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Dover International Speedway hosts its spring NASCAR weekend this week. But this year is a bit different. 2019 marks 50 years of NASCAR racing at the Monster Mile. Since its debut in 1969, the track seen its share of highs and lows, largely mirroring NASCAR’s trajectory over the years. This week, contributor Larry Nagengast charts […]

The Dover-based band Hoochi Coochi has been playing rock and roll at venues across the Mid-Atlantic Region for the past few years. The quartet writes catchy pop songs with a positive message, walking the line between contemporary garage rock and more traditional funk and blues. And for this week’s Enlighten Me -three of the band’s […]

Last Sunday, the Oscar for Best Picture went to “Green Book.” The film is based on a true story about a working-class Italian-American man who gets a job as a chauffeur and bodyguard for a gay African-American pianist and drives him through the segregated South of the early 1960s. But the movie doesn’t delve much […]

Delaware Public Media recently reported on renowned artist and children’s book author and illustrator Kadir Nelson’s work being on display at the Wilmington Library, and Nelson’s visit to meet with local students. In this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talks to Nelson about engaging children and to the head of the Wilmington […]

The University of Delaware’s Master Players Concert Series Ensemble-in-Residence, 6-WIRE, takes the stage later this month in New York City. And when it plays its sold-out show at Carnegie Hall, the ensemble will be wearing some very special performance attire, thanks to some UD students. Arts Playlist: UD students help Master Players ensemble dress for […]

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 […]

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