September 2006 Table of Contents



The Fabulous Fall Foliage Tour
Here’s how to chase autumn color from New England on south,
with plenty of great things to see, eat and do along the way.
by Marilyn Odesser Torpey

Arts For Our Sake
For adaptions of Disney and Shakespeare to exhibits of cartoon
art to one former Monkee’s attempt to annihilate good ol’ existential|
angst, this promises to be one of the best seasons ever.
by Maria Hess


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How do you prefer your state bird–fried or barbecued.
by Drew Ostroski

Where Washington really slept, Wilmington’s new school for
young rock’n’roll animals, on the waterfront in Lewes, Film
Brothers grow up and more.

Jack Markell has made a mark as state treasurer. Will he go further?
by Maria Hess


At Home
Devotees of the dazzling dahlia create prize-winning gardens.
by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

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To the Ball
Save the date for these A-list galas. Whatever will you wear?
by Sarah McGlinchey

Delaware Symphony puts its stamp on “Postcards,” a soap
opera villainess vamps in Milton.
by Megan M.F. Everhart

The best balls, bashes and brunches, and the great Gabby.

Eat & Drink
The State Room knows how to prepare a great steak.
by Pam George


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From the Editor

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Final Word


Beach Guide

Beach Classics
The charms of Seaside Country Store enure the test of time.

In Store
Home decorators are riding a new wave. Shop where they do.

Real Estate
Looking for a beach home? Now is the best time to buy.

On the Water
Learning to kayak–on the ocean or the bays–opens up a
whole new world.

Discover a shipwreck. Revisit Colonial times. Local museums
offer unique view of the past.

Feature: Powwow
Nanticoke heritage thrives during the annual powwow.

Beach Eats
Dining deals abound.

Cool Happenings

My Beach
A former lifeguard ponders the value of life–over a cold brew.

Special: Beach Maps

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The Beauty Guide: The beta on the best salons and spas,
plus profiles of a few local style setters.

Top Doctors : Women have unique health needs and concerns.
Meet the professionals who can help.

Education: Do good test scores make good students?

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