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Newark Life Fall 2016 issue

Oct 13, 2016 10:54AM, Published by J. Chambless, Categories: News




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In this issue, we join the Newark Symphony Orchestra in celebrating its 50th anniversary season, with a proud tradition of bringing classical music to a vast audience of music lovers. We sit down for dinner and conversation with food blogger Kita Roberts. We also look back at the now-vanished State Theater, and its longtime owner and supporter, Barry Solan, who recalls his days of running the place and creating a cultural icon on Main Street. We take you to the world of Axxion Escape Rooms, which has tapped a variety of fictional worlds to create themed rooms, including everything from “The Pirates of the Caribbean” to Sherlock Holmes to Hogwart's. We also visit the newly opened Recovery Response Center, which welcomes those in crisis who might otherwise get lost in the confusing world of health care. We profile Senior Care of Newark, which has proven to be a refreshing alternative to a nursing home or assisted-living facility for hundreds of local families. In our Photo Essay, we look at Newark's 33 parks, 17 miles of trails, and 650 acres of open space. And in honor of the month of hauntings, we look at the region's ghost stories, and it's up to you to believe or doubt as Halloween draws near! 

Kita Roberts two blogs are dedicated to her love of food travel and photography Photo by Jie Deng

My dinner with Kita

Local food blogger Kita Roberts is a moment junkie, defined by a hunger for taste, adventure and discovery. Read More » 

 

The eclectic  life and career  of Barry Solan - Sep 27 2016 0228PM

The eclectic life and career of Barry Solan

Barry Solan has made a life--and a career--out of doing what he loves... Read More » 

 

Investigating ghosts in Delaware - Oct 04 2016 0259PM

Investigating ghosts in Delaware

Since their start in 2011, the Delaware City Ghost Hunters has performed more than 50 investigations of haunted locations. Read More » 

 

Seated in the reception area of the Recovery Center are from left Cheryl Raymond who handles incoming guests Alice Scott support and service coordinator Courtney Brooks a peer recovery coach Julio Cardenas a constable and LeKesha Ashe a peer recovery coach

A new place to make a new start

The Recovery Response Center takes people in crisis and shows them a way forward Read More » 

 

Escape rooms blend mystery adventure and excitement - Oct 04 2016 0217PM

Escape rooms blend mystery, adventure, and excitement

Escape rooms have been exploding in popularity all around the world. Axxiom Escape Rooms brings the excitement to Delaware with three different locations Read More » 

 

A philosophy of care - Sep 27 2016 0235PM

A philosophy of care

Senior Care of Newark serves the needs of its members, while comforting their families, who seek alternatives to elderly care Read More » 

 

Newark Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 50th anniversary season - Sep 27 2016 0214PM

Newark Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 50th anniversary season

The season-opening concert takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 at The Independence School in Newark Read More » 

 



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