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Lake Side Retreat

A Lake Side Retreat in The Cape Written By Alex Harris-Huse, Photography by Crystal Glass This beautiful home is ideally located between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean in the pristine gated community known as The Cape, just…

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North Carolina Filmmakers – The New Wave

By Colleen Thompson At the Cucalorus Film Festival this year, three Wilmington filmmakers—Nick Westfall, Erica Dunton and Kristi Ray—showcased their new feature films. Their work is raw and scrappy, urgent and intense, and driven by a keen sense of place….

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Cape Fear Gullah Geechee

Written by: Casey McAnarney North Carolina may not contribute the most land to The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, an expanse of land spanning four states on the East Coast, but this culture is not lost here. Long has it…

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Salon des Beaux-Artes

  Written by Kelly Johnson In a Parisian cafe, around the1860s, a group of artists gathered to discuss little of their tea and pastries and more of their passion for art and the ideas behind it. The result? A painting…

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Gullah – The Carolina’s Original Culinary Culture

Story and Photos By Colleen Thompson Mention the word Gullah or Geechee in culinary circles, even in the Southern U.S. and you’re likely to get blank stares. An often overlooked and rarely documented culture, the Gullah Geechee culinary heritage has…

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The Cotton Exchange – 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…

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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 surrounding…

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Belly Laughs, Secret Jokes & Keepin’ It Real

Written by Colleen Thompson If you ask Taylor Hamilton to sum up her business, she’ll tell you that she specializes in belly laughs, secret jokes and keeping it real. Hamilton, 32, is the owner and founder of greeting card company…

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Meet the Chef: Caitlyn Fisher, The Shoals Club

Chef Caitlyn Fisher had an “aha” moment while still at school during a presentation for her Spanish class. She had to choose a word and bring in objects that correlated with a childhood memory. For some reason, she thought it…

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