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Hagley Car Show September Here’s Everything to Do Around Delaware This MonthMark your calendar for these incredible art events, festivals and more throughout the First State during September.
takeout-restaurants Delaware Restaurants Offering Takeout, Delivery and Dine-InDuring a time of limitations for restaurants due to COVID-19, here is a directory of local eateries still open for business.
Where to Shop Online Locally During the Coronavirus PandemicAs Delaware’s stay-at-home ordinances during the COVID-19 crisis grow tighter, some local shops and boutiques have moved their sales online.
Ways to Support the Delaware Community During COVID-19From supporting relief funds to donating supplies, here's how to give back to local businesses and healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
How to Practice Self-Care During Times of CrisisDelaware’s wellness gurus give tips on how to self-pamper our physical, mental and emotional well-being during stressful times.
4 Tips for Seeking Calm in Uncertain TimesA professional from the Mental Health Association in Delaware weighs in on how to take care of yourself in the wake of pandemic anxiety.
childhood cancer david rosa Mothers of Childhood Cancer Patients Share Their StoriesA mother's world stops when her child is diagnosed with cancer. Thanks to Nemours, these two mothers have seen their sons survive and thrive.
Nemours Child Cancer Nemours: 30 Years of Pediatric Cancer Treatment in DelawareWhile providing excellent pediatric cancer care, Nemours also leads research efforts to improve outcomes for future children and families.
2022 firefly The 2022 Firefly Festival Kicks off in DoverIt's Firefly Festival weekend, and Thursday evening's kickoff in Dover promises an enjoyable weekend with a variety of acts and activities.
family home Two Family Homes in Delaware Perfect for Raising KidsWith open-concept living spaces and abundant outdoor recreation, these homes on quiet cul-de-sacs are great places to raise a family.
top doctors The Top Doctors Making a Difference in Delaware in 2022We asked physicians to vote for their peers, using a secure online balloting system. Delaware Today is honored to present the best of 2022.
Fall sussex county Enjoy Historic Festivals and Museums in Sussex County This FallHistory reenactments, stories of seafaring adventurers and a plethora of festivals await you in Sussex County during the fall season.
petite yoga Petite Yogi Uses Yoga to Help Children Manage Their EmotionsWant to help kids manage stress while strengthening kindness and creativity? Courtney Loughney, founder of Petite Yogi, recommends yoga. 
Michael Wardian Michael Wardian Finished His 3,000-Mile Run in RehobothUltrarunner Michael Wardian Finished a 61-day, 3,000-mile stretch this summer by running straight into the ocean at Rehoboth Beach.
sweet nel's milkshake Sweet Nel’s Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake Is the Perfect TreatIn honor of our first kids' issue, Deacon and Cleo Gray tried Sweet Nel's Mint Chocolate Chip milkshake. Here are their thoughts.
Five Inspiring Delaware Kids Share Their Talents and PassionsFrom an aspiring naval aviator to a budding agronomist, there’s no shortage of inspirational kids in the First State.
middle east food These Delaware Beach Eateries Offer a Taste of the Middle EastDelaware’s culinary coast offers flavors of the Middle East at Aroma Mediterranean Cuisine, Kabab Falafel Addiction and more.
top teachers Delaware’s Top Teachers Educate and Inspire in 2022On the heels of COVID-19 and hybrid learning, Delaware's top teachers are committed to helping students get back on track.
Vinny Papale UD Graduate Vinny Papale Takes His Football Career to the USFLVinny Papale, son of the Eagles' Vincent Papale, has been playing all spring for the Tampa Bay Bandits in the United States Football League. 
diae art education delaware DiAE Has Made Art Education Accessible in Delaware for 40 YearsThe Delaware Institute for Arts in Education celebrates 40 years of bringing the arts into the classroom—and not just during art class.
Hamilton's on Main Hamilton’s on Main Gives New Life to a Historic Newark BuildingRestaurateurs Anthony and Jeremiah Brooks add the sophisticated Hamilton's on Main to Newark's main street.
