December 2005 Table of Contents



Women in Business: Taking Charge
Meet 37 who are shattering stereotypes, living their dreams and changing the world.
by Scott Pruden

Gifts for People Who Have Everything
Holiday presents don’t need to come in a box, so think outside it. Here are 20
suggestions to help you through the season.
by Stephanie Merchant

100 Years of Longwood

The famous gardens prepare for a year-long centennial celebration that begins next
month. Thanks to some very dedicated horticulturalists and designers, it promises to be
quite a party.
by Megan M.F. Everhart

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Three counties, three NFL cheerleaders – it’s not the easy gig that it might seem.
by Matt Amis

“The Producers” goes big screen with a local at the helm, the Historic Houses of
Odessa return, Operation Warm gets hotter and more.

A Rehoboth restaurant causes a stir with the dirty double entendres on its marque.
When does marketing go too far?by Matt Amis


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At Home
When the Rollins famly decorates for the holidays, it goes all out. Take a look…
by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Cool Stuff
Class crystal
by Louise Bolin


Heart and Soul
Whether singing a traditional spiritual or something more modern, the members of
HildaMan Chorale give it everything they’ve got.
by Megan M.F. Everhart

Bill Cosby visits, Brandywine goes for baroque and Milton celebrates poetry.
by Megan M.F. Everhart

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The Barefoot Ball, Lights of Life, Julie Andrews’ birthday bash and, of course, the
ubiquitous Gabby.

Man About Town hits North Wilmington.

Eat & Drink
The Chef’s Table turns New Castle from tourist destination to dining destination.
by Pam George

Restaurant Listings

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From the Editor


Final Word


In Our Next Issue:

School Choice
Almost 10 years ago, Delaware started allowing children and
their families to attend the public schools of their choice. Has it worked as planned?

Cosmetic Surgery The latest on new techniques, with prices.

Delawarean of the Year Who had the largest beneficial impact on the people of
Delaware in 2005? Meet our ninth honoree.


In Our Next Issue:

Women in Business
Meet the women who are changing
the corporate landscape, as well as those who are fulfilling lifelong dreams.

Ski Season Three easy day trips to places that can teach anyone a new snowsport.

Non-Traditional Gifts Wondering what to give the person who has it all? We can help.


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