WCL Wilmington Awards & Honors

The News Journal “Best of Delaware” Awards
Best Music Venue (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Best Theater (2015)
Best Live Arts Venue (2013)
Eclectic Music Award (2011)

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Tri State Indie Music Awards
Best New Music Venue (2011)

Philadelphia Magazine “Best of Philly”
Best New Music Venue (2011)


North DelaWHERE Happening List
Live Music Venue Finalist (2015, 2016)
Live Music Venue Winner (2014)

WSTW Hometown Heroes’ Homey Awards
Best Music Venue Winner (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Open Table
Diners’ Choice Award (2012)
Given for the Top 100 Late Night Dining Restaurants in the U.S.

Delaware Contractors Association
Construction Excellence Award- Given for Major Historical Preservation and Restoration (2011)

Spark Magazine
“#1 Moment of 2011” Award

Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
“Achievement Award” (2012)

Access Wilmington Committee Award

Distinguished Service in the Area of Accessibility
for the Citizens of Wilmington with Disabilities and their Families (2011)

LEADERSHIP Philadelphia

“76 Creative Connectors” – Hal Real (2011)

World Cafe Live at The Queen opens in 2011

World Cafe live at The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware celebrated its grand opening on April 1, 2011.

“Market Street: Music, Menus and More” Out & About Magazine

“World Cafe Live founder Hal Real Brings World Cafe Live at the Queen to Wilmington”
Delaware Today

“A Once-Empty Theater Has Leading Role in Wilmington” New York Times

“Queen Theater brings new era of live music to Wilmington” Newark Post

“World Cafe Live sees if it’s fit for a Queen” Philadelphia Inquirer

“Rehabilitation of Wilmington’s Queen has been worth the wait” Delaware Online