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Renovated East End Lighthouse off Lewes again welcoming tours

Betsy PriceBeaches, Culture, Headlines

East End Lighthouse off Lewes has undergone structural repairs and been repainted. Photo by Jonathan Budler.   The East End Lighthouse in Lewes is shining brighter than ever, thanks to restoration efforts over the pandemic. Work on the historical breakwater lighthouse was completed this past December, with work lasting throughout the Summer of 2020.  Delaware’s Division of Historical and Cultural …

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Munch your way through day at these new beach restaurants

Betsy PriceBeaches, Food & Dining, Headlines

Atlantic Social’s Chesapeake Seafood Salad   Although Memorial Day in Delaware was a wet one, it didn’t dampen coastal diners’ appetites for new restaurants. Now that Delaware’s eateries are fully open, you can munch your way through the day at these beach newbies. Sunny Bay Cafe serves traditional American breakfast fare, as well as sweet, savory and breakfast crepes.   …

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The Bidens head to Rehoboth Beach house this week

Betsy PriceBeaches, Government & Politics, Headlines

Helicopters like the Marine One were seen flying over Sussex County and at Rehoboth Beach. Photo from Wikipedia Commons.   President Joe Biden seems set to hit Rehoboth Beach this week arriving as early as Wednesday.  Three Marine Ones have been seen flying over Sussex County, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is closing parts of the Gordon …


Delaware Botanic Gardens ready for a real First State summer crowd

Betsy PriceBeaches, Delaware Nonprofits, Environment, Headlines

A path allows visitors to walk along Pepper Creek.   The Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek is hoping for a radically different summer this year than last. It had opened only six months before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and its first summer was marked with mask and social distancing mandates, as cases rose and fell. Now, with relaxed mask …

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Whales, surfers share Delaware waters in wake of storm

Betsy PriceBeaches, Headlines, Outdoors

Surfers, dolphins and a whale shared the waters off Cape Henlopen Saturday. Photo by Mike Powell.   A special guest had a whale of a time with surfers at Cape Henlopen State Park over the weekend. Mike Powell snapped photos of a whale just several yards from surfers on Saturday. Surfers and the whale, along with several dolphins, enjoyed the …