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Delaware City

Longtime residents speak with pride, which is evident during the annual Delaware City Days, a music festival and car shows. The town wins points for walkability and historic, small-town charm, even if some of the older Federalist-style housing needs a little TLC. Battery Park offers stunning views of the Delaware River. The marina gets boaters on the water post haste. Culture points come from Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island. Subtract a few points for PBF Energy’s refinery (700+ jobs: good—environmental issues: bad). Add points for an effort to attract artists and small businesses. Kathy’s Crab House and Crabby Dick’s restaurant celebrate everyone’s favorite crustacean.
School District: Colonial
Taxes: 2.8878
Median home cost: $128,500
Commute: 28
Safety: 3-6
Arts and culture: 3
Shopping and dining: 3
Nightlife: 2

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  • Peter Pan

    2017.07.26

    Peter and Tinkerbell and all the familiar characters take the stage in Rehoboth this summer. This sparkling one hour production will delight...

  • Divisions Upon a Ground by Elisabeth Bard

    2017.07.07

    Divisions Upon a Ground, an exhibition of photography by Elisabeth Bard, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from July 7-28, 2017. The title,...

  • Phillips All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet

    2017.06.22

    All you can eat breakfast buffet for $14.99! Hot and fresh, start your day with all the right ingredients!

  • Lucky 7 Tour to Atlantic City

    2017.06.28

    Ready to roll the dice and try your luck? Join us for this year's Lucky 7 Shuttle Tours to Atlantic City. Enjoy round-trip ferry foot passenger...

  • Dover YMCA Driver Education July Class

    2017.07.10

    DRIVERS EDUCATION Ages: 15 years 6 months & up The YMCA provides state certified Driver’s Education programs which meet all of the instruction...

  • Delaware Museum of Natural History's "In the Dark" Exhibit

    2017.06.24

    The Delaware Museum of Natural History's summer exhibit: In the Dark, from June 24-September 4. The dark is mysterious. Sometimes scary, but...

  • In The Dark

    2017.06.24

    The dark—a place of mystery. Sometimes scary, but always intriguing, darkness beckons exploration and represents the unknown. But it’s also a...

  • Keeper Talks at the Brandywine Zoo

    2017.06.01

    Keeper Talks Daily, June–August Join our zoo keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change...

  • Outlooks Exhibition Series - Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

    2017.05.13

    Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they...

  • Peninsula Gallery to Open “12 x 12 by Twelve” Show

    2017.07.01

    As the title suggests, the Peninsula Gallery’s next exhibition will involve twelve artists all presenting work that is 12 inches...

  • Downtown Farmer's Market at rodney Square

    2017.05.03

    The 2017 season of the Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market at Rodney Square will begin May 3rd and operate every Wednesday, rain or shine, through...

  • Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

    2017.05.13

    Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they...

  • ARTISTS AT WORK: THE PRACTICE OF PAINTING

    2017.07.25

    ARTISTS AT WORK: THE PRACTICE OF PAINTING JULY 25–OCTOBER 8, 2017 Benjamin West. John Singleton Copley. Rembrandt Peale. We’re familiar with...

  • Garden Insider Talk: Inside the Interns' Garden

    2017.07.26

    Winterthur's horticulture interns share their behind-the-scenes experiences in the Winterthur Garden in this conversational-style...

  • Creature Feature @ Brandywine Zoo

    2017.06.12

      Creature Feature is a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend; ask questions and learn...

  • $19 Crab Feast

    2017.06.01

    Get your crab pickin' skills ready - we're offering up a $19 Crab Feast at the Seafood House in Ocean City! Your Crab Feast includes: 5 medium...

  • Phillips Crab House Now Open

    2017.06.14

    Phillips Crab House in Ocean City, Maryland is now open for another season of delicious, fresh seafood, with an all-you-can-eat seafood buffet,...

  • Conjunto Philadelphia

    2017.07.26

    Conjunto Philadelphia is a musical ensemble based in the Philadelphia area performing the music of Pre-Revolutionary Cuba. The group's main...

  • Bike & Hike: Dog Days of Summer Presented by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

    2017.07.26

    Bring your canine companion to Hagley for this week’s Bike and Hike. Visit areas normally closed to foot traffic. Bring a picnic or dine at the...

  • Party on the Patio

    2017.05.11

    Enjoy sunset cocktails and creative food offerings on the Patio at the Hilton Christiana. Live acoustic entertainment takes place every Tuesday,...


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