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Riverfront Park work to start after Azalea Festival
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:56pm.

video Work planned at and around Riverfront Park in Wilmington will not start until after next spring's Azalea Festival, the city says.

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Wilmington riverfront voted best in US
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:30pm.

videoIt's official. Wilmington has the best riverfront in the United States. The downtown riverfront got the most votes in USA Today's 10Best Riverfronts in America poll.

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World War I Memorial moved to river front
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:40am.

videoMoving an 8-10,000 pound monument is no easy task, but a crew of men did just that this morning.

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Wilmington leaders continue debate on Riverfront Park plans
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 2:57pm.

videoWilmington City Council is looking to give Riverfront Park a facelift. The city plans to start construction in January, but before that leaders must agree on a design.

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City Council approves $3.9 million for downtown park
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:15pm.

videoDowntown Wilmington could have a very different appearance in the not-so-distant future after City Council approved a $3.9 million purchase of 6.3 acres on the downtown riverfront.

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City of Wilmington considering spending $3.5 million or more to buy downtown property
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:31pm.

video Two days after the municipal election, the City of Wilmington announced it is negotiating with Chuck Schoninger and Riverfront Holdings II, LLC to possibly buy land on the northern downtown riverfront for a "passive waterfront park." The proposed park would be between 6 and 7 acres and would cost the city between $3.5-$4 million, according to a city spokeswoman.

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35th annual Riverfest comes to a close
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 10/06/2013 - 5:22pm.

videoThe 35th annual Riverfest has come to a close after a fun weekend of food, fireworks, and plenty of activities for the whole family. The festival celebrated its 35th birthday by pulling out all the stops. From live music, arts and crafts, and children's activities to competitions, dancing, martial arts and more, Riverfest attendee John Munn says this year's festival was a huge success.

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Wilmington City Council approves funding to improve Riverfront Park
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:05pm.

videoTonight Wilmington City Council decided to spend more than a half-million dollars to fix up Riverfront Park. The master plan will extend from Market Street through where the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is docked.

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Council to consider $530k for Riverfront Park, $7k for DBA
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 3:58pm.

video Wilmington City Council will decide tonight whether to spend more than $500,000 to fix up Riverfront Park. The money is spread out over two agenda items with some of the money coming from a proposed grant.

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Wilmington looks at renovations to Riverfront Park
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 4:39pm.

video An extreme makeover is coming to downtown Wilmington. No, not a ballpark. The city wants to redesign riverfront park. The architects revealed some of the plans today.

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