WILMINGTON – While a decade-long bubble surrounding the rise of cupcakes as the premiere sweet treat may have burst, Wilmington resident Kristen Beckmeyer Spetrino has not only turned her specialty shop into a well-known local business, but into three different ventures — all in the name of sugar. The trend for bakeries that specialize in […]
"To have the top two container carriers in the world come together and provide service options for us on the transatlantic and transpacific side is pretty special.”
WILMINGTON – The region’s commercial ties to northern Europe will be strengthened with the addition of the Port of Wilmington to a major transatlantic route. Starting April 1, the new route will bring a weekly container vessel to Wilmington on its way from northern Europe to New York. The route is operated by the 2M network, a […]
COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA — Now that the weather is warming up, anglers out there are getting the itch to fish. Flounder can be fished throughout the Cape Fear Region, but anglers should know that fishing regulations for Flounder along North Carolina’s coast have changed. According to the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries, the recreational […]
Cameron Seagle and Natasha Alden bought a truck and started their African adventure last July with no end in sight. “We will continue to travel until we find a place to call home,” they wrote on their blog.
That moment when adventure, vacation and escapism becomes normal life. For Cameron Seagle and Natasha Alden, it happened more than four years ago. Shortly after graduating from UNC-Wilmington, they did not frame the brand-new diploma and start that typical young-professional job hunt. Nope. Instead, they went online and booked the cheapest airfare to Europe they […]
WILMINGTON — A new group of filmmakers dedicated to keeping Hollywood East alive has released its first Instagram film, with more on the way. Port City Daily met with Dogma Cape Fear last week on the set on its debut film “Oh, You Shouldn’t Have.” The film stars Christy Grantham, a veteran of Wilmington’s television […]
PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida – It wouldn’t be the official start to Major League Baseball’s spring training without a trip to the Sunshine State by Leland’s own “Mini Thor.” Ashtin Gerberg, 5, came to fame last summer as the bite sized version of big league pitcher Noah Syndergaard. He caught the hearts of New York […]
CARY, NC – A former Cape Fear Community College and University of North Carolina at Wilmington student was arrested in Cary on Sunday for threatening violence against the town. Executive Director of University Relations Janine Iamunno confirmed Garrett Grimsley was a transfer student from Cape Fear Community College who earned his bachelor’s in Computer Science. Grimsley […]
WILMINGTON – A slice of Port City’s World War II-era culinary life was among donations to the Cape Fear Museum approved by the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners earlier this week. Like the other 14 donations, the menu for The Friendly Cafeteria and Restaurant is a time-capsule, capturing part of the region’s 300-year history, […]
WILMINGTON – As a way to showcase the area’s rich history and talented literary authors, C-SPAN has landed in southeastern North Carolina to tell Wilmington’s story. In conjunction with its Charter Communications cable partners, C-SPAN producers arrived Tuesday at historic Bellamy Mansion on Market Street to unveil plans for the weeklong shoot as part of the cable […]
Salt therapy comes in two basic forms. One is halotherapy, the breathing of pulverized salt in a small space, sometimes called a salt cave. Another is flotation therapy, an updated take on what was once referred to as sensory deprivation therapy.
It’s in virtually every kitchen. Nutritionists say to avoid it. Yet from the Eastern Seaboard to California, it’s being touted for health benefits, from spa customers to veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. What is it? Salt. And chances are, in one form or another, it’s in a spa near you. “It is a natural […]