HGTV to film historic home show in Wilmington

Historic Wilmington Foundation's architectural salvage shop may be included in the locations for HGTV's 'Hunting Vintage,' which will shoot an episode at a Wilmington home next week. Photo by Hilary Snow.

An HGTV show about historic home searches has found the Port City. According to film permits filed with the City of Wilmington, production crews for “Hunting Vintage” will shoot at a local home in the Forest Hills area off Country Club Drive and various locations around town Monday, Feb. 8 through Wednesday, Feb. 10. Crews […]


Crawl for Paws benefits Carolina Beach Police K9 Unit

Tim Morrison and Wayne Rouse of Crawl for Paws present a check to the Carolina Beach Police Department for their K9 Unit. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

The furriest members of the Carolina Beach Police Department have received a donation from a group of local pub crawlers. Crawl for Paws recently presented a check for $3000 to the CBPD, which will go to the fund used to support the department’s two police dogs and their handlers. This is not the first donation […]


The Scene: Two female powerhouses perform this weekend

Ani DiFranco will come to Wilmington Friday in support of her latest album. Courtesy photos.

Two female performers with big voices and powerful lyrics are coming to the Port City. 98.3 FM The Penguin and Huka Entertainment present legendary singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco and bluesy and soulful Grace Potter live in concert this weekend. DiFranco will play Brooklyn Arts Center at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 in support of her latest album, […]


A festival of facial hair: Beard and mustache competition to raise funds for prostate cancer

Break out your mustache wax. For the third consecutive year, Front Street Brewery hosts its regional facial hair competition next month. Courtesy photos.

Nothing says manly quite like a well-groomed swath of facial hair. Front Street Brewery will pay tribute to the freshest and finest selections of masculine accoutrements from across the region–while raising awareness of men’s health issues–during its third annual Lower Cape Fear Beard and Moustache Competition next month. As in years past, the event, set […]


‘Sick of Stupid’ tour offers a new brand of southern humor

Wilmington-based comedian Cliff Cash has organized the Sick of Stupid tour to help change the way the world sees southerners. Courtesy photos.

This ain’t your blue collar brand of comedy. Wilmington’s own Cliff Cash has teamed up with veteran stand-ups Tom Simmons and Stewart Huff for the Sick of Stupid tour, aimed at changing, through humor, the way people see southerners. The trio hit the road earlier this month and will swing into the Port City Saturday […]


ADM donates to Communities in Schools’ dropout prevention program

The ADM donation will help CIS expand its Action for Success dropout prevention program to an additional school next year. Courtesy photo.

Communities in Schools of Brunswick County has received some financial support for its ongoing efforts to help students succeed and graduate. Agricultural company Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the non-profit organization. The money will allow Communities in Schools (CIS) to expand its Action for Success dropout prevention program at […]


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