June 2005 Table of Contents


Great Adventures
Our intrepid reporters risked life and limb to explore skydiving,
kiteboarding, scuba diving, paintballing and dirtbiking. If you’ve
always wanted to experience extreme fun, read this.
by Matt Amis and Ben Brooks

Super Markets
New York City offers more than overpriced designer wear. Find out how
to sniff out upscale bargains in the heart of the city. by Shannon German

Shopping in Philadelphia’s Italian market can be overwhelming. Learn
where to go for the freshest meats, cheeses, homemade pasta and, of
course, cannoli. by Patricia Lake

edited by Ben Brooks

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A local collector’s 33 years of
research is now a published
book destined to be the definitive
resource on Howard Pyle.
by Lora Bilton Englehart

Errand guys, birds on high,
fitness tries, lighthouse ties
and more.


Students in Delaware must
score higher than those in
other states to get equal
scholarship opportunities.
by Kathryn Canavan

In Store
Picnic supplies the ants will
want to carry away.
by Kelly M. Carter and
Sandra Wortham

At Home
Owners of an elegant bed-and-
breakfast invite guests to bring
along their horses.
by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

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In Store
Floral furnishings for your home.
compiled by Kelly M. Carter

edited by Shannon Canton

Curtain Call
Playwright Keith Powell’s
multicultural works win him
accolades on his way to a
stellar career. by Matt Amis

Excelon Invitational, Arabesque 2005 and more.
by Megan M.F. Everhart

Frank’s Golden Wine Event,
the Autism Ball and the
ever-inquisitive Gabby. .

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Our Man About Town reports
the latest party news.s.

Eat & Drink
Experts reveal secret grilling
tips. by Pam George

Restaurant Listings

In Every Issue

From the Editor


Your Turn

Final Word


Special Section

Beach Guide


Beach briefs
New stores, a better beach and more.

Parades, fireworks and cultural arts.

Cool clothes for hot weather.

It takes a village
Combining retail with residential.

kings of the castle

How to build a sterling sandcastle.

a new wave
Sophisticated beach décor.

dining news
Favorites evolve; new restaurants emerge.


In Our Next Issue:

Best of Delaware: Our readers voted for their favorite restaurants, shops and
services in the state. We present the winners.

Delaware Art Museum: Ready to wow visitors with its new look,
the museum is open at last.

From Blue Rocks to Red Sox: The Blue Rocks change more than just the team logo.


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

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