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New Castle

There is historic New Castle—dozens of Colonial homes, the historic market green and courthouse, the residents’ obvious appreciation for local history—then there is everything around it: a jumble of subdivisions. You want to be here because there is no place else like it. A roster of free summer concerts on riverfront Battery Park join Separation Day festivities and Art on the Green as much-anticipated public festivities. Delaware Street offers a small handful of good places to eat. Living in old, often small homes is different, but it has its charms.
School District: Colonial
Taxes: 2.9478
Median home cost: $137,300
Commute: 24
Safety: 6-7
Arts and culture: 4
Shopping and dining: 3
Nightlife: 2

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  • 6th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K

    2015.08.01

  • First Saturday at First State Heritage Park

    2015.01.29

    First Saturdays in the First State   Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • First Saturday at First State Heritage Park

    2015.01.29

    First Saturdays in the First State   Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check...

  • Antiques Show

    2015.08.01

    The Lewes Historical Society is celebrating the 52nd Anniversary of its Outdoor Antiques Show on August 1, 2015, at the Lewes Historic Complex at...

  • Geocaching The Riverfront

    2015.08.01

    Hunt the Riverfront for hidden treasures and experience a new, fun hobby. Create a unique trail name, fire up the GPS, and be the first to find the...

  • 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...

  • “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 Lives

    2015.03.01

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

  • 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...

  • Mt. Cuba Meteor - Wilmington & Western Railroad

    2015.07.03

    Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride up the Red Clay Valley to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to have a...

  • Art is Tasty

    2014.12.05

    Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art...

  • Dewey Beach Scavenger Hunt

    2015.08.01

    Dewey Beach Scavenger Hunt Saturday, August 1st, 12pm-8pm Dewey Beach, DE The craziest scavenger hunt ever created, returns to the wildest beach...

  • First Saturday at First State Heritage Park

    2014.12.06

    First Saturdays in the First State Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check website...

  • 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...

  • Family Campout At Ashland Nature Center

    2015.08.01

    Spend a night camping out at Ashland Nature Center! Enjoy a carefree experience while introducing children to the thrill of camping in tents,...

  • 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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