Nashville International Airport (BNA)...

Ferry, Dogfish Head partner in food-drink area at Lewes ferry terminal

The Cape May-Lewes Ferry and  Dogfish Head Craft Brewery will open Off-Centered On The Rocks – an  outdoor space at the Lewes Ferry terminal – on Friday, June 14. The  waterfront, community-style space will feature a...

Beach replenishment completed as Lighthouse Cove in Dewey development advances

The Lighthouse Cove Development Company has completed the replenishment of beach along Rehoboth Bay as part of its ongoing mixed-use Lighthouse Cove development in Dewey Beach. The replenishment is one of a number of public amenities...

Buccini/Pollin, Virgin Hotels break ground on New Orleans property

Wilmington-based Buccini/Pollin Group and Virgin Hotels broke ground on Virgin Hotels New Orleans. Last week's groundbreaking ceremony marks Virgin Hotels’ seventh property, following openings in Chicago and San Francisco. Soon  to open is  Hotels Dallas, and under construction...

Dover Downs adds steakhouse-lounge

New Dover Downs Hotel & Casino owner Twin River Worldwide Holdings has converted the  Dover Downs  Lobby Bar into a four-day-a-week restaurant-lounge. Opening Tuesday to the public, Michele’s Steakhouse Lounge will serve a new menu...

Bulkhead area at Indian River Inlet to remain closed due to erosion

A popular feature  for visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park on the southern edge of the state  continues to be closed due to safety concerns. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Delaware Department...

Riverboat Queen returns for the spring and summer

The  Riverboat Queen will once again spend the spring and summer on the Christina River in Wilmington offering tours and private charters. The  replica steamboat will once again offer Sunday brunch tours, but this season...