Yearly Archives: 2018

Day two of the 2017 Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament in Lewes saw one of the nation’s top-ranked teams get a scare. New Jersey’s Roselle Catholic High School, ranked 12 th in the USA Today boys’ national Top 25, fended off Maryland’s Eleanor Roosevelt high school 76-72 Friday afternoon. Roselle Catholic plays Delaware’s 4 […]

Fans looking forward to seeing games at the new 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington will have to wait a little longer. The Sixers’ minor league team, the Delaware Blue Coats, and the Buccini/Pollin Group announced the facility will not be ready for its first schedued game January 4 th . 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington will open […]

Fans looking forward to seeing games at the new 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington will have to wait a little longer. The Sixers’ minor league team, the Delaware Blue Coats, and the Buccini/Pollin Group announced the facility will not be ready for its first schedued game January 4 th . 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington will open […]

How do you want to spend your retirement? Travelling? Playing golf? How about restoring pipe organs? That’s what Bill Church is doing after a career that included creating Brown and Church, the iconic menswear line known for classic ties. And his pet project is bringing a pipe organ back to Archmere Academy, which saw its […]

If I asked you who Christian Krauch was, chances are few of you would identify him as a brewing pioneer known as Delaware’s “Father of Lager Beer.” The recently opened Wilmington Brew Works brewery is trying to rectify that. It’s teamed up with Krauch’s descendents and others to help $2,700 for a memorial to be […]

Not just a cookbook, but also a chef’s memoir and short stories wrapped around recipes. That’s how award-winning chef and former owner of Hobos Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, Gretchen Hanson, describes her new book titled, “When It’s Done: The Making of A Chef.” Local chef turned author pens new book "When It's Done: The Making […]

Not just a cookbook, but also a chef’s memoir and short stories wrapped around recipes. That’s how award-winning chef and former owner of Hobos Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, Gretchen Hanson, describes her new book titled, “When It’s Done: The Making of A Chef.” Local chef turned author pens new book "When It's Done: The Making […]

The documentary, Kalmar Nyckel: The Forgotten Journey, was recently nominated for a 2018 Mid-Atlantic Emmy. In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele interviews the film’s executive producer, Kalmar Nyckel Foundation senior historian and director of education Sam Heed about the documentary. Arts Playlist: "Kalmar Nyckel: The Forgotten Journey"

Delaware’s celebration of Peace Week continues through this weekend. 302GunsDown is the primary sponsor of the “Bringing It Back to Peace” celebration in Wilmington Saturday. Jea Street Jr. is with 302GunsDown, and calls the event Peace Week’s “grand finale.” “The overall feeling that we want people to walk away with is the feeling of encouragement […]

Delaware’s celebration of Peace Week continues through this weekend. 302GunsDown is the primary sponsor of the “Bringing It Back to Peace” celebration in Wilmington Saturday. Jea Street Jr. is with 302GunsDown, and calls the event Peace Week’s “grand finale.” “The overall feeling that we want people to walk away with is the feeling of encouragement […]

Delaware’s celebration of Peace Week continues through this weekend. 302GunsDown is the primary sponsor of the “Bringing It Back to Peace” celebration in Wilmington Saturday. Jea Street Jr. is with 302GunsDown, and calls the event Peace Week’s “grand finale.” “The overall feeling that we want people to walk away with is the feeling of encouragement […]

Delaware Symphony Orchestra is getting a major gift to help bring performances to Sussex County. In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele chats with Delaware Symphony Orchestra executive director Alan Jordan about the gift and the upcoming season. Arts Playlist: Grant aids Delaware Symphony Orchestra expansion

Delawareans now have a way to travel back and get a taste of the First State’s past from those who lived in the Brandywine Valley throughout the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele spoke with Roger Horowitz, director of the Center for the History of Business Technology and Society […]

Delawareans now have a way to travel back and get a taste of the First State’s past from those who lived in the Brandywine Valley throughout the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele spoke with Roger Horowitz, director of the Center for the History of Business Technology and Society […]

The 2018 edition of the Firefly Music Festival is in the books. It’s seventh year at the Woodlands at Dover International Speedway appeared to go well, including what appeared to be a rebound in attendance after what appeared to be a slip in numbers a year ago. Contributor Rob Kalesse was there covering the four […]

Delaware’s Clifford Keith Band is about to release its album “Coastal Highway” June 25th. But area fans can get to hear it first – live – when the band performs the album in its entirety Friday night at Crooked Hammock Brewery in Lewes. Delaware's The Clifford Keith Band releases first full length Nashville recording

Every Firefly performance for a Delaware band or musical group brings a mix of raw emotions: nerves, excitement, angst and unadulterated joy. For Amillion the Poet, who basically kicked off the seventh annual installment of the four-day music festival, it was a cavalcade of all four. Dover's Amilllion The Poet gets the party started at […]