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A robotic stork delivers a red vehicle in a sack to a happy schoolboy outside his home. Text to the right reads, "SPECIAL DELIVERY of your new car! Wishing you a happy time with your vehicle."

What car dealerships offer home delivery in Salisbury, MD?

Pohanka Toyota Vehicle Delivery Serving the Delmarva Peninsula

At the time of the writing, car dealerships have been designated as necessary services for society by the state of Maryland during the current coronavirus pandemic. Of course, this is subject to change, as is everything at this uncertain historical juncture. But for now, we are doing all we can here at Pohanka Toyota to offer a clean, sanitary dealership and provide a safe, healthy environment for both customers and staff.

Even with such intensive cleaning measures and CDC guidelines, however, the safest option (for both oneself and others) remains staying at one’s home. Individuals are finding new ways of doing all sorts of old tasks, from grocery deliveries to remote hangouts with friends. Is this possible for obtaining a vehicle? Do any car dealerships offer delivery straight to the customer’s home in Salisbury, MD? Continue reading

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What is there to do while quarantined in Salisbury, MD?

Recommended Quarantine Activities on the Delmarva Peninsula

With the coronavirus spreading across the nation, responsible citizens everywhere are engaging in self-quarantine within their homes. This is currently the main recommended tactic for slowing the spread of COVID-19 and “flattening the curve,” in hopes that hospitals do not become too overwhelmed.

But quarantine is a bit of a shocking shake-up to the daily routines of many. With all the restrictions on activity, what is there to do while quarantined here on Maryland’s eastern shore? Continue reading

Pohanka Toyota of Salisbury Proudly Serving Delaware & Sussex County 

Pohanka Toyota of Salisbury is a premier Toyota dealer who serves many areas within Maryland and Delaware. With their large selection of new and pre-owned vehicles, Pohanka Toyota is fully equipped to aid those on the Eastern Shore find the car, truck or SUV of their dreams. 

Pohanka Toyota’s award-winning service & parts department, online inventory, and outstanding financing options make them the preferred dealer for all your Toyota needs. 

Though located in Salisbury, Maryland Pohanka Toyota proudly serves many areas within the state of Delaware and Sussex County including but not limited to Selbyville, Laurel, Millsboro, Seaford, Dagsboro, Delmar, Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach, and Fenwick Island.

Pohanka Toyota is even willing to deliver your dream car to your home or place of work and urges Delaware customers to remember that taxes are determined by where you live and not where you buy.

Ready to set up a test drive? Visit our Pohanka Toyota of Salisbury dealership today!

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What are the best Halloween 2019 events on the Delmarva Peninsula?

Halloween Events 2019 in and around Salisbury, MD

The season of spookiness is upon us, and we’re all wondering how to best get out and enjoy it. One way is by taking part in some of the great events put on here in Salisbury. To get you started, we’ve compiled a few that stood out to us.

Read on to check ‘em out, and let us know if there’s any we missed in the comments! Thanks for reading, and we here at Pohanka hope you have a very happy (and slightly scary, if that’s your thing) Halloween.


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QUACK or TREAT

When? Saturday, October 12th at 2 PM

Where? The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, 909 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury MD

The name alone was enough to win us over to this intriguing event taking place deep within the galleries of the Chesapeake Wildfowl Expo and Fall Festival. There will be fun fall-themed activities taking place continuously from 8 am until 4 pm. The Quack or Treat itself begins at 2 pm and continues until the candy runs out. Wear a costume!

Spooktacular Halloween for Special Needs

When? Saturday, October 12th from 3:30 until 5:30 PM

Where? Salisbury Zoological Park, 755 S Park Drive, Salisbury MD

This not-scary event is just for families with a special needs member. Games will be played from 3:30 until 4:30. After, the trick-or-treat trail will open up from 4:30 until 5:30.

Halloween Happening(s)

When? October 19 and 26, 1 until 4 pm

Where? Salisbury Zoological Park, 755 S Part Drive, Salisbury MD

Taking place twice this month, the Halloween Happenings event is aimed at kids aged ten and under who don’t necessarily want to experience anything scary. It’s the biggest Halloween event on the Eastern Shore. Kids will be able to trick or treat throughout the zoo, play Halloween games, and learn about animals. The whole family can compete in a costume contest.

