May 18, 2015

The Perceptions and Realities of Crime in Wilmington

Communities that are the most effective at fighting crime and preventing the conditions that lead to crime are the communities where law enforcement doesn’t tackle the issue alone. Successful communities have multiple […]
April 29, 2015

Wilmington Ranks as 2nd Best City in U.S. to Start a Business

An analysis of 183 metropolitan areas ranks Wilmington as the second-best city in the U.S. to start a business. The report, released by San Francisco-based financial planning website NerdWallet, looked at metro […]
March 10, 2015

Why a Public-Private Partnership is Favorable for the Water Street Parking Deck Redevelopment

It’s intriguing to consider the importance that a 1.2 acre parcel of land has played in the vibrancy of downtown Wilmington over the past 50 years…and the importance it could play in […]
November 21, 2014

Forbes Ranks Wilmington in Top 5 in “America’s Smartest Cities”

Forbes magazine has rated Wilmington fifth among the country’s 380 metro areas in its latest “America’s Smartest Cities” survey. Researchers Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill looked at a region’s “brainpower” and how […]
October 1, 2014

Wilmington One of the Next “Hipster” Cities?

CultureMap Austin, a website that reports news and happenings around Austin, Texas, has predicted that Wilmington will be one of the nation’s next “hipster” cities. The recognition recognizes Wilmington’s up-and-coming status as […]
October 1, 2014

Wilmington One of the Next “Hipster” Cities?

CultureMap Austin, a website that reports news and happenings around Austin, Texas, has predicted that Wilmington will be one of the nation’s next “hipster” cities. The recognition recognizes Wilmington’s up-and-coming status as […]
September 26, 2014

Wilmington One of 20 Contenders for Best American Riverfront

Wilmington, NC is one of the nominees in USA Today’s latest 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contests. The USA Today panel has selected Wilmington as one of 20 contenders in the […]
September 19, 2014

Can the Cucalorus Film Festival be One of the Top 20 in the World?

On the upcoming occasion of its 20th anniversary, it’s a perfect time to reflect on what the Cucalorus film festival has meant to our community and how it could develop in the […]