Dollars & Sense

Townhouse project coming to Dagsboro

Builder/developer Mike Lynn (RDM) offered some details about the planned Chapel Crossing community, working its way toward final site plan approval in Dagsboro. Lynn anticipated they’d be cleared for site preparation by fall of this year, with some of the homes ready for delivery by as early as spring 2006.

Closing up

Murray’s Bait & Tackle has outfitted anglers and supplied local seafood (and fresh produce) lovers for more than 50 years, but proprietress Theresa “Tess” Murray has finally decided to retire.

Homebuilders land in Dagsboro

Centex Homes, one of the largest homebuilding companies in the United States, has established a new point of contact on the eastern shore — in downtown Dagsboro.

Dollar deals

Tossing aside retirement, local couple points energy at customer satisfaction

For the residents of coastal Delaware, Dollar Buys makes a lot of sense. One Fenwick Island couple hopes it will make a lot of cents too.

Family starts with buoys and add the rest

Hugh “Hughie” McBride has had a fair amount of ideas over the years. Back in 1989, perhaps wanting to disprove his wife Tina’s remonstration that he never did anything with those ideas — he did something.

Psychotherapist opens for business

After 20 years of practicing as both a psychotherapist and a life coach in Baltimore and Chevy Chase, Md., nationally known psychologist Dr. Michael Hurd, has recently relocated to Bethany Beach to continue his practice. (Hurd still sees his remaining Chevy Chase patients one day each week.)

Open Vault: Local guy puts together his dream store

Brandon Linden has been living at the beach since the first grade, so he knows all about the laid-back lifestyle. He brings that to his new surf and skate shop, The Vault.
What wasn’t laid back about the shop was getting it under way for the grand opening last Saturday, July 16.

New digs

Bill Reid is on his third location for his business in 20 years. And doesn’t bother him at all.
“It’s a thriving business,” he said. “It keeps getting bigger and better.

Cold Treats

When Dick Heidenberger was just 12 years old, he had his first bite of frozen custard and knew it was something special.

One-stop renting

With the forgetful vacationer in mind, Bethany and Resort Rental Service is prepared to rent out pretty much anything from body boards to sheets and towels.

In the bag

Tiffany Nacchia always knew she wanted to be self-employed, but she never imagined she would be where she is today.

Surf shop celebrates 25 years in business

Bethany Surf Shop made its silver anniversary a few weeks back (Memorial Day weekend), and what more auspicious date to celebrate 25 years than Saturday, June 25th.

Clothing store a longstanding treasure

Ken Crooks has a corner all to himself, tucked away on Cedar Neck Road, north of Route 26. Crooks owns Treasure Island Fashions.

Outdoors fun

Store looks to the needs of its customers

Through all the changes in the area, B & R Tackle and Hunting Supplies has been a staple in the York Beach Mall for 29 years.

Baja Quality

Pilot to restaurateur — not exactly what one might consider a logical progression, but it’s worked for Baja Beach House Grill’s Rick Hundley.