Category: Home & Garden

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 20 minutes south of downtown and…

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Abode at Avalon Avenue

Written by Kelly Johnson Motoring toward 1833 Avalon Avenue, homeowners and guests alike will be greeted by a sweetly secluded private roadway. Greenery sprouting from either side of the drive—transporting on comers to an Intracoastal homecoming, with views of the…

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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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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…

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Loggerhead Luxury Living

Written by Melissa Snowden | Photography by Fociis When you escape to Oak Island, life slows down a few paces. This quaint, seaside town is primarily situated on a barrier island in Brunswick County, NC, with a portion of the…

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Living on Island Time

Written by Melissa Snowden | Photography by Anne Liles Just the experience of traveling to Bald Head Island creates a sense of serenity.  Leave your car and your worries behind as you jump aboard a passenger ferry at Deep Point Marina…

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314 South Front Street

Written by Colleen Thompson | Photography by FOCIIS Opera House Theatre Company brought artist, designer and actress Jenny McKinnon Wright to Wilmington, NC. A friend insisted that she and her two young daughters stay in his house, which was perched…

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The Switchyard Smithy

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….

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The Property Shop: Building Relationships That Matter

Written by: Debra McCormick | Photographed by Arthur Green   When Tony Harrington, broker/owner of The Property Shop, and Allyson Pittman, top-selling broker/REALTOR®, greet me in the lobby of their office space, I think of a popular expression – “Stay…

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The Azalea Festival is Bloomin’ Beautiful

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…

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