Author Archives: Rebecca Jones

A Locals Favorite

  Loco Jo’s serves up fun and unique fare BY: REBECCA JONES Yin Yang, is the philosophy that everything in the universe flows with opposing but complementary forces to create a harmonious balance; welcome to Loco Jo’s Bar & Grill in

Joseph’s Italian Bistro

  A pairing of elegance and warmth tucked away in South Harbor. STORY BY: REBECCA JONES At Joseph’s Italian Bistro the menu matches the breathtaking views of the harbor. It is the baby of husband and wife team, Joe and Debra

Feliz Ano Nuevo

  South of the border flavor in Southport! STORY BY: REBECCA JONES   Feliz Ano Nuevo, translates to Happy New Year in Spanish. San Felipe Mexican Restaurant in Southport has a lot to be happy about, celebrating 15 years and most


  Bounce into the Bouncing Log Café STORY AND PHOTO BY: REBECCA JONES   If you are hungry for down home southern cooking with a European flair, head down to one of the newest eateries in Boiling Spring Lakes. Opened in

Live Oak Café

                  Casual fine dining, not just for special occasions   BY: REBECCA JONES PHOTOS: ANNE McGOWAN Live Oak Cafe is located in Southport. It is on the left driving into town, the

Vote For Your Favorite Chowder!

People’s choice-Southport Wooden Boat Show Seafood Chowder Contest The Southport Wooden Boat Show, in conjunction with Brunswick Catch, will be sponsoring the Seafood Chowder Cook -off, during the Southport Wooden Boat Show-Saturday, September 26, at the Old Yacht Basin in

Fast, Easy & Delicious

              Trax-to Go offers quick easy takeout in Oak Island BY: REBECCA JONES, PHOTO BY KRIS BEASLEY There are no railroad tracks on Oak Island, but there is a “station” to stop and get quick, tasty,

More Than a Great Hot Dog

Head on over to Yaupon Plaza for a bite of their famous dogs and much more When you come over the old bridge and make a right onto the island, you’ll find Bob’s Dogs. Bob Kiser and his wife Susie

Serious Eatin’

The Southport Smoke House is the real deal People take their barbecue seriously.  It’s an art form as unique to the region as to a person’s taste. The folks at Southport Smoke House- know this, and have perfected their hickory

Journey through Big Country –

A front row seat to one of nature’s most beautiful places….   BY REBECCA JONES / PHOTOS BY KEZIA MATSON January can be hard at the beach; business is slow, the weather can be bad, the holidays are over and

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