Category: From the Community

The Cape Fear region is full of interesting people from all types of backgrounds. Join us as we dive deep into the stories of the people who make Cape Fear so amazing.

Kids Making It

Written By: Tammy Pope Photos Courtesy of: Kids Making It Thirty years ago, a man came home from working as a full time lawyer, just like any other day. “Sit down right here on the porch—I gotta tell you something,”…

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Remembering

“A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.” — President John F. Kennedy, October 1963 Written by: Colleen Thompson They were just teenagers once. They signed up…

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Szechuan 132 Celebrates Chinese New Year

Wilmington’s own Szechuan 132 celebrated Chinese New Year with a wonderful community-oriented party and buffet this past Tuesday. Chinese New Year is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. Chinese New…

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Wilmington Coffee Fest

Cape Fear coffee lovers should mark their calendars now for Wilmington Coffee Fest on Saturday, February 01, 2020 from 10AM – 5PM. Tickets are available via www.wilmingtoncoffeefest.com. The Wilmington Coffee Fest will be held at the Hannah Block Historic USO…

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paws4people

Changing Lives One Paw at a Time Written By: Amanda Lisk Photographed By: Tammy Pope PUPPIES, PUPPIES, PUPPIES! It’s puppy cuteness overload at the paws4people® Puppy Development Center in Castle Hayne as seven fluffy Golden retriever pups tumble over each…

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Diwali in Wilmington

Written By: Sesha Patel Photography By: Emma Claire Lisk The lights. The food. The performances. To someone passing by the Cape Fear Cultural Association of India’s (CFCAI) annual Diwali festival, it may just seem to be these three elements. To…

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Community Foundation NC East: The Power of Giving

Changing lives one gift at a time. Written by: Colleen Thompson Photography by: Raul Sojo Montes “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.”…

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Part of the Familia

Written by: Colleen Thompson Photography by: Raul Sojo Montes Italians have many great sayings that embody the spirit of food, friendship, and family. My favorite is a tavola non si invecchia; at the table, you don’t get old. Italians never…

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Dr George: Wilmington’s Dermatology Darling

Dr. Rosalyn George shares all… Botox, fillers, lasers, and the inside scoop on exclusive new breakthrough treatments coming soon. Written By Amanda Lisk Photography By Melissa Hebert On the top floor of Howe Creek Landing, glass doors open into a…

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