An inside look at this year's event. Produced by Ralph Musthaler
Vineyard Wine Bar and Bistro is providing an upscale food and wine experience at the beach. Wochit
The new space will include an expanded dining area, fire pits, corn hole and a viewing area where customers can observe the brewing process. Produced by Ralph Musthaler
Pony Penning begins with southern and northern roundups on Assateague, the swim to Chincoteague on July 26 followed by the auction on July 27 and capped with the swim back. Wochit/Produced by Kamlesh Desai
Known for their crab cakes, Drum Point Market has gained attention from travelers from all over the country. Produced by Ralph Musthaler and Ben Penserga
A band of wild ponies gallops on Assateague Island. Video courtesy of DSC photography. Darcy Cole, DSC photography
Barn 34 in Ocean City puts the family in family restaurants. Produced by Jeff Neiburg
Highlights from the 2017 Berlin Bathtub Races. Produced by Ralph Musthaler
What's percolating in the world of coffee and coffee shops? Pemberton Coffeehouse is set to open in Salisbury — again. Deborah Gates
Chef Chris Parks has elevated the cuisine at Lupo in Rehoboth over the last few years. Produced by Jeff Neiburg
The 10th Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest at Fish Tales in Ocean City ended with a new winner being crowned!
Delmarvanow.com asks beach visitors about their favorite activities on the Fourth of July. Produced by Megan Raymond
The restaurant offers seafood, speciality pizzas and more to customers. Produced by Meg Ryan
Chris Clare went from a small town ballplayer to a minor-league All-Star. Wochit
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has been touring breweries in Maryland to learn about their economic impact on their respective communities. Produced by Jeff Neiburg
Alan Goldsborough of Crisfield and daughter, Heather, have opened Shipwrecked Seafood at Route 50 and Main Street in Berlin. Live, steamed and softshells to go! Deborah Gates
Ropewalk Chincoteague offers waterfront dining, a tiki bar and more. Produced by Ralph Musthaler
Near perfect weather made for an exciting air show. Produced by Ralph Musthaler
Gilligan's, on the canal waterfront in Lewes, reopened after an off-season remodel. Produced by Jeff Neiburg
Indigo in Rehoboth, a new restaurant, is one of the Delaware beach area's only Indian restaurants. Produced by Jeff Neiburg
Roadie Joe's owner talks about how his business has grown along with Salisbury. Produced by Ralph Musthaler
High Stakes Bar & Grill in Fenwick Island recently renovated. Produced by Jeff Neiburg
Rare & Rye Owner Sal Fasano describes the newest hotel restaurant in OC Produced by Megan Raymond
SoDel's Scott Kammerer at the newest Bluecoast Seafood Grill and Raw Bar Produced by Megan Raymond
Salisbury will play host to a major festival and tourism draw next year that is expected to bring in tens of millions of dollars to the city. Video by Keith Demko
Peter and Linda Roskovich's family beach home will be featured on HGTV's "Beachfront Bargin Hunt: Renovation" Produced by Megan Raymond
Take a virtual walk along the Ocean City Boardwalk while checking out some of the sounds and sights. Produced by Gray Hughes
Burley Oak Brewing Company is aiming for a July opening for a new, coffee-inspired cafe in downtown Berlin. Wochit
Local fans of HGTV’s television show, “House Hunters,” will soon see their hometown in an upcoming episode. Wochit
Downtown Salisbury Festival returns June 2-4 with with carnival rides, food vendors, craft beer, a full entertainment lineup and local vendors. Wochit
- WATCH: Scenes from the 41st annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake
- WATCH: A new wine experience in Rehoboth
- WATCH: Evolution plans outdoor expansion with green space
- Pony Penning 2017: What to expect
- WATCH: Smith Island store draws people from afar
- Chincoteague ponies kick up their heels
- WATCH: Barn 34 in Ocean City a family affair
- WATCH: Scenes from the 28th Bathub Races
- WATCH: Pemberton Coffeehouse set to reopen
- WATCH: Chef Chris Parks shining at Lupo in Rehoboth
- WATCH: 10th Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest at Fish Tales in Ocean City
- WATCH: What is your favorite thing to do on the Fourth?
