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Downtown Wilmington

ONLY ON 3: DA asks council for grant to keep staffer 'vital' to downtown safety

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video As the City of Wilmington works to make downtown safer, the prosecutor's office is on the verge of losing a position that District Attorney Ben David says could ruin the positive momentum. The DA wants Wilmington City Council to step up and help him ensure the safety of everyone who comes downtown. Full story...
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New wine bistro headed to Downtown Wilmington

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video Downtown Wilmington will soon be getting a new restaurant. Perkeo is moving into the space that once was home to Deluxe. Full story...
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'Eastbound & Down' shoots at two downtown locations

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videoCrews from HBO's "Eastbound & Down" filmed at Manna on Princess Street in Downtown Wilmington today. The show also filmed today what looked like a Christmas scene at the Wilmington Convention Center. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington turns first profit on parking in five years

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videoThe City of Wilmington says it's finally making money on parking. The city says its parking program turned a profit for the first time in five years. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington's largest live music venue now open

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video A new music venue opens at an address that was a trouble spot downtown. Ziggy's by the Sea has only been open for a few weeks, but they hope to bring more music lovers downtown. Full story...
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Commission approves new food truck rules

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video City planners have finalized a deal that would give food truck vendors more freedom to operate in the Port City. After much debate Wilmington city planners voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend the approval of new food truck rules. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington celebrates Independence Day

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video Thousands of people took to the streets of downtown Wilmington to celebrate Independence Day. Food, music, fun and of course fireworks made up the 17th Annual Battleship Blast. Full story...
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Everything you need to know for Downtown Wilmington fireworks

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videoPlanning on heading downtown for the 4th of July? Here is all the information you need to help you enjoy the fireworks Thursday starting at 9:05 p.m. Full story...
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Truck-a-Roo features six food trucks in Wilmington

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Go get a taste of different food from six food trucks in downtown Wilmington June 29 at the second Truck-a-Roo.video Full story...
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FRIDAY: Downtown Sundown presents 'The Breakfast Club'

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Join us Friday for the FREE Downtown Sundown Concert Series. "The Breakfast Club," America's Favorite '80s Tribute Band, will headline from 8 to 10 p.m. Full story...
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Soapbox Laundro-Lounge and Nutt Street Comedy Room closing

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videoThe Soapbox Laundro-Lounge and Nutt Street Comedy Room is closing its doors for business July 28. Full story...
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Business owners: Parking, weather, construction slowing sales downtown

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videoTourist season usually ushers in a new crowd of out-of-towners looking to spend a few bucks in downtown wilmington. But business owners say profits are down. Full story...
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Food trucks fight for rights in downtown Wilmington

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videoFood trucks and the city of Wilmington could soon work together like burgers and fries. Food truck owners are pushing for regulation changes that would make it easier to consistently serve their tasty treats in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington's urban renewal highlighted in Jane Jacobs Walk

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videoWilmington Downtown Inc (WDI) hosted a tour called 'The Jane Jacobs Walk' through parts of Downtown Wilmington this weekend. The walk celebrated the life and legacy of Jane Jacobs, one of the world's most recognized thought leaders on city planning and city building. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Failing downtown bulkhead means 2014 riverfront closure

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video It's one of the best known and most visited sites in historic downtown Wilmington. But some recent events have left engineers with a sinking feeling when it comes to the bulkhead under the Riverwalk. Full story...
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