FOOD & DRINK
3 things to know about Southport’s new dim sum / Asian restaurant
The owners of Southport Gourmet and Sushi Bar restaurant have been working for months on a new addition to the food scene in Brunswick County. They also wanted to bring something unique to the area. Now, Yummy House held its official grand opening on Dec. 5 at 1616 N. Howe St. Here’s...
Discover the Top 3 Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Spots in Oak Island
In this article, we explore three must-try Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt spots in Oak Island. Have you had the chance to taste their delightful offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comment section below.
This place in Southport, NC offers delicious food especially their shrimp wrap
As a food blogger, I've tried lots of different places, but Ports Of Call in Southport, NC, is really special. This fancy restaurant has a menu from around the world with lots of fancy drinks. The atmosphere is fancy yet inviting, great for a romantic date or a nice family meal.
New picture books for children include one from Brunswick County about a Christmas moose
Just in time for Christmas, a Brunswick County writer tells the story of a moose who thought he wanted to fly. Wright Smith wrote "The Legend of Christmoose," published by Newman Springs Publishing of Red Bank, N.J. ($20.95). Todd Pearl did the color illustrations. ...
Moka Cafe in Calabash: A Culinary Journey Through Southern BBQ Delights
I recently visited Moka Cafe in Brunswick County, NC. It's located at Indigo Farms, just north of the border from Little River on Route 57. I can confirm that they have a well-deserved reputation for serving delicious Southern comfort food. The café is loved by everyone - families, couples, solo travelers, business professionals, and friends. They all appreciate the cozy and welcoming vibe. Their menu has some amazing options like the Southern BBQ Plate, Egg Salad Sandwiches, Banana Pudding, Open Face Turkey, and BBQ Pork. Now, let's explore one of their popular dishes in detail.
New Oak Island art trail gathers fresh ideas
Oak Island gave the public a chance to weigh in on its new art trail recently in a pair of open houses at the 801 Ocean Event Center. The two community engagement events kicked off “OKI-PAT” (Oak Island Public Art Trail), and helped to gauge the public’s interest in the different styles and types of community art they would like to see in Oak Island. Attendees viewed nine different examples of a public mural, such as local lifestyle and vintage post card, and they could rank them in order of appeal.
Savour the Flavours: Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Southport
In this article, we're exploring three exquisite Italian restaurants in Southport. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Sandy Paws Dog Parade being held in Holden Beach this weekend
HOLDEN BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A parade for your furry friend is being held this weekend in Holden Beach. The Sandy Paws Dog Parade will take place Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Participants will meet at the Town Hall and walk to the Holden Beach Pavilion for pictures with Santa. Those wishing to engage in a longer parade will circle Block Q before ending at the pavilion.
Midway Grille in Bolivia, NC - A Hidden Gem for Sandwich Lovers
Detailed Information on Famous Dish: Warm Turkey w/Bacon on Rye. Description: A mouthwatering sandwich featuring succulent turkey slices, crispy bacon, and fresh lettuce served on perfectly toasted rye bread.
This place in Oak Island, NC offers delicious food especially their shrimp & grits
Shagger Jacks in Oak Island, NC, is a great place to eat with a fun summer atmosphere and a menu full of delicious seafood and traditional American food. Here's a sneak peek of what they have on their menu:
A dramatic Civil War photography display highlights these events happening in Brunswick
Renowned expert on Civil War photography to speak at Brunswick Civil War Round Table. Garry Adelman will present a dramatic presentation entitled, “Civil War Photography Extravaganza.” Adelman will present a fascinating photographic presentation covering Civil War events, people and places at Brunswick Civil War Round Table meeting. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Hatch Auditorium on Caswell Beach. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m. The visitor fee is $10, which can include a spouse, and can be applied toward the $25 annual membership dues. For more information: John Butler at Brunswickcwrt@gmail.com, 404-229-9425 or https://brunswickcivilwarroundtable.com/.
Experience La Dolce Vita: 3 Italian Restaurants You Can't Miss in Ocean Isle Beach
In this article, we're exploring three exquisite Italian restaurants located in Ocean Isle Beach. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? We'd love to hear your experiences! Please don't hesitate to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Southport's Annual Storefront Showcase Brings Festive Cheer and Friendly Competition
Experience the festive spirit in Southport's 3rd annual storefront showcase! With 16 stores competing in five categories, this event brings the community closer while adding a friendly rivalry. Voting is open until December 10th. Tune in to find out more about this unique holiday tradition.
Popular Carolina Beach pizza restaurant to close, but new locations in the works
The news, while not completely unexpected, was still a little bit of a surprise. Jeremy Fenton, owner of Fentoni’s Pizza on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, got word over the Thanksgiving holiday that the building that is home to his restaurant would be sold. But Fenton said he's already been...
Brunswick County man wins $250,000 scratch-off prize
RALEIGH, N.C. — Michael Hansil of Ocean Isle Beach took a chance on a $5 scratch-off and won a $250,000 scratch-off prize. Hansil bought his lucky $5 Power 5s ticket from Calabash Food & Fuel on Beach Drive Southwest in Calabash. He arrived at lottery headquarters on November 20 to claim his prize and, after […]
This place in Bolivia, NC offers delicious food especially their meatloaf sandwich
On my recent trip to Bolivia, NC, I had the joy of eating at Midway Grille. This cozy restaurant, located next to a pet store and a shipping store in Midway Commons, has a friendly and inviting atmosphere. The menu has a variety of tasty choices that are hard to resist.
NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher: Ways to go green during holidays, gift-giving
FORT FISHER, NC (PRESS RELEASE) — This holiday season, the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is encouraging the community to take the pledge to give green and live green by thinking sustainably when planning celebrations and gift-giving. Surviving as a sea turtle hatchling is tough. On the beach,...
Wake Up to Flavor: Oak Island's Top 3 Breakfast & Brunch Destinations
In this article, we explore three delightful breakfast and brunch spots on Oak Island. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to share your comments below.
Wilmington-area restaurants open for Christmas and Christmas Eve
There’s no one right way to celebrate the holidays, for people or for restaurants. Some businesses are closed for Christmas to give their staff some time off, others want to be open to serve those who are looking for a good meal. Here’s a look at some of those eateries that will be open on Dec. 24 and 25 in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. ...
Carolina Beach to offer some free parking in December
CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - The Town of Carolina Beach has announced that it will offer free parking in designated on-street spaces on each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday starting Dec. 4 and through the rest of the month. “Designated on-street spaces are parking spots located adjacent to roadways that are...