Redefining Education: Worcester Technical High School

“The old concept of the vocational school…it’s not a useful concept anymore,” asserts Worcester Technical High School Principal Caroline Bloxom as we embark on our tour of the school. Just a few minutes into the tour and we could already tell that the team, students, and facilities at Worcester Technical High School (WTHS) would be effectively debunking any preconceived notions we had of the stereotypical vo-tech school. With an … READ MORE

Enjoy A Slice

Weekend Happenings: Race for the Cure, Barks in the Forest, Cool Berlin and More!

The weekend weather forecast is looking bright! Sunshine and warm weather is on the horizon, and just in time for a fantastic lineup of weekend events here on Delmarva. Berlin, Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Salisbury, Ocean City…all of our local towns are celebrating spring with outdoor events and fundraisers. Check them out now and start planning your weekend before it passes you by: Paint Snow Hill When: April 16-April 19 … READ MORE

Local Slice

Shmagel’s Bagels, TCBY to Open in front of Rt. 50 Walmart; 2nd Bagel Shop Eyed for 33rd St. in OCMD

After what has seemed like an eternity for locals, the empty spaces in front Walmart and Home Depot along Route 50 are finally coming to life as businesses start to move in. First, we saw Piaza launch their grand opening to long lines of eager customers, proving that locals and visitors to the area are ready for some new dining options. We were thrilled of course when we heard … READ MORE

A Better Slice

Rylie’s Smile Foundation Aims to Help Alleviate Stress for Sick Children

For parents, there is no greater pain in the world than watching your child suffer. Your first instinct is to help them in whatever way possible. For the Maedler family, when their daughter, Rylie, was undergoing round after round of testing for a tumor, they looked for any possible way to alleviate her stress and suffering. The reprieve came in the form of an iPod Touch: “That iPod Touch … READ MORE

Social Slice

Pork in the Park Returns to Salisbury’s Winterplace Park April 24 & 25

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the Eastern Shore is coming alive with local events, festivals, and fundraisers. We love any excuse to get outside this time of year – especially when it’s for a fun-filled event. In case you haven’t noticed from our round-up of April happenings, our calendars are overflowing with events to attend over the next few weeks. One event that we are … READ MORE

Eat A Slice

Tony Luke’s to Open on 33rd Street in Ocean City

When we heard rumors of a Tony Luke’s coming to OCMD, we decided to do a little investigating before our interview with owner Mo Salem. A little sleuthing uncovered a Rachel Ray clip in which she extols Tony Luke’s for having “the best pork sandwich on planet Earth!” Ok, our interests were officially piqued. “They started with their cheesteaks, but everything is good,” said Salem of the rapidly growing … READ MORE

Throw Back Slice

Behind the Wheel at Jolly Roger Speedworld’s Latest Attraction: Cyclone Cart Coaster

The sun is shining, spring has finally arrived, and summer is becoming more of a reality than a distant wintertime dream. Businesses are opening up once again, debuting new menus, specials, renovations and attractions. The team at Jolly Roger Speedworld has been hard at work over the past several months, building the world’s first cart coaster! What’s a cart coaster you ask? Well, for starters, 78 pilings, 83,000 stainless … READ MORE

Chew On This

ShoreBilly’s Swill: Growing Up My Way, Part II

A few weeks ago I started writing the first part of this piece. This one is essentially telling you about the snail-like pace of my emotional maturation, and my less than conventional parenting techniques. This could potentially be an ongoing piece, as I realized while writing Part 1 just how many examples there are. I also realized how many of these examples involve bodily functions. Being a bartender in … READ MORE