Halloween Tea

When? Thursday, October 24th from 7:30 to 9:00 A.M.

Where? Friends of Poplar Hill Mansion, Inc, 117 Elizabeth St., Salisbury MD

This unique event combines the tradition of high tea with the fun and aesthetics of Halloween. A special menu of Halloween-themed foods will be served, including pumpkin soup. The Poplar Mansion, where the Halloween Tea takes place, is considered Salisbury’s most haunted house. On top of this, it will be fully decked-out with decorations for the holiday. All proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the preservation of the mansion.

10 Essentials To Have In Your Car During Winter

Driving during the wintertime can be very dangerous especially when the forecast calls for a large amount of snow or ice. You no longer only have to worry about where your keys are and if you have a full tank of gas but also the ice that must be scrapped from your windows, your tire pressure and traction, shoveling snow around your car and more. For these reasons we recommend the following list of objects to always keep in your car in case of emergency during the winter months.

 

A Snow Shovel

Always an essential item to have during snowy weather. Not only can a snow shovel help you dig your car out of a rough sport but it can also be used to get snow off of the roof and sides of your car. Remember leaving snow on the roof of your vehicle is very dangerous for it may come down and block your windshield while you are driving or it could fly backward into another driver’s windshield. Having a shovel with you can allow you to clean off or dig out your car whenever you may need.

 

An Ice Scraper

Just as snow settles on your vehicle so does Ice. Ice can cling to your windows as well as your front and rear windshield making it nearly impossible to see. Having an ice scraper can allow you to easily scrape away ice for full visibility.

 

Jumper Cables

Cold weather is very tough on your vehicle and especially your battery. It’s important to have jumper cables with you at all times so it can bring your car back to life in case of an emergency.

 

Flashlight

When I say a flashlight I DO NOT mean your smartphone. A cell phone battery can die or you may need the remaining battery power of a phone to call for help. It’s important to have a actual flashlight with you so you can see clearly when changing a tire or using jumping cables without wastefully utilizing other resources.

 

Empty Gas Can

You should not keep gas in your car but an empty gas can could save you from the trouble and expense of a tow. If you run out of gas and have an empty gas can in your car you can walk to the nearest gas station and get the gallon of gas you will need to either get to the gas station in your vehicle or to a different safe location.

 

Spare Tire

Bald tires are extremely dangerous during the winter months. You should always get a set of all season or snow tires before driving in any kind of storm and having a spare is essential.

 

Air Compressor

Cold air causes a dramatic loss of tire pressure. It’s important to maintain your tires and give them more air when need be. An air compressor makes the job simple and easy to both detect the tires current pressure and give any extra air it may require. This simple tool can prevent you from major catastrophe such as a flat tire during harsh weather.

 

First Aid Kit

No matter what the season it is always important to have a first aid kit on hand. Safety first is very important for your vehicle and yourself.

 

Small Tool Kit

You don’t have to be a mechanic to know how to use basic tools to change a tire or to perform minor repairs. Investing in a basic tool kit can save you a major headache should a problem occur especially in the winter season.

 

Kitty Litter

It sounds crazy but during winter weather it can be very helpful to keep some kitty litter hidden in your car. When you are in one of those unfortunate situations where you are stuck in the snow and your tires keep turning but your car isn’t going anywhere Kitty Litter can save the day! Spread the kitty litter underneath your tires to give them added traction and you will be able to get your vehicle unstuck.

3 Best Restaurants and Bars to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Around Salisbury

st-patricks-dayWhen Saint Patrick chased Ireland’s snakes into the sea hundreds of years ago, he probably didn’t think it would result in annual festivities that involved green beer, corned beef, and parades with folks wearing shamrock antennae on their heads. Regardless, we’re sure he would approve of these awesome bars and restaurants in the Salisbury area.

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Worth the Drive: The 3 Best Pizza Places in Maryland

pizzaWhile Maryland may not be known for its pizza as much as it’s known for crab cakes, you can still grab a slice of magic right here in the Old Line State. If you’ve never taken a road trip just to sample a slice of pizza, you may just get kicked out of your local Ninja Turtles fan club. Not to fear, however. Just follow our lead for some of the best pie this side of the country.

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