FOOD & DRINK
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in wilmington, NC
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to wilmington..
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.
Wilmington's Triple Treat: 3 Hot Dogs You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring three of the most popular hot dogs in Wilmington. Have you had the opportunity to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Unlock the Secrets of Perfect Paint Colors at Interior Design Workshop
Get ready to transform your home with an exciting upcoming event: the Picking Paint Colors 12/6 - Interior Design Workshop. This expert-crafted course, taking place on Wed, Dec 06 from 10am - 11am, is designed to help you navigate the often overwhelming task of selecting paint colors for your home. The workshop will be held at the Mickler & Co Design Studio, located at 2007 Dawson Street, Wilmington, NC 28403.
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...
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.
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.
20 famous movies filmed in North Carolina
North Carolina is no stranger to the big screen. From a movie about a pitcher on one of our local minor league baseball teams to a Nicholas Sparks novel, the state played host to multiple films, ranging from box office blockbusters, iconic 90s horror, to cult-classic indie hits. Here are...
The latest in restaurants: 8 openings and closings in the Wilmington area
The food-and-drink scene in the Wilmington area brought more changes in November. There’s a new steakhouse option and more pop-ups. Unfortunately, a few restaurants have also closed. Here’s a look. Openings ...
Local hip hop artists to perform at cypher at Waterline Brewing Co.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Local hip hop lovers and rappers are set to perform at a cypher set for this Friday at Waterline Brewing Co. The free event will run from 9 p.m. into late at night. Fuzz Jaxx and Haji P. will host the event featuring DJ Slim Deluxe and DJ Rewind Selector.
Disenchanted you missed Enchanted Airlie tickets? Try these Wilmington-area holiday lights
It's another holiday season in Wilmington, and perhaps you missed out on tickets to one of the Port City's favorite Christmas traditions: Enchanted Airlie. And, yes, tickets are sold out again for the large light display at Airlie Gardens. If you missed out, here are some other holiday traditions that also "light"...
Syncing with the Moon: Yoga for Hormonal Balance + Stress Relief
Prepare to embark on a grounding journey with "Lunar Harmony: Yoga for Hormonal Balance + Stress Relief," a unique yoga program designed to align your lifestyle with the natural rhythms within and around us. This event is set to take place on Thu, Dec 07 from 7pm - 8pm at the Lemontree Embodiment Studio, located at 709 S 17th St 709 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.
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:
Get Ready to Sip, Shop, and Celebrate at This Local Event!
Mark your calendars for an exciting event this weekend! The "SIP and Shop" is set to take place on Sun, Dec 10 from 5pm - 7pm at the charming location of 8024 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28411. This event promises a delightful afternoon and evening filled with an array of activities that are bound to make your weekend memorable.
Get Ready to Embrace Your Inner Elf at Thalian Association's 'Elf' Performance!
Get ready to embrace your inner elf this weekend at the Thalian Association's presentation of the beloved holiday classic, “Elf”! The performance will take place at the Main Stage Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut St, Wilmington, NC.
Wilmington woman bags $100,000 Powerball prize
RALEIGH, N.C. — Amanda Bryant of Wilmington tried her luck on a $3 Power Play ticket and won a $100,000 prize. Bryant bought her lucky Quick Pick ticket using Online Play. She matched the numbers on four white balls and the red Powerball to win $50,000 in the Nov. 13 drawing. Her prize doubled to […]
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/.
Cape Fear Brew Crew: Hi-Wire Brewing
This week, the Cape Fear Brew Crew visited Hi-Wire Brewing!. Join us tomorrow, December 7th, from 6-9 pm, for a pint night benefiting Wagon Tails Farm Rescue, a local organization that rescues animals and gives them a second chance. The Cape Fear Brew Crew invites you to Hi-Wire Brewing for an evening of craft beer and furry friends, where you can enjoy heartwarming company with adoptable puppies and kittens, all while sipping on Hi-Wire’s finest brews. Let’s come together in supporting Wagon Tails’ mission to rescue animals in need and make a lasting difference in our community. Cheers to compassion and a night of pawsitively good times!
Allison Ballard: What it's like covering the food and dining beat at the StarNews
I've been fortunate enough to work as a writer for most of my career, aside from a few college-era jobs as a server and bartender. And during that time, I've covered a lot of topics. (Science writing, in particular, has been a favorite.) But I've also returned to food writing again and again. I've worked at the StarNews a few times over the years and most recently have been covering the restaurant scene in New Hanover,...
Step Back in Time at the 2nd Annual Holiday Silent Auction
Get ready to step back in time for the 2nd Annual Holiday Silent Auction, a night of Gatsby-esque glamour and excitement. This event will take place on Wed, Dec 06 from 7pm to 9pm at Station No. 2, 602 South 5th Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28401.