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Expect disruptions downtown in 2022 as N. Front streetscape gets underway, previously postponed for businesses’ sake

Front Street from Chestnut to Walnut downtown Wilmington will be impacted by the N. Front Streetscape Project. (Port City Daily photo/Alexandria...

Leery council pursues contract with developers of planned apartments, wants guaranteed affordable housing

Plans are proposed to build affordable housing on the Starway Flea Market property. (Port City Daily photo/Alexandria Sands Williams)

Wilmington is backtracking on proposed rule that would have limited car washes

H2 Turbo Express Wash currently operates one location on Oleander Drive. It is looking to expand to a property on Carolina...
Buck Hardee Baseball Field legion sports complex (Port City Daily photo/Alexandria Sands)

Wilmington Sharks pitch $15,000 upgrades to ballpark rather than repay late rent

The Wilmington Sharks baseball team is requesting the opportunity to finance enhancements to Buck Hardee Field at Legion Stadium in lieu...
Current Mayor Pro-Tem Margaret Haynes is running for reelection to Wilmington City Council. (Port City Daily photo / Courtesy Margaret Haynes)

Elections 2019 Candidate interview: Margaret Haynes, running for reelection to Wilmington City Council [Free read]

WILMINGTON --- Margaret Haynes is running for one reelection to one three contested seats on Wilmington City Council. All of the council seats are...
Owners of the proposed 44-acre development, The Avenue, will host a community meeting to answer questions. (Port City Daily photo | THE CARROLL COMPANIES)

Wilmington City Council gives final approval to The Avenue development on Military Cutoff

WILMINGTON---After a year of controversy, Wilmington City Council gave The Carroll Companies the final go-ahead to build The Avenue, a 44-acre mixed-use development on...
The City of Wilmington is a partner in the private-public River Place project; recent changes to the eminent domain deals required to take over private land have resulted in at least three lawsuits. (Port City Daily photo | Benjamin Schachtman)

City Council voted for River Place land grab, now three lawsuits could cost Wilmington

  WILMINGTON—The city of Wilmington is headed to court–again–after changing the terms of an eminent domain deal that was part of the public-private River Place...
The wait is finally over; Waffle House opened its doors this morning in downtown Wilmington. (Port City Daily /CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Wilmington changed its mind on eminent domain deal. It could cost the city $350,000

WILMINGTON – The developer of the downtown building that houses the Waffle House on Front Street is apparently asking the city for $350,000 after...
Owners of the proposed 44-acre development, The Avenue, will host a community meeting to answer questions. (Port City Daily photo | THE CARROLL COMPANIES)

Upcoming vote will decide if City Council can meet privately with The Avenue developer

WILMINGTON – The controversial development known as The Avenue was withdrawn last year after traffic concerns stalled its progress through the city’s Planning Department....
Significant changes for the restaurants on the northern Riverwalk in Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo / BENJAMIN SCHACHTMAN)

Six months, no Riverwalk bathrooms: City struggles to provide ’basic answers’ to ‘basic questions’

WILMINGTON --- It has been six months since the Northern Riverfront Marina and Hotel development missed its deadline to build public bathrooms in exchange...