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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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CAPE FEAR COCKTAIL HOUR

It’s Friday which means it’s Cape Fear Cocktail hour. This week we’re sipping the iconic Hurricane, concocted by our friends at Wilmington Bourbon Street. Originally created by barmen Pat O’Brien, in the French Quarter, New Orleans in the 1940s, this…

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Diary of a Contraband

“Diary of a Contraband: The Civil War Passage of a Black Sailor” Lecture by William B. Gould IV at the Bellamy Mansion Museum On November 13,the Bellamy Mansion Museum will host William B. Gould IV, a Charles A. Beardsley Professor…

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Who Will Write Our History

“Who Will Write Our History”, the groundbreaking film chronicling life in the Warsaw Ghetto that is being presented Sunday, 7 pm, November 4 on the Main Stage of the Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts.Those purchasing VIP tickets at $50…

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The Denim Evolution

Written by Ireland Headrick | Photography by Ethan Gaskill The American woman has a complicated relationship with her jeans. The staggering number of options—from skinny to straight to boyfriend and beyond—is overwhelming in itself. Add to that the difficulty of…

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Backyard to the Beach – Birding Tips from the Pros

Written by Diana Matthews | Photography by Gretchen Schramm Jill Peleuses along with her husband Pete, owns two stores providing supplies and equipment for bird lovers. Along with birdseed, books and binoculars, the couple and their employees provide the Wilmington…

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An Artist’s Journey Through India

Written by Star Sosa | Photography by Todd Carignan   To survive these days, a professional artist is faced with many challenges. The least of which is how to make a living and support a growing family while developing one’s…

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John Reed and the Road to Respect

Written by: Diana Matthews  |  Headshot by: Mark Steelman Other photography provided by: John Reed “I get a lot of enjoyment out of seeing people become successful,” says John Reed. “I’m interested in the military and in helping businesses grow.”…

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