Monthly Archives: March 2014

Biz Q&A: Bridgers Landscaping, Pools and Spas

A family-run business thrives from a long history of green thumbs

Get Your Ground Game On

If water isn’t draining correctly around your property, you could be in for some major headaches: bogs in your lawn, cracked foundations, and landscaping that washes down your slopes (if you have them around here!) and more. The culprit often

Fish On

There is no doubt that everyone infected with the saltwater fishing bug is more than ready for the first bite as the weather starts to warm up. When you start to see the trees and flowers budding and the insects

A Note on E-Cigarettes

My first encounter with an electronic cigarette, known as an e-cig, was about two years ago at a farm-equipment auction. I found myself staring at the apparatus around the neck of several gentlemen, which reminded me of a Mr. T

The Best U.S. Craft Beers to Sip this Spring

The explosion of craft breweries across the United States has opened up a whole new world for brew lovers. North Carolina is enjoying the same growth with a total of 86 craft breweries across the state as of November 2013.

Expanding Cultural Horizons

What: Fundraising Concert for Opera Wilmington, in support of its summer production, ‘The Merry Widow’ When: Sunday, April 6th • 3 p.m. Where: Southport Community Building 233 E. Bay St., Southport Cost: No charge but donations appreciated Info: Wendy

Delicacy of the North

A few weeks ago my husband, son and I decided to take a trip up from Ocean Isle, where we live, to visit with my folks on Oak Island where they vacation and plan to retire. We all grabbed lunch

A Painter’s Delight

Artists return to Southport's streets to create works outside during the Plein Air Paint Out

New President, More Progress

What: Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala When: Fri., April 25th • 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Where: St. James Community Center 4136 Southport-Supply Rd., St. James Cost: $100/person, sponsorships available Info: “Many of us donate to colleges—though we’re not

City in Waiting

Southport livens with the season as its annual Spring Festival gets underway

Southport Area's Culture & Events Magazine