THE BIG 5

Posted by - July 10, 2017

The Big 5 are fun, quirky questions that we ask members of the Cape Fear community each month. This is a fun, interactive way to connect the names and faces of our region with our readers. If you’d like to participate or nominate someone in the community, please send your email to the editor at

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Walking the Moonlit Path: Cancer New Moon July 2017

Posted by - July 10, 2017

Happy birthday Cancer, and a happy Cancer new moon to all. This moon became technically new on June 24th, but will be affecting us almost all month long. Those of you with late June birthdays will be impacted the most, though the July Cancers will have plenty of excitement as well. If you were born

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Pilgrimage Across the Cape Fear Region

Posted by - July 10, 2017

My visit to the Chua Tung Lam Vietnamese Buddhist Temple in Wilmington was greeted with a warm smile from Thay, the monk who leads services and manages the temple.  The temple is located on Gordon Road and follows the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism.  Thay began our conversation with an introduction to the Quan Am statue

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EDITOR’S NOTE

Posted by - July 10, 2017

July is a month of celebration beginning with America commemorating its birth as a nation. In this month’s issue we continue the expression of celebration with reflections of our past and reverence for accomplishments that have brought us to the present. Our feature story captures the successful undertaking between Thalian Association Community Theatre and the

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Pilgrimage across the Cape Fear Region

Posted by - June 22, 2017

  Written by: Guest Columnist, Doug Franks | Photography by: Phil Mancuso    “Our souls have sight of that immortal sea which brought us hither”- William Wordsworth   Since the beginnings of the human story, the sea has been charged with mystery, power, and mythic underpinnings. Carl Jung believed that its fathomless depths represented the

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Walking the Moonlit Path: Gemini New Moon June 2017  

Posted by - June 8, 2017

  Happy birthday Gemini, and a happy Gemini new moon to all. This moon became technically new on May 25th, but will be affecting us almost all month long, until the end of the month. Gemini is the sign that rules the mind, curiosity, and adaptability. While they are among the most intelligent, energetic, and

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From the Editor

Posted by - June 1, 2017

  As spring transitions into longer, sun-drenched days and cool, coastal nights we welcome the month of June. With the school year closing, children emerge like wide-eyed renegades freed from the containment of the classroom, eagerly greeting the start of summer break. The rising temperature coaxes our coastal residents into the outdoors to enjoy all

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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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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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