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Downtown Wilmington

North 3rd Street project coming to an end

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video The North 3rd Street improvement project is finally coming to an end. Monday and Tuesday marks the final major road closures for the project. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Owner of closed downtown restaurant arrested for DWI

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video Wrightsville Beach Police arrested the owner of the now closed Deluxe restaurant overnight. Scott Haulman is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, DWI, having an open bottle of alcohol in his car, driving on a revoked license and ... urinating in public, according to a police spokesperson. Full story...
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New traffic lights up on N. 3rd St. as project nears end

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New traffic lights are up and running on North 3rd Street in Wilmington. They're part of the North 3rd Street Improvement Project. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pedestrian struck in Downtown Wilmington

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videoA pedestrian was hit by a car on Front Street near Market Street in Downtown Wilmington Friday night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Witness says Leland cops looked for fights

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video Two Leland police officers are off the clock tonight after a fight in downtown Wilmington this weekend. Wilmington Police cited the officers with misdemeanor affray. One witness, who served as a military police officer, says the officers were asking for trouble. Full story...
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Residents of Old Wilmington seeks grant applications for downtown improvement

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Residents of Old Wilmington (ROW) is welcoming grant applications for downtown improvement. Their very successful Back Door Kitchen Tour gives ROW the ability to make grants and the organization has recently adopted a policy for awarding grants. Full story...
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On the roads: delays and closures downtown

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video Look out for delays downtown this morning, as crews will continue paving. Full story...
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Man runs from police, jumps into Cape Fear River

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video An assault investigation downtown led to a search after a police say a man ran from them and jumped into the Cape Fear River. It happened Friday morning around 1:15 a.m. Full story...
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Enjoy touring downtown Wilmington homes

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videoThe 7th Annual Backdoor Kitchen Tour is Saturday in downtown Wilmington. Do you have tickets yet? Full story...
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Downtown hotel work resumes after two-week delay

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videoYou may have noticed construction at a halt lately at the site of a new hotel at 2nd and Grace Streets downtown. After two weeks of a stand still, construction started back up on the Courtyard by Marriott this week, according to Graham Construction. Full story...
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CFCC needs help identifying skeletal remains

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Students at Cape Fear Community College are inviting the public to help solve a mystery. On Nov. 1, students in CFCC’s anthropology club are holding the “Cape Fear Ghost Chase,” a scavenger hunt focused on finding the identity of fictitious skeletal remains uncovered in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Another downtown restaurant closes, state places lien on property

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TreBenzios, a downtown Wilmington restaurant and lounge at 141 N. Front St. that officials say closed its doors in late September, is now being targeted by the state for failure to pay sales taxes, according to a state official. Full story...
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N. 3rd Street paving may cost $1M more

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Wilmington leaders say it will cost even more to pave North 3rd Street. After assessing the road and determining the need for higher quality pavement, the project will cost about $1 million more Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Thalian Hall

Thalian Hall is Wilmington's enduring landmark for theater, music and culture. It shares space with city hall, and the beautiful Greek revival building on third street gets the spotlight.

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TRUCK-a-ROO to debut in Downtown Wilmington

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Pipeline Event Management and Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI) are proud to present TRUCK-a-ROO, an inaugural downtown food truck cook-off featuring regional foods and regional brews. The event will take place on November 3, 2012 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington, NC. Full story...
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