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Bethany Beach

One of the so-called Quiet Resorts, the former Methodist camp town retains its family atmosphere. Less of a year-round town than its larger cousin, Rehoboth Beach, it still offers many of the same attractions: great restaurants like Patsy’s, 14 Global and The Parkway; a main drag, Garfield Parkway, lined with fun shops; and a beach and boardwalk—all in an easily walkable town. Annual celebrations like July 4 and the end-of-summer Jazz Funeral keep the civic spirit high.
School District: Indian River
Taxes: 3.5191
Median home cost: $431,700
Commute: 27
Safety: 5-10
Arts and culture: 3
Shopping and dining: 4
Nightlife: 2

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  • MLK Day Camp

    2017.01.16

    When the kids have a day off but the parents don’t, let them spend the day off of school doing something really cool…having fun at DMNH! Enjoy...

  • Winter Group Show

    2017.01.03

    January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift...

  • Scientists Make a Difference

    2017.01.16

    Science is for everyone! Join us for hands on crafts and activities that highlight science contributions to natural history from scientists all...

  • Invention Convention

    2017.01.14

    January 14, 15, 16 – Saturday, Sunday, and Monday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Invention Convention Lights, camera, action! This...

  • Drop in on Nature

    2016.12.01

    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM Fall session: Thursday, Dec 1st thru Thursday, December 15th Winter session: Tuesday, January 17th...

  • East Coast Garden Center Indoor Farmers Market

    2016.11.08

    East Coast Garden Center Indoor Farmers Market Nov 8, 2016 - April 11, 2017  11 am- 2 pm 25 vendors Location:  East Coast Garden Center 30366...

  • East Coast Indoor Farmers Market

    2016.11.08

    East Coast Garden Center Indoor Farmer's Marke 25 vendors

  • Ballroom Dance Lessons

    2017.01.10

    A four-week series of ballroom dancing classes taught by teachers from the BlueBallroom. Tuesdays starting Jan. 10. Classes are $30 a lesson...

  • RBFS presents "Art Bastard"

    2017.01.17

    The Cinema & the Arts film series proudly presents a screening of the documentary ART BASTARD on  Tuesday, January 17, 7:00 pm, at Cinema Art...

  • Free flu vaccinations

    2017.01.18

    The Division of Public Health offers its annual free flu vaccination event in the Legislative Hall Library, ground floor, 411 Legislative Ave.,...

  • Mead Soap - Intro to Soap Making

    2017.01.18

    Do you want to learn how to make soap? This is your chance! Join me for a fun and informative class @ Liquid Alchemy. I will teach you how to...

  • Intro to Soap Making - Mead Soap

    2017.01.18

    Do you want to learn how to make soap? This is your chance! Join me for a fun and informative class @ Liquid Alchemy. I will teach you how to...

  • Nature Studio

    2016.12.01

    Thursdays from 4:00PM-5:30PM Fall session: December 1st, 8th and 15th Winter session: Starts January 19th, every other Thursday until March 30th...

  • Guest Speakers to Address Human Trafficking, Sextortion and Social Media

    2017.01.19

    Guest speakers Patty Dailey-Lewis, executive director of the Beau Biden Foundation, and Delaware Family Court commissioner Loretta Young will...

  • West 7th Street Bazaar

    2017.01.19

    The 3rd Place and Bike Lane Cafe along with WestSide Grows and Delaware Permaculture bring you the West 7th Street Bazaar.  Happening EVERY...

  • Research Seminar: Amyrs Williams (Wesleyan University) – Reimagining the Modern Farm

    2017.01.19

    January 19 – Thursday – 6:30 p.m. Research Seminar: Amyrs Williams (Wesleyan University) – Reimagining the Modern Farm The seminar is open...

  • The Bells

    2017.01.19

    The Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware’s professional acting company performing at the University of Delaware, presents The Bells by Theresa...

  • HIGH & MIGHTY BRASS BAND at World Cafe Live Wilmington-Upstairs

    2017.01.19

    HIGH & MIGHTY BRASS BAND There’s a reason that musical trailblazers from Galactic to DJ Logic have recently chosen to collaborate with High and...

  • Gamblers Anonymous Meeting

    2015.02.13

    Meeting every Friday, Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, 640 s. State Street, Dover, 7:30 pm., Private Dining Room #3 in the basement. For those who...

  • Devils, Drunks & Dastardly Dudes

    2017.01.20

    Ah, typecasting—the baritone is always the bad guy! In Devils, Drunks & Dastardly Dudes, we’ll go on an operatic journey of men behaving...


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