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  • Delaware restaurants launch new re-entry program

    After spending seven years in prison for drug manufacturing, Allyssa was out on parole. The high school graduate made $120 a week at a part-time job. But rent and utilities were $400 a month, and she often missed work due to court-ordered appointments Allyssa attempted to sell jewelry to a pawn shop, but they turned […]
  • 🔒 Changing trends, technology drive beach restaurant renovations

    If you haven’t been to Fish On in Lewes for some time, you’re in for a surprise. The previously cramped bar area is now a contemporary lounge with booths, and you can no longer see people networking in the expanded banquet area. Outside, the beautifully landscaped patio has private booths, a cozy fire pit and […]
  • 🔒 Downtown Dover welcomes new restaurants

    DOVER – Hope Lopez is no stranger to Dover. In 2011, she and business partner Heidy Cantoran opened El Azteca Mexican Restaurant on North Dupont Highway. Three years later, they opened a second location in Longacre Village in nearby Camden.  More recently, however, the partners have been focusing on downtown Dover. In 2023, they plan […]
  • 🔒 Acclaimed chef Matt Kern buys One Coastal

    FENWICK ISLAND —  Matt Kern is the definition of perseverance in the hospitality industry. The Bethlehem, Pa., native began working in restaurants at age 14. He never stopped. “I was a kid who didn’t go to college, didn’t go to culinary school and worked his way up,” said Kern, a two-time semifinalist for the James […]
  • 🔒 Health care recruitment ramps up in Sussex County

    Newcomers to Sussex County share a similar concern: access to health care. For proof, peruse local social media groups. “Who is the best doctor for an Achilles tendon repair?” one person asks on Facebook. Another wants a dermatologist, and a third needs an ENT doctor near Seaford. Finding a doctor is one thing. Landing an […]
  • Bayhealth starts family, internal medicine residency programs 

    Fresh out of medical school, Dr. Melissa Eppinger wanted to make a difference in patient lives. Her determination brought her to Dover-based Bayhealth, which recently started graduate education programs in family medicine and internal medicine.  “We are part of the first class, which is an amazing opportunity,” said Eppinger, who is from East Hanover, N.J. […]
  • 🔒 First Family visit marks Biden boom for Rehoboth

    REHOBOTH BEACH – It’s hard to stroll down Rehoboth Avenue’s ocean block without spotting a “Rehoboth Beach” T-shirt, glistening caramel corn or hot fries splashed with vinegar. But these longtime seaside staples have some stiff competition: Joe Biden-themed goods. Indeed, presidential merchandise was on full display June 4-6 when the Bidens visited their North Shores […]
  • CSC opens high-tech hallmark CSC Station on the Riverfront

    WILMINGTON  — When the Riverfront Development Corporation was formed in 1996, the group leased space in the Pennsylvania Railroad Building, a 43,311-square-foot, six-story red brick structure fronting the Christina River in Wilmington. Mike Purzycki, then RDC’s executive director, had an office facing a concrete operation and a failing restaurant. The Kalmar Nyckel, a replica of […]
  • Food-truck boom yields new brick-and-mortar restaurants

    By Pam George DBT Contributor When Norrawit J. “Wit” Milburn took his Kapow food truck on the road in 2014, the self-proclaimed “Thai Guy” was at the forefront of a culinary convoy. Food-truck fever had finally spread to Delaware, and entrepreneurs like Milburn were pulling up to festivals and farmers market to serve curious customers. […]
  • Delaware’s Booming Population Drives Expansion in Healthcare

    For a small state, Delaware has big bragging rights when it comes to health care innovation. It is the home of Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, whose Nemours Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders offers nationally renowned pediatric oncology and hematology care. Then, there’s Christiana Care Health System and its cutting-edge research, especially at […]

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