When Warren Rosenfeld of Rosenfeld’s Jewish Deli first met with Eric Sugrue of the Big Fish Restaurant Group, it sparked a discussion about how to approach business throughout Delaware with “big projects” of the combined veteran restaurateurs. Thus the idea of Big Fish-Rosenfeld’s was born, …

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A steady downward trend over the past five years in the landowner discounts of permanent agricultural conservation easements selected for purchase in Delaware shows it’s a great time for landowners to preserve their farms, state officials said this week.

Secretary of Agriculture Michael T. Scuse this week urged producers across Delaware to participate in USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service’s (NASS’s) upcoming Agricultural Labor Survey scheduled for release in mid-October. The survey will collect information about hired labor from…

For 40 years, Custom Mechanical has provided the coastal communities of Delaware and Maryland with HVAC products and services. Over the last four decades, the HVAC company has expanded to include plumbing and carpentry services, and the team at Custom Mechanical has chosen a unique way to ce…

G&E Hocker’s Supermarkets recently donated $11,000 to the 2021 Rehoboth Beach Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Having been supportive of the Alzheimer’s Association for many years, Hocker’s employees receive donations from customers as part of their “Forget Me Not” flower campaign.

The Sussex County Land Trust (SCLT) announced this week the appointment of three new board members — Tracy Adams, Ring Lardner and Michael Dickinson — as part of a strategic effort to expand its footprint and representation across Sussex County.

Loftus Wealth Strategies is celebrating 10 years of service. After spending 15 years on the institutional side of the business, Michael Loftus started Loftus Wealth Strategies in 2011. Since that time, the company has held fast to their original goal of being a small firm to deliver superior…

The Board of Trustees for Atlantic General Hospital/Health System, based in Berlin, Md., this week announced that they will be retaining a national search firm to identify candidates for a new president and chief executive officer following the departure of Michael Franklin, former president…

Shaka Shack will hold its two-year Anniversary Celebration on Friday, Sept. 17, through Sunday, Sept. 19. For the celebration weekend, Shaka Shack will be open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday.

It’s been a hot summer for SoDel Concepts, a Rehoboth Beach-based hospitality group. The company’s restaurants along the coast have experienced record-breaking months, representatives noted this week. And, to thank the team — and take the heat off — SoDel Concepts hosted a day at Jungle Jim’…

Tickled Pink … Shopping with a Purpose on Sept. 1 presented a donation in the amount of $750 to Friends of the South Coastal Library (FOSCL) President Norbert Kraich and Recording Secretary Dick Oliver. The donation represents a portion of profits from the shop for the month of August, per o…

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) on Tuesday, Aug. 31, released the results of a recent hospitality industry survey conducted to better understand the challenges and opportunities facing the industry approximately three months after COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.

County Bank this week announced the promotion of Zita Pennypacker to assistant vice president and branch manager of County Bank’s Millville branch location. She replaces Brenda Richard, who has retired after 19 years with the bank.

Because resurgence of influenza is likely in coming months, an aggressive flu-prevention campaign is being recommended, as well as distribution of flu shots, which can be taken with the vaccine against the coronavirus.

Local businesswoman and owner of Bethany Beach’s Topsail Steamer Danielle Mahon received three major business awards in August. Topsail Steamer was ranked as one of the nation’s fastest growing private companies by Inc. 5000. Topsail Steamer is number 594 on the Inc. 5000 list, a ranking of …

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) recently announced that Millsboro Town Manager Sheldon Hudson has earned its Credentialed Manager Candidate designation. He will become an ICMA Credentialed Manager on Jan. 1, 2023, the organization noted.

Tickled Pink … Shopping with a Purpose presented a donation in the amount of $675 to Peggy Dolby, assistant director of development for Delaware Hospice on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The donation represents a portion of profits from the shop for the month of July, per owners Elise Lindsey’s and Michae…

After a long day, whether in the sun or on the job, sometimes the last thing anyone wants to think about is making a complicated dinner. The challenge: Figuring out an evening meal that’s not a hassle to prepare, but will please the whole family and the extra guests that come with summer.

West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021 in sentinel chickens, DNREC announced this week. The first finding occurred in northern New Castle County, at a sentinel chicken station sampled by DNREC’s Mosquito Control section on July 19.

Wayback Burgers, a longtime fixture in the Peninsula Crossing shopping center in Millsboro, has moved into the former Hardee’s building at 28552 DuPont Boulevard (Route 113), doubling the seating capacity and adding a window for picking up orders.

David Godwin was selling vine-reddened tomatoes and fragrant peaches at the Millsboro Farmers’ Market on a recent Saturday morning, accompanied by his 12-year-old son, Mitchell, who arranged stalks of corn on the long table where shoppers stop and select fruits and vegetables to grace their …

Sands Fenwick Inc. has been recognized with a 2020 Hilton Legacy Award for New Build of the Year, for Fenwick Shores, a Tapestry Collection by Hilton hotel. The property, managed by Real Hospitality Group (RHG), was designed as Fenwick Island’s first and only upscale hotel. The annual awards…

Tickled Pink … Shopping with a Purpose presented a donation in the amount of $725 to Kathy Green, executive director of the Justin W. Jennings Foundation Inc., on Monday, July 19. The donation represents a portion of profits from the shop for the month of June under owners Elise Lindsey and …

Beebe Healthcare recently recognized Amber Bare as the May recipient of its Living Our Values Every Day (LOVE) Letter Award. Bare, a staffing coordinator, was awarded the recognition for going above and beyond to help a patient during a challenging time.

The Big Chill Beach Club and La Vida Hospitality, in collaboration with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, will host the 2021 Lifeguard Award Celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

A new seafood business is aiming to bring social fun and a one-of-a-kind dining experience to Bethany Beach. Topsail Steamer will officially open its doors in Bethany Beach in late July, with its first location in Delaware. The family-run company provides steam pots of fresh, local seafood f…

The COVID-19 state-of-emergency is over in Worcester County, Md., and with it, so are the days of restaurants and bars there serving drinks to-go — at least for a few more weeks.