DSU Lacrosse How DSU Women’s Lacrosse Team Handled an Unjust Traffic StopThe Delaware State University women’s lacrosse team showed impressive poise during a tense and demeaning traffic stop in Georgia.
9-11-lights Memorials and Events Honoring 9/11 Throughout DelawareThe First State remembers the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with local ceremonies and events to honor those we lost.
Delaware weekend events Here’s What to Do Around Delaware This Weekend There's plenty to do this weekend in Delaware, including Firefly Festival, the History Book Festival in Lewes & a taco fest in Wilmington.
back to school Find These Back-to-School Style Essentials in DelawareStart the school year off on a stylish foot with this season's elevated but comfy basics found in stores around Delaware.
Lisa Blunt Rochester Contributes to Safer Communities ActThe federal Bipartisan Safer Communities Act passed in June. The legislation is linked to bills proposed by Delaware's Lisa Blunt Rochester.
sussex county antiques A Guide to Antiques Shopping in Sussex CountyDelaware’s southernmost county is a trove for antiques enthusiasts thanks to shops like Antique Alley of Bridgeville & Passwaters.
Ryan Carty Ryan Carty Hopes to Take UD Football From Good to GreatRyan Carty, University of Delaware's new football coach, has an impressive track record including national titles as a coach and a player.
Avery MacGuinness Avery MacGuinness Crafts One-of-a-Kind Dresses From BooksWhile studying fashion in school, 15-year-old Avery MacGuinness stitched a stylish and sustainable frock from the pages of a classic novel.
The Humanity of People-Focused Hospice CareHospice care can be difficult for some people to discuss.  It’s often perceived as painful, isolating, and overwhelming. It can also be beautiful. The hospice-hearted professionals provide care to patients […]
Neutral decor Keep Your Cool With Neutral Home Décor From Around DelawareAs we reach the last stretch of the summer swelter, neutral surroundings—starting with airy drapes—offer a shady respite.
delaware college scholars Dr. Tony Alleyne Awarded for Helping Under-Resourced StudentsDr. Tony Alleyne, founder and executive director of Delaware College Scholars, won a national Black Voices for Black Justice award this year.
home improvement These Home Improvements Add Value to Your Delaware HomeIf you're planning on reselling your Delaware home, experts recommend these home improvement choices to get the largest return.
Crab houses in Delaware 14 Delaware Crab Houses to Visit for Mouthwatering CrabsNothing comes between Delawareans and their blue crab—except a mallet. Here are 14 places in the First State serving up hard shell crabs.
beached & rescued Beached & Rescued Sells Home Décor With Downstate CharmBeached & Rescued has grown organically to offer home goods, furniture and earth-friendly skincare on the coast of Delaware.
University of Delaware Where to Eat, Shop & Have Fun Around the University of DelawareIf the academic year at University of Delaware has brought you to Newark, here's where you can eat, drink, shop and more around campus.
Delaware real estate agents making a difference These Real Estate Agents Are Making a Difference in DelawareThese Delaware real estate agents support charity efforts, focus on clients and have a positive impact on the areas they serve.
Checklist for showing your home Complete This Checklist Before Showing Your Home in DelawareDelaware experts explain how to identify and correct those little imperfections in your home before showing to prospective buyers.
Akin Bethea Akin Bethea Teaches Clients How to Dress for ImpactAkin Bethea, 33, of Wilmington, is an image consultant skilled in making a memorable impression through style choices.
Old Bay Vodka Old Bay Vodka Spices up Your Favorite Cocktails in DelawareOld Bay Vodka isn't just great for a Bloody Mary. Add this delicious spicy spirit to your collection to liven up your favorite mixed drinks.
moxi & kingston jewelery Two Organizations Making History in the First StateA $1.5 million grant allows ChristianaCare to invest in "cobots" named Moxi, and a Kingston Jewelers sale breaks a major record in Delaware.
Danielle Alura Former Miss Delaware Danielle Alura Finds Ways to Give BackFrom performing to activism to beekeeping, Danielle Alura is always busy helping others and making a difference. 
Brenda Goebel Denesowicz For Esthetician Brenda Goebel Denesowicz, It’s Not About the WaxBrenda Goebel Denesowicz, an award-winning Delaware esthetician, shares her passion for beauty and wellness at The Bee Hive in Montchanin.
