community feels much safer.
IT’S A BEAUTIFUL
LITTLE PATHWAY of
rainbow bricks with the
phrase “Dreams do come
true!” painted at the end.
People often come to the legacy tree
and path to spend time with their
loved ones. They say they much prefer
the Forest of DREAMS, a place filled
with so much life, to Oakdale Ceme-tery
across the street.
The whole neighborhood is
invested in the mural, and they look
after it. Every morning, the first
thing Hardy does as she wakes up is
to enjoy the mural from her window
and make sure nobody has done
anything to it.
The area has undergone a metamor-phosis
and the community feels much
safer. The grass is regularly mowed
and mulched by the city, and even the
condemned house across the street
got a makeover. What used to be a
boarded-up eyesore is now painted
to look like a lovely summer cottage
with a steaming blueberry pie in the
“They used to do drug deals by that
house,” Robertson says. “But how
can you do drug deals by the Minnie
Mouse house? So, we’ve effectively
neutralized this area.”
105 N. 6th Street, Wilmington
Geannine M. Boyette practices
in the areas of Domestic and
Criminal Law, dealing with
issues such as Child Custody
and Support, Spousal Support,
Equitable Distribution, Divorce,
DWI, criminal and traffic violations.
Geannine also devotes a fair share
of her practice to defending
individuals against the
Department of Social Services.