Partners plan to reimagine the smallest of the hospitality group’s restaurants. (Photos by Matt Urban)

Trolley Square Grain Put “on Pause” in August

Pam GeorgeHeadlines, Culture

Since opening in 2015, Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen has been on a roll. The first location is on Main Street in Newark. But in quick succession, owners Lee Mikles and Jim O’Donoghue of OMG Hospitality debuted Grain H20 in Summit North Marina in Bear and a second Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen in Kennett Square. Grain on the Rocks at the Cape May-Lewes …


Friends 5K run/walk returns to ChristianaCare campus

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  The popular — and profitable — Friends of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center 5K walk and run will return to ChristianaCare’s Stanton campus this fall. The third annual 5K, sponsored by the all-volunteer Friends of the cancer center, replaced the organization’s gala three years ago as the group’s main fundraiser for cancer programs and equipment. Over the years, …


Bardea team to open Italian eatery in DE.CO food hall

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Restaurateur Scott Stein of Bardea fame has frequently maintained that he is fully committed to downtown Wilmington.  He recently proved his point. This week, Stein and partners Pino and Antimo DiMeo announced plans to open their sixth restaurant in the business district.  The yet-unnamed eatery will be within walking distance of the award-winning Bardea Food & Drink, Bardea Steak and …

Rose Squared Art Show

Rose Squared Art Show to bring 125 artists to Chase Center

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Culture

  The Rose Squared Art Show returns to the Chase Center on the Riverfront July 27-28 with 125 regional artists, including three from Delaware. This will be the 40-year-old company’s second show in Delaware, and organizers hope to build on last year’s 2,500 visitors. The show slipped into the Chase Center’s summer slot after a Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen vacated …

DNREC has released several tips to stay safe while boating, and has launched new life rings at Woodland Beach. (From left: Citizens’ Hose Company members Keith Mapps, Fire Chief Chip Thompson, John Morgan, retired State Senator and board member Bruce C. Ennis, DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Director Pat Emory and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin. Photo from DNREC)

8 tips to stay safe while boating this summer

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

A Delaware agency wants to make sure those hitting the open seas are safe this summer. Wednesday, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control  announced eight tips for water enthusiasts to follow. The department’s Division of Fish and Wildlife joined Smyrna’s Citizens’ Hose Company to highlight recently installed buoyant life rings at DNREC’s Woodland Beach fishing pier and …

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Volunteers Needed to Clean Up the Coast

Staff WriterCulture, RSS-Culture

DNREC is seeking volunteers to join the 37th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 45+ sites to help keep the state’s beaches and waterways clean. Staff WriterThis post was originally published on this site

Winterthur Artisan Market

Winterthur Artisan Market returns with added day, 100 artists

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Tickets are no longer available for Friday, July 19. One of Virginia Mitchell’s favorite summer events returns this weekend: The Winterthur Artisan Market, which she calls unique because of its setting and the quality of its artists. “The Artisan Market is not your average craft market,” said Mitchell, who lives in Kennett Square and will be going for the third …

Deebo was treated for the illness, and Faithful Friends is looking for a foster to shelter the dog. Courtesy of Faithful Friends.

Del. restricts movements of shelter, rescue dogs

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Citing reports of possibly deadly infections, Delaware has banned the state’s shelters and rescues from accepting out-of-state dogs and moving shelter and rescue dogs from Delaware to out of state. The order, dated July 12 and signed by state veterinarian Karen M. Lopez, runs for 30 days. The order could be extended, it says. IN THE NEWS: Delawareans have won …

Delaware lottery winners Powerball

Delawareans have won Powerball 285 times for $1.6 billion

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Delaware residents have cashed in $1.6 billion in Powerball lottery winnings since 1992, a national gambling site says. That $1.6 billion is adjusted for inflation, and GambleSpot says it used data from the Powerball website to figure out how many people had won lotteries between 1992 and 2024. The site said Delaware winners have won the Match 5 266 times, Match 5 …