Category: Explore

Staff Pick: Best Place for Drinks with a View Staff Pick: Best Place for Drinks with a View

Recently, I had the pleasure of going out on the town in downtown Southport.  As I walked along the waterfront of the Yacht Basin, I came upon a newish looking place called the Mullet. The bar has a rustic, tiki bar appearance, and a million-dollar view.  Situated right on the water... Read More

Top 10 Things to Do in Southport Top 10 Things to Do in Southport

Lots to Do in Southport Southport, North Carolina is a truly unique experience for everyone that visits the locale. On the one hand, it has plenty of world-class golf courses, restaurants, and nearby attractions. On the other hand, Southport still radiates that Southern small-town charm. Even though it’s a small town,... Read More

Staff Pick: Best Burgers in Southport Staff Pick: Best Burgers in Southport

If you are looking for a great burger, look no further than Southport’s Blue Cow Grille.  Voted “Best Burger Joint” by Southport Magazine in 2019, the Grille is located on 108 East Moore Street, right in the heart of downtown Southport’s shopping and dining district.  There are just a few tables,... Read More

What Makes an Ideal Coastal Home Design What Makes an Ideal Coastal Home Design

Going Beyond Build-Quality Building a great home is more than construction materials or build quality! While you want a dream home to be built to last, a lot of homeowners may not always realize how important the aesthetic or design of the said residence is. Design determines the color, interior layout,... Read More

Best Golf Courses Near Southport Best Golf Courses Near Southport

Did you know that in 2021 alone, a record 3.2 million Americans played golf for the first time? That trend only continues to grow here in Southeastern North Carolina, which is considered one of the top golf meccas in the entire nation. Year-round mild and sunny weather, combined with the nearby... Read More

Silver Coast Winery Silver Coast Winery

The Perfect Place to Socialize In the past, one of the main centers of recreation for any seaside port was the local tavern. Taverns provided a warm place to stay for traveling sailors and tradespeople, while also offering a place to drink and socialize. Today’s bars and breweries still serve the... Read More

Summer Progress at the Home Place Summer Progress at the Home Place

Steady Progress Toward Completion As the summer season continues onward, the Home Place of Southport heads toward completion at a steady pace. Driving towards the town of Southport you can already make out a site for the community where land has been cleared and primed for construction of the finest brick... Read More

Paddling Into Summer Fun Paddling Into Summer Fun

Kayaking: Fit While Having Fun Did you know that in 2020, approximately 18.12 million people in the United States participated in Kayaking? It’s a shocking number, but when you think about it, it’s not all that surprising! Kayaking is a fantastic way to keep active, stay fit, and have fun at... Read More

Why You Should Visit “Old Baldy” Why You Should Visit “Old Baldy”

Standing Tall Proud, tall, and rich with historic significance, the Bald Head Island Lighthouse is a major focal point of the Cape Fear Region. It’s the oldest lighthouse still standing in the state of North Carolina. “Old Baldy” has seen its fair share of conflicts, ships, and visitors. It’s considered one... Read More

10 minutes from the Beach 10 minutes from the Beach

The Coastal Side of Life What’s better than kicking back and knowing you live in Southeastern North Carolina. A place that’s home to some of the best beaches in the nation? How about the fact that there are several incredible locations just minutes away from your front door? Imagine getting up... Read More