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Finding Your Practice: Yoga In The Cape Fear

Written by: Hayley Swinson   It was still drizzling when I arrived at the gazebo in front of Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. Encircled by large crepe myrtles and hydrangea bushes bursting with pink and blue blossoms, the gazebo was partially obscured….

Belly Laughs, Secret Jokes & Keepin’ It Real

Written by Colleen Thompson If you ask Taylor Hamilton to sum up her business, she’ll tell you that she specializes in belly laughs, secret jokes and keeping it real. Hamilton, 32, is the owner and founder of greeting card company…

The Shift in Perception

Written by Randy Evans of Walking Tall Wilmington Sometimes I become complacent with how I perceive my friends experiencing poverty. Because we spend so much time with them, it is easy to become comfortable and perceive they will always be…

Summer in Southport

Southport is a charming harbor town – located where the mouth of the Cape Fear River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Encompassing  2.2 square miles of pristine scenery and dotted with centuries of maritime history, Southport has received numerous accolades and…

Luxurious Living on Loggerhead

Written by Melissa Snowden | Photography by Fociis When you escape to Oak Island, life slows down a few paces. This quaint, seaside town is primarily situated on a barrier island in Brunswick County, NC, with a portion of the…

Ms. Nursey James

Written by: Craig James   In 2002, at the encouraging of a friend, I began collecting nineteenth-century African American photography. With this new found hobby came a hunger to know more about my family history, and I embarked on a…