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Rehoboth Beach Main Street is hoping to duplicate an initiative that’s already had success in the City of Lewes.



The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / New York Public Library Digital Collections

Last Sunday, the Oscar for Best Picture went to “Green Book.”

The film is based on a true story about a working-class Italian-American man who gets a job as a chauffeur and bodyguard for a gay African-American pianist and drives him through the segregated South of the early 1960s.

But the movie doesn’t delve much into what the Green Book its name after was really all about.

Two years ago, former Delaware Public Media reporter Megan Pauly did, bringing us the story of this safe haven guide created specifically for African American travelers – called The Negro Motorist Green Book - from a First State perspective

Note: This piece orginally aired in June 2017


Delaware's Division of Fish & Wildlife

The 2019 spring trout season set to start in Delaware this weekend.


The season officially opens Saturday at a pair of downstate ponds.

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The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation (KNF) is offering a unique way to learn more about shipbuilding this weekend.


Georgetown Speedway

Bobby Allison is coming to Georgetown next month.

Allison is set to serve as the Grand Marshal for the annual Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend at the Georgetown Speedway on March 15th and 16th

Catholic Diocese of Wilmington

The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington takes a look back as it marks a major milestone anniversary.

Southern Delaware Tourism

Southern Delaware Tourism’s 2019 Photo Contest is underway.



James Dawson / Delaware Public Media

The organizers of Punkin Chunkin are preparing to return from a two-year hiatus. And they would like to keep the event in Delaware.



Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media

Delaware Public Media recently reported on renowned artist and children’s book author and illustrator Kadir Nelson's work being on display at the Wilmington Library, and Nelson’s visit to meet with local students.

In this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talks to Nelson about engaging children and to the head of the Wilmington Public Library, Jamar Rahming, about that institution’s role in the community, especially connecting with kids.

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Several Grammy-award winning artists will play the Delaware State Fair this summer.