July 2004 Table of Contents


Champion Bloodline
Allaire du Pont is one of the last links in America’s chain of
racing royalty. by Terry Conway

Looking Good, Man!
Spas cater to the new male vanity with “man”-icures and pedicures, facials,
waxing and massages. by Theresa Gawlas Medoff

The Best of Delaware 2004
Our annual list of Readers Choice and Critics Choice awards for
restaurants, shops and people, places and things in Delaware.

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Party Photos
A look at the atmosphere from previous parties.

The BOD Party attracts performers with pizzazz

Dedicated volunteers help make the party a blast.

Meet our 2004 Beneficiaries:

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The Wilmington Flower Market, chief beneficiary

The Wellness Community-Delaware, secondary beneficiary

City Theater Company, cultural arts grant recipient

First State Ballet Theatre Company
, cultural arts grant recipiente

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Lighthouse Keeping
Preservationists preserve a beach landmark. by Paula F. Kelly

On the Fly
The lure of saltwater fly fishing casts its spell on Delaware anglers. by Reed Hellman

As Clear As Glass
Glass blower Deb Appleby creates one-of-a-kind works of art that are both beautiful and functional.
by Reed Hellman

Beach Happenings
What to do and see at the beach. by Megan M.F. Everhart


Inside Story by Marsha Mah


What’s Up
Trunk show “ins,” jewelry twins, Rosie’s bus, will Courtney Love cuss?
And more. edited by Shannon Canton

Hot Tickets
State Fair, Crew Regatta, “Brigadoon” and more.
by Megan M.F. Everhart

Party Hopping

The New Castle County and Kent County Heart Balls,
plus the fabulous Gabby. edited by Shannon Canton

Cool Stuff
Fun, flowery footwear. compiled by Shannon Canton

In Person
The YWCA continues to change with the times, but its purpose
remains the same — to help women improve their lives. by Jennifer Marie Miller

Living Arts
The owners of the New Candlelight Music Theatre take the Arden
landmark to the next level. by Lora Bilton Engleharte

A multi-fun-tional new beach home. by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Restaurant Listings

Final Word
The author bemoans the challenge of remembering a
slew of passwords and usernames. by Patricia Lake


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