Barbecue and soul food coming to Harrington

Darrell Hughes will open Stick to Your Ribs BBQ and Soul Food in Harrington on Friday. (Submitted photo/LaFayette W. Bell Sr.)

DOVER — U.S. Army veteran Darrell Hughes will be hosting a grand opening at his new restaurant: Stick to Your Ribs BBQ and Soul Food in Harrington on Friday.

Mr. Hughes notes that locals may recognize him from his food truck The Penalty Box.

A lifelong passion, Mr. Hughes says he’s been around a barbecue grill since his childhood and that his soul food style pulls its inspiration from his late father and grandfather.

The grand opening will be at 5 p.m. on Friday at 3 Liberty Plaza Suite 2-A in Harrington. For more information, call 302-538-8326.

Ribbon cuttings

•Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation — will host a ribbon cutting at 625 S. DuPont Hwy, Suite 103 in Dover at 2 p.m. on May 11.

•Go Glass — will host a ribbon cutting at 3895 N. DuPont Hwy in Dover at noon on May 10.

•Verizon Wireless — will host a ribbon cutting at 34 Salt Creek, Suite 2 in Dover at noon on May 11.

•Leukemia & Lymphoma Society — will host a ribbon cutting at 435 N. DuPont Hwy in Dover at 10:30 a.m. on May 16.

•Detailing by Wendell hosted a ribbon cutting at the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce on March 23. Owner Wendell Howell says Detailing by Wendell can handle all jobs, any size vehicle, RVs, boats and motorcycles. The company also services personal and commercial vehicles. Mr. Howell operates a mobile unit in addition to his location at 736 W. South Street in Smyna. Call 222-8072.

Wendell Howell of Detailing by Wendell stands by his mobile unit during a ribbon
cutting of his business on March 23. The business is located at 736 W. South St. in
Smyrna. (Submitted photo)

•Tula Yoga and Reiki Professionals, at 1325 S. State St., Dover, hosted its CDCC ribbon cutting on April 4. Tula Yoga and Reiki Professionals, which has been open for just over two years, offers several on-site and off-site services such as private and semi-private sessions, reiki sessions, and a full schedule of classes held on-site. Visit

•Odysea, at 110 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, celebrated its 15 year anniversary with a Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on April 5.

•Artist and dog lover Sara England celebrated The Ruff Life’s new location and one-year anniversary on April 4. The new location is at 46 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach.

•Etta’s Catering celebrated its grand opening at 319 S. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford. Etta’s Catering is a full-service catering and banquet facility. Call 242-8429 or find them on Facebook.

•The Lab At Seascape, at 628 Milford Harrington Hwy., Suite 5, Milford, welcomes walk-in clients, as well as providing lab services to those who find it difficult to visit local labs. Call 491-4258, visit or find them on Facebook.

Did we miss something? Let us know about local business happenings by contacting staff writer Ian Gronau at 741-8272 or

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