November 2014 Issue

The Arts are Alive in Southern Delaware

Most of us immediately think about the beaches in Rehoboth, Dewey and Bethany when someone mentions southern Delaware; however, I am here to tell you that this area of the 1st state in the Union has “state of the art” galleries, theaters and music venues spread out all over Sussex County. I was fortunate enough […]

Publisher’s Notes November 2014

As I write this the skies are crystal clear, the sun is shining and the leaves are turning at a rapid rate and starting to fall…it will soon be winter. The month of November is a great time to take a short trip, whether to the water or to the mountains. The air is crisp […]

Austin Grill & Tequila Bar – Tex-Mex With a Tequila Twist

We have been frequenting then South Austin Grill for over 20 years. It has always been a go to place for a good margarita and good Tex-Mex cuisine. After three months of extensive renovation last winter, the Austin Grill reopened this April. Like many established businesses they decided to try their hand at “rebranding”. As a result, they […]

Goldworks…celebrating 25 years!

Next month, the Old Town Crier will celebrate 27 years of bringing the people, places and things to our readers throughout the region. We have seen a lot of change over those years, and we have also seen a lot of consistency over those years…and David Martin at Goldworks is one of those rare jewels. […]

Hunters Lead the Way in Conservation

As the season of Thanksgiving is upon us, give thanks for your local deer, duck or turkey hunter—even if you aren’t a hunter yourself and have never tasted wild game. They deserve our thanks; since the beginning of the last century, America’s hunters have led the conservation movement and hunting has been the cornerstone and […]

Ho. Ho. Hold On – The Holidays are Coming!

Every year it seems that the holidays arrive earlier and earlier. I guess that’s a sign of my age – I’m starting to sound more and more like my parents… seems like yesterday that I was waxing poetic about summer here in the harbor and as I sit here writing this column, Halloween is only […]

Sensational St. John

St. John, the smallest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands, retains a tranquil, unspoiled beauty uncommon in the Caribbean or anywhere else in the world. Settled in the early 1700’s by Danish immigrants attracted to the island’s potential as a sugar cane producing colony, St. John soon blossomed into a thriving economy. The island’s unspoiled […]

Amrhein Wine Cellars: Fine Wines in the Southern Shenandoah Valley

Looking for a leisurely afternoon in the southern Shenandoah? A stop at Amrhein Wine Cellars between Roanoke and Blacksburg and just off the Blue Ridge Parkway will provide the delightful afternoon you’re looking for. Amrhein Wine Cellars offers Virginia-style wines with a German influence offering unique layers of fruit full of rich aroma. Amrhein Wine […]

On the Road with OTC – November 2014