Bethany Prepares for Possible Gift of Founder’s House
Article Courtesy of the Coastal Point 12/18/15:
The Town of Bethany Beach is getting a big gift just in time for the holiday season, but it’s a gift at least a few residents hope they’ll return, or at least relocate. Resident Christina Edgar and her family have offered to donate to the Town the historic Dinker Cottage, first built in the town around 1902 by one of its founding fathers, Pittsburgh businessman William A. Dinker.
The cottage is sometimes referred to as the “Dinker House” — a moniker shared by its 1904 replacement, which is still located at 99 First Street and was once nicknamed “The Oriole” for its original black-and-orange paint scheme.
The smaller cottage was moved in…
BETHANY BEACH OCEAN SUITES AND 99 SEA LEVEL HOST THE FIRST ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S EVE “BEACH BALL DROP”
Ring in 2016 with the first ever Beach Ball Drop at Hollywood Street & the Boardwalk
BETHANY BEACH, De., December 3, 2015 – Celebrate the New Year by partaking in the festivities at the first annual countdown and ball drop in Bethany Beach, Delaware on Thursday, December 31.
The ball drop, which features an oversized lighted beach ball, will take place at the boardwalk on Hollywood Street, in between the North and South buildings of Bethany Beach Ocean Suites. The event, which is open to the public and free of charge, begins at 10:30 p.m. and features music and a countdown to 2016 with DJ Magellan of Ocean 98, as well as complimentary hot cocoa,…