Author: Allison Ballard

Storm Chasing

NWS meteorologist Sandy LaCorte keeps an eye on Cape Fear’s weather

Adventurous Eating

Although Wilmington's food scene isn’t too weird, there are options for adventure seekers.

In The Mix

Behind the scenes at some of downtown Wilmington’s most popular bars and restaurants is the interconnected web of friends and business partners who run them.

The Many Sides of Latin Flavors

Love of Latin flavors and island life is the inspiration behind San Juan Café and the philosophy that continues to shape the restaurant at 3314 Wrightsville Ave.

Connecting Food & Community

Port City Swappers and GRUB share a simple concept: take your extra garden-grown vegetables, homebrews, pickles, jams, jellies or other goods to a once-a-month meeting to swap.

Serving Up Dinner & A Show

The new theater complex, TheatreNOW has opened and is offering a series of original shows, including a comedy, murder mystery dinner show, movie night, Sunday gospel jazz brunch and a children-oriented Saturday morning performance, something to please everyone from locals to tourists.

Deep Cuts

Local experts share tips for buying and cooking meats.

Chef Food Fights

The last two Wilmington-based chefs in the regional Fire on the Dock cooking competition, reveal their picks for the best pizza in town.

For The Fridge

A list of when and where you can find great food and drink specials at local establishments.