Life and legacy of Pete du Pont to be celebrated Friday

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Pierre S. Du Pont IV | CREDIT: WILLIAM FOLEY/THE LIFE IMAGES COLLECTION VIA GETTY IMAGES   A memorial service for former Congressman and Delaware Governor Pete du Pont will be held Friday in Wilmington. The public event, promoted as a celebration of du Pont’s life and legacy, will begin at 2 p.m. at The Playhouse on Rodney Square. A reception …

Dine and sleep: 8 Delaware restaurants with rooms to rent

Pam George Culture, Headlines

  The dining room of Le Cavalier at the Hotel Du Pont. Photo by Jason Varney.   With the winter doldrums nearly behind us, it’s time to consider a road trip, and nothing complements an overnight stay like a satisfying meal. Fortunately, several local establishments offer tasty getaways for gourmands. Book before May, and you may snag a discount.   …

‘Waitress’ to hit Playhouse with new lead actress, seats – but no pie

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Jisel Soleil Ayon stars in “Waitress,” which starts Nov. 18 at the newly renovated Playhouse on Rodney Square. Photo by Jeremy Daniel When “Waitress” opens Nov. 18, it becomes the first show on stage in 617 days for the Playhouse on Rodney Square, which will be showing off a $1.3 million renovation. Jisel Soleil Ayon will take the stage as …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – August 22, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/DelawareLive-Aug-22.pdf” title=”DelawareLive-Aug 22″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Learning pods, microschools planned to take kids out of state schools Legislative leaders spar over mask protests at …

Hotel du Pont unveils fresh ‘History Unscripted’ branding

Pam George Business, Headlines

The dining room of Le Cavalier at the Hotel Du Pont. Photo by Jason Varney.     When the Hotel du Pont opened on Jan. 15, 1913, a brand was something ranchers put on their cattle. But in today’s marketing parlance, a brand encompasses a logo, ad campaign, slogan and values. Together, these components evoke the “gut reaction” that customers feel …