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Letter from the Editor

As the sun beams down to warm our upturned cheeks, our souls begin to stretch and move in the reprieve from winter. It’s as if recess has begun in our adult hearts—spring means the return of flowers, butterflies, and more

Let’s Roll!

As the streets of Southport start filling up with more and more people, one thing being added this year is a daytime tour company to take residents and visitors through the history and beauty of the City of Southport. There

Local Cartoons

Do you remember when Oak Island was Long Beach? Robin Schuster, the community center manager for the Town of St. James does! Check out her cartoon about the good ol’ days here, and be sure to leave a comment about

Legal checklist for newlyweds

By: Grant Steadman and Rick Parrotte, local attorneys at law The months preceding and following a marriage are an exciting and busy time in a couple’s life. Among the hustle and excitement, it is important for a newlywed couple to

Wedding Tips from Local Pros

• “Have a budget! Expenses can get way out of hand when it comes to wedding planning. Flowers can be really expensive, but if you have it in your budget, my advice would be to use a good florist for

February 2013

Back in September, we sat down to create our upcoming editorial calendar. Kris Beasley, Southport Magazine’s advertising representative, and I sat down with lists of events from all over our area to explore the multitude of possibilities. When we stumbled

New Year’s Eve 2012

The Grape and Ale 8521 E. Oak Island Dr., Oak Island (910) 933-4384 www.thegrapeandale.com When planning your New Year’s Eve bash, typically the first thing on your to-do list after you have committed to a menu is to choose the

International Inspiration

Nestled at a cozy table with good friends and family, one can feel both “transported and at home” in Ports of Call Bistro (116 N. Howe St., Southport). Such is the goal for proprietors Jake Pfohl and Ray Aeayan. Rich

Shop Small Saturday Sales

Below are tangible reasons to Shop Small Business Saturday, November 24th in the Southport-Oak Island Area. Shopping specials are only valid on November 24th between 9am-1pm. Although most will have additional specials the remainder of the day. The dining discounts

Hurricane Relief

The Adventure Kayak Company will offer a kayak tour on Rice Creek Sunday, November 18th meeting at 1:30 PM. All of the participants’ kayak tour fees collected will be donated to Hurricane Sandy disaster relief. Please contact The Adventure Kayak

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