Category: Slider

Gullah Geechee Alive and Thriving within the Cape Fear

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…

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…

Gullah – 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…

Treetop Adventure

Written by: Hayley Swinson   Fifty feet. That’s the highest point on the Cape Fearless Extreme course, according to Chris Sherry, co-owner with Ron England. Standing on the ledge looking down, it’s hard to fathom that I’m five stories up….

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…

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 in…

Summer in Southport

Southport is a charming harbor town – located where the mouth of the Cape Fear River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Encompassing  2.2 square miles of pristine scenery and dotted with centuries of maritime history, Southport has received numerous accolades and…

Luxurious Living on Loggerhead

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…

Ms. Nursey James

Written by: Craig James   In 2002, at the encouraging of a friend, I began collecting nineteenth-century African American photography. With this new found hobby came a hunger to know more about my family history, and I embarked on a…

JUST ADD SUNSHINE

Written by Kelly Amato | Photography by Ethan Gaskill Nothing feels like summer more than time spent near the beach! We hit the streets of Cape Fear’s beloved, Wrightsville Beach, to showcase the coolest looks for the season. Whether it’s…