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The view of Wilmington Riverfest from the balcony of Front Street Brewery on Saturday, Oct. 7. Thousands of Wilmington residents gathered for the annual festival, which highlights local artists and businesses in a community setting.

Gallery: Wilmington Riverfest 2017

The Seahawk Staff October 7, 2017
Thousands of Wilmington residents gathered for the annual festival celebrating local artists and musical acts in the city's historic downtown district.

But first, coffee: five Wilmington coffee shops to satisfy your caffeine cravings

Rachel Logan, Copy Editor September 29, 2017

When discussing coffee shops, Starbucks is always quick to come to mind. Starbucks is probably the most well-known of all coffee shops in the United States, and with over twenty thousand locations worldwide,...

The “Hurricane Harveys” of Wilmington’s past

Jasmine Hughes, Contributing Writer September 6, 2017

The news of Harvey’s destruction in Texas is devastating, but over the course of Wilmington’s centuries of existence, the city is no stranger to the devastation experienced by those in Houston. Due...

Hibachi Bistro, photographed above, is one of the places listed as a great stop for hungry students.

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: Wilmington’s best eats as told by UNCW students

Kyle Kissinger, Assistant Lifestyles Editor August 17, 2017

Whether you are an incoming freshman, transfer student, or have already spent some time in the Wilmington area and simply looking for a new favorite place to eat -- look no further! The following list...

The Throne Theater in downtown Wilmington used to be another music venue known as Ziggy's by the Sea.

MUSIC TODAY: UNCW graduate leading makeover at historic downtown theater

Calvin Shomaker, Copy Editor April 6, 2017

When McKenzie Bass graduated from UNC Wilmington last May with a degree in communications studies, she was like most UNCW graduates entering the job market - a little uneasy and not wanting to leave the...

MUSIC TODAY: Five best festivals coming to the Southeast

Calvin Shomaker | @cshomaker12, Copy Editor March 30, 2017

Get ready to juke, jive and boogie in the hot sun, because summertime is on its way. For most college students, summer means vacation, freedom, concerts, road trips and much-needed stress relief. So,...

REVIEW: Blue Footed Boobies headline Reggie’s Two-Piece Festival

Wilmington-based band Blue Footed Boobies capped off the Two-Piece Fest at Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern on Jan. 27, 2017 with a deafening resonance. Blue Footed Boobies did not walk on stage until after...

Sitting down with Modern Legend

Sitting down with Modern Legend

Small business owner and Wilmington local Catherine Hawksworth sat down with The Seahawk to discuss her small business after being open for a short but successful four months. How did you start Modern...

Esmé Patterson comes to Wilmington’s Throne Theater

This Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, Esmé Patterson, former vocalist of indie folk band Paper Bird, will perform in downtown Wilmington at The Throne Theater. Patterson will be performing before country-rock band...

Action 1: Women's March on Wilmington huddles for first action

Action 1: Women’s March on Wilmington huddles for first action

Miriam Himes | Managing Editor February 3, 2017

Last night, the Women’s March on Wilmington political and social group met at Satellite Bar and Lounge to complete the first action in their campaign, “10 Actions/100 Days.”The campaign was organized...

Keith Maitland’s documentary “Tower” showcased at the 22nd Cucalorus Film Festival

This past November at the 22nd Cucalorus Film Festival one of the films I had the pleasure of seeing was Keith Maitland’s documentary “Tower.” The film is about the first American mass shooting...

Old Books on Front Street hosts authors of new books

Old Books on Front Street hosts authors of new books

Maddie Driggers February 2, 2017

Intertwined storylines and the meaning of home and family are just a few of the themes two authors shared from their new novels this past Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at a book reading in downtown Wilmington....

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