Category: Blog

A quick look at all things going on in the Cape Fear region.

Wilmington VegFest—Vegan Takeover

Kim Demaddis Vegans are taking over the world—veganism is expected to be the number one food trend of 2019. It’s unsurprising with its promises of health, wellness, and the bonus of reducing environmental impact. The allure is great, and people…

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Azalia Garden Tour 2019

The 2019 Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour April 5-7, in Wilmington, NC, will be filled with blooming gardens along with beautiful works of art reflecting them. Ticket holders will experience eleven spectacular gardens, as well as dozens of…

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Black History Month: Event Roundup

by Lori Wilson February is Black History month and the local NAACP chapter and other organizations will celebrate progress and reflect upon the past, with several programs being hosted in and around Wilmington. Coloring Wilmington: Celebrating Black History Month Coloring…

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Surfers Healing

By Ashley Baccante Surfing is a way of life for most people who grow up near the coast, and for many of those surfing lovers they pass their passion on to their children. Israel Paskowitz, a surfing lover, passed his…

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Five Winter Hikes in the Cape Fear

By Hayley Swinson Many folks love to hike in the spring, summer, and fall, but winter can present an equally rewarding hiking experience around Cape Fear. In our muggy and buggy environment, hiking in the winter offers a respite from…

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North Carolina Jazz Festival

One of the oldest jazz festivals in the country, the North Carolina Jazz Festival, will celebrate its 39th anniversary Jan.31,Feb.1 & 2, 2019.  The 3 day event, held in the ballroom of the Hotel Ballast (formerly The Wilmington Hilton Riverside),…

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Wilmington Coffee Crawl

The Wilmington Coffee Crawl, was co-founded locally by Will Chacon and Krysta Kearney, who are hosting their second annual coffee crawl on January 26th 2019.  The event aims to highlight the artisan coffee culture in Wilmington NC and educate the…

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6 Festive Cocktails From Around the World

Colleen Thompson Whether you’re decking the halls in Santiago, Kingston or Wilmington, NC this holiday season, we’ve got you covered with 6 festive cocktails from around the world. Ditch the eggnog and cider and spice up your holiday season with…

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Holiday Events You Don’t Want to Miss in the Cape Fear

Written by Hayley Swinson It’s that time of year again: the weather’s cooling off, decorative lights are up, Jingle Bells is playing on loop at the mall. Luckily the holiday events and celebrations kickoff early, with several events in late…

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Glamping North Carolina: No Assembly Required

Written By Colleen Thompson If you’re unsure if your camping trip in North Carolina qualifies as glamping, ask yourself a few pointed questions. Are sitting comfortably in a cushioned Adirondack, sipping an ice-cold glass of organic bubbly, with your feet…

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