#Atlantic Ocean

Plans for Surf City boat storage ongoing after annexation approval

With Surf City's access to the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway and other places for recreational activities, local entrepreneur Mike Ellis is looking forward to having a place for homeowners to park their boats and RVs. Topsail Tide, LLC is working to finalize plans for a bot and RV storage facility with 46 parking spots. A rezoning request was presented by Charles F. Riggs & Associates on behalf of the Surf City-based business. The 1.4 acres of...
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Live in the iconic Peck Plaza, overlooking the ocean and river

This 11th-floor condominium in the iconic Peck Plaza has been completely renovated, including a 2022 AC, as well as new kitchen cabinets, counters and floor. Covered in new floors throughout and boasting an in-unit washer/dryer and brand-new bathrooms, this northwest-facing unit delivers beautiful views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. While the condo itself is remarkable, it is Peck Plaza that has garnered a lot of attention, with its circular top-floor restaurant and lounge. The building has undergone a $14-million renovation, including new hurricane windows and sliders, exterior paint, balcony railings, concrete restoration, roof and intercom safety system. Its array of amenities includes a newly furnished club room, fitness center, basketball and tennis courts. No pets are allowed, and there is a one-week-minimum rental policy.
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Video Shows Passenger Plane Showering Sparks and Losing Debris After Take Off

A United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Newark-Liberty International Airport after what appeared to be sparks and debris were seen coming off the plane. The Boeing 777-200 made repeated circles for 90 minutes over the Atlantic Ocean before turning around and landing at 1 a.m. The FAA has now opened a probe into the incident, which was caught on video. Here's what happened.

Tropical Storm Ian path shifts again but still shows landfall next week in Florida

Tropical Storm Ian got a little stronger on Saturday morning and had 45 mph winds as it tracked westward in the central Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center expects Ian to strengthen more -- a lot more -- and it could become a hurricane as soon as Sunday night. It is forecast to move into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday and make a beeline for Florida’s west coast. Landfall could come by Wednesday or early Thursday, according to forecasters.