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Corona impact: Delaware’s restaurants third hardest hit in the nation

Delaware’s restaurant industry has been one of the hardest hit in the nation and is projected to suffer significant losses for the next six months. According to newly-released national labor data, more restaurant jobs have been lost in Delaware than...

Greek Festival will serve up favorites this year, rain or shine

For the first time in memory, the success of the Holy Trinity Greek Festival won’t be contingent on the weather. Plans are underway for the first-ever drive-thru Greek Festival, which kicks off Thursday in Wilmington. There won't be any dancing...

New Park Café will take longtime Movable Feast location

The longtime home of one of the area’s favorite gourmet-to-go and luncheon spots will soon host a new café and catering operation. Movable Feast closed abruptly at the end of 2018, after a 30 year run and following the unexpected...

St. Mary Magdalen youngsters launch homemade cookie drive for homeless and hungry

Like so many big things, it started out as a small idea that grew and grew. And now, more than 4,000 cookies later, it’s taken on a life of its own. Students at St. Mary Magdalen School in Brandywine Hundred,...

Tonic Bar and Grille will reveal transformed look and menu next week

Veteran restaurateur Paul Bouchard made the most of the last two months’ quarantine to fast-forward a major makeover for his Tonic Bar and Grille in Wilmington. The downtown restaurant has undergone a transformation during the pandemic shut-down, with a fresh...

Customers are already lining up for Tasties 302 soul food

Pierre McManus couldn’t wait to try a meal at Tasties 302, the new soul food restaurant in Wilmington on its official opening day. After waiting for more than an hour with dozens of others in a line that stretched down...

Opinion: Plant-based diets and farming could avert the next pandemic

The global coronavirus pandemic brings to the forefront the consequences of a failed food system founded on intense animal farming and the urgent need to transition to sustainable, healthy plant based farming. “The COVID-19 virus seemingly took us all by...

Wilmington’s Sugarfoot gourmet cafe closes

A choice spot for delicious lunches and a pillar of the gourmet catering landscape has closed. In a letter posted on social media earlier today, Sugarfoot Fine Food and Gourmet Catering owner Anne Day announced that her Wilmington cafe in...

Lighthouse owners double reward re Dewey Beach arson

The owners of the iconic Lighthouse Restaurant in Dewey Beach have raised the stakes on information leading to the arsonist that caused devastating damage on April 23. Lighthouse Cove Development Company said it has increased its reward from $10,000 to...

Two Tower Hill seniors receive top DIAA Senior Scholar-Athlete awards

Six Delaware student-athletes were named winners of the 2020 DIAA/Harry Roberts-Senior Scholar Athlete awards.  This is the first time in the history of the scholarship that first place was awarded to a female and male student-athlete from the same school. Katelyn...
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Long lines started last night at state parks to grab surf tag vouchers

Across several Facebook groups,  people posted about long lines and the excitement and disbelief at the surf tag craze.

How Winterthur handles pests (and how you can, too)

Winterthur follows an integrated pest management policy, meaning that it doesn’t use pesticides. ‘In lieu of chemicals, we vacuum a lot,’ its expert said.

Delaware libraries give soundproof booths a trial run in Sussex

The wheelchair-accessible booths are equipped with computers to allow people to access telehealth services, online job interviews or even legal appointments.
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