Category: Local Environment

Local Coastal Landmarks Local Coastal Landmarks

Famous Iconographies Coastal North Carolina has a lot of famous iconographies along its sugar-white shorelines. From Cape Hatteras to Fort Fisher, several landmarks continue to be the center of attention for decades (and rightfully so!) The greater Southport area is known for its abundance of coastal landmarks. Places like the Bald... Read More

A Hot Cup of Joe A Hot Cup of Joe

Not All Coffee is Created Equal Coffee is the magic elixir that helps us get the day started on the right foot. Some prefer it black, others light and sweet, but there’s no denying that Americans love their coffee. Coastal Carolina is no exception to this caffeine obsession. However, not all... Read More

The Southport Ferry: A Riverside Icon The Southport Ferry: A Riverside Icon

Coastal Convenience Being a coastal town right on the borders of where the mighty Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean meet, there’s plenty of water to use as a mode of transportation in Southport. Travel between New Hanover and Brunswick County may seem a bit perplexing if you don’t have... Read More

Zeke Island Reserve Zeke Island Reserve

A Coastal Paradise Located in the Cape Fear River basin and just across from the town of Southport, North Carolina is Zeke Island Reserve. A pristine enclave of salt marshes, sand bars and beaches, it’s a haven for waterbirds, marine life and recreational enthusiasts from the mainland. It’s a dedicated nature... Read More

Rita Berlin: Elated to Go Coastal Rita Berlin: Elated to Go Coastal

Excited for a Move Much of the excitement in the relocation process comes from moving to a new geographical area with its own culture, points of interest, and brand of lifestyle. Embracing a locales lifestyle is usually the motivator for relocation. Just ask one of The Home Place of Southport’s newest... Read More

Southport Winterfest Flotilla Southport Winterfest Flotilla

One of the most well-known and beloved of all coastal Carolina traditions are the multiple holiday flotillas! Imagine an entire waterborne parade featuring boats of all different shapes and sizes rigged with dazzling lights from bow to stern. The Winterfest Flotilla, held in Southport, will be taking place next weekend and... Read More

The Home Place of Southport VIP Preview Weekend Download The Home Place of Southport VIP Preview Weekend Download

On The Horizon One of the greatest and most exciting things about getting to see a community under development is the anticipation of the finished product. The Home Place of Southport, when finished, will be one of the top gated coastal communities south of Wilmington. This past weekend’s VIP Preview Weekend... Read More

Southport: The Perfect Distance Southport: The Perfect Distance

It’s All About Location  “Location, location, location!” We’ve all heard it! Living minutes away from more than seven amazing beaches is a luxury that individuals and families aspire to achieve. But many other desirable locations make for a great day or weekend trip close by. From Bald Head Island to Calabash,... Read More

Local Events Near the Home Place Local Events Near the Home Place

The greatest advantage of living a coastal Carolina lifestyle is that you’re never stuck wondering what to do with your spare time; there’s always a festival, fair, or charity event to participate in. A lot is going on in November, from 5k runs to Christmas parades. Be sure to mark your... Read More

Southport Area’s Ulti-mutt Southport Area’s Ulti-mutt

More than Just a Pet In coastal North Carolina, the dog is man’s best friend for exploring and enjoying an active lifestyle on the beach. One of the largest concerns for new residents or transplants is the question: “Where can I take my dog for a walk?” The greater Southport area... Read More