Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ship Watch

There are few places on Earth, and perhaps none as peaceful as Southport, where one can recline in an Adirondack chair, sip a glass of Southern sweet tea, and view the massive cargo ships as they pass on their way

Better House Hunting

The housing market is on the rise according to Money Magazine, which reported price increases are projected for most of the country this year. You can still snag a good deal while the market recovers—but don’t go into your home

Easy Does It

As the weather warms and the beach beckons, pure panic often strikes as the realization hits: It’s time for the exposure of swimsuit season. Try not to indulge that panic—especially if you already own a swim suit and don’t have

The Winner’s Circle

What: Brew Club Rate Night When: Thursday, June 25th • 7 p.m. Where: The Grape & Ale 8521 E. Oak Island Dr., Oak Island Cost: Membership in Brew Club, $15/mo. Info: (910) 933-4384 From the establishment of America’s first

Family First

As tomatoes and secret spices form crimson, slow-moving bubbles within a large metal pot on one of the few stove tops available, Joseph Borsuk cracks a joke about his modest kitchen. Yet with what one chef may deem inadequate, Joe

Artful Alliance

The iconic gray and white building set on West Street in downtown Southport has a rich history as a community venue. For the past 30-plus years, Franklin Square Gallery has been under the command of the Associated Artists of Southport,

Safer Swimming

Two locations on Oak Island will benefit from the labor of eager volunteers this month, as the North Carolina Coastal Federation will host a Community Clean Water Day. No, folks won’t be testing drinking water from the tap—they’ll actually help

Yesterday’s World, Today’s Culture

The maritime history and culture of Southport tends to thrive as the weather warms, and the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport has cultivated several opportunities to learn and experience both in its Second Saturday and Third Tuesday events.

June 2013

As the production of each issue comes to a close, an unplanned theme begins to emerge. Sure, January’s pet edition and the wedding focus of February are fairly easy to pin down. This month, however, community and family reign high.

Independence Day in America

John Banks of Boiling Spring Lakes nominated The NC 4th of July Festival as a top community celebration in Johnsonville’s nationwide search for the “Best of US!”   He was notified the festival has been selected as one of 20 top

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