(Jack Russell terriers in a vignette by Tracy Shue of Walking Olive) Winterthur expands its salute to craftsmanship and honors its history as farmland with its first artisan market. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17-18, 86 vendors, about half from Delaware, will sell antiques and collectibles; furniture and home décor; up-cycled and architectural salvage pieces; crafts …
Sun’s out, and so are diners in the streets around Delaware
Wilmington’s popular Curbside dining in the streets returns for the summer. Areas around Delaware are tempting diners (and drinkers – and shoppers) with special events in which the dining spreads onto sidewalks, parking spots, parks or the streets. They were popular last year because the risk of being infected with COVID-19 is lower outdoors and being able to …
Where vaccinated people can get deals on food and drink
Bardea Food & Drink offers a free dessert with dinner. This is its twist on cheesecake with pomegranate, buddha’s hand and white sesame crumble. Photo from Bardea Facebook Small businesses across Delaware are getting state grants to cover the cost of providing incentives for vaccinated customers. More the 200 will receive state grants up to $5,000 for reimbursements, the …
Proof we love BBQ: Stuck with only takeout, sales rose for this restaurant
BBQ travels well, and that helped Limestone BBQ’s takeout sales. If you’re one of the multitudes who will be craving barbecue on Memorial Day, you won’t be alone. And for many, summer holidays aren’t the only days people want to chow down. The year-round love for roasted meat even during the lockdown surprised a Delaware restaurant devoted to it. …
St. Anthony’s, Greek festivals to go for to-go food
The Greek Festival-to-Go is June 2-5 at Holy Trinity. St. Anthony’s Italian Festival: Takeout Edition is June 8-11 at St. Anthony of Padua.
As Robbins Diamonds closes, so does colorful chapter in area retail history
If you grew up around Delaware and had a television in the 80s and 90s, you probably recognize the late Jerry Robbins, the guy with a diamond in his beard, from his catchy jewelry commercials. You might find yourself trying to remember the original lyrics Bobby Day and Michael Jackson sang before “Rockin’ Robbins,” one of Robbins Diamonds’ famous …
Delaware author bases new book for elementary readers on her own life
Erin Entrada Kelly hopes ‘Maybe, Maybe Marisol Rainey’ will give voice to rarely featured introspective kids
‘What it means to be a visual artist who is going blind’
‘Trebs, the clear glass is your soul,’ a Facebook friend wrote. ‘You see the world more clearly, compassionately, lovingly and strongly than anyone else.’
Grand plans another season of movie musicals at Bellevue
Five films are planed Saturday evenings in May, June and July. More are possible, ‘if demand and venue availability allow,’ a spokesman said.
Longwood brings back Illuminated Fountain Shows
Beyonce, Nina Simone, Madonna, Lady Gaga and Dolly Parton are among the musicians added to the famous shows.