Beach breakfast

Rise, shine & dine: 13 beach restaurants for breakfast

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

  Breakfast has always been a significant dining segment at the beach, partly due to the high volume of hotel guests. However, lingering over a stack of pancakes while sipping a bloody Mary epitomizes a lazy vacation. The demand for breakfast on the Culinary Coast has led to a bevy of restaurants ready to serve hungry beachcombers. Here are some …

wind farm

State starts negotiating wind farm cable landing at Seashore park

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Delaware will negotiate a deal with US Wind for its two wind farms, including a $350,000 a year cable landing on Delaware Seashore State Park, as well as energy credits and funding for workforce and environmental projects. The move comes after years of public controversy over whether wind power is a viable renewable source of energy and will reduce costs …

Nicola Pizza

Nicola Pizza move to Lewes 1 year ago ‘better for everyone’

Katie KazimirFood, Headlines

Dan Huber of Wilmington, a self-dubbed “weekend townie” who’s had a second residence in Lewes since childhood, vividly recalls being at Nicola Pizza in Rehoboth Beach when it opened  half a century ago. He was 12 and said his family was the third or fourth group to be seated at Nicola’s First Street location on June 11, 1971. “We felt …


Lifeguards show off skills in Rehoboth’s regional competition

Rachel Swick MavityCulture, Headlines

  University of Delaware student Meredith Lockwood  has lifeguarding in her DNA. Her father, Don Lockwood, was a Rehoboth Beach Patrol lifeguard from 1985-88 and after being a lifeguard elsewhere last year, Meredith followed him into the patrol this year. So during Wednesday’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Lifesaving Championships in Rehoboth, Meredith came to win. And have fun, of course. As she …


Milton’s Zava adds dinner; alfresco beach dining heats up

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Now that the Fourth of July is in the rearview window, it’s time to truly celebrate summer. Dining outside and enjoying live music, sipping vino in a vineyard and bubbles on a farm, enjoying fresh produce and preparing delicious dishes at home all have their place. Dinner is served Zava Café in Milton, which opened as a breakfast and lunch spot, …

Dewey Beach Picnic Co.

Dewey Beach Picnic Co. turns ordinary into extraordinary

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Every respectable VIP tent boasts a bar and lavish buffet, and you can expect both in the private area at the Rocking the Docks concert series, which kicks off on June 21 at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal. But the 10-week series’ new private section will also emphasize décor. Picture picnic games, a photo backdrop, a neon Rocking the Docks sign, …

surf fishing

State’s pilot surf fishing reservation system starts May 16

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

A new surf fishing reservation system for Delaware’s drive-on, multi use beaches is set to launch next week. The system will be required for fishing from the beach during summer weekends and holidays, which are the peak times. It’s necessary because after years of complaints about the limited number of tags as well as charges that out-of-state residents were taking …

Drift white dressed stones oysters

Catch the Drift: Beach restaurant relaxed, refined

Pam GeorgeFood, Headlines

    In the late 19th century, Methodists traveled to Rehoboth Beach to renew their spirit beside the sea. These “campers” stayed in rudimentary wood houses known as tents. However, they spent most of their time listening to the Rev. Robert W. Todd’s sermons in the tabernacle. Things have changed. Zealous foodies have replaced the faithful, and the modern getaway to …


Oysters, burgers, brews among new Delaware beach eats

Pam GeorgeFood, Headlines

  Forget the ocean. Many visitors come to Delaware’s coast for the beach eats— and with good reason. The concepts cover the gamut, from smashed burgers to samosas. What’s more, the culinary action is no longer confined to the beach as development continues along Route 1 and toward the inland bays. If you’re headed to the beach this summer, here …

Rehoboth Beach Patrol

Here’s what to know about Memorial Day 2022 in Delaware

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

    After a cold, wet spring, consistently warm weather returns to Delaware with Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start to summer. A time to remember members of the military who gave their lives for the country, the three-day weekend starting Friday night will feature multiple events marking the occasion. It will also see a stormy Friday leading into what …