Residents of Newark and Wilmington are searching a lot for used clothing. (Cottonbro Studio photo from Pexels)

Newark 2nd in US for interest in used clothing; Wilm. 7th

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Newark is second on a new list of America’s towns with the most interest in used clothing. And Wilmington is seventh. The list used Google Keyword Planner to see where people were searching the most to buy vintage attire on social e-commerce websites, such as eBay and sites specializing in secondhand fashion. The announcement’s title referred to the best places …

The Junior League of Wilmington is planning a full-scale Whale of a Sale on Nov. 4. These shoppers were at a mini-sale last year. (Courtesy of Taylor Drainer)

Junior League’s Whale of a Sale is back, big time

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

The Whale of a Sale – which the Junior League of Wilmington calls Delaware’s largest garage sale – will return in full size in November, for the first time in four years. “It’s a little bit of work, but it’s so rewarding, ” league president Taylor Drainer said. “We have fun hanging around with friends, and we enjoy helping parents …