Category: Retailing and Restaurants

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant has signed a lease for its first full-scale production brewery. The facility is expected to open in summer 2020 at The Shops on Eagleview Boulevard in Exton, Pennsylvania. The expanded brewery and restaurant will increase in-store brewing capacity and bring current canning operations in-house. It will also serve as a test…

Big Fish Restaurant Group has opened a new restaurant in the Midtown Brandywine section of Wilmington. Tobert Street Social is a speakeasy-style bar and restaurant, featuring cocktails, stone-hearth pizzas, and shareable plates. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on September 13. The establishment is located in a historic building dating back to 1887 that was once…

The Vendemmia Italian Wine Festival is returning to Wilmington on Sunday, October 13. The festival, which began in 2003, is returning to Wilmington after a four-year hiatus in the suburbs. When the festival re-located to Bellevue State Park outside of Wilmington, the city was under the administration of Mayor Dennis P. Williams. “At the time,…

Deep Dive Delaware: Neighborhood Revitalization

REACH Riverside has partnered with Atlanta-based Purpose Built Communities to bring radical, systemic change to Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood. REACH Riverside is implementing a model that offers a three-pronged approach to change with high-quality mixed-income housing; a cradle-to-college education pipeline; and community wellness programs. According to REACH Riverside, the neighborhood today has 70% of children living…

Mayor Mike Purzycki joined property owners Ralph and Rose Pepe for the ribbon-cutting ceremony and official opening of La Pizzeria Metro in Wilmington. The restaurant was built within Miller Road Station, a 11,000-square-foot Spanish colonial-style building that was originally constructed in 1916, located at 3101 Miller Road. Wilmington Brew Works CEO Craig Wensell will also…

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is stamping its nationally recognized brand onto a pair of “trail running shoes” by outdoor performance company Merrell. The Merrell Agility Synthesis X Dogfish trail runner runs for $110 and are available for a limited time in select retail stores and on Merrell.com. The shoe will also be available at the…

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is expanding its footprint into the Deep South through a partnership with Capital Distributing that will bring a full lineup of craft beers to customers in Mississippi. The products will hit shelves in early September, bringing the Delaware-based company’s total distribution network to 45 states. In addition to offering new beers,…

Delaware Restaurant Association is hosting a new regional conference at The Queen in Wilmington on October 22, 2019 to celebrate women in the industry. Women of Hospitality is a two-day professional development conference that aims to connect and empower the next generation of women leaders. Featured presenters are coming from the across the country, including:…

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant on July 23 announced they have signed a lease in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. The new location is part of the chain’s “20 by 20” initiative to open and operate 20 locations by 2020. For those keeping tabs, Iron Hill Buckhead will be the 18th location and second…