Monthly Archives: May 2014

Biz Q&A: European Touch

Relaxation is the goal of every spa guest. Yet in the age of our world where organic rules, the chemicals utilized by most spas can make anyone nervous. In Southport, European Touch is a “green” spa run by Irena Sedivy,

Retirement Check-up

Increasing life expec-tancies mean you’re likely looking at a longer retirement than the previous generation of workers. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average person spends 20 years in retirement—while others put the figure at 30 years or

Catching Live Bait

F or many people catching live bait is just not something they think about. They will either use frozen bait—which is ok but can result in feeding lots of small fish—or they go buy the live bait at a tackle

Going for the Goal

Passing Amy Kibler frequently as she ran along the roadside during our brutal winter weather was the impetus for me to contact her; talking with her inspired me to let her story inspire you. Amy—a professional occupational therapist in her

Your New ‘Hoppy’ Place

Keeping it fresh and local, Check Six Brewing Company will bring a new flavor to Southport

River Road’s Watering Hole

Oasis Bar and Grill offers more than a refuge between downtown Southport and Boiling Spring Lakes with unique local seafood dishes and finely executed bar fare

Strength in Numbers

What: Autism Awareness Community Event When: Saturday, June 14th 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Where: St. James Community Center 4136 Southport-Supply Rd., St. James Cost: FREE Info: Put together the pieces, the Autism/Asperger’s Support Group of Southeast North Carolina will

Blossoming City

What: Southport in Bloom Garden Tour When: Saturday, June 7th (Rain date: 6/8) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Tour begins at Lois Jane’s Riverview Inn, 106 W. Bay St. Cost: $10 Info: (910) 279-4616 Southport is no stranger to

Evening Well-Spent

What: Sunset History Cruise When: Fri., June 6th, July 18th, August 1st and September 5th • 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Scuba South II Dock, 106 Yacht Basin Dr. Cost: $25-35 Info: (910) 457-0003 When I think of

Everyone’s a Winner

by Kimberly Bandera Since the businesses in the 200 to 400 blocks of N. Howe Street started referring to the area as the Water Tower District (WTD), a sense of camaraderie has developed as well as friendly competition. “Empty storefronts

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