Dollars & Sense

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.

Taste of Coastal Delaware

Welcome to the Den

There wasn’t much happening around the Den at Bear Trap Dunes when Executive Chef Bob Webster came on board four years ago.

Close and Convenient

The Cedar Bay 55-plus community, located directly behind the new South Coastal Leisure Center (CHEER) on Cedar Neck Road, is nearing completion, and models are now open for seniors’ review.


Half-Life Counterstrike. Halo. Medal of Honor. The very names are thrilling, promising action and adventure one just can’t find around the office.

Local mellows into furniture business

Payless Furniture founder Rich Holt has seen his share of adventure — and mishap. “You get to be 67 years old, you’ve got a lot of stories — some good and some bad,” he pointed out.

20 Years

South Bethany doesn’t have the largest commercial district around, but what the town lacks in quantity it makes up for in quality.

Fenwick area country inn offers shiatsu

Melanie Konno, young practitioner of the Asian healing arts, has taken up residence at the Woodsong Country Inn, northwest of Fenwick.