Rockford Tower lit up for the holidays by Nathan Field

A new view: Rockford Tower is lit for the holidays

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

For the first time, Rockford Tower is lit up for the holidays. Fourteen of the tower’s 16 windows have been trimmed in gold lights and will stay lit into January, says Wilmington City Councilman Nathan Field, who not only masterminded the effort but helped string lights, too. The other two windows were not near the staircase and would have been …

TSD Review Nov 3

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – November 3, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Polarization challenges Return Day traditions Some question need for one-way traffic in Rockford Park WilmU law school to start with 100 students, be accredited by 2025 Firefly ’23 canceled to ‘recharge lights,’ whatever that means History favors Ramone, numbers favor Burns in Pike Creek race …

A Rockford Park new traffic plan is proposed for Rockford Park in Wilmington. (Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control)

Some question need for one-way traffic in Rockford Park

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

  One exit, two entrances and three one-way streets are planned for Rockford Park in Wilmington. And the 133-year-old park is getting its first designated path for pedestrians and bicyclists. “The goal of this project is to address, and virtually eliminate, any high risk for a pedestrian accident through the section of Park Drive between Red Oak Road and the …

Delaware Burger Battle returns Aug. 27

Burger Battle returns Aug. 27 after pandemic hiatus

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The Delaware Burger Battle, which spawned winners such as Maiale Deli’s Mexican Burger and Metro Grill’s Peach Burger, returns Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten entries will vie for the burger trophy, with three others going for the alternative burger title. A fundraiser for the Food Bank of Delaware and the Delaware ProStart Program, the battle will start at noon at …

a person wearing a hat and sunglasses standing outside of a building

Couple ends 50-states-by-age-of-50 quest in Delaware

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Katrina Baecht and Dustin Parks of Texas ended their quest to visit all 50 states before turning 50 by hitting Delaware over the weekend.     When Katrina Baecht and Dustin Parks decided they wanted to visit all 50 states before they turned 50, they decided Delaware would be last. “I was like, well, Delaware was the first state in …