Drink in the Beauty of Gem Water

Posted by - June 22, 2017

  Written by: Star Sosa | Photography provided by: Spectrum Fine Jewelry     For centuries, certain elements, crystals and minerals have been thought to have healing powers.  Practitioners of many different disciplines have infused them into elixirs, placed crystals strategically on the body or prescribed selected gems to be worn with the intention to

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tekMountain: Cultivating the Climb to Success

Posted by - June 15, 2017

Written by: Kharin Gibson | Photography by: Arthur Green  tekMountain is an innovative and collaborative environment that encourages business development at all stages of growth, but especially fosters the evolution of entrepreneurial fledglings. Under this incubator/accelerator model, start-ups greatly benefit from the exposure and access they have to mentors, potential investors, and community engagement.  

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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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Take a Tour into Wilmington’s Past

Posted by - April 4, 2017

Written by: Kharin Gibson | Photographed by Arthur Green There are many things that we, in the Cape Fear region, anticipate each year.  As spring unfolds, we are eager to usher in the season with five, fun-filled days of celebration at the North Carolina Azalea Festival, our region’s premier annual event. Of the myriad of

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Luxury Outdoors

Posted by - March 20, 2017

Written By: Rachael Ward | Designed and Built By: Tongue & Groove With summer approaching, this is a great time of year to start planning your perfect outdoor space or modernize your existing one. Whether you enjoy a nice pool area, a space for cookouts and grilling, or a simple relaxing seated area with a

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Hottest Hues

Posted by - February 3, 2017

Written By: Lynn Leake | Photographs Courtesy of Norwalk Furniture Color makes the world go around. Here in the depths of our “winter,” color becomes even more important and influential in the way we feel about life. We are fortunate enough to have lovely bushes and trees that keep their leaves all year around offering

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Three Makers’ Craft

Posted by - January 25, 2017

Above: Kay Goodwin between two Azalea Belle dresses she made.  Written By: Becka Jackson | Photographed By: Arthur Green  Visitors who come to Wilmington for the Azalea Festival expect to see lush gardens blooming with flowers of every color that have been carefully cultivated all year. What they do not expect is to be greeted

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The Market Experience

Posted by - December 13, 2016

Written and Photographed By: Lynn Leake High Point is not like any other city in the world. The English who settled in the Piedmont of North Carolina in the 1600s brought furniture making skills with them. First, there was one factory, and then the railroad came through and suddenly there were over 40 furniture companies

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Holiday Home

Posted by - December 2, 2016

Written By: Heather Lee Gordy | Photographed By: Samantha Lowe Each year the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society (LCFHS) chooses a selection of historical sites to be featured in the Old Wilmington Candlelight Tour. For over 40 years, this traditional Holiday event has brought visitors and residents to the doorstep of many historical homes and buildings

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Home for Christmas

Posted by - November 30, 2016

One family’s forever home blends West Coast and East Coast architecture for a Cali-Carolina coastal fusion. Meet the Brodeurs as they deck their halls in preparation for their first Christmas in Middle Sound. Written By Marimar McNaughton | Photographed by Lisa McCall | Styled by Stephanie Martins Celebrating Christmas in their new home, the Brodeurs of Middle

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