Category Archives: Biz Q&A

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

It’s The Great Pumpkin Patch

Fall Fun for the Entire Family at Stewart’s Garden Center STORY BY: LESLIE FOSTER It’s September and that means children will be going back to school, traffic will lighten up, and Stewart’s Hardware and Garden Center will be getting their

Clothing & Gifts with Vintage Appeal

Treasures & Uncommon Finds at Gatehouse in Southport! STORY BY: LESLIE FOSTER Perhaps it’s the porch brimming with its unique pieces that beckons to shoppers to come in and browse this charming and eclectic Southport shop. And if the pieces on

Fresh Floral Finds on Howe Street

  Flowers for any reason and every occasion! STORY BY: LESLIE FOSTER   Whether you are buying a single rose, a bouquet of wildflowers or 10 arrangements for a special event, Wild By Nature is the place to head. As a

Hop Aboard!

  Rev Puts The “ Fun” in Southport Fun Tours! STORY BY: LESLIE FOSTER Southport was voted Happiest Seaside Town in America (Coastal Living Magazine 2015) and it’s a safe bet that Fun Tours, the electric tram tour company owned and

Bianchi Brickyard

  “Mulch, Mulch” More than a one stop shop for your outdoor project needs! BY: LESLIE FOSTER Bianchi Brickyard Supply is very much a Family business. David Bianchi and his wife, Julie relocated from Buffalo, NY to Wilmington, NC in 1996.

Go With The “Flow”

  Take time for yourself at Laugh & Breathe Yoga BY: LESLIE FOSTER Betsy Kimmel, CYO, Chief Yoga Officer of Laugh& Breathe yoga has been teaching the practice of Flow Yoga to devoted yogis in SPT for five years. The


  Mother-daughter duo make promises they can keep!   STORY BY: LESLIE FOSTER PICTURE BY: WENDY HILLIARD When “everything matters” this mother-daughter team has both the experience, talent and desire to make a couple’s wedding day dreams a reality. Since

Volunteers Making a Difference!

  Preserving the heritage and charm of Southport. STORY AND PICTURES BY: KRIS BEASLEY   Throughout the year, the hard working volunteers of Downtown Southport, Inc. (DSI) meet monthly to spearhead many events and projects in the Southport area. Their time is donated

Hair do’s with a heart!

                  A sweet and inspiring story of following your dreams.   BY: KRIS BEASLEY PHOTO BY: KRIS BEASLEY   There are some businesses you walk in and you feel right at home.

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