Downtown Restaurant Gets New West Coast Owners

Wilmington Biz Journal 9/7/22 Rumcow Restaurant now has new owners. The downtown restaurant, at 121 Grace St., opened in 2018.  The restaurant’s founder, Joseph Sena, opted to sell the business in order to have more time with his family. Sena also founded and sold two other Grace Street businesses: Taco Baby and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.…

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Small Towns, Big Flavor: Yelp Names 2022 Foodie Cities

Brenae Leary June 29, 2022 Full YELP article Looking for inspiration for your next summer travel getaway? We’ve compiled a list of the top trending destinations for foodies across the United States. This year, Asheville, NC and the Hawaiian Islands top the list alongside cities like Charleston, SC, which is home to Michelin-starred and James…

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Raleigh Brewyard To Open Location In Soda Pop District

Raleigh-based Bowstring Brewyard will open a new brewpub in Wilmington in the Soda Pop District.  The founders of Bowstring Brewyard operate out of a historic renovated building in Raleigh and plan to do a similar upfit to the building at 1002 Princess St. A major renovation on the block is being orchestrated by Parastream Development,…

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New Owners Announced For South Front Street Restaurant

Wilmington Biz Journal 5/23/22 A longtime downtown Wilmington restaurant has new owners, according to an announcement Monday. Rachel and Jason McGhinnis recently purchased Little Dipper Fondue, 138 South Front St., from co-founders Pete and Kristen Gruodis, who have operated the downtown eatery since 2005. The Groudises decided to sell the business because they wanted to spend…

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Another deal brokered by MoMentum Brothers!

The MoMentum brothers and son’s of owner Terry Espy have collaborated together to bring a cool new cocktail lounge to downtown Wilmington’s Cotton Exchange. Listing agent on the deal representing the Cotton Exchange  Kennan Espy, and his brother Drew Espy who first met the Browns at a music concert knew this was the perfect “Vibe”!…

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Firehouse with Soul! The renovation of Castle Street’s firehouse

MARCH 1, 2022 By: BETH A. KLAHRE, Photography by: MADELINE GRAY WILMA Magazine The historical building’s story continues to be updated through renovations and starring roles. TERRY ESPY, commercial real estate broker and president of MoMentum Companies in Wilmington is a passionate hands-on advocate for the revitalization of Wilmington’s downtown districts.  “Early in my life I…

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Could South Third Street be getting more traffic lights?

Emma Dill Wilmington StarNews Star News link Some living in Wilmington’s historic district want more traffic lights added along South Third Street, one of the city’s main downtown thoroughfares. An online petition asks the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Wilmington City Council to consider installing traffic lights at South Third Street intersections between Castle and Market streets to limit property damage and…

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The George On The Riverwalk Under New Ownership

The George on the Riverwalk is under new ownership. (Courtesy of The George on the Riverwalk)   BY SCOTT NUNN, POSTED JAN 26, 2022 When George Coffin decided it was time to sell his namesake restaurant at 128 Water St., it wasn’t because business was bad. Even in the shadow of the pandemic, 2021 was…

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Sneak Peek into Castle Streets newest endeavor!

Join us for a sneak peek at the Castle Street Kitchen! All of downtown Wilmington and especially the Castle Street District are eagerly awaiting the big opening!!

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