Monthly Archives: November 2016

Wrap it Up!

  Holiday gifts wrapped in style – without breaking the bank STORY BY: AMI BROWN   Brown paper packages, tied up with string. These are a few of my favorite things. When it comes to wrapping presents this holiday season,

Holiday Kick-Off

  Warming up for the Holidays! STORY BY: LISA P. STITES December is full of holiday events and you’ll want to pace yourself to fit in as much holiday cheer as you possibly can. We are here to help. This

Local Business Gets a Christmas Boost

Christmas Gift Show is Bringing Convenience to your Holiday Shopping! STORY BY: SARAH E. MEYERS The inaugural Christmas Gift Show comes to the Southport-Oak Island Area, highlighting local retailers and restaurateurs while bringing convenience to holiday shopping. On Sunday, November

Never Too Old For the Holidays

  Celebrate the season with song & dance! STORY BY: JEFFREY STITES The performing arts are never more alive in the Southport area as during the winter holidays. With the tourist mostly gone home, we love to welcome the season,

Two Coves are Better than One!

  Mermaid Cove introduces their new shop STORY BY: LESLIE FOSTER On the way to Oak Island, about half mile from Route 211, past an eclectic mix of small businesses, you will see a charming, pink, picket fence for Mermaid

The Mermaid Manor

  A Dreamy Place To Call Home BY: KATHLEEN MCGOWAN | PHOTOS BY PATRICK MCGOWAN Back in 2012 Tracy Beaulieu was retiring and she knew one thing for sure…She didn’t want to stay in Dallas. It’s where her roots are

National Hospice Month

  A look at the comfort and support offered STORY BY: LESLIE RESCHLY, BSN, RN   As a young nursing student with a heart full of invincibility, I recall a lecturing professor making a statement; that since the day we

Good Gouda!

  Southport Cheese Shoppe from traditional to the exotic STORY BY: AMI BROWN When Lisa and Eric Stettner decided to leave New Jersey for life in the slower lane, they had no idea a Gourmet Cheese Shoppe was in their

Blended Wines

  BY: PAUL WASSERMAN, PARTNER AT UNCORKED BY THE SEA   A day doesn’t go by with at least one customer coming to Uncorked asking which wines are ‘blended’ wines. And in response I often share that with very few

Three Ways to Cook Turkey

  Throwing a Twist on Tradition STORY BY: KRIS BEASLEY If I close my eyes, I can smell the mouth-watering aroma of the Thanksgiving turkey roasting in the oven at my folks’ house. I am not sure if there is

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