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Flawless Dry Cleaners fills void in downtown Snow Hill

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2107) Flawless Dry Cleaners opened on Sept. 20 in Snow Hill. Owner Regina Fletcher originally considered taking over the reins of Snow Hill Dry Cleaning & Alterations, on Pearl Street, which was run by Chung Kang for the last decade, prior to the business closing earlier this year…. Read more »

DiFebo’s Restaurant opens up third location

By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (Oct. 12, 2017) DiFebo’s Italian Restaurant, a staple in Bethany and Rehoboth beach towns, is slated to open a third location by the end of October, taking over the spot previously occupied by Siculi Italian Kitchen on 104 North Main Street in Berlin. Owners Lisa DiFebo-Osias and Jeff Osias are excited… Read more »

DiFebo’s Italian Restaurant to open in Berlin next month

(Sept. 21, 2017) DiFebo’s Italian Restaurant, a staple in Bethany and Rehoboth beaches, will open a third location by the end of October, taking over the spot on 104 North Main Street in Berlin currently occupied by Siculi Italian Kitchen. “We are just thrilled,” DiFebo’s owner Lisa DiFebo-Osias said. “We love the town and love… Read more »

From Luc Besson to 90201 to pork tacos

St. Augustine of Hippo wrote quite some time ago – paraphrased – that people can’t help “but to watch a man crushed under a cart’s wheel, knowing the outcome, but not able to stare away nonetheless.” I remember having a senior honors class on the dude at Loyola back in the 90s, and that was… Read more »

Berlin’s Treasure Chest turns 40

(July 13, 2017) Forty years ago last month, the Treasure Chest in downtown Berlin was sold to Bill Freeman. Today, his daughter, Terri Sexton, operates the mainstay on Main Street — the oldest business in historic district. The Treasure Chest dates back more than a century, when it was originally housed in the building that’s… Read more »

Baking Barons, Burley Oak team up for new café

(July 6, 2017) After three months of renovations, the former Berlin Coffee House on 17 Jefferson Street reopened on Friday as the Burley Café, operated now by Burley Oak Brewing Company owner Bryan Brushmiller and the Brooklyn Baking Barons, also known as Chris Poeschl and Tony Lanuza. It was a soft opening, unannounced on social… Read more »

Business Briefs

Gordon joins EXIT EXIT Realty at The Beach in Berlin recently announced the addition of Christy Gordon to its team of real estate professionals. Gordon was born and raised in Baltimore County. In 1999, she moved to the Worcester County area to become a “local” and can’t imagine living anywhere else. She retired from a… Read more »

Town Center Antiques turns 20; celebrations coming up

(May 25, 2017) Town Center Antiques, which includes three locations in downtown Berlin, is celebrating 20 years in business. A host of activities are planned, including a ribbon cutting ceremony with Berlin Mayor Gee Williams – and light hors d’oeuvres and spirits – on June 7, and an “Antique Road Show” at the Atlantic Hotel… Read more »

Patty Jean’s Boutique opens up in new spot

(May 25, 2017) Almost a year after she opened Patty Jean’s Boutique on 116 Broad Street in Berlin, owner Megan Cosman opened her new location on 110 North Main Street, last week. The storefront window did not go up until early this week, but Cosman was excited about the move to a busier section of… Read more »

New and improved: World of Toys opens back up in Berlin

(May 11, 2017) The World of Toys just got a whole lot bigger. Berlin’s signature shop for educational toys, puzzles, games, books, dolls and stuffed animals moved across the street last week, from the narrow confines of 110 North Main Street into a comparatively sprawling 4,800-square-foot space on 115 North Main Street. The new location… Read more »