"It's a chance for these cats, who might not get adopted or even seen, to get some exposure, and for people to fall in love with them."
WILMINGTON — Delia Valenti Eveland, a self-described “crazy cat lady,” has wanted Wilmington to have its own “cat café” for a long time. So, she’s going to build one. Eveland moved from Guatamala to North Carolina about 12 years ago. She came to Wilmington to attend Cape Fear Community College and then University at North […]
The Home selling process can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Today, we want to share a few tips to help you not only survive it, but thrive during it! Start packing up things you don’t use right away. As soon as you know you’re selling, you need to start collecting things that […]
WILMINGTON — “We Plan, We Run, We Race for Them” was a motto that originated seven years ago as a group of moms sat around the kitchen table to plan the First Annual Cardinal Strut. This group of moms made a promise to two other Holly Tree Elementary moms – that their sons, Bryson Parry and […]
"Something awful happened, one of the worst things that could have happened, but I found myself kind of surfing on this beautiful wave of humanity."
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH – It was a quiet Monday evening, about one hour after sunset, when a fireball erupted from the cabin of a sailboat moored in Banks Channel. The blast heavily damaged the boat and badly injured its sole occupant, Timothy Wilkinson. The explosion, caused by a propane leak, was “devastating, it was total […]
Today, we’re going to talk about absorption rates and real estate. What is the absorption rate, and why is it important? Absorption is simply the number of months inventory on the market right now, and how long it will take to sell those particular properties if no new homes come on the market. […]
WILMINGTON – Do your childhood memories include playing under the dining room table while grandma whipped up something tasty in the kitchen so that the family could feast on the many courses throughout a Sunday afternoon? Then the Italian-style dinner at Cousins Deli in downtown Wilmington is a must. Since he began opening his doors after […]
WILMINGTON — One of the Port City’s youngest and most ambitious chefs will appear on the Food Network’s “Chopped Jr.” this week. Stefano Dongowski will appear in episode “Heads will roll,” but before he makes his television debut, he talked about New York City and the experience of cooking on live television. The young chef has […]
"I think people will be pleasantly surprised at the quality they find here."
LELAND – Despite years of modest success, the Communities in Schools thrift stores are still facing a major hurdle: many people have some serious negative preconceptions about discount and second-hand stores. The thrift stores fund Communities in Schools (CIS) efforts to provide counseling, tutoring and mentoring as part of its partnership with Brunswick County schools. The […]
WILMINGTON – Seventy-two-year-old Wilmington resident Bill Manley feels like a kid in a candy store each time he’s able to get back on the field as an accomplished senior softball player. The retired, part-time life insurance agent was honored in 2016 by the Wilmington Senior Softball Association (WSSA) and enshrined as a member of the league’s […]
"It's real. Once the cooking starts, it’s a straight-up 30 minutes. It’s really serious."
WILMINGTON – The Food Network’s “Chopped” series presents contestants with difficult – and sometimes unappetizing – combinations of ingredients and challenges them to come up with gourmet meals. Thirteen-year-old Stefano Dongowski, who recently competed on the show, said he was up to the challenge. WATCH: Stefano Dongowski teamed up with Port City Daily to […]