Dollars & Sense
The “C” and “E” of C&E Furniture, one of Selbyville’s long-lived businesses, has stood for numerous things over the course of nearly half a century, and employee Kenny Madara has been there for each. After putting in more time than he could care to calculate, Madara is hanging up his towel, rolling away his dolly, and quite fittingly, retiring on — when else — Labor Day.
Their time working with each other at WGMD, “the Talk of Delmarva,” may have been short-lived, but the bond Walt Lydic has established with his newly appointed wingman, Randy Nelson, will undoubtedly have a lasting affect.
Dan Palazzo’s Gems by the Shore in Bethany Beach has been enjoying some quality face time with new and repeating customers, but upstairs from his shop along Pennsylvania Avenue, his wife, Maria, is following along in his footsteps.
Ice cream shops and candy stores are a staple for any beach-side boardwalk area, but proprietors Richard Fischl Jr. and Mark Watkins-Fischl have found a way to keep customers cool, while keeping their business original.
It may look like a new face in town to some, situated along Route 26 in Millville, beside Al Casapulla’s, but family-owned Seyfert’s has been bringing original snacks and sweets to the lower Delaware region for nearly a decade.
Aquacare Rehabilitation Services Inc. is bringing a new wave of healthcare to the area. This week, the clinic celebrated their grand opening in the Millville Town Center, kicking off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday.
House Pets in Millville has reopened in a big way. After a brief hiatus, the pet store has returned to Creek Side Plaza, along Route 26 — this time, expanding from their previous 2,400-square-foot establishment to 6,000 square feet. And, more room means more focus on local pet owners and their four-, two- and no-legged friends.
For Pennsylvania native Bill Welham, running Ocean View Seafood has become more than an occupation. Since his move to the area roughly two decades ago, it has become more or less his life, and why not? He spent much of his early life on the open ocean, and even ran his own restaurant back home.
It’s been over nine months since New Face in Town salon moved its location from Coastal Highway in Fenwick Island to Williamsville , but the crew celebrated their upgrade this past weekend with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.
For just three weeks, The Gallery on Central Avenue has been in operation, replacing Iron Age Antiques, which stood there for more than three decades. But it already has people turning their heads.
While her Rehoboth store in the Village by the Sea is preparing for its 19th summer, owner Joan Thompson’s new Anything Goes in Bethany Beach will try its hand at its Route 26 location for its first big season.
It’s not every day you stumble across a jewelry store in the area that’s run by a certified master jeweler, though two-month-old Gems by the Shore isn’t your everyday jewelry shop.
As summertime dawns upon us, families take to the beach for relaxation and good eats, but restaurants along the shoreline aren’t the only ones making a splash with returning vacationers. In fact, locals and out-of-towners alike have been known to go out of their way to grab a bite at one of Delaware’s best-kept secrets: Millsboro’s own Bluewater Grill.
For Kate Minutoli, the idea of bringing a skate shop to Fenwick Island wasn’t a matter of “Why?” but rather, “Why not?”
As if running a local fitness center and gym, and establishing an entire football league wasn’t enough, Lewes native and Cape Henlopen High School grad Tony Hall has brought a local business to West Fenwick Island that is unique to the area.