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Dewey Beach

Dewey can be a lonely place in winter, but come summer, it is the undisputed party capital of Delaware, a place known for live modern music at iconic places like The Bottle & Cork and The Rusty Rudder. Newish restaurants like Ivy, as well as the established Two Seas, elevate the dining scene in Dewey, which was once riddled with run-of-the-mill places for hoagies and steaks, chicken and fried seafood. If you’re buying, home styles range from the cottages of Rehoboth By The Sea to the north, to the modern houses of neighboring Indian Beach to the south (neither part of Dewey proper), with everything in between—townhouses, condos, old summer houses, etc. Buyer beware: Your neighbors could be a gang of group house renters who are in summertime party mode every weekend.
School District: Cape Henlopen
Taxes: 4.1031
Median home cost: $512,500
Commute: 26
Safety: 2-3
Arts and culture: 2
Shopping and dining: 4
Nightlife: 4

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  • Art Works for the Holidays!

    2016.12.02

    December 2 – 24  “Art Works for the Holidays” features a large variety of art appropriate for gift giving. Oil paintings - Terry Anderson,...

  • “Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit

    2016.11.25

    “Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit November 25, 2016 – January 1, 2017 The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature...

  • Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives

    2016.09.17

    Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives On display in the Winterthur Galleries from September 17, 2016 – January 8, 2017 Discover...

  • Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia

    2016.03.26

    Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of...

  • Embroidery: The Language of Art

    2016.05.07

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as...

  • Yuletide at Winterthur

    2016.11.19

    Yuletide at Winterthur November 19, 2016 – January 8, 2017 Delight in and be inspired by visions of holidays of old at our annual Yuletide tour...

  • “Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit

    2016.11.25

    The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of...

  • Embroidery: The Language of Art

    2016.05.07

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as...

  • “Driving Desire: Automobile Advertising and the American Dream” Exhibition

    2016.03.02

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from...

  • Santa's Paradise Express

    2016.11.25

    Ride the train with Santa. Santa will greet each passenger in their seats and families will have the opportunity to visit with him and have their...

  • Delaware State University President’s Scholarship Ball

    2016.11.11

    Delaware State University President’s Scholarship Ball 2016 Saturday, December 10, 2016 Dover Downs Hotel & Casino...

  • $19.99 Prime Rib Dinner at Phillips Seafood

    2016.10.04

    Summer season is over, but Phillips Seafood House is still serving your Eastern Shore favorites! Don’t miss out on their amazing Prime Rib Dinner...

  • The Music School OPEN MIC NIGHT

    2016.10.13

    Join us for our bi-monthly open mic night, held the second Thursday of each month in October, December, February, April, June and August. ...

  • Childbirth Class

    2016.11.15

    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital offers childbirth classes on Tuesdays from 6:30pm to 8:30 pm in the Ground Floor Conference Room. The class will meet...

  • The Secret Sisters Christmas Tour

    2016.12.08

    "The Secret Sisters echo & promise better days. They are a breath of fresh air." - T Bone BurnettAbout a 20¬ minute drive is all that separated...

  • Night Before Christmas Train

    2016.11.25

    The magic of Christmas Eve is recreated on the Night Before Christmas Train ride. Visitors can wear their pajamas and enjoy cookies and milk as...

  • Symphony Orchestra

    2016.12.08

    Stanford, Charles Villiers Stanford's Irish Rhapsody No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 78; Ralph Vaughan Williams' Tuba Concerto in F Minor, with Brian Brown,...

  • Library Exhibition: Being Ruth Wales du Pont

    2016.10.25

    The exhibit will showcase Ruth Wales du Pont who is often in the background here at Winterthur.  She was a talented and active person in her own...

  • Arctic Adventure and Rain Forest Explorers

    2016.10.15

    Learn how climate change affects our world with hands-on activities that can relate to explorers of all ages. Arctic Adventure and Rainforest...

  • Brandywine Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker

    2016.12.09

    Join us for our timeless holiday tradition, The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies the classic story of an adventure to the...


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