Wilmington Weekly Update - October 24, 2012
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Featured Home for Sale
216 Borden Ave, Brookwood
Check out this Cameron Team listing!
This 1940's bungalow has and delivers all the charm and character you'd expect from the 40's.Hardwood floors, glass doorknobs, built-ins, and archways. This 1700-1800 sq.ft., 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has a welcoming front porch, family room, den, formal dining room, and office or sunroom. The large deck and yard are ideal for entertaining and you'll fall in love with the friendly neighborhood of Brookwood. Convenient to downtown Wilmington, shopping, dining, and Wrightsville Beach. All you need to do is call the mover!
Visit the listing page for a full description and more pictures – 216 Borden Avenue.
In Case You Missed It
The trailers for locally filmed movies Iron Man 3 and Safe Haven have been released. You can see IM3 here and Safe Haven here. In the IM3 trailer, you can see the people that were filmed over the Cape Fear River and the Safe Haven trailer shows the building that was burned down, so keep your eyes peeled.
New Hanover County early voting sites are reporting that voters are coming in a steady stream comparable to the 2008 elections. However, early voting sites in Pender County and Brunswick County are reporting an increase in voters from the 2008 elections. The N.C. State Board of Elections is reporting an overall 30% increase across the state. Learn more at the StarNews.
Last fall, the N.C. Department of Transportation purchased Pages Creek Marine on Market Street as one of the first land purchases for the Military Cutoff Road extension. Boat owners have been notified they have until the end of the month to remove their boats. Work doesn’t start until 2017 and affected home owners won’t receive notice until 2014.
This past August, WECT meteorologist Colin Hackman helped save a man’s life while in Pittsburgh visiting family. Hackman had just finished running the Brookline Breeze 5K when he noticed Tim Keefer lying on the ground unresponsive. He administered CPR and was soon joined by EMTs. Together, they were able to bring Keefer back to life. October 19, Hackman was presented with an award from the Wilmington Fire Department. Read the full story.
If you missed Freaker USA’s Zach Crain on Shark Tank last Friday, read how it went here.
The Cape Fear Fair & Expo starts tomorrow, Thursday, October 25th and runs through Saturday, November 3rd, at the Wilmington International Airport. There will be rides, games, balloon sculptures, food, live music, a magician, a pig derby, a dance competition, and more! Check out their web site for a full list of events.
The Cameron Art Museum has announced that it will be this year’s location for the annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center. Twenty-five elaborately decorated trees will be displayed in the museum’s reception from November 24th through December 2nd. Learn more here.
If you’re still looking for Halloween activities, the StarNews has a nice list to choose from. Check it out on The WAE blog.
Melanie Cameron, Broker 910.233.2840
Susan Harkins, Buyer Specialist, 910.431.2362
Meghan Riley, Client Care Specialist, 910.202.2547
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