Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tip Toe Through the Tables

On Thursday, May 9th, the St. James Service Club will host its annual Tip Toe through the Tables soiree. This event will be held as an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. James Community Center

What a Catch!

When standing at sea level, his eyes just around six-feet from the ground, registered architect Rich Bandera knew this plot of land was special. Though he didn’t have a birds-eye-view, the lot was perfectly situated to capture one of the

Making the Mark

If you’ve been turned down for credit; made poor financial decisions in the past; or plan to apply for a mortgage, an auto loan or a credit card; you might consider taking action to help improve your credit score. Your

Say No to Sugar

Sugar in the American diet has been the subject of much discussion and controversy recently, as a record one out of three American adults is now at risk for development of Diabetes Mellitus Type II—an American epidemic! Although Diabetes Mellitus

Summertime Cocktails

Perhaps nothing salutes the arrival of summer in our area better than relaxing with an ice-cold beverage and a stunning view. Cap it off by indulging in a decadent meal or a bit of light, sea-born fare, and we’ve got

Sugar-free Season

I don’t know about you, dear reader, but I’ve been battling the bulge since New Year’s Eve. Frankly, it’s been in the back of my mind since I traded an active college lifestyle for a desk job, where the pounds

The British Are Coming!

What: ‘Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation’ When: Fridays through Sundays at 8 p.m. May 17-19 and 24-26 Where: Franklin Square Park 105 E. Moore St., Southport Cost: Free! Info: (910) 278-6581 It’s the time of the season, as The Zombies wrote

I’m on ‘Turtle Time’

In the wee hours of the full moon, I wake to the bright night flooding me in brilliant moonlight. I can clearly see the marsh and hear the melodic waves of Oak Island’s beach music. I feel connected to the

Local Adventure

There’s perhaps no better way to learn about the land and water, from Oak Island to Bald Head Island, than to refer to the area’s locals and their tours. From easy, breezy golf-cart rides to exploring the tides via stand-up

May 2013

As May flowers begin to bloom, so do the sea turtles return to our shores in a primeval ritual of growth. Mother turtles will lay eggs, which will hatch throughout the summer season, in a new cycle of birth. Babies will

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