Battleship North Carolina 75th Anniversary

Posted by - April 1, 2016

Battleship North Carolina Comes Alive for 75th Anniversary by April Vickery Downtown Wilmington is home to many wonderful sites and historic landmarks, but none quite as majestic as the Battleship North Carolina. Commissioned on April 9, 1941, the USS North Carolina was the first newly built battleship to serve during World War II. She is

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Snoop Dogg: Rapping the Azalea Festival

Posted by - April 1, 2016

By Sara Beck | Many Wilmington locals will be pleased and somewhat surprised to hear that distinguished rapper Snoop Dogg will be headlining the Azalea Festival this year, taking the Belk Main Stage with opener Doug E. Fresh. Snoop Dogg has been a prominent figure in pop culture since the ‘90s, and his laid back

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Page’s Perspective: Pickleball and Transitions

Posted by - April 1, 2016

The Problem: My husband has recently retired, and now I find I am living with Eeyore! He cannot figure out what to do with himself and mopes around the house watching TV and generally getting in my way. I have a great social life since retiring two years ago. I play mahjong, I work at

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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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