Downtown Wilmington
Slice of Life to move across Market to old Rhino Club location
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 3:49pm.

videoJust two years after a gang leader was stabbed to death leaving the Rhino Club at 125 Market Street, a new tenant is moving in with hopes of restoring the building and its history.

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FIRST ON 3: WDI names Wolverton as new President and CEO
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 4:43pm.

Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Ed Wolverton as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. The search for the new WDI President and Chief Executive Officer was conducted nationwide with a total of 38 resumes received.

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Supporters of downtown park use small scale to push grand plan
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 4:40pm.

videoYou did not have to drive too far down Front Street Friday to notice parking spots decorated with plants, flowers and games for Park(ing) Day, which is a global push to improve the quality of urban living by adding more green space.

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Wilmington City Council will discuss convention center hotel at next meeting
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 1:08pm.

The city and convention center hotel developer Harmony Hospitality, Inc. are finalizing a purchase and development agreement that is expected to be ready for City Council consideration at their Oct. 1 meeting. The city’s agreement with Harmony for the use of the public convention center parking deck is also expected to be ready at that time and a public hearing will be held on both items.

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Wilmington City Council may spend $30,000 more to light downtown fountain
Submitted by on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 2:31pm.

About six months after the lighting around Wilmington's Kenan Memorial Fountain was changed, city leaders still aren't happy with the results.

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ONLY ON 3: Victim describes stabbing
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 3:41pm.

videoA man stabbed outside a downtown Wilmington gas station Monday is speaking out. Joseph King says he was talking with a homeless man he knows outside of the Family Fare at N. 3rd and Red Cross streets when Antoine Chapelle James confronted him and demanded money.

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Residents of Old Wilmington host annual 'Back Door Kitchen Tour'
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 2:01pm.

ROW's annual Back Door Kitchen Tour opens the kitchens of nine beautiful historic homes to visitors. See the kitchens and admire their unique combinations of beauty, functionality and adaptability. You might even see something you want to add to your kitchen.

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UPDATE: Police arrest stabbing suspect near WPD headquarters
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 8:30am.

A late night stabbing just outside a downtown Wilmington gas station sent one man to the hospital, and landed his accused attacker behind bars.

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HAPPENING NOW: Boil advisory issued for some city residents
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/06/2013 - 3:55pm.

Sensitive water main repair requires advisory for multiple city blocks: 1400 and 1500 blocks of Queen Street, 600 through 800 blocks of S. 15th Street, 700 and 800 blocks of S. 14th Street, 1418 Castle Street and 1414 Wooster Street

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Hinnant bids farewell to Wilmington Downtown Inc.
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 10:59pm.

video Friday will be the last day on the job for Wilmington Downtown Incorporated’s leaders, John Hinnant. Hinnant became the Executive Director of WDI in June of 2006 and says he has loved serving the city.

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