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March 2014

Found 15 blog entries for March 2014.

Ocean View is an area in Delaware with many interesting communities. It's found about a mile from the Atlantic Ocean and about a mile from the Indian River Bay. This area is very close to Bethany Beach and provides a mix of seasonal properties and year-round choices.

The area was founded in 1889 and provides a home to just over 1,000 residents. Some of the top communities found throughout Ocean View are found below.

Bayside at Bethany Lakes

This community is a bit secluded and provides a quiet place close to downtown Bethany Beach. It's close to the Whites Creek and provides beautiful views of the Indian River Bay.

Bear Trap Dunes

Another good community in the area, Bear Trap Dunes is a golf community with plenty to offer. Along with a

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Rehoboth Beach Farmer's Market - Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/agriculturede/8590537456/Finding the right farmer's market for produce, meat and other items, can give you the best places to shop. Whether you just need a few fresh items or you want to get outside while you shop, these two farmer's markets will fit perfect for your needs.

Historic Lewes Farmer's Market - 110 Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes

The Historic Lewes Farmer's Market of HLFM is a family-friendly market with plenty of vendors. You will find the freshest foods here, along with plenty of other items. Its home to many emerging farmers and many local vendors attend the market.

Some of the most popular items found here include:

  • Eggs
  • Fruits
  • Breads
  • Meats
  • Fish
  • Herbs
  • Fresh Produce
  • Herbs

This is one of the most popular markets for local chefs

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ShoppingShopping in the Rehoboth Beach area of Delaware provides some very ingesting options. Many shops are found on the boardwalk and throughout the area. If you plan to enjoy a shopping excursion here, make sure to include some of the following stores.

AerieArt Gallery - 45 1/2 Lake Avenue, Rehoboth Beach

This shop specializes in all types of paintings form the 19th and 20th century. They also carry artwork from local artists.

Gift Design - 18388 Coastal Highway, Lewes

If you love shopping for antiques and Americana, this is the shop for you. They carry Yankee Candles, Longaberger handbags, flags, jewelry, antiques, Boyd’s Bears and more.

Cleo's Boutique - 2478 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach

This upscale boutique carries some of the bet

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TheatreDelaware is home to many great theatres and places to enjoy comedy. If you enjoy the performing arts, these following places may be the right place for you.

Clear Space Theatre Company - Rehoboth Beach

This theatre provides plenty of art classes, public performances and much more. This is one of the top choices for theatre performances throughout the state. Upcoming events include:

  • Xandu - April 11th to April 13th
  • Avenue Q - May 2nd to May 18th
  • The Full Monty - June 26 to August 30th
  • Oliver! - July 1st to August 26th
  • Sordid Lives - July 3rd to September 7th
  • On Golden Pond - September 26th to October 12th

Delaware Comedy Theatre - Rehoboth Beach

Providing great improv comedy, this theatre is a great choice for a fun

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EventsMany events come to Delaware every year. Dewey Beach is a popular area for great events and some of the best events are coming in the spring and summer. Here are a few of the top upcoming choices to add to your schedule.

  • Chili Cookoff with Big Hat No Cattle Band - April 12th from 1pm to 3pm at Rusty Rudder
  • The Rocketts - April 12th from 9pm to 11:45pm at Rusty Rudder
  • Delaware Music Festival - April 18th and 19th from 9pm to 1am both days at Rusty Rudder
  • Admiral Dewy Day with Fabulous Greaseband - April 26th from 1pm to 4pm at Rusty Rudder - This event will also include The Island Boys from 4pm to 9pm and Live Seed Mama Jump from 9pm to 1am

Dewey Beach Popfest - May 2nd and May 3rd from 3pm to 10pm Both Days

This highlighted event

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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/leecannon/5463033879/Bethany Beach is a quiet area and known for the resort-style atmosphere. Whether living here or just visiting, you'll feel like you're on vacation the entire time. The beach is within walking distance from most of the area. If you cannot walk to the beach, you can enjoy a short bike or trolley ride to the beach.

Various communities are found throughout Bethany Beach and provide a variety of housing options. Many of the communities provide their own amenities to residents and the area is also home to an art library, plenty of restaurants and many local shops.

Communities found throughout Bethany Beach include:

  • Bayberry Woods - This community provides mainly townhomes. Residents enjoy access to a tennis court, a community pool and a close
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Trap Pond State Park - Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/leecannon/6854180481/Delaware is full of great parks, but not all of them are state parks. The best parks throughout the state provide more because they are larger. Here are the best state parks throughout Delaware.

Abbott's Mill Nature Center - Milford

This state park is full of fun. The trails and nature center provide plenty of opportunity for enjoying the natural areas. You can also enjoy Abbott's Pond and the many natural picnic areas throughout. Of course, the mill is one of the top reasons people come to the Abbott's Mill Nature Center.

Cape Henlopen State Park - Lewes

Cape Henlopen State Park provides a number of activities for everybody to enjoy. Whether you want to play Disc Golf, hike, fish, kayak, hunt, surf, bike or even ride a horse, you can do it at

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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/leecannon/7111554735/As The First State, Delaware has plenty of history and heritage to explore. There are a number of museums and other attractions providing a great look into the history of the state. Whether you want to take a trip throughout the state or just discover what's in your backyard, you're sure to find the perfect historic attraction.

Start with the family estates of the du Ponts and discover the Hagley Museum and Gardens, along with the Nemours Mansion. This will provide a look into the unique architecture of the past and plenty of beautiful gardens to enjoy.

Of course, any serious history buff will need to enjoy the Delaware History Trail. This trail provides 36 different historic sites throughout the state. Explore places, such as The Green in Dover,

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Students in CafeteriaDelaware is home to some great schools and US News ranked the high schools in the area based on specific data. The state is home to many students with high GPAs, enough community services and the other qualification necessary to qualify for the Inspire Scholarship. This scholarship helps to pay the tuition for students attending Delaware State University.

However, students have to pass the Delaware Student Testing Program exams before they can apply for the scholarship. Based on these tests and other criteria, US News has awarded three Delaware High Schools with silver medals and four with bronze medals. Here's a list of the top ranking Delaware High Schools according to US News.

  • Delmar Senior High School - 200 North Eighth Street, Delmar
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FishingDelaware is a state full of great scenery and provides a number of great places for fishing. Whether you prefer an excursion, a charter boat or just an afternoon at the lake, you can find plenty of great locations for fishing. Here are some of the best choices throughout the state.

Hook'em and Cook'em - 37401 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach

This full service bait, tackle, seafood store and fish cleaning shop is perfect for your fishing fun. You can pull up by boat or car and enjoy everything they offer. After you get your supplies, you can take off for fishing and come back with your catch for the day. They will clean your fish for you and send you home with the perfect fillets ready for cooking.

Indian River Inlet - 39415 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach

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