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Living In Wilmington

Aubrey Plaza on The Late Show w Stephen Colbert - Community Calendar

It doesn’t take much for a mention of our state to make the viral rounds in our city’s social circle. A mere hint of the name “Joe Biden” and Twitter and Facebook feeds of everyone from  INfluencers to your great aunt go wild with extreme opinions from the widest of angles. Back when the film Fight Club revealed in its dialog its Delaware setting, we all went kinda crazy just hearing our city’s name, even without the aid of social media. Our small size and low population usually keeps us off the map of public interest and that, combined with an obvious identity crisis likely rooted in our proximal Mason-Dixon heritage and an agrarian/corporate economy, has led to a mix of prideful sharing and staunch defense from natives when there is mention of our home...

A member of Downtown Visions' Clean & Safe crew

If you live, work or play in Downtown Wilmington, you’ve seen them: the Downtown Ambassadors. They’re the ones wearing the bright gold polos (or jackets depending on the time of the year) and affable smiles. Yet even while they’ve been a fixture on the streets of downtown’s business district for some two decades now, many might still be wondering who they are and what services are they providing to the downtown landscape?

 

Spaceboy Celebrates 10 Years IN Wilmington

It’s a classic story: two artists get together, discuss their dreams, open a retail shop, and successfully grow into bigger and bigger spaces, frequently expanding their art offerings, and live happily ever after. No, wait, that’s not the way it usually works for artists. But most artists aren’t longtime friends David Sanchez and Noah Merenda, founders of Spaceboy Clothing...

Sneaker City

Ken Min’s Sneaker City is a city the way Wilmington is a city. It’s small, but it takes advantage of its size. It’s got history, but it’s ready to pivot as circumstances change. It’s global in spirit, but it knows everyone’s name. Ken’s a constant presence in the store, the only way to keep the finger on the pulse of Wilmington’s feet. But he’s not the first Min who decided that Market needed a better shoe store…

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