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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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...

Updated; Developer plans hotel on North Market St.

A mid-sized office building on North Market Street could become a 136-room  hotel.  Driftwood Acquisitions and Development (DAD) – a privately held investment firm specializing in the acquisition, development, and investment syndication hotel assets -...

Hey Groupon – We’re not a beer desert

Good afternoon, An interesting story pitch appeared in my Email In Box this week. A writer from Groupon said he had noticed that Delaware Business Now covers the beer business in the state and wanted to pass...

DART to beef up seasonal bus service later this month

DART's daily Beach Bus service will be moving to its peak schedule this month DART serves  Rehoboth Beach and the Boardwalk, Lewes, Long Neck, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Ocean City,...

Dover Speedway to build new $5.5 million garage

Dover International Speedway will build a new, expanded Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage following the upcoming May 3-5 NASCAR tripleheader weekend, track officials announced. The project is on a fast track, with completion slated...
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From WRDE TV: Doctor-led protest announced as Dewey-Rehoboth Baconfest gets underway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RunS6S2FWk0 This year's Baconfest in Rehoboth and Dewey Beach will be accompanied by a doctor-led protest, Coastal Delaware TV station WRDE reports. Protesters will be on hand to cite studies that claim even a small quantity...