Housing Market; sold house The Housing Market FAQs You Need to Know in DelawareConsidering a new mortgage or home improvements in Delaware? Home and financial experts warn you to consider these factors. 
columbia place exterior Columbia Place Offers Luxury Living for the 55+ CommunityColumbia Place, Wilmington's newest over-55 community, offers gorgeous aesthetics with residences inspired by the French countryside.
Bud Martin Delaware Theatre Company Director Bud Martin Is RetiringMatt Silva will become the new Artistic and Executive Director following Bud Martin's retirement after a decade with the company.
Classic restaurant Harry's Savoy Grill These Tried & True Delaware Restaurants Are Community ClassicsWe bit into some of Delaware's iconic restaurants that have stood the test of time to remain favorites throughout the First State.
The Change of Life that No One Talks About Though virtually all women experience menopause, it is often taboo to talk about and leaves many unprepared for the changes that happen as a natural part of growing older.  In […]
BMW Championship What to Know About the 2022 BMW Championship in DelawareThe BMW Championship could bring 130,000 spectators to Wilmington. Here's what to know whether you're attending or just in town August 16-21.
Thirty-three Cecils by Everett De Morier Delaware Author Everett De Morier’s Book Will Become a MovieDustin Hoffman will star in the film based on Everett De Morier's Thirty-three Cecils, filming this summer in Binghamton, New York. 
Kane Brown Dewey Crush This Country Music Star Wants to Share Dewey Crush Across AmericaKane Brown, the multiplatinum country music star, will help the brand expand north and southeast as its "Chief Flavor Officer."
Magnolia’s Chestnut Ridge neighborhood New Neighborhoods in Delaware Where You Can Have It AllThese seven neighborhoods throughout Delaware are known for their unparalleled amenities, luxury homes and community spirit.
A woman adding final touches after staging her home How to Stage Your Delaware Home for the Best ResultsTo help your home sell quickly—and to get the most from your buyer—perfect staging is essential. A local expert reveals staging secrets.
These Coastal Delaware Homes Boast Stunning DetailsWith upscale architectural elements, abundant amenities and comfortable quarters for guests, these homes in coastal Sussex County are year-round getaways.
Raw bar at drift in Rehoboth Drift Offers Fresh, Local Seafood in Rehoboth BeachA dream team of restaurateurs brings the new eatery to Rehoboth, with a focus on fresh seafood paired perfectly with wines and cocktails.
Man calculating mortgage with a calculator, clipboard and model homes on desk. Mortgage Rates & Buyer Intensity Are on the Rise in DelawareWith mortgage interest rates at the highest mark since 2009, there’s an extra layer of urgency in a market with demand already raising prices.
Historic Odessa Historic Odessa Is a Journey to the Past in the First StateHistoric Odessa secured an endowment to sustain many historic sites and future programs including tours and school field trips. 
On the construction site of the new Cambria Hotel in Rehoboth The Cambria Hotel Offers a Taste of Luxury in RehobothThe hotel is under construction and will offer luxuries like cabanas and a tiki bar to Rehoboth visitors. The catch? You won't see the beach.
Bardea Steak Is Not Your Average Delaware SteakhouseBardea Steak, the highly anticipated Wilmington eatery, is finally open and serving up America's favorite protein.
Joey Saienni Defied the Odds, and So Can YouWhen Joey Saienni (pronounced sigh-annie)  first opened his company, Delaware Scalp Micropigmentation, it represented more than just a business venture. It was a milestone; the culmination of a life spent […]
cover of Obsessed by Ivy Smoak Delaware Author Ivy Smoak Writes Internationally Loved StoriesSmoak started self-publishing romance novels after multiple attempts to get published. Now, people from all over the world love her stories.
Give Your Delaware Home Deep Sea Vibes With These PiecesThis trove of sea-inspired pieces from around Delaware is everything you need to keep the summer vibes going this season.
Our Night Out Supports Wilmington’s LGBTQ+ CommunityPlenty of people show support for the LGBTQ+ community during Pride month, but these Delaware organizations focus on the community all year long.