- WATCH: Buxy's owner expands business footprint with newly opened Dry Dock 28
- WATCH: Shorebirds All-Star sets the bar high
- WATCH: Comptroller Franchot rallying craft beer industry
- WATCH: Shipwrecked in Berlin
- WATCH: Ropewalk Chincoteague brings waterfront dining to both locals and visitors
- WATCH: Air Show draws a big crowd to Ocean City
- WATCH: Gilligan's in Lewes opens after remodel
- WATCH: Indigo in Rehoboth serves rare Indian cuisine
- WATCH: Roadie Joe's serves up sophisticated pub fare
- WATCH: High Stakes renovates in Fenwick
- WATCH: Rare & Rye isn't the average hotel restaurant
- WATCH: SoDel's Bluecoast Seafood Grill open in Rehoboth
- WATCH: Salisbury lands National Folk Festival starting in 2018
- WATCH: HGTV Beachfront Bargin Hunt comes to Ocean City
- WATCH: Sights and sounds of the Ocean City Boardwawlk
- WATCH: Burley Oak to open cafe in Berlin
- WATCH: Couple brings 'House Hunters' to Salisbury
- Downtown Salisbury Festival
The summer tourist season is at its peak, and the coming days and nights will see an impressive array of national talent on area concert stages.
The Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville will host one of its most-anticipated shows of the summer Monday, July 17, via blues-rock sensation Gary Clark Jr. Fans are advised to get there early; another touring virtuoso, guitarist Jackie Venson, will open the show at 7 p.m. with her unique mix of blues, pop and soul. Most of the seating areas are sold out, but select tickets remain and are priced between $40 and $65.
Freeman also has many more concerts left up its sleeve this summer, including Hunter Hayes on Friday, July 28; Michael Franti & Spearhead on Saturday, July 29; and Chicago on Tuesday, Aug. 1.
Not to be outdone, the Bottle & Cork nightclub in Dewey Beach has a plethora of offerings. Hard rockers Buckcherry return Friday, July 14 ($30), followed by a trio of country shows — Clare Dunn on Sunday, July 16 ($15, $20); Parmalee on Wednesday, July 19 ($25, $30); and one of the Cork's most anticipated shows of the summer, a sold-out appearance by Jake Owens on Thursday, July 20.
The Cork's sister business, the nearby Rusty Rudder, has a pair of concerts scheduled for its inside stage. Nashville country act Lanco will perform at 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 18 ($10), followed by Who's Bad: A Tribute to Michael Jackson on Thursday, July 20 ($10).
Beach Barrels, the combination pub-liquor store at 133rd Street and Coastal Highway in Ocean City, has a free show by local jam band Muskrat Lightning set to take place 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, July 15. The show is also a 50th birthday celebration for the group's bassist, Johnny "Suit" Sybert. Happy b-day, dude!
Also in OC, Seacrets will present an encore performance by Ballyhoo at 9 p.m. Monday, July 17. The reggae-rock quartet hails from Baltimore, but has taken its show on the road with national tours. Admission is free.
Another Ocean City event is in the offing, but not until next weekend. Morbid Manor Revisited 2017 will take place at the Alibi Room in downtown OC on Saturday, July 22. Punk rock will be the order of the day, courtesy of The Homisides, Abra Cadavers, LNT and East Lincoln Dusters.
The theme pays homage to the former Morbid Manor haunted house, which entertained tourists and locals on the pier in Ocean City in the late 1980s and early '90's. The bands are encouraging patrons to dress up and turn the show into a mini-Halloween. We'll have more on this next week.
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This Week's Must-See List
Gary Clark Jr. at the Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville at 7 p.m. Monday, July 17. $40 to $65
Buckcherry at the Bottle & Cork in Dewey Beach at 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 14. $30
Ballyhoo at Seacrets in Ocean City at 9 p.m., Monday, July 17. Fre
Lanco at the Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach at 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 18. $10
Muskrat Lighting at Beach Barrels in Ocean City at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 15. Free