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Middletown

Annexation and natural growth sped a tripling of the population between 2000 and 2010—with another doubling projected for the next 10 years, so Middletown keeps a steady eye on future needs. Sprawling subdivisions like the emerging Village at Bayberry—with almost 2,000 new homes planned for 1,600 acres—surround a quaint downtown with plenty of salons, restaurants, gift shops, florists, and the Everett Theatre and Gibby Center. Effort is focused, in fact, on keeping important town functions centered on Broad and Main (site of the annual Hummers Parade each New Year’s Day—arguably an important civic function of another kind). Still a small town? It may be fourth-largest in the state but, yes, you bet.
School District: Appoquinimink
Taxes: 2.3321
Median home cost: $206,600
Commute: 35
Safety: 2-2
Arts and culture: 3
Shopping and dining: 3
Nightlife: 2

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  • Summer Exercise Classes

    2015.06.01

    On the Beach: Yoga, 8-9 a.m. Sundays (Donation); Boot Camp, 8-9 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays ($10 per person); Pilates, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays,...

  • Midway by Robert Kelly

    2015.07.02

    The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present Midway, an exhibition of paper-based and pop-up sculpture by Robert Kelly...

  • Summer Group Show & Framing Sale

    2015.07.01

    Our Summer Group Show features a variety of work by new artists and Gallery favorites. Art on display includes paintings, drawings, collage and...

  • International Conference on Transcriptomics

    2015.07.27

    Transcriptomics is a cross-disciplinary area mainly concerned with transcriptome analysis and RNA-Seq. It emphasizes on how the next...

  • Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

    2015.07.01

    Coming July 1. Light. Sound. Spectacle. This summer explore the Gardens by day—and by night. Get ready for an immersive evening journey around...

  • Shrek the Musical Jr (Everett Theatre Summer Camp)

    2015.07.20

    Acting Camp In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits, runaways who’ve been cast off by...

  • GET IN THE GAME: USTA LEAGUE TEAM TENNIS REGISTRATION OPEN IN DELAWARE

    2015.06.10

    WHAT:                          USTA League Tennis is open in Delaware. Summer is a great time to get out the racquet,...

  • Stories through Art (Gibby Center Summer Camp)

    2015.07.27

    Flying pirate ships, houses in the trees, and falling down a rabbit hole. If these tall tales seem to intrigue you, sign up for our Stories Through...

  • Summer Spectacular

    2015.06.01

    On View June 1 Through September 7 Explore our 86-acre Meadow Garden, elaborate treehouses, and our star attraction, the Waterlily Pools. Enjoy...

  • A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & The Art of Everyday Lives

    2015.03.01

    This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts...

  • “Nocturne”

    2015.07.11

    July 11- August 3:  “Nocturne” Seven gallery artists inspired by the atmosphere of a quieter time of day: evening to dawn present paintings in...

  • A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life

    2015.03.01

    This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts...

  • “Nocturne”

    2015.07.11

    July 11- August 3:  “Nocturne” Seven gallery artists inspired by the atmosphere of a quieter time of day: evening to dawn present paintings in...

  • DREAM STREETS: ART IN WILMINGTON 1970–1990

    2015.06.27

    During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that...

  • LAYERING CONSTRUCTS: MARGO ALLMAN, CHARLES BURWELL, ANTONIO PURI

    2015.04.11

    Part of the Outlooks Exhibition Series, this exhibition brings together three contemporary abstract artists who use layering in their work. The...

  • Free Glucose Screenings

    2014.11.01

    Beebe Healthcare offers free glucose screenings every Wednesday from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the following lab locations: Beebe...

  • Happy Hour

    2015.07.02

    Join us at Phillips Seafood House in Ocean City for Happy Hour. Relax at our bar and lounge and enjoy some of our draft or domestic beers, select...

  • Bike and Hike

    2015.06.03

    Stroll, jog, or cycle Hagley’s three-mile loop through the property from the Visitor Center to Eleutherian Mills and back. On the last Wednesday...

  • Learning from Great Gardens: Union Park Gardens

    2015.07.29

    One of the original suburbs in the early 20th century. John Nolen, a town planner and landscape architect who trained with Frederick Law Olmstead,...

  • Movies on the Beach

    2015.06.15

    Monday nights at dusk.  Starting in September movies are moved to Friday nights. For a list of the movies visit the towns website,...


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