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Sunday, February 17, 2019

The newest state park and its steamy history

The newest state park was dedicated late last week.  Auburn Valley State Park is located in the Yorklyn area near Hockessin. Formerly the Auburn Heights Preserve, the park features an 1897 Queen Anne Victorian mansion and...

DART announces bus service changes

(Press release) After several Community Conversations and Public Hearings, the state-owned DART transit system made changes to its original proposal. The "Bold type" indicates a change from or an addition to the original proposal based on...

Milford, Dover Downs, State Fair win annual awards from Kent County Tourism

Kent County Tourism Corporation announced its 2018 Celebration of Tourism & Luncheon Award recipients.  The event will be held on Friday, November 9th at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino from 11 a.m. to 2  p.m. This...

American to add service to Asheville, Chattanooga next spring

American Airlines  will begin daily year-round service from Philadelphia International Airport to Asheville, NC and Chattanooga, TN. When the new service begins on May 3, 2019, American will offer the only non-stop flights from Philadelphia...

Tourism officials seek share of hotel tax increase

Tourism and hotel officials are asking New Castle County and municipalities to set aside one percent of the recent local lodging tax for promotion efforts. The Delaware General Assembly granted New Castle County and municipalities...

Updated: 2 hotels proposed for Main Street Newark

Two hotels have been proposed for Main Street in Newark.  Lang Development Co. and the Danneman family have proposed the hotels,  according to the  Newark Post reported.  Lang is a leading developer in Newark, primarily specializing in...

Betting coming to Dover International Speedway during NASCAR weekend

Race fans will be able to bet on their favorite drivers during Dover International Speedway’s upcoming tripleheader weekend. Special wagering available for the “Gander Outdoors 400” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on everything from...

Philadelphia International finishes 22nd in ranking of two dozen airports

Philadelphia International Airport ranked 22ndout of two dozen airports in a customer satisfaction study from J.D. Power. Another airport used by Delaware business and leisure travelers, Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport ranked 13th, or slightly...

American to add seasonal service to Key West, Sarasota & Melbourne, FL

American Airlines will launch  seasonal service between Philadelphia International Airport  and the popular winter destinations of Key West, Sarasota and Melbourne, FLA. When the new service begins next winter, American will offer the only non-stop...

Southwest, State of MD partner on new maintenance hub for carrier

Southwest Airlines  plans to construct and operate a major aircraft maintenance facility at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. BWI is a hub/focus city for Southwest and attracts Delaware business and leisure travelers with a large...