Call of the Sun at Delaware Art Museum Honors Indigenous CultureCall of the Sun is an opportunity to honor Indigenous culture through an interactive event including a blessing ceremony and an art session.  
old world breads Old World Breads Is a Beloved Neighborhood Bakery in LewesOld World Breads has become a staple in Lewes and the community always anticipates the unique seasonal selections of baked goods.
CEO Logan Herring Talks Menswear From Suits to SweatsuitsLogan Herring, CEO of Kingswood Community Center and the Warehouse, is a natural-born advocate with great fashion sense.
A Delaware Mother Uses Art to Heal From Postpartum DepressionWhile navigating postpartum depression, Veronica 'Vero' Chandler turned to painting—and a sacred Pueblo doll—to heal.
A sign in a door saying black-owned business Exceptional Black-Owned Businesses to Support in DelawareMany business owners of color face disparate challenges. Here are a few black-owned businesses to support in a variety of sectors.
Delaware's Top Real Estate agents Meet Delaware’s Top Real Estate Agents in 2022If you're looking to buy or sell a Delaware home, these are the top real estate agents you can trust to help you through the process.
Johnny Weber is an expert skimboarder. Johnny Weber Inspires Delaware Skimboarding’s Next GenerationFor Johnny Weber, a Dewey native and one of America's best board men, skimboarding is about the love of the sport more than the competition.
From the cover of "Growing Up Biden," an image of the Biden children sitting on a couch Valerie Biden Owens Shows Glimpses of the Family’s Past in Her MemoirGrowing Up Biden shows all the ties between the Bidens and the First State from their first apartment to the President's first council race.
The Mercury Café and Teahouse Is a Delaware Tea Enthusiast’s DreamA Delaware couple pours their passion for craft cocktails and Asian teas into Mercury Café and Teahouse in Old New Castle.
Shipwrecks Along Delaware’s Coast Reveal Secrets Under the SeaShipwrecks off the coast of Delaware were all too common in the 19th century. Here are some notable wrecks and what we've learned from them.
Live and Thrive Waterside as a Member of the Riverbend CommunityLiving near water is good for your emotional and physical health. According to marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols, author of  Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, […]
Delaware Picnics This Delaware Picnic Company Creates Instagram-Worthy SpreadsDelaware Picnics helps you create memorable moments for your special occasion in the form of luxury picnics.
Delaware Experts Reveal How to Manage Your Seasonal AllergiesDelaware's allergy season typically starts in March and can last through October. Here's what triggers allergies and how to remedy symptoms.
A University of Delaware Degree—For FreePaying for college today can seem impossible. But thanks to the University of Delaware’s Associate in Arts Program (AAP) and SEED (Student Excellence Equals Degree) Scholarships funded by the State […]
Woman behind a bar at a restaurant Meet the Inspiring Women Behind Delaware’s Restaurant SceneRestaurant management and ownership are predominantly a boy’s club, but that’s changing. These women are running kitchens and writing checks.
HGTV’s Cheap Old Houses Helps Give New Life to a Wilmington HomeThanks to a post on Cheap Old Houses' Instagram, an old Wilmington mansion gained more than enough attention to find a worthy buyer.
A group of friends eating Italian water ice Where to Find Delicious Italian Water Ice in DelawareIce cream is an iconic summer dessert, but some prefer a different chilled treat. Here are must-stop shops for Italian water ice in Delaware.
Shop These Stylish Swimwear Options Around DelawareIf you're looking to spruce up your swimwear collection, check out some of these options from stores around the First State. 
These New Castle County Homes Are Perfect for Water LoversWhile water lovers in Delaware may gravitate toward the beaches, there are homes in New Castle County that offer a connection to water. 
Strawberry Switchblade Is a Cool Complement for Delaware SummersTrying to beat the heat? Sip on this strawberry hefeweizen by 2SP Brewing Company for a refreshing break from the summer sun.
