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Jan 9, 2019

Leading Into New Communities Inc. (LINC), the Wilmington-based nonprofit organization providing transitional services to men and women returning from prison, as well as youth development services for African-American men ages 16 to 24, will host its fifth annual Milestones Dinner on Feb. 4 at the Hotel Ballast.  Brandon Chrostowski, founder and execu ...

Jan 9, 2019

Clean Juice Opens Downtown Location

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jan 9, 2019

Clean Juice has opened its second Wilmington location at 300 N. Front St., the former home of Port City Java.  “We had a soft opening on Dec. 29 and have been very busy so far,” said co-owner Allen Tyndall.  The new location offers more of a relaxing cafe vibe, complete with a cozy fireplace and leather chairs for lounging. Tyndall and his wife, ...

Jan 9, 2019

Local Chef To Appear On Second Food Network Program 

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jan 9, 2019

Chef Josh Petty, owner of Cast Iron Kitchen, will be featured at 9 tonight in an episode of the Food Network program Guy’s Grocery Games, hosted by chef Guy Fieri.  Petty met Fieri when he visited the Port City last January to film episodes of another of his Food Network programs, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Cast Iron Kitchen was one of several Wilmingt ...

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Jan 8, 2019

Bitty & Beau’s To Open Third Location This Weekend

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jan 8, 2019

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee will open its third store this weekend, this time expanding to Savannah, Georgia. Co-founder and CEO Amy Wright, who started the venture with her husband in 2016, describes Bitty & Beau’s as a human rights movement disguised as a coffee shop. Wright is the recipient of the 2017 CNN Hero of the Year Award, and mother of Bitty and ...

Jan 2, 2019

A Panda Express could replace an existing restaurant on property at the corner of Market Street and Van Campen Boulevard in Wilmington, according to site plans submitted to the city. The plans show the Chinese food chain replacing Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, a Celtic-themed restaurant and bar, at 11 Van Campen Blvd. According to the plans, submitted by Panda Express I ...

Jan 2, 2019

Top 10 Restaurant Stories Of 2018

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jan 2, 2019

With 2018 having come to a close, it's time to look back on our most widely read Restaurant Roundup stories of the past year:  10. The countdown begins at the 10th-most widely read story, Passing the glass: Downtown wine bar gets new owner. In June, Celeste Glass, founder of The Fortunate Glass, announced that she would be selling the wine bar to Tom Noona ...

Jan 2, 2019

It’s that time of year again, when vows and resolutions to get healthy are made, and Kale Me Crazy, 6800 Parker Farm Drive at Mayfaire Community Center, is ready to help. Open now for just over two months, the Atlanta-based superfood cafe is operated by franchisees Kelsey and Michael Schuler, who said they were drawn to the concept because they wanted to invest in ...

Jan 2, 2019

Old North Coffee Under New Ownership

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jan 2, 2019

Old North Coffee, on South Kerr Avenue in Wilmington, previously owned by David and Jessica Winters, has been sold to Terry McCoy. McCoy, who goes by the name "Mac," said he purchased the business from the Winters in mid-November.  Since that time, McCoy has made a few minor changes but intends to keep the business more or less the same as it was und ...

Jan 2, 2019

Rounds Golf & Lounge Opening Soon 

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jan 2, 2019

Bryce Edmister, a partner with Rounds Golf & Lounge, announced that the venue, located 6801 Parker Farm Drive in Mayfaire Community Center, is set to open in early January.  Edmister, a professional golfer, and partners John Spencer and Denis Ing describe Rounds as an upscale, indoor version of Topgolf, the golf entertainment chain that has locations nationwide ...

Dec 19, 2018

Holiday Beers Roundup: Local Breweries Celebrate The Season

By Jessica Maurer, posted Dec 19, 2018

Many local breweries are serving up special releases for the holiday, showcasing a wide variety of flavors and styles that reflect this festive season. Flying Machine Brewing Co. is offering its first hand-packaged release, Polar Byrd Winter Warmer Ale, (7.4 percent ABV), named for Medal of Honor recipient and renowned polar explorer and aviator, Rear Admiral Richa ...

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