Children’s Rally calls for safety in Wilmington


Mayor of Wilmington Mike Purzycki, Director of Parks and Recreation Kevin Kelley, Sr. and Council Member At-Large Ciro Adams participate in the fifth annual Wilmington Peacekeepers children’s Peace Rally Saturday, July 08, 2017, at Tilton Park in Wilmington.

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2017 CLIFFORD BROWN JAZZ FESTIVAL


Gerald Chavis and the Clifford Brown Tribute Band, Alicia Olatuja, Theo Croker, Karen Rodriguez, Danilo Perez Trio, Grammy award winner Arturo O’Farrill/African-Cuban Jazz Ensemble, Brooklyn’s High and Mighty Brass Band, Frédéric Yonnet, MARSHA AMBROSIUS, Gerald Chavis and the Wilmington Youth Jazz Band, Rob Zinn, Sumi Tonooka, Somi and Regina Carter headlined the 29th edition of the DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, which ran from June 21–24 in Rodney Square in downtown Wilmington, Delaware.

Marsha Ambrosius performs during day three of the 29th Annual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival Friday, June 23, 2017, at Rodney Square in Wilmington Delaware.

Marsha Ambrosius performs during day three of the 29th Annual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival Friday, June 23, 2017, at Rodney Square in Wilmington Delaware. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

The fest showcased the global musical inventions and dimensions of musicians from three continents —from the French harmonica player Frédéric Yonnet to the New Orleans/Brooklyn-based High and Mighty Brass Band—in a free and fun setting.

The Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is a free jazz music festival held annually in June at Rodney Square in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. The first festival was held in 1989 on the open lawn in the center of the city, and has grown into the largest free jazz festival on the East Coast.

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President Obama Delivers Remarks at Port of Wilmington


President Barack Obama spent a few hours in Delaware on Thursday, stopping by Charcoal Pit on Concord Pike before heading to the Port of Wilmington to launch an  infrastructure initiative.

 

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

 

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama greets the public at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

 

President Barack Obama walks pass members of the press prior to delivering remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.   President Barack Obama visited the site of the damaged I-495 bridge in Wilmington to press the importance of investing in transportation infrastructure. Emergency repairs are currently underway to level a leaning stretch of the Christina River bridge, which has been shut down since June 2.

President Barack Obama walks pass members of the press prior to delivering remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama (RIGHT), hugs construction worker Jeremy West prior to delivering remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama signs his new infrastructure initiative at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

The Joys Of Writing


Underground Poet A. F. Hughes describes why she love writing poetry.

Film and edited By Saquan Stimpson
http://www.monsterphotoiso.com

Former President Bill Clinton visits Wilmington Delaware


Keynote Speaker Former President Bill Clinton addresses the audience at Senator Coons Third annual Opportunity Africa conference Monday, Mar 10, 2014 at Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington Delaware

Keynote Speaker Former President Bill Clinton addresses the audience at Senator Coons Third annual Opportunity Africa conference Monday, Mar 10, 2014 at Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington Delaware

87ers honor The Undefeated 1973 Howard Wildcats at halftime.


87ers honor The Undefeated 1973 Howard Wildcats at halftime.

Members of the undefeated 1973 Howard Wildcats basketball team leave the floor after being recognized for their accomplishments during half time of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Springfield Armor (Nets) Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE.

The 73 Wildcats went 24-0 becoming the first boys basketball team in the state-tournament era to finish undefeated.

Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults


For 30 years Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults (LVSA) has provided free tutoring services for all Delawareans who want to learn how to read and write, or learn basic English language skills. Hundreds of people from all walks of life volunteer as tutors to ensure that everyone, regardless of his or her financial situation, can learn.

Want to help by making a tax deductible donation?
http://www.litvolunteers.org/Pages/YouCanhelp.aspx

Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults:
http://www.litvolunteers.org

Delaware Community Foundation:
http://www.delcf.org

Filmed & Edited By Saquan Stimpson
http://www.monsterphotoiso.com

Business 2013 – May 21 – Latin Fusion Ribbon cutting ceremony In Wilmington Del


Latin Fusion Ribbon cutting ceremony

Latin Fusion owner and operated Rebecca Rodriguez along with her son Nelson Rodriguez and daughter Kayla Rodriguez cut a ribbon to symbolize the official opening of the brand-new Latin Fusion restaurant Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Wilmington Del.
Also seen from left to right is First State Community Lending Officer Jessica Gibson, Deepa Singh of West Side Grows, Dir. of media for the city of Wilmington Alexandra Coppadge, Alan Levin, Director, Delaware Office of Economic Development, Theo Gregory, Chairman, Wilmington City Council and Council Person at Large; Robert A. Williams, 7th District.

Latin Fusion restaurant

State, local officials and guest dine at the grand opening of the New Latin Fusion restaurant on North Union Street Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Wilmington Del.

Latin Fusion

Latin Fusion owner and operated Rebecca Rodriguez and her staff Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Wilmington Del.

Latin Fusion will feature a mixture of Latin foods that include dishes from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Colombia and Peru. The restaurant features an 80 person dining room and a 30 person lounge, with private function space. It is expected to create 12 jobs. Ms. Rodriguez will manage the restaurant and staff that includes an executive chef, two sous-chefs/line cooks, two kitchen employees, four waitresses and two bartenders.

Latin Fusion is owned and operated by Rebecca Rodriguez of New Castle.

The restaurant is located at 837 North Union Street in Wilmington

Cyclist in Black & White


Cyclist in Black & White

Cyclists ride through the streets of Wilmington in high contrast