Ben McIntire MD eyelid surgery Ask the Expert: Premier Cosmetic Surgery Q&A Topic: Eyelid SurgeryEyelid surgery, a.k.a. blepharoplasty, is a procedure that can improve eyelid appearance, eyelid function, or both. 
2 Exciting Culture and Entertainment Updates to Note in DelawareRecently in Delaware, Dolly Parton hosted an Imagination Library event in Wilmington, and the Delaware History Trail got an upgrade. 
Mushrooms Provide Sustainable Nutrition in DelawareBusinesses in the First State like East View Farms and One Coastal take advantage of the health benefits and delicious flavor of mushrooms.
fish-on-restaurant Best of Delaware Winners Our Best of Delaware Award Winners Make the First State Great in 2022The Best of Delaware award winners are shops, restaurants, and individuals who make the First State a wonderful place to call home.
a ship in the port of wilmington, where the center is located Seamen’s Center in Wilmington Provides a Home Away From HomeIt's been a rough few years for sailors, and Seamen’s Center strives to make the Port of Wilmington a comfortable place to stay.
An Interior Design Expert Guides Us to Perfectly-Popping Color CombinationsAfter years of gray and beige being the tones du jour for home decor, we’re pleased to be embracing color again.
Dolle's Sign over the bustling Rehoboth Beach boardwalk The Beloved Dolle’s Sign Is Coming Home to Rehoboth BeachAfter last year's removal of the Dolle's sign from the boardwalk, the Rehoboth Beach History Museum stepped in to provide it a new home.
Delaware beach posters 10 Must-Visit Souvenir Shops at the Delaware BeachesA little memento of the beach keeps the vacation vibe going all year. Here are 10 top souvenir stores in Delaware’s coastal towns.
Wilmington Designer Dallas Shaw Discusses Personal Style & ComfortShaw reveals how to cultivate personal style in her book, The Way She Wears It. Here, she answers questions about her fashion inspirations.
Top Dentists in Delaware The Top Dentists in Delaware in 2022 Offer Expert ServiceIf you're looking for the best dental care in Delaware, here are the top dentists in different specialty categories across the First State.
John Mabry, a Wilmington born baseball player The Dream Team of Delaware Baseball Players Throughout HistoryThe First State is a hub for baseball talent. Despite its size, Delaware is the birthplace of over 70 major league players.
Delaware Orthodontics Here’s What’s New in Delaware OrthodonticsNew software, better scans and 3D-printed braces are at the forefront of modern orthodontics, saving time and providing comfort for patients.
delaware division of the arts 2 Delaware Division of the Arts Opportunities for Artists and WritersThe Delaware Division of the Arts is opening two opportunities for artists: the 2023 Artist Fellowship grants and the 2022 Writers' Retreat.
Matt's outdoor seating, a new restaurant in Rehoboth Beach 23 New Beach Restaurants Sure to Satisfy Coastal Cravings in DelawareDelaware’s beach towns are serving up a bevy of new places to dine. From north to south, here are the newbies to try.
Artist Stan Smokler Don’t Miss Stan Smokler’s “Steel in Flux” at The Delaware Art MuseumThe 78-year-old artist Stan Smokler will follow his exhibit, "Steel in Flux," with an art sale to assist with his medical expenses. 
Firefly music festival in delaware Firefly Music Festival’s 10th Anniversary Lineup Is EpicThis year is the 10th anniversary of the Firefly Festival. Here's what to know about the anniversary sweepstakes, festival lineup and more.
Great Legal Practices of Delaware: Workers’ Compensation — The Freibott Law Firm, P.A.When we go to work, the last thing we expect at the end of the day is to be injured while performing our jobs. But workplace accidents do occur, often […]
Deck out Your Patio Space With Pieces From Shops Around DelawareTurn your patio into an outdoor sanctuary with key pieces like a heat lamp, comfy seating and a place to set your drink.
people watching fireworks When and Where to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in DelawareGet ready to celebrate Independence Day this year with parades and thrilling fireworks displays all across the First State.
ocean view brewing staff behind the bar A Beer Lover’s Guide to Craft Breweries in DelawareFew things go down as smoothly in the summer as a crisp beer. Here's what's new in the Delaware brew scene this season.

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