Krispy Kreme Opening in New Castle; How to Win Free Doughnuts for a Year

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It's back! It's been years since Krispy Kreme on Concord Pike turned out the Hot Light, but on July 1st at 6:00 it's shining bright again. The new location will be in New Castle at 114 N. DuPont Highway, in front of the New Castle Farmers Market. It'll have a full-service 24 hour drive-thru with outdoor seating and free Wi-Fi. Look forward to more than 15 varieties of … [Read more...]

Dinner and a Movie Done Right: AMC Dine-In Theatre Comes to Painters Crossing

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20 years ago, I was friends with a ton of people who worked at the Painters Crossing movie theater. Apparently not a whole lot had changed there since then... until just a few months ago, when renovations began to make Painters Crossing 9 the first AMC Dine-In Theater in Pennsylvania. (Edited to add: there is a similar theater in Collegevill in Movie Tavern, but that's not an … [Read more...]

The Philadelphia Vendy Awards

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This Saturday, June 14th, Maverick and I are headed to cover the 4th Annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards at Penn Treaty Park as members of the press. The Vendys are a competition to be named best of the best of the local food truck scene, the winners driving away with the coveted Vendy Cup. I don't know if food trucks have always been a thing and I just never noticed, but to me … [Read more...]

Royal Ballet Cinema Season: Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty Coming to the Big Screen

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So this is pretty cool: for one night only (each) you can see Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty performed by the Royal Ballet on the big screen, up close and personal, including behind-the-scenes footage of the Royal Opera House and Royal Ballet with exclusive cast interviews. If, like me you saw Black Swan but had never seen Swan Lake performed... this is a good chance to … [Read more...]

Free Delaware Tax Prep

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  Looking for free Delaware tax prep? MyFreeTaxesDE is a web-based state and federal tax preparation program that's secure and fill-in-the-blanks easy. It's being offered for free to taxpayers with household income at or below $58,000 by $tand By Me®, United Way of Delaware & Goodwill of Delaware. If you need help, MyFreeTaxesDE provides free assistance through a … [Read more...]

Order Bulk Apples: $25 for a Half Bushel!

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The Delaware Local Food Exchange in Elsmere is coordinating a bulk apple order this week from Three Springs Fruit Farm, a family-owned, Food Alliance certified farm in Wenksville PA. Save 50% on a half-bushel of local apples: $28 for the half bushel (23-25 lbs). Given that the price of apples hardly ever goes below .99/lb anymore (and that's usually for non-local boring old Red … [Read more...]

Camden Adventure Aquarium + Printable Scavenger Hunt

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  The Adventure Aquarium is a visual and educational treat for kids of all ages! We recently had the chance to visit and rediscover the aquarium as part of a media day (you can read all about the day's events complete with photos here). The BIG thing to see this summer at the Adventure Aquarium is Mighty Mike. Rescued from an order to be destroyed after being … [Read more...]

Family Fun Delaware Summer Bucket List 2013

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  So, since every year I get arguments over what I mean by summer bucket list, allow me to clarify: I'm not implying that I'm gonna kick the bucket, or my kids are gonna kick the bucket. These are the things the kids want to do before SUMMER kicks the bucket: that is, before September 22nd at 4:44pm EST. OK?         A … [Read more...]