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Food Walking Tour with Liz Biro

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a food walking tour with Culinary Adventures with Liz Biro in November of 2012. We started the tour at the foot of Market Street in front of the Cape Fear River. Liz … Continue reading

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Old Books and Sugar on Front Street

It’s not everyday that two great businesses come together under one roof. Old Books on Front Street and the bakery, Sugar on Front Street, have created an epic partnership in Downtown Wilmington. Old Books on Front has long been a cherished … Continue reading

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Walk with Ghosts in Old Wilmington

Looking for a real scare this Halloween? Not the latex and fake gore kind of scare, but real fright that chills your spine. Take a break from the haunted house this year and visit downtown Wilmington for The Ghost Walk … Continue reading

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New Event: TRUCK-a-ROO

A new event is coming to downtown Wilmington on November 3: TRUCK-a-ROO.  Coordinated by Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI) and Pipeline Events, the event will feature six local food trucks competing for the title of ‘Best in Show.’ The line-up includes … Continue reading

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Take a Break on the Cape Fear River

Beautiful scenery, live music, good company and great drinks– what more could anyone ask for? Wilmington Water Tours offers all of these things and more, giving a new twist to spending a night in downtown Wilmington. Captain Doug Springer and … Continue reading

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World’s Deadliest Reptiles Housed in Downtown Wilmington

Have a taste for the unique and extraordinary? The Cape Fear Serpentarium, located in downtown Wilmington, is just the place to get your fix! I’ve had the privilege of seeing many fine reptile exhibits and snake collections, but the Serpentarium … Continue reading

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WDI CEO Hosts Group of Downtown Directors

This year’s North Carolina Downtown Development Association (NCDDA) Large Cities Forum was held in downtown Wilmington and hosted by WDI President and CEO, John Hinnant. Downtown development representatives from Greensboro, Winston Salem, Greenville, Durham, Burlington, Cary, Chapel Hill, Fayetteville, and … Continue reading

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