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Take a look at these 10 Delaware holiday pop-up bars

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

It’s holiday pop-up season, and celebrants can never get enough holly, bells and elves. But festive décor is no longer limited to malls and retail stores.  Restaurants are also sprinkling holiday cheer in their communities. Jingle Bar at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen  Last year, the holiday theme was limited to the Delaware Avenue restaurant’s rear patio, which has an …

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Mexican restaurants, Avondale closure, Thanksgiving in/out

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

  Delaware can’t get enough of Mexican restaurants, or so it seems. Along with the new spots listed below, more are reportedly on the way. And First State families are also eager to reduce Thanksgiving stress. The number of places offering to-go and in-restaurant dining keeps growing, and we’ve added some to the list. New Mexican restaurant rundown Roja & …

Lewes Oyster House

New Lewes Oyster House offers seaside tavern vibes

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

  The Lewes Oyster House proves that good things come to all who wait. After months of construction delays, the downtown Lewes restaurant at 108 Second St. opened to the public this week. Last week, however, the Second Street eatery gave the staff a trial run with friends and family, and one reporter talked her way into a seat at the oyster …

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Crooked Hammock to unveil Shark Week-themed beer Wednesday

Charles MegginsonFood & Dining, Culture, Headlines

Just in time for Shark Week, Crooked Hammock Brewery has announced the return of Shark Party, a mixed berry sour that pours deep red and honors the ocean’s apex predator. The brewery will hold release parties at both its Lewes and Middletown locations, complete with a first-taste toast and a shark-themed costume contest. First Taste Toast: The first pours of …

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Crooked Hammock to host open-mic night for dad jokes

Charles MegginsonCulture, Food & Dining, Headlines

Crooked Hammock Brewery’s three locations in Lewes, Middletown and North Myrtle Beach, S.C. will host an open-mic night for dad jokes on June 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. “Like anybody, dads can get a much-needed break from reality: getting out on the trail with their fellow fathers, unwinding with their favorite beverage, and telling corny jokes to anyone within …

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302 Beer Drinkers’ Choice Awards to crown ‘Delaware’s Best Beer’ on April 3

Charles MegginsonCulture, Food & Dining, Headlines

The 302 Beer Drinkers’ Choice Awards will return to Crooked Hammock’s flagship brewpub in Lewes on Sunday, April 3.  Every brewery in the state is invited to compete in the event, which organizers said is “known for its sudsy silliness and refined debauchery.” “Delaware’s brewery scene has exploded by leaps and bounds in recent years and we wanted to create …