July 2006 Table of Contents



The Giant Guide to Big Time Summer Fun
Some of the most important films in history had critical ties to Delaware. Others merely mentioned the state. Herein, a survey of some of the most notable films. And meet our own almost-famous screenwriter.
by Matt Amis

Capano-Fahey: 10 Years Later
The ballots have been cast and counted. You told us what you like, and we added a few of our own favorites. Brace yourself for the biggest, baddest Best of Delaware yet.

Town by Town
Country by Country
Bite by Bite
Sip by Sip

Retail Food & Drink

Shopping & Service:
Fashion & Accessories
Home & Garden
All the Rest

Radio & Radio Personalities
Television Personalities


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Dion Lamb thinks he’s found a way to keep you from bringing the beach into your car and home.
by Maria Hess

A Kent cowgirl keeps it real, squash grows in the city, Red Hatters weave a tangled web, the father of invention Bob Gore, and Book Corner.

The writing is on the wall: Illiteracy is not decreasing and that’s a problem for everyone.
by Maria Hess


At Home
One couple brings the outdoors in with a re-do of their home in Ocean View.
by Eileen Smith Dallabrida


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The fourth Delaware Shakespeare Festival is at a new venue this year. It may
be the biggest bash yet for the.
by Megan M.F. Everhart

State’s top artists on exhibit at the Biggs Museum, World Team Tennis serves up fun, Portraits of a People at the art museum.
by Megan M.F. Everhart

A Winter Wonderland, for a Thurgood cause, bartenders have a ball, the YWCA Gala.

Eat & Drink
Abstractions is on a roll with a revamped menu.
by Pam George

Dining Listing

In Every Issue

From the Editor

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Final Word



The Best Party
We take an entertaining look at last year’s blowout.

A Boon for Youth
It’s all about the children for this year’s beneficiaries.

The Best Intentions
Meet the folks who have helped make this year’s party a success.

2006 Winners List
Here they are—a rundown of the best of 2006.

Prize Patrol
When our diva drops in to notify the winners, people notice.

All the Best People
This shindig wouldn’t be possible without the best volunteers.

Bigger, Better, Best
The Best of Delaware party just keeps growing and growing.



In Our Next Issue:

The Dining Guide It’s the height of crab season. We’ll point you to the best places to sit and pick, great places for crab cakes, and restaurants where crab dishes are fine art.

Great Lawyers From real estate specialists to those who protect your civil rights, these are lawyers you should know.

Our Best of Delaware Elimination Ballot is open through February 22!

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