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Downtown Wilmington

Concerns about downtown open-air market

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video There's still no word yet on whether a proposed open-air market in downtown Wilmington will be built. However, preliminary plans to build the structure have sparked a lively debate. Full story...
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Wilmington to host Sociable City Forum

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Wilmington Downtown Incorporated will host a nightlife forum later this year to help address violence downtown. The executive director for WDI John Hinnant says this forum is the first step in creating a master plan to curb violence downtown. Full story...
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Downtown looks to draw more consumers

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video "Do It Downtown" hopes to revitalize and strategize to draw diners, culture seekers and shoppers to downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington decorated with new art

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Out with the old, in with the new: downtown Wilmington is now decorated with new pedestrian art. Five new statues can be found scattered around the streets of the city. Full story...
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City still working out details for downtown taxi stand

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After complaints about the first trial run, taxi companies called this past weekend's taxi stand experiment a success.

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Decorations showcased for Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour

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It may take you a couple of days to decorate your home for the holidays. Imagine it taking a week. That is what has been going on inside the Latimer House in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington enjoys tree lighting, Santa Claus

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Christmas cheer lit up the Cape Fear River Friday evening. Caroling filled the air in downtown Wilmington as the city held it's annual Christmas tree lighting. Full story...
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City Council approves contract for downtown construction

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videoBeginning in January, crews will tear up and redo parts of Front Street to beautify downtown, as well as improve water and sewer lines. Tuesday night, Wilmington City Council unanimously passed a resolution awarding the contract for the construction. Full story...
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Fears surround Front Street construction

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videoWilmington City Council has some big plans for improving downtown, but some business owners are worried they will not be around by the time the work is finished. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington to test out taxi stands

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Starting Friday night, taxis are going to have to get in line for their passengers. This weekend is the first test for a taxi stand in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Group looks to strengthen standards for demolishing Wilmington's historic buildings

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The future of historic Wilmington was the topic of discussion at a downtown meeting Tuesday night. The Historic Wilmington Foundation and Wilmington Downtown, Inc. asked for the public's ideas and support. Full story...
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Council approves more downtown bathrooms along riverfront

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In a five-to-two vote, council approved the construction of more bathrooms, and a shower facility for boaters along the Wilmington Riverfront. Full story...
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Some unhappy with downtown demolition

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More of the old Wilmington Police Department building is rubble Tuesday as crews continue to demolish it. They are making way for a new building for Cape Fear Community College. But not everyone is pleased with the building coming down. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington artwork receives international accolades

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There were international accolades for the city of Wilmington's pedestrian art. The project has been in place for three years and has aimed to enhance the downtown area with unique and interesting artwork. Full story...
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Downtown bar looks to deter violence

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videoIf you have ever been out late downtown during the weekend, you have probably noticed the large crowds and increased police presence. The mix of people and alcohol can be dangerous. At least one bar owner has made some changes in hopes to deter violence and make things safer. Full story...
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