Arts & Entertainment


Calling all ladies

Women of the Word (WOW) are anticipating 500 for their kickoff next week, for what will be a comprehensive but down-to-earth Bible study, with videos, music, testimonies and small group discussion. There will be a teen group, led by a female...

Thursday, September 8, 2005 - 8:00pm

Capturing Bethany

The history of Bethany Beach’s topographical transformation — from sand erosion to housing explosions — may have yet to be written; however, it already has been rendered. Local artist Laura Hickman has been transposing the metamorphosis onto...

Thursday, September 1, 2005 - 8:00pm

Next generation

The oldest house in Ocean View, built in 1857, has a new addition — little Sadie Case, eight months old at the time of this writing. An amiable young lady, her gleeful gabbling pervades the Antique Prints shop on Central Avenue, and brings a...

Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 8:00pm

Bright Lights

Three years out of Indian River High School, and Dawn Monroe has already managed to work her way onto a nationally syndicated television series. She recently appeared front and center in not one, but two, scenes in an episode of One Tree Hill (on...

Thursday, August 18, 2005 - 8:00pm

Beautifying Bethany

The colorful arrangements of palm trees, desert petunias, crape myrtles and cannas that greet visitors in the heart of Bethany Beach are the brainchild of Chantal Douchard, supervisor of the town’s horticulure department.
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Thursday, August 4, 2005 - 8:00pm

Bronze Age

When weather conditions at the beach force vacationers to stay inside, I’d Rather Be Tanning allows them to still go home with that sun-kissed look.
Coastal Point • RUSLANA LAMBERT:
One of the horizontal tanning beds at I'd Rather Be...

Thursday, July 28, 2005 - 8:00pm

Artists take the heat

For the past three years, artists at The Melting Pot in Dagsboro have been working within their custom-designed studio to keep a unique art form alive.
Coastal Point • SAM HARVEY:
Some work created by Phil Adkins
The shop’s...

Thursday, July 21, 2005 - 8:00pm

Featured houses to star in Cottage Tour

The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach has served the expanding beach community for more than 11 years now, ever since the town donated an acre of land and a local group put up money for a bulk mailing permit and their first funding drive....

Thursday, July 21, 2005 - 8:00pm

Fourth Festivities

From coast to countryside, organizers are gearing up with weekend activities and finishing up final preparations for Monday’s slew of events celebrating Independence Day.
Coastal Point • RUSLANA LAMBERT:
The Bethany Beach Fourth of...

Thursday, June 30, 2005 - 8:00pm

The light keeper

Ed Chiasson’s place on Route 54 is just beautiful — drunk drivers have smashed into his hedgerow a time or two, but other than that, it’s green and quiet, with extensive landscaping and flower garden.
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Ed...

Thursday, June 9, 2005 - 8:00pm

Wind Power

South Bethany has been following developments in the oceanic windmill business, perhaps more closely than any other beach town in Delaware.
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Bob Link, left, and Dennis Quaranta, of Winergy, addressed South...

Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 8:00pm

Back in the running

Ted Marcucilli is a man with a management plan for South Bethany. The former town council member and mayor has thrown his hat in the ring once again for this year’s best three out of four town council election.

Originally from Westchester...

Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 8:00pm

Lady Lion

Holly Zakrociemski, office manager at Halpern Eye Associates, recently joined the Lord Baltimore Lions Club — as the first female member in a club that will celebrate its 60th birthday next February.
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Thursday, May 12, 2005 - 8:00pm

Day to Remember--Fenwick restaurant celebrates Greek Easter

Things were jumping at Captain Pete’s last Sunday — it was Greek Easter and, like every year, owners Peter and Helen Charuhas made it a day to remember.
Coastal Point • RUSLANA LAMBERT:
Lamb roasts at Captain Pete's on Sunday, April 30...

Thursday, May 5, 2005 - 8:00pm

Fresh Face

Carrie Subity has returned to her home state, and taken up residence as the new membership director for the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.
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Carrie Subity, the new face at the Bethany-Fenwick Area...

Thursday, April 21, 2005 - 8:00pm

Top Judge

Chancellor William Chandler III was one of the first students to graduate from Indian River High School (1979) — and he’s given his old alma mater a good report.
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Chancellor William Chandler III.
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Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 8:00pm

Blowing Pipes

There’s just something about bagpipe music. People invariably describe it as yearning, plaintive, mournful.
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Jim Gallagher poses with his bagpipes at Smitty McGee's on St. Patrick's Day.
The combination...

Thursday, March 31, 2005 - 7:00pm

OPEN UP

Nick Tosques of Ocean View endured some rough times during the Korean War.
And yet, after spending more than two-and-a-half years in Camp #1, Changsong, North Korea, his outgoing nature has survived.
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Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 7:00pm

Century of service

More than 40 members of the Southern Sussex Rotary Club — and distinguished guests — celebrated their centennial at Gartside’s (Roxana) on Feb. 23.
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Jeanne and John Sparks celebrate with the Rotary Club at...

Thursday, March 3, 2005 - 7:00pm

New frontiers

Maribeth Fischer moved to Sussex County (Rehoboth Beach) two years ago, but it took her a little longer to give up her old alma mater.
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Maribeth Fischer is preparing for a locale writer's conference.
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Thursday, February 24, 2005 - 7:00pm

Home, sweet home

Peter Frederick has lived in many exotic locations around the world, but it’s Fenwick Island that he truly calls home. Today, Frederick puts most of his energy into the management of his home town, as president of the Fenwick Island Town Council...

Thursday, February 17, 2005 - 7:00pm

Local artist prepares for first showing

Theresa Richard (pronounced rih-SHARD) has two inseparable loyalties — to her family and to her art.
She refers to herself as a “mother artist,” and the past 10 years of her life testify to that.
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Thursday, February 17, 2005 - 7:00pm

What's cooking?

The Fat Tuna Grill, across from the Millville Volunteer Fire Company on Route 26, recently welcomed incoming executive chef Mike Persichetti, of New York.
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Mike Persichetti, the new executive chef at the Fat...

Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 7:00pm

Man about town

Salt Pond resident Phil Fleming has taken the reins at the local Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce during one of the more tumultuous periods in the chamber’s 25-year history.
Fleming has accepted the presidency of a chamber wrestling...

Thursday, January 20, 2005 - 7:00pm