Dollars & Sense
When he was 14 years old, Tim Hailey worked his first job as a dishwasher in a local crab house. Hailey worked in the restaurant for eight years, helping run the kitchen, and eventually he assisted the owner with inventory and ordering supplies. During his time at that job, in the early- to mid-1980’s, he knew that he would one day own a crab house.
Just inside the doors of Dangerously Delicious Pies in Bethany Beach, posters of James Brown, classic Coca-Cola and Johnny Mathis decorate the walls. Elvis-themed decorations sit as a backdrop to pies encased in glass and Johnny Cash’s music graces the stereo system of the store, which sits just off of the beach town’s main drag.
Just inside the door of the Chalkboard Tavern and Grille sits what else?
magine starting a business with 14 other people. Imagine sitting down and trying to come to a consensus. That’s just what the partners in a Millville art gallery have to do when faced with any type of business decision.
Jim Miller said Ocean View was a perfect spot to open a second World Gym. The partner in the Ocean City gym said that, like the Maryland resort town, Ocean View is known for its easy-going nature. The people enjoy a slower lifestyle, and the small town could never be confused for a bustling city.
Signs for the “Rick’s 26” steakhouse may have disappeared from the roadside near the imminent Millville Town Center retail complex, but according to local restaurateur Jerry Richard, a newly renamed “Steakhouse 26” is still on track for a late May or early June opening.
In 1985, Rick Weber graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburg with a degree in illustration. Soon after graduation, with dreams of becoming a magazine illustrator, Weber started working as a freelance illustrator, while painting on the side.
Bob Volpe isn’t saying area builders, and town and county building inspectors, don’t know their jobs. He’s just saying there’s a lot going on around southeastern Sussex County right now, and sometimes things slip through the cracks.
Corned beef and cabbage combined with a glass of Harp. Dublin coddle followed by a dose of Murphy’s Red. Or a slice of shepherd’s pie washed down by a pint of Guinness. If those Irish combinations sound appealing to any Selbyville-area residents, they’re in luck.
Locals will have an opportunity to deal face-to-face with an Allstate Insurance agent without driving to the western county, now that Melissa Campbell’s opened shop east of Dagsboro.
It’s been more than 20 years since Dennis McCormick opened the local Denney Electric Supply, south of Millsboro on Route 113. According to his younger son, John, dad has retired to Florida — but he and his older brother, Mark, just keep rolling along at Denney Electric.
Construction workers in Ocean View visit Rent Equip on Route 26 twice a day, every day for equipment. Especially in the winter, carpenters and masons visit the store for space heaters to use while they’re working.
Traffic in the Delaware shore area can be hectic, especially in the summer months. So Donielle Brasure decided to make life easier for her patients. No longer would they have to troop down Route 26 for physical therapy — no, life would be easier from this point on. Brasure opened up Bayside Physical Therapy on Route 54 strictly for the convenience of her patients.
It gets a little damp and cold by the seaside this time of year, so shopkeeper Kimberly Flynn’s outdoor selections (planters, garden ornaments, benches, statuary) probably won’t get their deserved attention until springtime.
Behind two double doors in the back of Muddy Pawz, there is a dog wash, which is like a car wash for dogs, complete with a scrub brush and a dryer. Customers pay $5 to use the wash for eight minutes and can insert money for more time.