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December 2022 Newsletter

Updated: Dec 9, 2022

SEAsons Greetings: Local Holiday Cheer


The Holiday Season is always a magical time of the year. It is especially exciting to be in Rehoboth Beach to celebrate the SEAson, as the city dresses itself in its Holiday finery of bright lights and colorful decorations for all to enjoy. It is the time of year we pause to reflect and give thanks for the multitude of charities looking out for those who can use a helping hand. From the welcoming display of decorated lifeguard chairs on the circle, lighted trees along Rehoboth Avenue, storefronts all decked out to lift our spirits to the decorated Christmas Tree at the bandstand, everyone is in a festive mood. And soon, Santa will reside at his boardwalk house for all to visit as the Holiday Parade marches on. With high spirits, we are busily preparing for the celebrations we all know and love. Holiday shopping for family and friends takes center stage as we carefully look for the right gifts to share during this season of giving. Whatever your pleasure, the businesses of Rehoboth Beach Main Street are all ready to welcome you as they eagerly look forward to presenting all sorts of gift ideas for everyone on your list this year.


For some great gifts, Fun For All Toys on Penny Lane is where you can find unique treasures for the kid in all of us, especially those who have everything.


The Rehoboth Toy and Kite Company at 70 Rehoboth Avenue is sure to have a beach-friendly kite for all of the kite-flying enthusiasts on your list. In addition to kites, they also have a wide range of amazing, mind-boggling, original toys and games to choose from, including windsock, and garden decorations.


And of course, what trip would be complete without a visit to Frank and Louie's Italian Specialties at 58 Baltimore Avenue for an order of nicely cooked cheese rolls, Italian sandwiches, and mozzarella.


We know you will enjoy visiting all of these businesses and others in Rehoboth Beach. You can find out more information on each of these establishments later in this Newsletter. Be sure and tell them you read about them here!


We wish everyone SEAson's Greetings/Happy Holidays and look forward to seeing everyone in the new year, ready to explore together all that Rehoboth Beach and the entire Cape Region has to offer. May we have Peace on Earth and good will toward all.


Current and past issues of the newsletter are available on the RBMS Website at Newsletter | Home | Rehoboth Beach Main Street (downtownrb.com)



New Businesses & Membership Renewals


RBMS welcomes Heart Wish Healing Center as a new member at the Green Partner Level!


RBMS welcomes Radio Rehoboth/East Sussex Public Broadcasting, Inc. and Zava Café as new members!


RBMS thanks Bellmoor Inn & Spa and Bad Hair Day? for renewing at the Yellow Partner level!


RBMS thanks Aroma Mediterranean Cuisine, E & R Enterprises, and Rehoboth Cycle Sports for renewing at the Green Partner level!


RBMS thanks these businesses for renewing as RBMS members:

· Arena’s Deli & Bar Rehoboth

· Beach Essentials

· DiFebo’s Restaurant

· Fins Fish House & Raw Bar

· Claws Seafood House

· McGregor Custom Homes

· Sazio Coastal Italian Seafood Kitchen

· Stingray Sushi Bar + Asian Grill

· Louie’s Pizza

· Baltimore Commons / The Shops at Rehoboth Mews

· Tunnell & Raysor, P.A.


For information about levels and benefits of RBMS membership, go to Join | Rehoboth Beach Main Street (downtownrb.com)



Showcasing Rehoboth Beach Businesses


Fun For All! Toys

Dick Byrne


This wonderful shop specializes in classic toys, games, and novelties, as well as a nice selection of nostalgic candy. The Fun For All! toy store will bring a smile to any age. If you are looking for a jigsaw to a logic puzzle, they have a unique collection to excite the brain—and tchotchkes starting at 10 cents!


Ever since 1998, Fun For All! has brought merriment to so many families. Next year will be their 25th anniversary! Open daily during the summer and weekends in the winter. Take a stroll down Penny Lane Mall, come in and say “Hi!” and revisit your childhood.


I can tell you this shop will provide a great gift assortment as we go into the holiday season!


This unique shop is located at 42 Rehoboth Avenue, #17, Penny Lane Mall. Contact information: 302-515-5800, email: funforalltoys@hotmail.com.


Rehoboth Toy and Kite Company

Peter Beck


Since moving to Rehoboth Beach three years ago, I have often visited Rehoboth Toy and Kite Company, located right on the boardwalk by Virginia Avenue. The summer boardwalk location is very inviting, with kites, windsocks, chimes, and maybe even toy barking dogs on display in front of the shop. However, when strolling through town, I have never taken the time to visit the other location at 70 Rehoboth Avenue! With the holiday season fast approaching, it was time to stop in!


As soon as I walked in the doors, a cordial, outgoing salesperson greeted me. Everywhere I looked I saw bright, cheerful colors: kites in all shapes and sizes hanging from the ceiling, sea glass windchimes, mugs, flags, hats, jewelry, and lawn signs. There are jigsaw puzzles, family games, and all sorts of unique toys on display.


The toy area was particularly intriguing because there are display tables in front of the shelves. Shoppers can play the games to see if they are appropriate for children. In fact, employees will even take the time to teach you the games if need be!


Looking to buy a kite? At Rehoboth Toy and Kite Company, they will teach you how to fly the kite and perhaps show you a few tricks of the trade. In fact, they will even help you to put the kite together if need be!


Rehoboth Toy and Kite Company has been a mainstay in Rehoboth for around 30 years. Be sure to visit the shop if you are in town looking for some fun, enjoyable holiday gifts. They are located at 70 Rehoboth Avenue—and during this holiday season there’s a Rehoboth Toy and Kite Company Christmas Shed in Schellville. 302-227-6996.



Frank and Louie's Can Help with Your Holiday Baking and Cooking!

Mike Edelin