Artist Spotlight: Todd Carignan

Posted by - May 10, 2017

Todd Carignan was born and raised in Wilmington and really fell in love with drawing at a young age. He has worked as a cartoonist, illustrator, concept designer, portraitist, and fine artist. He experiments in many mediums and subjects, but his true passion is oils. He has won multiple awards and has art in collections

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A Pilgrimage across the Cape Fear Region

Posted by - May 10, 2017

Written by:  Laura Frank  |  Photography provided by: Phil Mancuso   “As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to grow and gather.”                                                                                                     -A.C. Benson   For centuries, pilgrims from all over the world and from different faiths have embarked on the joyous and sometimes arduous journey

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Harmonic Relationships

Posted by - May 9, 2017

Written by: Dr. Herbert Harris The basic principle of the universe is that of order. When order is extended over a time period, it becomes harmony. This universal harmony is like a great symphony in which all notes, vibrations, and sounds are being played at the same time, for all time. Each entity, each person,

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Rest, Relax, Recharge – Getting Cozy in Cape Fear

Posted by - May 7, 2017

  Written by: Kharin Gibson | Photographs provided by the properties, except for Angie’s Bed & Breakfast and Camellia Cottage, which were taken by Kathleen Fairall   With summer coyly peering from the horizon, our thoughts drift to scenes of a well-deserved respite away from the everyday grind. We muse over temperate days in a

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Painting the Town Blue

Posted by - May 7, 2017

Written by: Michael Raab | Photos provided by: North Carolina Blueberry Festival Association Pleasant, bucolic Burgaw is the county seat of Pender County and for 364 days a year the population hovers around 4,000. For one day, however, Burgaw will increase in population by an additional 40,000 as the 14th Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival

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Cape Fear Independent Film Network: Working to Promote and Preserve Film in the Cape Fear Region 

Posted by - May 4, 2017

Written by: Claudia Stack | Photography provided by: Cape Fear Independent Film Network   Where in this area can independent filmmakers find talented, like-minded people and see cutting edge regional independent films? Since the year 2000, the answer to both of these questions has been: the Cape Fear Independent Film Network (CFIFN) and its namesake

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Q&A From Cape Fear Family Law

Posted by - May 3, 2017

Dear Cape Fear Family Law: I was twenty, in college, and had a one-night stand.  I have a beautiful daughter from that night.  There is no father listed on her birth certificate.  I just married the love of my life and he wants to adopt her.  What do I need to do? -Wanting to Adopt

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From the Editor

Posted by - May 1, 2017

It is my absolute delight to be joining Cape Fear Living as editor. Channeling my experience as a travel magazine owner/editor from my hometown of Miami, I am overjoyed at the prospect of contributing to the ongoing success of Cape Fear Living. My goal is to further develop our audience and content to capture the

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Aiming at Empowerment

Posted by - May 1, 2017

Written by: Kharin Gibson | Photographed by:  Jonathan C. Ward More than ever before, women are making great strides toward empowerment. The possibilities for today’s female are expanding, and women are continuing to chip away at stereotypes portraying them as the vulnerable and vacuous gender. Increasingly, women are harnessing their potential and steering the direction

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Following the Moonlit Path: Taurus New Moon May 2017

Posted by - April 28, 2017

Written by: Shara Eisen Taurus –“All finitehood and limitations are subjective and self-created” (Meher Baba ). The bull is a creature of habit, perhaps more than any other sign of the zodiac, and thus the trick is to make sure that your habits are serving you. If you are, no doubt you will live long

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