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“About three years ago, I got an offer to open for Pat Benatar at The Grand Opera House and I was able to retell that story on stage. ‘So, you know, the last time I was on this stage, and I had toilet seat around my neck. And I wanted to officially apologize and we can move on.’” Forty years ago, the Out & About Halloween Loop started on Market, and as loops are wont to do, things have come full circle. The costumed crowds invaded The Queen last weekend for a celebration of the Halloween spirit that felt like a homecoming, with four classic Delaware bands on stage...

Makers Alley

For weeks now, the glint of silver coming from an alley just off Market has hinted at good things to come … and good things are here. Maker’s Alley is open and welcoming guests at this crafty indoor/outdoor oasis that runs between Shipley and Orange streets near 8th. The silver Airstream kitchen outside pumps out an eclectic array of food, the bar is stocked with good finds, and according to General Manager Megan Babcock (who we talked to Tuesday, right before happy hour), people are already finding their way down the alley, and staying awhile:

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Last time we headed out on Market with a camera and no plans, it was early spring, and people were flocking outside. Today, we’re riding the edge of a heat wave on one of the last days of summer, and most people are sheltering in place with the AC blasting. But there are some folks still outside, as we start this tour where the last one left off, at 5th Street and outside The Queen…

Sug of Hoochi Coochi IN the Mix

Our latest episode of IN the Mix is now available on Facebook and YouTube! Sug from Hoochi Coochi joins us as we throw The Delaware Contemporary, Downtown Brew Fest 2019 and Girard Craft & Cork & Faire Market & Cafe *IN the Mix* in our August INstallment...

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