Best Bets: New book chronicles history of Delaware movie theaters

A couple of years ago, Michael Nazarewycz had a revelation. Growing up in Claymont in the 1970s and 80s, Mr. Nazarewycz spent much of youth in one movie theater or another. “But one day it dawned on me that those theaters I went to are all gone,” said Mr. Nazarewycz, who now lives in Middletown. […]

‘Sand Bears’ return for Lewes Polar Bear Plunge

REHOBOTH BEACH — Look for the “Sand Bears” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as they shape and sculpt lines in the sand just south of Rehoboth Avenue. Andy West, Darrell O’Connor, Marc Schaffer and Heather Williams plan to return to carve castles, bears and more from a giant pile of sand on […]

Paradee, Gasperetti win Dancing with the Delaware Stars

DOVER – Jackson Paradee, a senior at Salesianum School in Wilmington, and Rebecca Gasperetti, Miss Hockessin 2018, won Saturday night’s 10th annual Dancing with the Delaware Stars at Dover Downs’ Rollins Center. The two won the event, that pairs professional dancers with local celebrities, on the basis of contributions, public voting and judges’ votes. Proceeds […]

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ wins at Golden Globes in upset

NEW YORK (AP) — In a Golden Globes chock full of upsets, the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” took best picture, drama, over Bradley Cooper’s heavily favored “A Star is Born” and Glenn Close bested Lady Gaga for best actress. Few winners were seen as more certain than Lady Gaga as best actress in a […]

Best Bets: Capital Ringers to make music in Milton

The Capital Ringers are on the move. Starting next week, the 16-member handbell choir is moving its base of operations from the Presbyterian Church of Dover to Conley’s United Methodist Church in Lewes. “We were offered the space to rehearse, which will end up being more accessible for us since most of our members are […]

BEST BETS: The ChurchKey Saints to bless Dover with show

The ChurchKey Saints, an original trio from Dover, has been a group for under a year. In the short time they have been playing and singing together they have stumbled across what they come to described as “their sound.” Tonight, the Saints take their original homegrown music with an indie edge to the Patchwork Playhouse […]

Loverboy to perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

  DOVER — Loverboy, the Canadian rock band known for hits “Working for the Weekend,” “Turn Me Loose,” and “Lovin’ Every Minute of It” will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, Feb. 15 at 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at doverdowns.com. Ticket prices range from $30-$50. Loverboy formed […]

Tickets go on sale for Jimmie Allen, Herman’s Hermits with Peter Noone at Harrington Raceway

HARRINGTON — Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 9 for two musical acts coming next year as part of Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Live On Stage series. Country rising star Jimmie Allen is scheduled to perform on Saturday, Feb 9, 2019, and Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone are scheduled to perform May 11, 2019, […]

Inaugural Bands On The River Marching Band Festival Oct. 13

DAGSBORO – Three high school bands will perform separately and then together in a closing finale Saturday, Oct. 13 in the inaugural Bands on The River Marching Band Festival. Marching bands from Cape Henlopen, Sussex Central and host Indian River will perform their 2018 field shows on the Indian River High School stadium field. Gates […]

Town of Smyrna’s Movie Night gaining a following

SMYRNA — There’s probably no bloodthirsty, famous, toothy, oversized shark lurking in Lake Como … right? The Town of Smyrna is promoting its free movie night Tuesday at dusk with a tongue-in-cheek approach that maybe raises some doubts: “No Swimming in Lake Como, Unless you DARE Aug 21st,” begins the news and announcements item listed […]