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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…

Waterside on Whiskey Creek

Written by Kelly Johnson | Photography by Crystal Glass Photography Located in the Masonboro Loop area of Wilmington, North Carolina, you’ll find homes located along what we know as Whiskey Creek. With variable outcomes to the question of how Whiskey…

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…

Old Buildings, New Life

Written by Kevin Ward | Photography Contributed by Nancy Bullock   “If we don’t care about our past, we cannot hope for the future…I care desperately about saving old buildings.”—Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. It was late 2003 when I first set…

Miracle Microgreens – Much more than a garnish

Written by: Hayley Swinson   Remember the bean experiment in grade school? Where your teacher wrapped a dried bean in a wet paper towel and left it by a window and a few days later it sprouted. Remember the excitement…

Casual Upscale Dining at 1900 Restaurant & Lounge

Written by Kelly Johnson | Photography by Will Hair   I sometimes find myself caught in a daydream of what it would be like to socialize and dine in the fashion of movie stars like Cary Grant or Audrey Hepburn,…

Making Poverty Unfashionable

Written by Colleen Thompson   The story of the Black siblings could really begin at any number of starting points. An internship with TOMS Shoes. A bag of discarded bullet casings. A $200 start-up investment. A vision for helping children…