First for Friday, November 22, 2013

Eastside rising

As the city of Wilmington meets and surpasses a record for shootings, city leaders continue their efforts to change the city’s image and make the streets safer for visitors and residents. Community leaders in the city’s Eastside section are taking that effort a step further. They’ve established a blue-print for revitalizing their part of town with improvements in the housing stock, an effort to increase employment opportunities and create entrepreneurs.

First Person: Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams

Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams is our First Person. He talks about city crime, the state of the city economy and the one thing he hopes to bring to Wilmington that could generate more jobs.

Nature Jams

What do you get when you pair an ecologist with a music teacher? Nature Jams, of course. The Delaware-based band writes and performs interactive and educational music, with some deep messages. We introduce you to Nature Jams.

State of Play

State of Play discusses where the Chip Flowers saga goes from here. Also, is there a moderate republican in Delaware who can win? Will that person run for a state wide office in 2014?

First Experience: Hassinger & Clark

Artists love to take everyday objects and show us what’s possible with just a little imagination and creativity. This week, First Experience heads to the University of Delaware to see the work of two artists, Sonya Clark and Maren Hassinger. By using everyday objects, including the artists’ own hair, they make the ordinary, extraordinary.

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