Bay To The Beach Byways

Brunch nets Nectar a nice Millsboro market

The cold wind blusters me across Millsboro, with a chill that defies springtime. I’m eager to reaching my downtown destination: Nectar café and juice bar on Main Street. The spot …

 

What Women Want a winning way to spend the weekend in Kent County

We undertake a lot of special events at the Daily State News, ranging from Dover Comic Con to the Stars of Delaware, plus events in education, economics and senior living. One of the most unique ones …

Stories come full circle for Citywide Black History Month

Citywide Black History Month is highlighting culture, art, music and dance this year. With the Dover museums in full swing on Feb. 3 for First Saturday, my day on The Green was heavy on history. …
As parents of a three-year-old and an infant, few things are as rare and as precious to my wife and me as an outing without the kids. I’m sure any parent can relate; you have to squeeze as much …
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Delaware has good barbecue, but isn’t exactly a mecca of variety, so people pay attention when they find something good. House’s Rockin’ BBQ food trailer was parked in Milford one …
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By Tom Maglio Creative Director In his latest album, Mountain Goats singer John Darnielle croons through a chorus: “You may forget / The why’s and where’s / of an old tattoo on your …
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“I appreciate that, but don’t thank me. Thank the ones that didn’t make it home, they’re the heroes.” This, or a variation of it, is my grandfather’s go-to …
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“You can’t go home again.” It’s my favorite Thomas Wolfe novel, and a statement whose truth resonates with me all the time. I live near my hometown, I see my parents every …
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I love a local bakery. So much so that it gets on the nerves of friends and family. If you’re grabbing breakfast or brunch with me, it’s never at a restaurant. It’s almost always …
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Gray clouds had gathered, as if to storm in the west, but now the sun shined brightly white through the gloom. Now was the moment for the Hildebrand family to make their move. The West Virginians …
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The thing about the State News is, we throw one heck of a party. I’m writing this Friday morning, in the wake of our Stars of Delaware event. If you’re a regular reader, you’ve seen …
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Autumn is coming, and as we count down to a blessed coolness that everyone’s been anticipating, we are proud to publish the Fall 2023 edition of Bay to the Beach. This quarterly magazine …
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I’m not an “adventurous” sort of guy when it comes to dining. A creature of habit, I know what sort of food I like, and stay firmly in my lane. Sure, I like a broad range of food, …
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Live music “is the best music in the world,” says Elton Lewis. “You can have a bad day, but if you go home and play that right music, it’s it changes your mood. Music is like …
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There’s never been a better time to be a geek. With the biggest Dover Comic Con we’ve ever had (source: I was there! Judging the Cosplay Contest! It was awesome!) now in our rear view, …
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“This is not Tex-Mex. It’s Mexican,” said Ricardo Jimenez, as he handed me a menu to La Dama restaurant and bar, which just opened a few months ago in Dagsboro, Del. …
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My eyes dart from pastry to pastry when I walk into Kaan’s Bakery, a café in downtown Millsboro. Should I order the orange frosted cupcake, or a sprinkled cake pop? The classic cronut, …
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“It’s summertime on Delmarva: Water you waiting for?” So begins the regional magazine that we are proud to publish each quarter. That pun has been one of my favorites since I first …
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Didn’t your momma ever tell you not to throw things? Mine sure did. But I was always a terrible listener, so my boyhood was spent finding sticks that could serve as an arsenal on the …
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I adore Asian food. While the seasoning and sauce pack a punch, the meal fills you up without feeling like you’ll actually roll away. The base of vegetables and rice is just a bit lighter than …
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There are certain requirements every coffee shop should meet. No two great places are the same, but for those who frequent them, there’s a certain ‘vibe check’ places need to clear …
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