Monthly Archives: February 2013

Letter from the Editor

As the sun beams down to warm our upturned cheeks, our souls begin to stretch and move in the reprieve from winter. It’s as if recess has begun in our adult hearts—spring means the return of flowers, butterflies, and more

The Marsh Landing

Enveloped by live oaks, cradled by camellias, and sung to sleep by the marsh. This is the life of the house at 766 Skipjack Circle, which backs up to the banks of Cottage Creek in Southport. It is a home

Consolidating your retirement accounts

The average U.S. worker will hold up to 11 jobs between the ages of 18 and 44, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some of those past jobs probably came with a 401(k) or an IRA account as a


Spring is a time of renewal and new beginnings as the warmth of the sun and the scent of warm weather is in the air. Perhaps your New Year’s resolutions are in need of some renewal? Or, maybe you never

Springtime Brews

Celebrate the arrival of spring with some special brews from Germany and the United States. Traditional German spring beers are dark lagers called Bock beers. The maibock style tends to be lighter in color with more citrus aromas and hoppy

Southport’s Chef

“As you may know, I come from a restaurant family,” Executive Chef Stephen Phipps says as we sit down at the bar of Mr. P’s Bistro. A large part of the eatery’s fame is due to the Phippses’ family history,

Southern Nights

Entertainment abounds this month as two shows will open across the area—one a comedic and dramatic theatrical depiction of the lives of five Southern women, and the other a musical revue of country and gospel classic tunes. “The Dixie Swim

Living Shorelines

Living on the North Carolina coast has its many perks, like oceanfront properties and mild winters, but what would a seaside community be without a healthy oyster reef? Oysters help enhance water clarity while providing a habitat for a host

Our Neighborhood Market

What: Coastal Consumer Showcase When: Thursday, March 7th 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: St. James Community Center 4140-A Southport-Supply Rd., St. James Cost: Free Info: (910) 457-6964 If you haven’t heard about some of the brand-new businesses in

Underneath the Civil War:

What: Brunswick Civil War Round Table Meeting When: Tuesday, March 5th 6:30 p.m. Where: Southport Trinity UMC 209 E. Nash St., Southport Cost: $5 guest admission Info: (910) 253-7382 North Carolina’s Role in the Civil War was based on

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