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Monday, August 3, 2020
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State says no to fans in the stands for Dover’s NASCAR weekend

The State of Delaware has turned down plans that called for fans to attend NASCAR weekend races at Dover International Speedway. While the six races at The Monster Mile will move forward, state officials did...
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A low-key state fair

Good afternoon everyone, A masked-up low-key  Delaware State Fair gets underway Thursday. Gone are the flood of press releases and pitches on big-name (country and pop)  performers at the 10-day event that always battles heat, humidity, and thunderstorms. In...
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Dover Downs owner grows casino count as gaming giants merge

Good afternoon, A  big-time reshuffling of the casino business has been completed. Eldorado, a mid-sized casino company out of Reno, completed the acquisition of gaming giant Caesar in a $17 billion-plus deal. The surviving company is known...
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Food and Drink: Grotto Pizza’s 60th; Lefty’s new chef; SoDel expands outdoor...

Grotto Pizza is celebrating 60 years in business. Grotto’s is known for its swirl, a combination of sweet tomato sauce and a blend of cheeses. Dominick Pulieri, Grotto Pizza founder, was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, to Italian-immigrant...
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Pennsylvania adds Delaware to quarantine recommendation list

Heading to your place in the Poconos? Pennsylvania would like you to stick around for a couple of weeks. Delaware has been added to states that the Keystone State has put on a traveler quarantine...
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NASCAR confirms August races at Dover, but will fans be in the stands?

NASCAR formally announced Wednesday that Dover International Speedway will host NASCAR Cup Series races on a busy weekend in the latter part of August. The announcement had been widely anticipated with the state working with...
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Funland to reopen rides on July 10 under pass system

Delaware's iconic Funland amusement park on the Rehoboth boardwalk will be open for rides on Friday,  June 10. The State of Delaware had held back on amusement park rides, due to concerns about Covid-19 spread....
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Virtual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival kicks off on Wednesday

The  33rd Annual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival  kicked off on Wednesday night. The festival began with a pre-festival event tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. highlighting The Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency Program. The residency, formerly...
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Wilmington to hold first drive-in concert

Beatles tribute band to perform The Grand Opera House announces that it will once again bring live music to the community this July with the area’s first-ever drive-in concert. Featuring popular local tribute band, The Rock...
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Christiana Mall store roster grows on first reopening weekend as Apple, Penneys stores...

A growing number of stores at Christiana Mall are now open after a delay in the planned June 1 opening.  The mall did open at mid-week after pubic safety reasons were cited in a decision...