Arts & Entertainment
Fisherman’s Wharf in Lewes will host its first Meteor Shower Cruise from 10 p.m. on Aug. 11 to 6 a.m. on Aug. 12. The cruise will take viewers out beyond the ground clutter light for a view of the Perseid meteor shower.
As surely as summer humidity is replaced by fall’s crisp air, boardwalk pyrotechnics are followed by Coastal Concerts “instrumental fireworks.” The annual world-class classical music series takes place in Lewes on five Saturday nights between October 2010 and March 2011.
Do you have a recipe that could win the coveted title of “Delaware’s Best Crab Cakes”?
Georgetown resident Patricia Haddock has been cited for her work to help animals by the Humane Society of the United States. In a news article published online, Haddock described how animals inspire her, and how she turns that into action.
The Lewes Historical Society will be offering popular Antiques Show on Saturday, Aug. 7, at the corner of Second and Shipcarpenter streets in downtown Lewes. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Outstanding architecture, astounding landscaping, inspiring home furnishings and stunning design have all combined to make particular homes and dwellings some of the most sought-after and admired ones in the area. Next week, guests on the 19th Annual Beach & Bay Cottage Tour, to benefit the Friends of the South Coastal Library (FOSCL), will once again have the opportunity to witness it all and visit 10 exceptional homes throughout the Bethany Beach/Fenwick Island area.
For many, a day at the beach just isn’t the same without a frosty treat. And now Bethany Beach-goers have a new choice in sweet desserts: Kohr Bros. on the corner of Garfield Parkway and Atlantic Avenue.
Everyone’s heard of cats getting stuck in trees, but what about a bird getting stuck up high in the branches of a tree? It may sound strange, but that’s exactly what happened to “Max,” a hyacinth macaw owned by Richard Bloch and his wife, Susan, the owners of the new Dickens Parlour Theatre on Route 26.
“After the beach and the ocean, the lifeguards are the most important part of our community,” said Martin Weinstein, a home owner at Sea Del Estates. “They are friendly, courteous and, most important, they make us feel secure.”
“Sydney is back,” announced last week’s Coastal Point headline for an article about the return of Sydney Arzt to promoting blues and jazz in the area after a four-year hiatus. This time, however, the venue is not the beloved restaurant that bore her name. Instead, Arzt is focusing her passion of finding great talent in collaboration with the owners of other well-established resort businesses.
If you’ve been around the Delaware coastal area for a while and you appreciate jazz and blues music, the name Sydney is familiar. And if, for the last four years, you have missed Sydney’s – the beloved night spot in downtown Rehoboth Beach – you can raise your glass and rejoice once more. The music influence of Sydney Arzt is alive and kicking again.
Lifelong local residents Clarence “Bud” Tingle and his wife, Diane, have made a habit out of serving their community: both are members of town councils in separate towns in southeastern Sussex County.
Summer is nearly here, and with summer comes the Beach & Bay Cottage Tour, and this year’s tour is promised to be one of the best ever. The 19th Annual Tour to benefit the Friends of the South Coastal Library will take place Wednesday and Thursday, July 28 and 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Friends have Gov. and Mrs. Jack Markell serving as honorary chairpersons for the benefit once again.
Have you ever looked at those glossy pictures in magazines, with celebrities posing in exquisite, sparkling gowns at movie premieres?
For many young, up-and-coming musicians, playing festivals and shows is a great way to make money and get their name out there. For the Knuckleheads, there’s much simpler reason to do so.
Every winter, Kimberly Grimes and Marco Hernandez leave their South Bethany shop, Made by Hand, to travel abroad. But rather than visiting typical tourist spots, their destinations are the locales where the fair-trade products sold in their store are made. They journey to the homes of the world’s poorest people, whose work in Fair Trade cooperatives means the difference between eating and going hungry, between hope and despair.
In the Bible’s story of the Gospels, the Talmidim, (plural form of “talmud”) were followers of Jesus. In Hebrew, the term “talmud” means means “disciple.” Through music, six local individuals have come together, with the goal of acting as disciples and carrying on Jesus’ word through verse.
It takes a special person to be a teacher. As with many professions, it is more than a job, or even a career. It is a calling. And for Donna Toomey, Frankford Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year, it is a calling that came from turning a negative experience into a positive one.
Carol Fitzgerald, director of Sussex County’s libraries, is encouraging the parents of young children to consider an alternative to the video games, DVDs and Internet – a retro choice for entertaining youngsters with the joy of reading, apart from reading an old favorite with Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa.
Doug Coulter, a home renovator from Millville, happened into the ReStore building last week during its second-anniversary festivities.