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  1. Piccolina Toscana Restaurant - Wilmington, DE | OpenTable › r › piccolina-toscana-wilmington

    5 days ago · Toscana is the exclusive caterer for the beautiful event facilities at Hagley Museum, The Delaware Art Museum, The Delaware Museum of Natural History and the Delaware Center for Horticulture. Toscana Catering is one of the most decorated and recognized caterers in the area.

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    • 1412 N Dupont St Wilmington, DE 19806
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  2. Wilmington, Delaware Facts for Kids › Wilmington,_Delaware
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    According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.0 square miles (44 km2). Of that, 10.9 square miles (28 km2) is land and 6.2 square miles (16 km2) is water. The total area is 36.25% water. The city sits at the confluence of the Christina River and the Delaware River, about 33 miles (53 km) southwest of Philadelphia. Wilmington Train Station, one of the southernmost stops on Philadelphia's SEPTA rail transportation system, is also served by Northeast Corridor Amtrak passenger trains. Wilmington is served by I-95 and I-495 within city limits. In addition, the twin-span Delaware Memorial Bridge, a few miles south of the city, provides direct highway access between Delaware and New Jersey, carrying the I-295 eastern bypass route around Wilmington and Philadelphia, as well as US 40, which continues eastward to Atlantic City, New Jersey. These transportation links and geographic proximity give Wilmington some of the characteristics of a satellite city to Phil...

    As of the census of 2010, there were 70,851 people, 28,615 households, and 15,398 families residing in the city. The population density was 6,497.6 per square mile (2,508.8/km²). There were 32,820 housing units at an average density of 3,009.9 per square mile (1,162.1/km²) and with an occupancy rate of 87.2%. The racial makeup of the city was 58.0% African American, 32.6% White, 0.4% Native American, 1.0% Asian, <0.1% Pacific Islander, 5.4% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. 12.4% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Non-Hispanic Whites were 27.9% of the population in 2010, compared to 40.5% in 1990. As of the census of 2000, the largest ancestries included: Irish (8.7%), Italian (5.7%), German (5.2%), English (4.4%), and Polish(3.6%). There were 28,615 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 23.5% were married couples living together, 24.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male ho...

    Wilmington has many museums, galleries, and gardens to enjoy (see Points of Interest below), as well as many ethnic festivals and other events throughout the year. Notable among its museums is the Delaware Art Museum whose collection focuses on American art and illustration from the 19th to the 21st century, and on the English Pre-Raphaelite movement of the mid-19th century.

    In the 1990s, the city launched a campaign to revitalize the former shipyard area known as the Wilmington Riverfront. Delaware Theatre Company was at the forefront of this movement, opening its current space on Water Street in 1985. The efforts were bolstered early by The Big Kahuna also known as Kahunaville (a restaurant, bar and arcade which has also since closed and been rebuilt in 2010 as the Delaware Children's Museum) and the Wilmington Blue Rocks minor league baseball stadium. The Wilmington Rowing Center boathouse is located along the Christina River on the Riverfront. Development continues as the Wilmington Riverfront tries to establish its cultural, economical, and residential importance. Recent high-rise luxury apartment buildings along the Christina River have been cited as evidence of the Riverfront's continued revival. On June 7, 2006, the groundbreaking of Justison Landing signaled the beginning of Wilmington's largest residential project since Bancroft Park was built...

    Wilmington is served by the Joseph R. Biden Jr. Wilmington Rail Station, with frequent service between Boston, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C., via Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. SEPTA Regional Rail provides frequent additional local commuter rail service to Philadelphiaalong the Wilmington/Newark Line. Amtrak has a major maintenance shop and yard in northeast Wilmington that maintains and rebuilds the agency's Northeast Corridor electric locomotive fleet. The Amtrak Training Facility is also located in Wilmington, as well as Amtrak's Consolidated National Operations Center (CNOC). Two freight railroads, CSX and Norfolk Southern, also serve Wilmington. Each has a major freight-yard in the area; CSX operates the Wilsmere Yard to the west of the city and Norfolk Southern operates the Edgemoor Yard to the northeast of the city. DART First State (Delaware Authority for Regional Transit) operates public bus service with approximately 40 bus lines serving the city and the surrounding su...


    The Wilmington Blue Rocks, a Minor League Baseballteam in the Northern Division of the Carolina League, plays at Daniel S. Frawley Stadium. The stadium is also the home of the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. Since their founding in 2015, the USA Rugby League expansion club Delaware Black Foxes have been based in the city at Eden Park Stadium. In 2013, Bearfight FC of Wilmington was founded as the only United States Adult Soccer Association hailing from Delaware, qualifying them as th...

    Outdoor recreation

    The Wilmington State Parks are a group of four parks in Wilmington operated by the Delaware State Park system. The four parks are Brandywine Park, including the Brandywine Zoo and Baynard Stadium, Alapocas Woods Natural Area, H. Fletcher Brown Park and Rockford Park. Admission to the parks is free, but a fee is charged for admittance to the zoo. The parks, within minutes of each other, are open year-round from sunrise to sunset. The zoo is open daily from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm, May through N...

    Running events

    The Delaware Distance Classic is a 15K road race held in October by the Pike Creek Valley Running Club (PCVRC). The course has rotated every few years based on sponsorship and is currently located in nearby Delaware City. The event began in 1983 as a fundraiser for the PCVRC, and the Mike Clark Legacy Foundation has been the beneficiary for the last few years. The Caesar Rodney Half Marathon is a 21.0975-kilometre (13.1094 mi) road race held annually since 1964 on the second Sunday in March....

    See also: National Register of Historic Places listings in Wilmington, Delaware
    Brandywine Zoo
    Delaware Art Museum
    Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
    Delaware Center for Horticulture
    Delaware Children's Museum
    Olevano sul Tusciano, Salerno, Campania, Italy
    Osogbo, Nigeria
    Wilmington Public Library on Rodney Square.
    WSFS Bank's headquarters in downtown Wilmington
    WPD van at Rodney Square
  3. List of museums in Delaware - Wikipedia › wiki › List_of_museums_in_Delaware

    Mar 01, 2021 · Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts: Wilmington New Castle Art: Presents nearly 30 exhibitions annually of regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized contemporary artists Delaware Center for Horticulture: Greenville: New Castle Natural history: Community horticulture resource organization with public gardens, library and art ...

  4. Hagley Museum: American Industry and Invention - Side of Culture › 2021/03/05 › hagley-museum

    3 days ago · On the banks of Delaware’s Brandywine River, the Hagley Museum & Library has so many different features that it appeals to visitors of all ages and interests. From a real covered wagon to a chance to see how gunpowder is made – and hear the big bang when it explodes – Hagley Museum will appeal to kids.

  5. List of Olmsted works - Wikipedia › wiki › List_of_Olmsted_works

    3 days ago · Wilmington: Delaware: 1886 Buffalo, New York parks system ... After the retirement of Frederick Law Olmsted Sr in 1895, ... Elm Bank Horticulture Center, Wellesley, ...

  6. Pitt, Heinz History Center among organizations getting state ... › now › pitt-heinz-history-center

    4 days ago · The Senator John Heinz History Center will get $4,910 to preserve important documents in its collection. ... —Pennsylvania Horticulture Society: $5,000 ... Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware ...

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