It’s Belle Weather!

Posted by - April 1, 2016

by Elaine Henson | Spring, ah… glorious spring. We all love the warmer temperatures, birds tweeting, trees and shrubs budding and blooming; all are signs that spring is here. In southeastern North Carolina, spring weather also means belle weather: weather that brings out the Cape Fear Garden Club’s Azalea Belles© all over town, dressed in

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Jeweled Eggs: Collectibles Born of Royal Fascination

Posted by - April 1, 2016

By Adele Kenny | The art of decorating eggs is an age-old practice rich in history, steeped in regional flavor, and rooted in both secular and religious traditions. The egg is an archetypal symbol of creation, fertility, hope, and rebirth that has, since early times, captured the imaginations of artists, potters, jewelers, designers, craftspeople, and

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Hair and Beauty Trends: Let Your Hair Be Free!

Posted by - April 1, 2016

By Laura Mangin | Welcome to the year of organic and free hair. Let it loose and embrace (finally) your natural wild mane. While there’s always room for polished elegance, this is the season to embrace a cut that will enhance your natural texture. Save your irons for another year. The cut that is trending

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Cape Fear Living Magazine Re-Launch Party!

Posted by - March 19, 2016

We are celebrating the re-launch of Cape Fear Living Magazine! Add this to your “must-make” events: Friday, April 29, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dan Beck Fine Art Gallery 545 Castle Street Wilmington, NC For more information on the Re-Launch Party contact Leping Beck Thank you to our sponsors: Atlantic Therapeutic & Sports Massage Bluegreen

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Cape Fear Independent Film Festival

Posted by - March 5, 2016

A Chat with Charles McNeil Recently, I was given the opportunity to speak to Charles McNeil, the festival director who has been with the Cape Fear Independent Film Network since its inception in 2000. Mr. McNeil gave me a bit of insight as to what filmmakers and audiences alike should expect this year. “Please tell

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Sommelier’s Corner

Posted by - March 5, 2016

From our Wine Expert! Winter is in the rearview. Sort of. Except for a handful of days this month when you will be scrambling to find the winter coat you thought you wouldn’t need again until November. Get excited! We’re in the bizarre holding pattern of a month we call March. Let’s pop some bottles!

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Brownie Harris: Forty Years In Focus

Posted by - March 5, 2016

When you walk into Brownie Harris’s office on Front Street, you may think you’ve walked into some sort of physical Shutterstock folder. There are photos of all shapes and sizes lining the wall, piled up on the desks, and spilling out from boxes on the floor.  He isn’t your typical messy madman without an organized

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6th Annual Cape Fear Beer Festival

Posted by - March 5, 2016

Come Treat Your Buds to Unlimited Tasting Don’t miss out on attending the 6th annual Cape Fear Beer Festival on Saturday March 5th at the Wilmington Convention Center. Presented by the Downtown Business Alliance, this year will feature over 50 regional and local breweries including some local favorites such as, Front Street Brewery, Ironclad Brewery,

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State of Film

Posted by - March 5, 2016

NC Films When Dino De Laurentiis came to Wilmington in 1983 to shoot “Firestarter”, there were no tax incentives, no Hollywood East. There was hardly even a recognizable Front Street, save the Barbary Coast and a few others. Regardless of the location, crews were flown in from Hollywood, they shot their film, and left. Before

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