Jul 132011
 

 
Published by: Delaware Wave

BETHANY BEACH – The Marketplace at Sea Colony is more than a shopping center — it’s a summertime destination that offers family-friendly entertainment.

“It’s a place where families can come have some food, do some shopping and hang out,” marketing coordinator Tim Fisher said, noting there’s plenty of free parking.

The Marketplace has always offered a variety of shops and restaurants, but this year Fisher said steps were taken to entertain visitors and boost business.

“We decided to step up our game,” he said.

In addition to children’s arts and crafts and live music, visitors can now take advantage of a mid-week farmers market, held every Wednesday from 8 a.m.-noon.

“It’s another outlet for local growers to get their produce out there,” Fisher said.

Ron Drosdzal, owner of Armand’s Chicago Pizzeria, said the new activities have proven popular.

“The goal is create a family environment, and I think it does,” he said.

Kathy Ball, owner of Cattails, has occupied space in the shopping center for a little more than three years and said the new events have been great for her business.

“It’s amazing the business we did last week,” she said. “On our commercial we say it’s a place to eat, shop and play. Kids can play while their parents shop, have dinner and buy a house all in one location.”

For those looking to meet new people or learn more about the area, Tweetup Meetup on Tuesday mornings is the place to be.

“It’s a casual gathering where locals can network with visitors and get some local knowledge about the area,” Fisher said. “It can be something like restaurant suggestions; it’s always nice to share and grab a coffee from Bishop’s.”

Fisher said the Marketplace is great because it’s not your typical shopping center.

“There’s a dancing foundation for kids to hang out in while their parents enjoy the new wooden adirondack chairs,” he said. “It’s a great place to congregate, relax and catch some music.”

May 242011
 

 
This weekend marks the beginning of the summer season at Sea Colony! Now available for download is the 2011 Sea Colony Activities Map & Entertainment Schedule – a guide to activities, programs, tennis and entertainment for this summer in this Premier Family Beach & Tennis Resort Community.

Click here to download your copy of the map and entertainment guide.

Welcome to Sea Colony – The Premier Family Beach & Tennis Resort Community! Located just south of Bethany Beach, Delaware, and just north of Ocean City, Maryland, this seaside resort community offers a range of homes from oceanfront condos to secluded single family getaways.

 Plus, Sea Colony offers an unmatched array of amenities, including:

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