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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:56pm.READ MORE:
Work planned at and around Riverfront Park in Wilmington will not start until after next spring's Azalea Festival, the city says. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 4:30pm.READ MORE:
It'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. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:40pm.READ MORE:
Moving an 8-10,000 pound monument is no easy task, but a crew of men did just that this morning. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 3:57pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington 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. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 12:15am.READ MORE:
Downtown 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. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 12:31am.READ MORE:
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. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 10/06/2013 - 6:22pm.READ MORE:
The 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. Full story...
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Wed, 03/06/2013 - 12:05am.READ MORE:
Tonight 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. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 4:58pm.READ MORE:
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. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 5:39pm.READ MORE:
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. Full story...