Delaware Today February 2013

Deer Park Tavern a Newark Favorite Among Generations

University of Delaware students, townies, bikers—and all their parents—have called this inn-turned-tavern home on more than a few occasions.

Big Sandwiches, Low Prices at Claymont Steak Shop

The Claymont mainstay is so popular among locals and out-of-staters that a second location recently opened in Newark, though the name remains unchanged.

Charcoal Pit’s Still a Concord Pike Institution

Not much changes here, including the waitstaff. And that’s why we like it—friendly atmosphere, solid diner fare and a great place to take the kids. Or still feel like one.

Delaware Culinary Trail: 24 Restaurants to Try in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties

Whether it offers first-class dining or an authentic taste of the First State, each restaurant on this list is worth the drive (and a repeat visit).

Scott Porter’s Chadds Ford Estate Reflects Equestrian Tradition

As founder of Porter Construction, Porter’s marriage of thoroughbred racing and home design is as seamless as it is gorgeous.
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Cost-Effective Ways to Improve Your Home and Increase Its Value

Energy audits, mirrors and a fresh coat of paint can do wonders for a home without breaking the bank.

Seaford Nylon Plant

Now a national historic landmark, the plant was the country’s first nylon producer.

Homes for Heroes—New Castle County Helps First Responders Buy Homes

Participating Realtors donate a quarter of their commission to the buyer to help with closing costs.

Father Roberto Balducelli on St. Anthony’s in the Hills’ Past and Future

Though retired from St. Anthony of Padua’s parish, the near-centenarian still keeps the community unit strong with his Pennsylvania retreat.

Index // Lewes Polar Bear Plunge

to be held Feb. 3 to benefit Delaware Special Olympics)
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