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Jun 5, 2020

A New Twist On Rosé Wine

By Jessica Maurer, posted About 4 hours ago

Agriculture, clean water and wine are three things that local entrepreneurs Amy and Rob Kuchar are passionate about. Rob hails from a rural farming community on the outskirts of Flint, Michigan, while Amy grew up in downtown Flint, a city known lately mostly for its water quality issues.   The Kuchars started a small Charlotte- based wine distribution company in ...

Jun 3, 2020

Flying Machine Brewing Co. Expanding To Wrightsville Beach

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jun 3, 2020

Flying Machine Brewing Co. co-founders Grant Steadman and David Sweigart have announced plans to expand their business by opening a second location at 530 Causeway Drive in Wrightsville Beach.   Steadman and Sweigart purchased Banks Channel Pub from Ashley Adams and Doug Barker on May 15. Neal DePersia and Chris Thorpe of DePersia & Associates LLC represented bo ...

Jun 3, 2020

Downtown Wilmington Restaurant Closes Permanently

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jun 3, 2020

Stalk & Vine owner Zac Brown announced via social medial last week that his bar and restaurant would be closing for good in the wake of COVID-19.   “Our 9 months of operations were riddled with a short first summer, Hurricane Dorian, the first slow winter, and then the COVID-19 pandemic.” Brown said in a Facebook post on May 29.  The fact of the ...

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Posted May 20, 2020
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If you’ve been homebound for a while, your indoor scenery may be getting old. You’ve probably cleaned out a closet or two by now, but what about amending your home environment to make it safer?

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Jun 3, 2020

Whiskey Trail Plans Midtown Location

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jun 3, 2020

Chris Levesque, owner of Whiskey Trail, has announced plans for the opening of a second location this summer.   Whiskey Trail Midtown is expected to open at 3525 Lancelot Lane, in the building that formerly housed Dig & Dive.   The volleyball courts will no longer be a part of the complex, but according to Levesque, that portion of the land will be the si ...

Jun 3, 2020

Oyster Eatery Now Open In Porters Neck

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jun 3, 2020

Robert Pickens, owner of Kornerstone Bistro, has opened a second restaurant, Tidewater Oyster Bar, in Porters Neck Center. The restaurant held a soft opening this past weekend, and is open this week for dinner, with plans to open for lunch shortly.   Located in the former K-Bueno Norte space just across Market Street from Kornerstone, Tidewater Oyster Bar features N ...

May 27, 2020

Some Area Restaurants Stick To Carry-out

By Jessica Maurer, posted May 27, 2020

While restaurants have been granted the ability to open for dine-in service at 50% capacity, some restaurant owners have chosen to stay with a carry-out only model for the time being. Danny McPherson, one of the owners of Brunches at Mayfaire Community Center and King Neptune Restaurant in Wrightsville Beach, told the GWBJ earlier this month that he did not plan on open ...

May 27, 2020

The Donut Inn Opening Second Location

By Jessica Maurer, posted May 27, 2020

The Donut Inn will celebrate the grand opening of its second location in the Harris Teeter shopping center at the corner of Porters Neck Road and Market Street on Monday, June 1. Owners Allen Renquist and Matt Anlyan said in a statement that after three years of serving locally roasted coffee, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and handmade donuts at the Military Cutoff locat ...

May 27, 2020

Locally Made Wine-water Hybrid Hits Shelves

By Jessica Maurer, posted May 27, 2020

Rosé Water, a wine and sparkling water hybrid created in Wilmington, is hitting the shelves locally and throughout the U.S. just in time for summer. Co-founders Amy and Rob Kuchar said they wanted to bring an all-natural, lower-alcohol product to the wine market. “Today’s consumer is focused on health and wellness in all aspects of their life,&rdqu ...

May 27, 2020

Burney's Sweets & More Coming To Mayfaire

By Jessica Maurer, posted May 27, 2020

Burney’s Sweets & More is coming to Mayfaire Community Center, filling the former Duck Donuts spot, a Mayfaire spokeswoman confirmed this week. The bakery, founded in Elizabethtown in 2011 by Thomas and Doris Burney, is today owned by Michael and Gina Burney, who still operate the Elizabethtown location. Since its founding, nearly a dozen location ...

May 22, 2020

MADE: Spicing Up Local Markets

By Staff Reports, posted May 22, 2020

RAWsalsa 102 Old Eastwood Road, Wilmington    No. of employees: 1   Year founded: 2017   Top local official: Rachel Ann Willoughby, owner   Company description: RAWsalsa is a local, independent maker and seller of smallbatch, fresh salsas.   Products made locally: The company makes its signature fresh tomato and fresh pineapple sals ...

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