Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Cambridge Comeback

In 2006, an enterprising developer from New Jersey saw a golden opportunity in Southport, North Carolina. Near the undeniably scenic South Harbour Village Marina, off of Fish Factory Road, sat a very large plot of land. The developer, Stratland Homes,

Changing Jobs

Changing jobs can be stressful, between wrapping up tasks with your former employer and adjusting to your new position and responsibilities. But when you pack up your personal belongings to move on to your new place of employment, don’t forget

Cool Exercising

“SUP” is not the common slang inquiry asked by my teenage son and his friends. SUP is short for “stand-up paddleboarding.” Originating in Hawaii as surfers sought ocean respite despite a lack of waves, this latest exercise craze has finally

Hot Summer, Cool Drinks

The dog days of summer are upon us. Combining the heat with coastal Carolina humidity, just stepping foot outside is enough to make us sweat. We seek refuge in any way possible: a cool dip in the ocean, lounging on

A Bond Between Brothers

Steve and Chad Cook evoke a high level of excellence in Island Way Restaurant. “It’s a process making sure you have the right product,” Steve reveals. “We put so much time into the customer’s dining experience."

A Fair Day for the Arts

What: Oak Island Art Guild Arts and Crafts Festival When: Saturday, August 31st 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Middleton Park Soccer Field SE 46th St. and Dolphin Dr., Oak Island Cost: Free Info: The Oak Island Art Guild’s

Good Vibrations

The Beach Boys’ distinct voice is still alive in today's surf culture. Southport Magazine writer sits down with Mike Love, an original member of The Beach Boys who still performs with the band today.

Surf’s Up!

Oak Island will welcome everyone to the beach on Labor Day weekend for sun, sand and, of course, surfing. The annual Oak Island Surf Off is back for its 10th year and will be a two-day event held at the

A Buffett-Style Beach Bash

Though many of us won’t make it to the Caribbean this August, we can still enjoy a bit of “island escapism” with the latest tropic craze to hit southeastern NC: the Phlock to the Beach, the first annual Jimmy Buffett-style

Ahoy, Old Baldy!

While the history of pirates alludes to a lot of pillaging and plundering around the seven seas, these days in Bald Head Island, pirates gather to help raise funds for the isle’s lighthouse, Old Baldy, which was built in 1817.

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