celebrate 10 years with the port city music festival this week

June 5, 2018

Celebrating 10 years in the community, the 10th Annual Port City Music Festival takes place this week in various locations around Wilmington. The festival is a free, week-long classical concert series that is committed to the highest quality of performance and making the experience of great music accessible to all. A tax-deductible non-profit organization, Port City Music Festival is a program of CAMERATA PHILADELPHIA INC. CAMERATA is the ensemble-in-residence at… [Read More…]

memorial day at wilmington national cemetery

May 29, 2018

                      The Annual Memorial Day Program at Wilmington National Cemetery went on as scheduled Monday morning despite heavy rains in the area. The New Hanover County Veterans Council organizes the annual service. This council is made up of a loose confederation of local veteran organizations, their auxiliaries, and other patriotic organizations, which act together in matters of mutual interest and… [Read More…]

words on bathroom walls brings film back to ilm

May 21, 2018

Bringing the film industry back into Wilmington, Words on Bathroom Walls will be the first production to film in the area for 2018 and the first major film to shoot in ILM in nearly four years. The film is eligible to receive more than $2 million from the state’s film grant program and just began filming this past week in downtown Wilmington. Based on the young adult novel by Julia… [Read More…]

stop by the 26th annual greek festival this weekend!

May 19, 2018

Taking place all weekend, the annual Greekfest at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church draws thousands of visitors each year. This three day festival is located in the heart of Wilmington and features Greek food, cooking demonstrations, music, dancing, a market place and much more! This year marks the 26th annual festival and it is sure to live up to it’s reputation of being one of the best food and cultural festivals… [Read More…]

battleship north carolina completes walkway

May 8, 2018

One of North Carolina’s most popular attractions, the USS Battleship North Carolina, has just completed a two-year long, $17 million renovation, which includes a new cofferdam and half-mile long walkway around the ship. Dedicating the new walkway to U.S. Veterans, the ship held an invitation-only ceremony on Thursday, April 26th. Since coming to her berth in 1961, the ship has had over 50 years of wind and water at the… [Read More…]