Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Wake N Bake Donuts

When was the last time you visited a locally-owned restaurant that didn’t offer some regionally-sourced ingredient?  Some would say the farm-to-table phenomenon is a full-blown element of the North Carolina restaurant landscape – along with the explosion of craft beer, cocktails, and boutique donuts.  Wilmington boasts a foodie scene – in spite of serious challenges facing new restaurateurs. 

Isabelle Shepherd, WHQR News

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal and WILMA women’s magazine are now owned by Rob Kaiser, but it was a local businesswoman—Joy Allen—who founded both publications.  Over a decade after WILMA’s launch, Allen still thinks it’s important to recognize the achievements of local women.   

It could be the second half of 2013 before the commercial real estate market shows signs of recovery – according to national experts.   And any comeback would have to follow an upswing in the residential sector.

The BizTech annual conference and expo is in Wilmington tomorrow.