A Letter From Our Editor

Posted by - September 7, 2017

Our September issue opens with the theme: New Beginnings. We bid adieu to summer and greet the fall season with anticipation of many things: cooler weather, the start of school, the beginning of football season and the performing arts season, and the onslaught of fall television show premieres. It seems befitting to recognize September as

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An Uptown Entertainment Destination

Posted by - September 7, 2017

Written by: Khalisa Rae | Photography by: Mark B. Steelman Since its opening in 2015, thousands of visitors have flocked to the Port City Marina dock, which is under the management of Pete Werling and Josh Alther, for business and pleasure. With the marina sitting between Beaufort and Savannah, crews from California, Florida, and Minnesota

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THE BIG 5

Posted by - August 30, 2017

Tony “A.J.” Tata is the bestselling author of 7 thriller fiction novels, including the popular Jake Mahegan series published by Kensington Books. His March 2017 novel, Besieged, was a national bestseller and his newest release, Direct Fire, is due in stores and online December 26th, 2017.  His fifth novel, Foreign & Domestic was a finalist

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This Topsail Twosome Is Riding the Wave of Success

Posted by - August 24, 2017

Topsail outfitter expands options for island living When visitors come to Topsail Beach, Cheryl Price says they want to spend their time enjoying the best that island living has to offer: waves to ride,    wide-open marshes to explore, quiet bicycle rides, or porch time alongside the people they came to reconnect with. But at

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Pilgrimage Across the Cape Fear Region

Posted by - August 22, 2017

I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Diana Walsh Pasulka, professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at UNCW, on her upcoming book titled American Cosmic. The following is a description of her book to be released in early 2018  proceeded by our Q & A session: Contrary to Stephen Hawking’s statement

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Walking the Moonlit Path – Leo New Moon Aug 21 2017

Posted by - August 1, 2017

Happy birthday Leo, and a happy Leo new moon to all! This month features a couple of extremely noteworthy events in both the astronomical and astrological world. The first and more minor excitement is the unusual phenomena of two Leo new moons in a row. This is a variant on  the “blue moon” idea, and

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THE BIG 5

Posted by - July 10, 2017

The Big 5 are fun, quirky questions that we ask members of the Cape Fear community each month. This is a fun, interactive way to connect the names and faces of our region with our readers. If you’d like to participate or nominate someone in the community, please send your email to the editor at

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Walking the Moonlit Path: Cancer New Moon July 2017

Posted by - July 10, 2017

Happy birthday Cancer, and a happy Cancer new moon to all. This moon became technically new on June 24th, but will be affecting us almost all month long. Those of you with late June birthdays will be impacted the most, though the July Cancers will have plenty of excitement as well. If you were born

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Pilgrimage Across the Cape Fear Region

Posted by - July 10, 2017

My visit to the Chua Tung Lam Vietnamese Buddhist Temple in Wilmington was greeted with a warm smile from Thay, the monk who leads services and manages the temple.  The temple is located on Gordon Road and follows the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism.  Thay began our conversation with an introduction to the Quan Am statue

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EDITOR’S NOTE

Posted by - July 10, 2017

July is a month of celebration beginning with America commemorating its birth as a nation. In this month’s issue we continue the expression of celebration with reflections of our past and reverence for accomplishments that have brought us to the present. Our feature story captures the successful undertaking between Thalian Association Community Theatre and the

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