June 27, 2012
The killing of a woman in a Dewey Beach motel room this month appears to have been the result of a violent murder-suicide. Danielle Mehlman, 26, of Bensalem, Pa., was found dead about 10:45 a.m June 18 by a maid at the Atlantic Oceanside Motel in the 1700 block of Coastal Highway, which cuts through the center of the small Delaware vacation town north of Ocean City . A medical examiner has since ruled her death a homicide, caused by...
June 19, 2012
Residents and visitors of the popular Dewey Beach resort north of Ocean City in Delaware were shocked this week when police announced they were investigating the first murder in the town since it was incorporated in 1981. Early Tuesday, Delaware State Police were searching for Pawan Kumar, 26, of Wilmington, Del., in connection with the alleged first-degree murder of Danielle Mehlman, 26, of Bensalem, Penn., in a Coastal Highway motel room police believe they were sharing.
May 23, 2012
Certain beaches, restaurants and stores on the Delaware Shore seem to land on everybody's "must-do" list. But there are also plenty of places and activities that get less attention. Maybe they're a few miles from the shore, or take place midweek, or don't have splashy ad campaigns, but each of the treasures listed below has its own charms. Maybe they'll become part of your "must-do" list. 1. Freeman Stage This outdoor performing arts venue, four miles west of Fenwick Island, has been wowing audiences since it opened in 2008.
October 12, 2011
100 Years Ago Social Laurel folks "Mrs. W. Marion Baldwin is the guest of her parents, near Woodbine, Carroll county. Mr. C.E. Phelps, passenger agent of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Washington, has returned from a trip to Niagara Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Weheeler were the guests of the family of his brother, Mr. Robert Wheeler of Baltimore this week. Mrs. J.C. Howell and daughter, Mary, of Washington, were the guests of Mrs. Howells's mother, Mrs. Mary Brehme, a few days ago. Mrs. L.F. Graves has returned from a week visit to relatives and friends at Salisbury, Md. Dr. W. Franklin Taylor and his wife have returned from a visit to relatives at Tolchester Beach.
May 17, 2011
Lewes Lounge lizards: Agave Mexican Grill and Restaurant's larger new location also has a swanky second floor lounge. (135 Second St., Lewes, 302-645-1232) Cake Bar: The deliciously new Cake Bar bakery has a sit-down bistro serving creative fare for lunch and dinner. (115 Second St., Lewes, 302-645-2253) Salt Air Farm & Table: The sister to Salt Air Kitchen grows produce and raises livestock for both restaurants, and sells its harvest at its on-premises farm-store.
May 19, 2010
May Memorial Day Stars and Stripes. The Freeman Stage at Bayside, Lake View Drive, near Fenwick Island. 302-436-3015 or freemanstage.org. Noon-3 p.m. May 29. Zany Umbrella Circus welcomes the beginning of summer with acrobatic antics and patriotic fun. Free. June Seaside Craft Show. Along the Bethany Beach boardwalk. 302-539-8011 or townofbethanybeach.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 5. Juried craft show and sale with various beach-themed items. Free. A Taste of Coastal Delaware.