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IN the Spirit December 20 at The Mill

Our annual IN the Spirit Holiday Party returns Friday, December 20 at The Mill, and as always, proceeds from the celebration will support local charity. We are pleased to announce this year’s beneficiaries: West End Neighborhood House and Year Up Wilmington...

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A new community coffee house and art gallery opened in Wilmington’s Little Italy last month. Milk and Honey is the latest offering in a city where we take our morning cappuccino and afternoon tea quite seriously...

Yes, Wilmington!

Include. Innovate. Advance. Those were the watchwords at the Wilmington Alliance’s “Yes, Wilmington” summit this week. Community influencers from throughout the city gathered at the Chase Center to envision the future of Wilmington … and driving that future are the people of Market. We wandered over to the event to bring back five key takeaways that you need to hear. The first four came from Scott Andes, program director for city innovation ecosystems at the National League of Cities – but don’t worry, we’ve got some tips to improve your improv game in here, too. 

The Rotary Club of Wilmington officially unveiled on Monday an installation of purpose-built outdoor musical instruments for use by adults and children in H. Fletcher Brown Park at the Brandywine River end of Market Street in Wilmington....

Wilmington Representatives Undergo Groundbreaking for Wilmington Wetlands Project

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, Delaware Governor John Carney, Senator Chris Coons, Council President Hanifa Shabazz, District Council Member Michelle Harlee and Southbridge Civic Association President Marie Reed today broke ground for the $25 million construction of the long-awaited South Wilmington Wetlands Park. The 20-acre wetlands project will create a stormwater management facility that will help to reduce flooding, restore and enhance existing wetlands, and create a new open recreational space for the Southbridge community and all citizens to enjoy.

Torbert Street Social, Torbert Street Social Bar

In some respects, Torbert Street Social doesn’t quite know what it wants to be.  It wants to be a secret, tucked in behind other restaurants in Wilmington’s Business District. But its name is its location, so it isn’t quite the mystery its website wants you to believe it is. It wants to be a dark and edgy speak-easy, but it’s got a boisterous outdoor beer garden vibe happening, too...