Souither Delaware Tourism Award

Jolly Trolley, Margarita Crawl among winners of tourism awards

Pam GeorgeBusiness, Headlines

Tourism is big business in Sussex County, Delaware, and the proof is in the numbers, according to Matt Parker, chair of¬†Southern Delaware Tourism¬†and a financial planner. In fiscal year 2023, Sussex County generated $2.7 billion in visitor spending, he noted at the Annual Tourism Awards Luncheon, held Wednesday at Lighthouse Cove Event Center¬†in Dewey Beach. ‚ÄúThis is real money and …

dining

Delaware’s booming dining scene: pizza, tacos, On Tap trail

Pam GeorgeHeadlines, Culture

There‚Äôs no business like the food business. At least that was the case on Monday, Oct. 23, when the Delaware Restaurant Association held its Cornerstone Awards.¬† And there‚Äôs much to celebrate. Despite several years of hardships, new spots are opening. The industry continues to give back to the community, and seasonal specials are tempting diners to venture out during the …