Apr 7, 2021

Trolly Stop Location On The Market

By Vicky Janowski, posted Apr 7, 2021

The Trolly Stop Grill and Catering on Fountain Drive is up for grabs.   The owners of the hot dog shop and catering operation are selling off their business, with an eye toward retirement and family time.   The listing price of $150,000 includes the restaurant, three hot dog carts, three catering vans and the rest of the pieces to jump in, said Rich Walsh, wh ...

Apr 7, 2021

Vegan Restaurant Coming To Military Cutoff Road

By Cece Nunn, posted Apr 7, 2021

A vegan fine-dining restaurant is expected to open in a couple months on Military Cutoff Road. Laura Tiblier, who owns Ceviche’s with her husband, and Anastasia Worrell, of Slice of Life, have partnered on The Green House at 1427 Military Cutoff Road in the Progress Point commercial complex. The space was previously occupied by Moe’s Southwest Grill.  ...

Apr 7, 2021

On Tuesday, the Carolina Beach Road location of Biggers Market opened for the season.  “We are excited to open with our local flowers and herbs that always kick it off, as well as our local asparagus, which is my personal favorite. And strawberries are starting to come in, so we are getting back into it,” said Andrew Cameron, one of the partners in the ...

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Dealing With Water Damages In Your Condominium Building? Here’s What To Do.

Posted Apr 1, 2021
In a recent “Ask the Experts” webinar, we discussed best practices regarding handling water leaks in condominiums. Though this piece will discuss some North Carolina laws, there’s also plenty of information on governing documents and entire article
Mar 31, 2021

The Sailfish Catches Its Fifth Season, New Menu Items

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 31, 2021

The Sailfish at Marsh Creek Marine restaurant, which started out as a casual spot mainly for boaters, is now open for its fifth season, with several new menu items and a summer concert series Thursday evenings.   Charlotte Kornegay, brand marketing and advertisement manager for the marina, said the restaurant’s clientele has steadily grown over the past f ...

Mar 31, 2021

Plans Move Forward For Downtown Gourmet Grocery Store

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 31, 2021

Joseph Allen and Frank Christopher Meares continue to move forward with plans for Better Basket, a gourmet grocery store set to open at 143 N. Front St., the space formerly occupied by Farmin’ on Front.  Farmin’ on Front opened in late 2016 and was the vision of Wayne Long, co-founder of Well Care Health and Farmin' Brands. Allen and Meares hav ...

Mar 31, 2021

At Mayfaire Town Center, Cinnaholic Opening This Week

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 31, 2021

Cinnaholic, a California-based bakery featuring vegan cinnamon rolls as well as other sweets and coffee, is scheduled to open its doors this Friday, April 2, at 6841 Conservation Way in Mayfaire Town Center. “Mayfaire is proud to welcome Cinnaholic’s first location in Wilmington,” said Paige Coniglio, Mayfaire spokeswoman. “We are thrilled to bri ...

Mar 31, 2021

Coquina Fishbar Launches Brunch Service

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 31, 2021

Coquina Fishbar, which opened about three months ago at Mayfaire Town Center, is now serving Sunday brunch. Scott Clemons, who owns and operates the restaurant along with his family, said it has always been part of the plan to launch a brunch service once the day-to-day operations were up and running smoothly. Clemons said the restaurant has been well received thus f ...

Mar 24, 2021

Britt's Donuts Prepares For Opening

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 24, 2021

Britt’s Donuts of Carolina Beach will open for its 82nd season Easter weekend. It will be the 48th year of operation for owner Bobby Nivens, who was born in 1939, the same year the shop was founded by H.L. Britt.     This year, Nivens will welcome back managers Lynn Prusa and Dawn Johnson, both former employees of the town of Carolina Beach, along with se ...

Mar 24, 2021

SeaWitch Cafe & Tiki Bar Brings Back Brunch

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 24, 2021

The SeaWitch Cafe & Tiki Bar is gearing up for the summer season and relaunching Sunday brunch service after a 2020 hiatus. Owners Jenni Pietch and Alex Gilewicz had to scale back on pretty much everything last year in light of the pandemic. Brunch service was cut, the menu was pared down to avoid waste, and there was a shift toward meals designed for carryout, some ...

Mar 24, 2021

Sofra Modern Mediterranean Launches New Menu Items

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 24, 2021

Bahaa Ibrahim is celebrating the first anniversary of Sofra Modern Mediterranean this week, with the launch of some new menu items and expanded catering offerings. Ibrahim admits that opening the week that everything was shutting down last March and trying to get his restaurant up and going during COVID-19 has been a challenge he never anticipated. Having been in the ...

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