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Downtown Wilmington

Renovated building downtown awarded Greenspace of the Month

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When you live downtown, green space can be difficult to come across, but one developer is trying to change that. Full story...
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New public restrooms open in downtown Wilmington

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The battle for public restrooms in downtown Wilmington has been long fought, and there is finally some relief. Full story...
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Beautiful Easter weather brings out vendors along Riverfront

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Sunday may have been the holiest day of the year for Christians, but some of them spent the day working. Full story...
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Downtown bars packed as fans watch UNC win national championship

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It was a Carolina blue kind of night Monday. Sports bars were packed with UNC fans Monday night as the Tar Heels battled Michigan State for the NCAA National Basketball Championship. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire cracking down on overcrowded downtown businesses

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Fire officials said some business owners do not pay attention to the occupancy limit. They said cramming too many people in a space means it is harder to get people out in case of an emergency. Full story...
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City Council to discuss new parking lot and Wrightsville Beach fire boat

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Tuesday night the City Council will discuss a recommendation to use $750,000 from the city's parking fund to buy land for a parking lot. The council will also take up an agreement with Wrightsville Beach for a new fire boat dock along the Intracoastal Waterway. Full story...
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Man threatens to jump from downtown Wilmington building

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Around 4:30 p.m., police closed off a couple blocks of Front Street after a man threatened to jump from the top of the Murchison Building, on the corner of Front and Chestnut streets. Full story...
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Some downtown businesses will be without power Monday

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Repairs to the Water Street bulkhead are almost complete, but not without a third power outage for nearby businesses. Full story...
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Officer punched in face after breaking up fight downtown

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A Wilmington police officer trying to break up a fight downtown early Sunday morning was punched in the face. Full story...
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Recession is bringing tough times to downtown businesses

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videoHere in Wilmington, the recession continues to hit downtown businesses with a one-two punch, leading some businesses owners to fear they will have to close their doors. Full story...
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Road closure Monday in downtown Wilmington

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If you will be driving through downtown Wilmington Monday, there is a road detour you should know about. Full story...
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Downtown businesses are looking forward to 2009

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videoA happy New Year is just what downtown Wilmington businesses are hoping for after crowds celebrated. After a fast start to the New Year, owners are optimistic about 2009. Full story...
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Early risers busy cleaning up downtown Wilmington

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videoUnder the cover of night, the city of Wilmington works to make sure the downtown streets look clean. With the numbers of bars and restaurants there, the central business district goes through a lot of trash. Full story...
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New plans revealed for downtown hotel

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Wednesday CN Hotels revealed plans for a new 7 story, 125-room Courtyard Marriott Hotel at the corner of Second and Grace. Full story...
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Traffic advisory for downtown Wilmington Tuesday night

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The intersection of Second and Market streets will be closed Tuesday night because of construction. Full story...
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