First for December 2, 2016

Can Wilmington be hip?

Next Tuesday, Wilmington Downtown Visions is holding a meet and greet with Mayor-Elect Mike Purzycki. It’s a chance for the incoming Mayor to connect with the city he will govern for the next four years. The Wilmington that Purzycki will walk into is different. There are new restaurants, bars and lots of apartments.
The housing and new amenities are part of a citywide effort to bring more young people to Wilmington. Here’s our First Look.

State of Play
As the end of the year approaches, State of Play looks back at Election Day to discuss the impact a Donald Trump administration will have on Delaware. Also, could the Delaware State Senate flip to a Republican majority in early 2017? We discuss the implications that would have for Governor-elect John Carney.

Delaware Today: The Specialty Grocer
The supermarket landscape in Delaware is changing. In the November issue, our content partner at Delaware Today Magazine reported on upscale and specialty grocery stores which are growing in popularity. The Newark Natural Food co-op is one of those specialty stores, which has been serving up organic and farm fresh foods long before it became a trend

Blood Needs
The Blood Bank of Delmarva is looking to keep people flowing through its donor locations to collect blood. During this time of year the call goes out for donors to come foward and make sure there is enough blood to meet the daily goals throughout Delaware, and the entire region.

First Experience: Jeffrey Todd Moore
Stained glass, watercolor painting, photography, Dagsboro artist Jeffrey Todd Moore does a little bit of everything. A draftsman by trade, he was stuck in a rut watching TV after work, but a special calendar changed all that. We visited Jeffrey’s home studio to hear his story and see his work.

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