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56 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 14 - July 20, 2000 Sharp Living sets grand opening on Delmarva July 15 The walls are painted, the shelves are stocked and the bal- loons are flying - it's official. The public is invited to the grand opening of the new Sharp Living by Chesapeake retail store, set for 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, July 15, in the Commons Shopping Center, Route 13, Salisbury. The store is Chesapeake Utili- ties Corporation and Sharp Ener- gy's third retailing venture in re- McShea's Continued from page 55 years and knew at a young age that he wanted to own a restau- rant. "Ever since I was a child of five or six, I said I was going to own a restaurant. I followed my dreams," Robinson said. "I tried to open another pub five years ago," said Robinson, "but the town wasn't allowing more liquor licenses." Robinson fulfilled a dream and opened his restaurant in Dewey Beach, on July 1, easily one of the busiest days of the entire season. "We opened with no advertis- ing," Robinson said. "People have just walked in and each day the business picks up. Locals say, 'this is going to be our spot.' This is what we want. We want this to be a local, casual restaurant and pub that appeals to all age groups." McShea's menu reflects Robin- son's desire to please as many people as possible. The kitchen is run by General Manager Jimmy Burroughs, who met Robinson through a venture in Fenwick Is- land three years ago. Burroughs has been in the restaurant business in the Ocean City area for the past 25 years. "I started as a bartender and got tired cent months, having opened a Sharp Living by Chesapeake store in Dover, and launching the Sharp Living Mobile Kiosk, a showroom on wheels that travels throughout the peninsula visiting communities, special events and trade shows. Sharp Energy is the propane distribution subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, headquartered in Dover. "We are so pleased to be open- of it," said Burroughs. "I taught myself to cook - working the back of the house; you watch and you learn." McShea's menu includes: soups, salads - five types of Cae- sar salad, a raw bar, lite fare such as wings, nachos, sandwiches and burgers. The menu also offers en- trees which feature hand-cut steaks served on sizzling hot plat- ters and homemade jumbo lump crabeakes which" a lot of people are raving about," said Robinson. "There's no filler it's all jumbo lump crab meat." McShea's also offers a chil- dren's menu. Robinson and Burroughs plan to offer food and drink specials throughout the season and off- season. Weekday food specials include: Monday night from 6 p.m. until close, 25 cent wings; Tuesday is one pound night - one pound of steamed shrimp or snow crab clusters will be offered at re- duced prices; Wednesday night is half-price burger night and Thurs- day night is buy one entree and get the second one for half price. In addition, McShea's fresh catch will change daily. McShea's is a full-service restaurant but the bar is the focal point of the pub, a stunning 24 foot masterpiece by JJS corpora- tion of Lewes. The bar is con- structed of red oak and was milled in Lewes, as was the rest of the 600LONG & l REALTOK% LEWE S BEACH 5 Delaware Avenue 7 bedroom, 4 bath year round beach house, 3 zone central air, 4 zone heat, F/P, 2 sunrooms, 3 ::; decks, 2 car garage and 15'x40' boat garage. View of the bay. $850,000 Will co-op with realtors. (610) 399-6629 ing our second superstore loca- tion in Salisbury," said Philip Barefoot, vice president of mar- keting. "We've had a lot of inter- est expressed in the store by our Salisbury customers and resi- dents. People have already begun stopping by out of curiosity to see what kinds of gas products we will'have in stock." Special events, demonstrations, refreshments and free give away I woodwork adorning McShea's. The wood is stained an elegant maroon and polished to a gleam- ing finish. The bar is manned by bartender Tweets. McShea's of- fers both Guiness Stout and Harp Lager on tap. "As far as I know we're the only bar in Dewey that has both Harp and Guiness on tap," said Tweets. McShea's is located half a block south of the Bottle & Cork on Route 1. Look for the Irish green, white and orange flag hanging out front and the red- bearded, bald-headed, surfer- dude leprechaun logo on the win- dow. McShea's is open from 11 a.m. through 1 a.m. daily. Entrees are available from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. nightly. The rest of the menu is available from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. The phone number is 227- 9430. items are planned for the entire day. Some of the giveaway items will include magnets, can coolers, stadium cups, measuring cups and balloons for kids. The schedule includes free giveaways from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., free tours of the Sharp Living by Chesapeake mobile kiosk, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sharp Water representa- tives available for water testing, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.. The event will also include grilling demonstrations, laundering demonstrations; live radio broadcast and a free water quality seminar. In addition to the Salisbury store opening, the Sharp Living by Chesapeake store, Gateway West Shopping Center in Dover, will also be celebrating the grand opening with Grillmas- ter Jeff Timmons performing product demonstrations on the highly popular DCS grilling sys- tem. The DCS grill will also be demonstrated. [GREAT OPPORTUNITY IN LEWES This lovely home features 4 BR, hot tub room with 6 person hot tub. Eat-in kitchen, family room with wood burning fireplace, huge sunroom, overlooking lot size 50' x 155" with garden and fish pond, all hardwood and ceramic tile floors, 4 houses from in town Lewes. 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