Black History Month Chronicles Wilmington’s Past

Black History Month is celebrated in February but, you can always learn more about these important and essential stories of Wilmington’s Black Community year-round. Here are just a few of these stories. The 1898 Memorial Park One of Wilmington’s most prominent memorials is the 1898 Memorial Park, located at 1081 North Third Street. The memorialContinue reading “Black History Month Chronicles Wilmington’s Past”

Going Green To Save Some Green: Council Chambers Transitions To LED Lighting.

For some time now, City officials have considered more sustainable options to replace dozens of old, inefficient incandescent light bulbs that were in Council Chambers. Anywhere from two to four of the bulbs would burn out each month, according to Facilities Specialist Mark Stuart. On top of frequently replacing the bulbs, Stuart said the bulbsContinue reading “Going Green To Save Some Green: Council Chambers Transitions To LED Lighting.”

Pedestrian Improvements Are Coming To Oleander Drive

A busy night for City Council who was joined by members of the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra and international students from UNCW during the Tuesday, Feb. 15 meeting. Council heard a presentation by the Wilmington Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee from WMPO Deputy Director Abby Lorenzo. A big part of that presentation was explaining updates to howContinue reading “Pedestrian Improvements Are Coming To Oleander Drive”