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The Finish is Near

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
HELLO DEL’S WORLD! I know it’s been a long time since the last post, we’re so sorry! We have some exciting things in store for you tho! Although we don’t have an exact open date  just yet, we’re in the last few phases of the remodel after our fire from April of 2015. So, to […]Read more

Del’s Has A New Look

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
If you’ve been downtown or just following the blog here, then you have seen the scaffolding that has been covering the front of Del’s Popcorn Shop the last few months. Today, there is a new view… NO MORE SCAFFOLDING! Although it was helpful to complete a lot of work that needed done, we couldn’t ever […]Read more

Del’s Cold Blast Continues

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
After the fire on April 2nd this year, you could say that the building heated up quite a bit… but since last Tuesday, with the help of Continental Carbonic,  Del’s is getting a very eye pleasing “cool down”. The dry ice blasting process basically removes the top layer of brick and basically makes the wall […]Read more

Ice, Ice, Baby… Del’s Is Getting Cooled Off!

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
As you all know, the fire on April 2nd of this year has kept the shop closed for the past few months, but this week, all the brick on all 3 floors is getting a nice dry ice blast to salvage the burns and refinish the beautiful 100+ year old wall! Below are some photos […]Read more

Here’s What’s Poppin at Del’s

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
So, since our post last week about getting a start on the re-build process, we’ve seen some BIG improvements. As of now, all of the floor joists and beams throughout the structure are supported, the masons are putting the finishing touches on the brick work, and next week we begin dry ice blasting the brick […]Read more

The Ball Is Rolling

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
CONSTRUCTION IS UNDER WAY!!! This week, we have masons working on the back brick wall where the fire mainly was. There is a lot of damage to the wall including the burns and smoke damage, as well as the mortar crumbling away, so the wall is pretty much being re-done. Also, please keep your thoughts […]Read more

We Need You

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
With our remodel almost getting underway, we are beginning to plan ahead to our grand opening. That’s where YOU come in. We need some ideas and suggestions to what you would like to have. So far, we have the mobile zoo from Scovil Zoo willing to come. We are just starting these plans so we […]Read more

The Secrets Behind the Sign

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
If you saw our blog from last week then you know how excited we were to discover the original Decatur Beer Depot sign! Well, last night we were carefully removing the sign when we found another awesome discovery! Two original hand painted glass WINDOWS that go along with the beer depot sign that we found. […]Read more

This Week At Del’s…

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
After our pretty exciting finding last week, were more ready than ever to get the ball rolling. This week, there is a TON of stuff going on behind the scenes at Del’s. There are several meetings with contractors and etc.. If you’ve been down to sign our window graphics… THANK YOU! It definitely makes our […]Read more

Check This Out!!!

By Del's Popcorn Shop on Merchant
This week, we’ve been taking off the outside of the building and found this AWESOME piece of history! If you hurry, you can come down and check it out. Kemper is planning on leaving it up for a day or so! While you’re checking it out, make sure you sign the window graphics as well! […]Read more