Buenos Aires: The Paris of South America

Posted by - March 19, 2018

Words & Photos by Hayley Swinson     A man wearing a white shirt, neckerchief, and loose blue pants gallops on horseback at breakneck speed, standing in his stirrups, arm outstretched, reaching with his pen-like stick to catch a ring suspended from a crossbar between two posts. The man’s colleagues watch with amusement and anticipation.

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Wellness Trends for 2018

Posted by - March 18, 2018

Written By: Colleen Thompson   We’ve already started adding turmeric to our lattes and taking apple cider vinegar to help us sleep better, upped our kale intake and swapped our coffee for kombucha. As spring kicks in, health and wellness are on our radar so we’ve narrowed down the list for you of this year’s biggest

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The Switchyard Smithy

Posted by - March 18, 2018

Written By: Marimar McNaughton Sunlight streams into The Switchyard, an active railroad interchange on one of Wilmington, North Carolina’s backstreets. This place where two rail lines converge has become the hub for a community of architects, builders, artisans and writers. One among them, Ben Kastner, is the modern face of yesterday’s blacksmith. Kastner and his

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Blame it on Stephen King

Posted by - March 18, 2018

Written by: Michael Raab                                                                                                      

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Garden to Glass Cocktails

Posted by - March 18, 2018

Words & Photos by Colleen Thompson   Here’s to warmer weather, longer light-filled days, blossoming flowers and fresh, botanically infused cocktails. Often referred to as the “garden to glass” movement, mixologists are turning to fresher, tastier, and healthier ingredients in cocktails.      Made with superfoods, herbs, teas, fresh juices, and vegetables in a variety

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Spring Fashion Trends 2018

Posted by - March 18, 2018

Written by: Kelly Amato & Ireland Headrick  Photographed by Ethan Gaskill The start of spring is always the most exciting time of the year for me! It is the culmination of months of careful deliberation over which designers to feature in my boutique, as well as which trends I want to highlight in the warmer

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NourishNC: One Less Hungry Child

Posted by - March 18, 2018

Written by: David Howell | Photography provided by NourishNC Feeding the Future We live in a prosperous community of beautiful beaches and designer homes… a historic community with a rich and storied past… a close community where you’re likely to see someone you know almost everywhere you go. Wilmington is more than just a historic

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Investors of the Roundtable

Posted by - March 18, 2018

Written by: Kelly E. Johnson | Photography by Danielle Annechiarico Roundtable, a term defined in modern times as a discussion or conference amongst a number of persons. However, in Arthurian legend, the term is of similar meaning, but with an emphasis on the fact that no man takes precedence. Here in Wilmington, North Carolina King Arthur

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Bloomin’ Beautiful

Posted by - March 18, 2018

Written By: Diana Matthews Azalea Garden Tour is April 13-15 “We didn’t have azaleas when I was growing up in Indiana,” said Barbara Downing. “We didn’t have camellias blooming in December and January, either. I so appreciate the things that grow here.”      Downing is Media and Communications Chair of the hard-working Cape Fear Garden

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