Feb 2, 2023

At Riverlights, Independent And Assisted Living Development On The Way

Riverlights could be getting a new residential development with senior assisted and independent living units, according to site plans posted to the city of Wilmington's project tracking website. The Luminance at Riverlights would be built on a ...

Feb 2, 2023

Rangers Minor League At Play: Will Leland Win Where Wilmington Struck Out?

Officials with the Texas Rangers are considering launching a minor league baseball team in Leland and building a new entertainment venue to accommodate the endeavor. Though Wilmington now has a large-scale entertainment venue of its own, the talks ma ...

Feb 1, 2023

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Two Years After NHRMC's Sale To Novant

Wednesday marked two years since the sale of the county-owned New Hanover Regional Medical Center to Novant Health.   On the Business Journal’s BizTalk interview, two local officials talked about how it’s gone and what’s  ...

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Posted May 25, 2022
In a recent interview between novelist Brad Meltzer and talk show host Glenn Beck, the two longtime friends discussed their shared love of history and artifacts. The conversation then shifted to something on Meltzer’s “bucket list.” He wanted to wear the original Superman cape worn and made iconic by Christopher Reeve. Beck then told Meltzer that he had a gift for him. It was the...read entire article
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Feb 1, 2023

Stone Distributor Slated To Purchase Land In County Business Park

New Hanover County could soon see the first purchase of property from its 120-acre Blue Clay Business Park.  An affiliate of stone distributor Francini Inc. is slated to purchase 6.3 acres in the park for $250,000.  County commissione ...

Feb 1, 2023

Vegan Eatery From Triangle Cruises Into Wilmington As Ghost Kitchen

The couple behind a popular vegan food truck from Durham has set up shop in Wilmington, expanding their repertoire from bar food to creative, scratch-made vegan fare.   Stairway to Veggin’ owners Angie and Matt Barrell built a following ...

Feb 1, 2023

Heart, Hard Work Credited For Success Of New Restaurant Yaki Express

The name of the newly open Yaki Express says it all. The word yaki has two meanings according to TK Van, who runs the restaurant with her brother Bear Van. It refers to food cooked over heat, like the hibachi items grilled fresh for each order, as we ...

Jan 31, 2023

Law Firm Relocates From Downtown To Autumn Hall

Law firm Cranfill Sumner LLP has relocated from its downtown office to a new location in Autumn Hall.  The new space, at 5535 Currituck Drive Suite 210, was designed to match the brand’s company colors and meet employee needs. “Th ...

Jan 31, 2023

Aiming To Possibly Revive Project Grace, Firm Seeks Business, Community Support

A Wilmington-based development firm investigating what role it might be able to play in the next iteration of Project Grace shared an update on its efforts Tuesday. Their work has included asking other businesses for support as it considers navigatin ...

Jan 30, 2023

Untappd Taps Out Of Downtown Wilmington Office Building

Tech company Untappd is vacating its headquarters in downtown Wilmington, leaving the office space up for lease. An app for beer drinkers belonging to Wilmington-born Next Glass Inc., Untappd was the sole tenant at 21 S. Front St., where the Untap ...

Jan 30, 2023

ILM To Chart Future Path In Forthcoming Report

With many projects and opportunities on the horizon for Wilmington International Airport, officials have started work on a vision plan that will help guide the airport’s actions and share its strategies with the public.   Work on the rep ...

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Chill Couple Grows Ice Cream Stores

Boombalatti’s Homemade Ice Cream became a local favorite when it first opened in The Forum on Military Cutoff Road in 1999. When Wes and Kri...

Local, State Efforts Target Service Sector

Many industries have started to recover from the roiling effect the pandemic had on the labor market, but nearly three years after the first...

Facility Owner Puts His Chips On The Table

With more than 15 years of experience in the wood chip industry, Taner Basaga has maintained key relationships with loggers in the region. “...

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