Going To Market

Posted by - July 10, 2017

In April and October buyers for furniture stores and interior designers from around the world gather in High Point, NC to be wined and dined by furniture  manufacturers and vendors.  More than 100,00 people who are involved with home decor, furniture, or art gather in over ten million square feet of showroom space in 180

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Designer’s Digs

Posted by - July 10, 2017

By: Marimar McNaughton | Photography by Mark Lohman* | Styled by Sunday Hendrickson From corporate banking to interior design, a career-driven wife and mother of three minted her personal style inside a renovated two-story 1942 Colonial Revival. Her personal design style — an eclectic Southern hybrid — blends her traditional family values with trending now

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What’s SUP ?

Posted by - July 10, 2017

Written by: Connor Davis | Photography by: Kimberly Dam On the northeastern point of Harbor Island, there is a small alcove filled with kayaks, paddleboards, bicycles, and even 6-person canoes. This treasure trove of water vessels is owned and maintained by Wrightsville SUP, a local water sports equipment rental company about to start its seventh

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The Showboat Earns Its Name Again

Posted by - June 29, 2017

The Thalian Association Community Theatre will present the 1948 play Mister Roberts on the aft deck of the USS North Carolina 13 nights in July. Written by: Diana Matthews | Photography by: Kimberly Dam For 13 nights in July, the fantail of World War II’s most-decorated battleship will be transformed into the fictional supply ship

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The Rabbi and The Rector

Posted by - December 2, 2016

This is a story about two wise men—a rabbi and a rector. Written By: Lynn Ingram | Photographed By: Brendan Easlick It’s a story about celebrating what we have in common rather than focusing on our differences,and it’s a story about how making that choice can leave a legacy of love. First, a little downtown Wilmington

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Santa’s Sugar Cookies

Posted by - December 2, 2016

Sugar Cookies Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1½ cups granulated sugar 1 egg (room temperature, set out first) 2¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon Kosher salt 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup granulated sugar for rolling cookies Instructions Preheat oven to 350º F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or

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Restaurant Style Thanksgiving

Posted by - October 27, 2016

Written By: Heather Lee Gordy | Photos By: Lisa Chambers Photography Meet Executive Chef, Jameson Chavez, and Executive Pastry Chef, Rebeca Edelmira Alvarado-Paredes—two talented chefs from the freshest restaurant in Wilmington, manna. Since opening November 3, 2010, manna has kept a positive reputation and held true to their commitment to “buy as local as possible”

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An Ode to Boats

Posted by - October 27, 2016

Written By: Travis Harrington | Photos Courtesy of SimmonsSeaSkiff.com For many residents or frequenters of coastal plain towns throughout North Carolina, there is something incredibly comforting and remarkable about the way that the surrounding bodies of water intertwine with the land. They grow into each other, but they never seem to impose. Being a Wilmington

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