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April 2014

Part of our goal—really, our job—in creating a community  magazine is to build a monthly resource that covers the interests of most of our demographic. For us, that means offering something for each member of our community: old and young,

Canning the Goods

The home food preservation season isn’t really that far away. If you’re thinking about “putting food up” this summer, this is a great time to learn more—before the busy time gets here. People have been preserving food for centuries in

The Painted Mermaid

Owner Amy Atwell discusses her decisions to exit 'big box' retail and to feature local wares

Southport’s Artistry

Local author Thomas J. “Tommy” Harrelson will stop by Wilmington’s Pomegranate Books on Tuesday, February 25th for a discussion and book signing. The event will celebrate his new book portraying the life and work of Southport’s first known professional photographer


Operation Marry Me Military makes dream weddings a reality for local military couples

Frothy Brews for a Frosty Season

I’ve long felt that winter in eastern North Carolina is a nearly unbearable season. No, we don’t have blizzards—but that’s half the problem for me. If it’s going to be cold and precipitating, it might as well snow. And once

Evaluating the Treasure Trove

By: Carolyn Bowers P.E.O. Antique Appraisal Fair Sunday, Feb. 23rd 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Southport Community Center 223 E Bay St. Are you curious to know how much your antiques are worth? Now you can find out. The Southport

Winter Libations

by Beau Walker Already? The holidays are here again and Southport is a surprisingly festive little town this time of year. We’ve had our first dusting of snow, unpacked our winter coats—and perhaps found that twenty dollar bill from last

December 2013

Merry Christmas! While some folks have said it’s too early for holiday music, I have to admit I’ve been playing it since mid-November. There’s just something about Sinatra’s “Silent Night,” Elvis’ “Here Comes Santa Claus,” and even Adam Sandler’s “The

No Dilemma

We all have our favorite wines to open for Thanksgiving dinner to share with family and friends.  There is no right or wrong choice if you are drinking what you like. However, there are some wines that, because of their

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