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Purzycki hints Caesar Rodney statue will return to square

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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki celebrates opening of Rodney Square splash pad fountains   As Wilmington officials celebrated the continued refurbishment of Rodney Square, Mayor Mike Purzycki said future changes may include the return of the statue of Declaration of Independence signer Caesar Rodney. “One of these days we might find a statue back here,” Purzycki said at the end of …

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Proof we love BBQ: Stuck with only takeout, sales rose for this restaurant

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BBQ travels well, and that helped Limestone BBQ’s takeout sales.   If you’re one of the multitudes who will be craving barbecue on Memorial Day, you won’t be alone. And for many, summer holidays aren’t the only days people want to chow down. The year-round love for roasted meat even during the lockdown  surprised a Delaware restaurant devoted to it. …


As Robbins Diamonds closes, so does colorful chapter in area retail history

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  If you grew up around Delaware and had a television in the 80s and 90s, you probably recognize the late Jerry Robbins, the guy with a diamond in his beard, from his catchy jewelry commercials.  You might find yourself trying to remember the original lyrics Bobby Day and Michael Jackson sang before “Rockin’ Robbins,” one of Robbins Diamonds’ famous …