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Courtesy of the City of Wilmington

Wilmington City officials dedicated a state historical marker Tuesday for the Bell Funeral Home on the city’s East Side.


Courtesy of Alim Smith

 

Local artist Alim Smith has gained national attention for his surrealist takes on viral memes and pop culture icons.

And in this edition of Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talked to the Wilmington native about his newest project— creating what he calls “urban mythology.”

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Officials broke ground Monday on the new transit hub planned near the Wilmington train station.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The Wilmington Renaissance Corporation is working to make West Center City greener.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood could see a transformation of its housing stock—and education and community resources.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington City Council has passed an ordinance that aims to limit children’s consumption of sugary beverages.


The City of Wilmington has launched a PR campaign to change public perceptions of the city.  


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

DART is putting in new bus shelters or replacing old ones on several streets in Wilmington.


From 302GunsDown facebook

Delaware’s celebration of Peace Week continues through this weekend.

302GunsDown is the primary sponsor of the “Bringing It Back to Peace” celebration in Wilmington Saturday.

Jea Street Jr. is with 302GunsDown, and calls the event Peace Week’s “grand finale.”

“The overall feeling that we want people to walk away with is the feeling of encouragement and love,” said Street. “We really do try to use culture as a weapon to fight against all of these ills we’re seeing in society. We use music to heal.”

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Legislation that would reform Wilmington’s ethics code is now before City Council.


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