Thursday, December 1, 2022

Hometown huzzahs: Successes and achievements in the Cape Fear

A rundown of recent accomplishments from the Cape Fear area:

Local spa named one of the top ten in North Carolina

Best Things North Carolina has named Wilmington’s Sage Salon & Spa to its list of the top 10 spas in the state. As a certified green salon Sage Salon & Spa cites a commitment to carrying environmentally friendly products, reducing stress on the earth and in their clients.

Tarpon caught in Wrightsville Beach

Despite being early in the season, fisherman Tyler Cox caught a large tarpon off Johnny Mercer’s Pier in Wrightsville Beach earlier this month.



New brewery opens near Wrightsville Beach

While many were out celebrating Independence Day this July 4th, Waterman’s Brewing Company was celebrating its grand opening. Located at 1610 Pavilion Place, the former site of Fibber McGee’s, Waterman’s carries a variety of house-made beers and coastal cuisine. Owner Bob High renovated the building to include a fireplace, private room, and outdoor patio so you enjoy the latest addition to Wilmington’s craft brewery scene, rain or shine.

Two Wilmington and Beaches CVB sales team members receive honors

Two members of the Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau sales team have been recognized with industry honors. Director of Convention Sales, Molly Johnson, was awarded the Meeting Professionals International – Carolinas Chapter’s 2017 President Award for her dedication to the organization as a past president and current Meeting Planning Committee chair. CVB Sales Manager Bree Nidds was voted in as the Secretary of the Executive Committee for the NC Sports Association, where she will work to promote the growth of the state’s sports industry.

Threve Mercantile opens Downtown

Threve Mercantile recently celebrated the grand opening of their downtown storefront location, a big step forward from their origins at a local consignment market booth. Owners Lisa and Justin Hauenstein work with makers from around the world to find unique handmade and vintage décor for the shop, which also offers interior design services. Threve Mercantile is located at 106 Market St. and is open Wednesday-Saturday from 11am-6pm and Sunday from noon-6pm.

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