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Past articles by Ken:

Every day should be a beach bum day: A look inside Beach Bum’s Pizza Bar & Grill

Beach Bum’s Pizza Bar & Grill was opened in North Topsail Beach by Mike & Krishea Holloway in March of 2021 → Read More

Let the river flow again: Battleship North Carolina cofferdam flooded after hull repairs

Battleship cofferdam to be flooded again as hull repairs are finished. → Read More

'Some people like it hotter' at Oak Island boiled peanut stand

Patsy and her husband Duane have been serving up fresh peanuts in Oak Island for the past 10 years. → Read More

Food and friendship: Wildlife Restaurant & Grill has been serving Southport for 25 years

Wildlife Restaurant & Grill owner Mary Price and members of her family have been serving the community for 25 years → Read More

Pizza, burgers, barbecue, oh my! Mo's Wood Fired Kitchen comes to Southport

Mo's Wood Fired Kitchen offers Wood Fired Pizza, Wood Fired Chicken and Barbecue in the oven. → Read More

Anything is possible for Rude Bwoys Jerk Grill

Address: 7219 Market St. inside the Seven Mile Post Contact: Tito Ortiz (910) 746-2463, Hours: 3 to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday 12:30 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday Price range: $6-$15 Type of food: Caribbean Inspired Barbecue With Homemade Soulful Sides Tell us about you and your history and your place: “I was raised in Wagner Projects in Harlem, NYC, with my three… → Read More

New Wilmington food truck offers shredded beef and eccentric chicken salads

Amy McNabb opened Mommiez food truck on Saturday at the Carolina Beach Farmers Market. → Read More

Popular Southport restaurant ready to reopen. Here's what to expect.

Loco Jo's Bar & Grill has new owners that are set to reopen the longtime Howe Street eatery soon. → Read More

An 'old timey Mom and Pop' atmosphere awaits at Surf City BBQ

All kinds of great comfort food await at the Pender County restaurant → Read More

Wilmington's Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations offering new menu items

The national chain has been locally owned in the Wilmington area for seven years → Read More

Downtown Wilmington's favorite cheesesteak place serving in new location

Check out the new location of Port City Cheese Steak at 21 N. Front St., Unit D. → Read More

Carolina Beach pub's new owners promote neighborhood pride

The husband-and-wife duo emphasize comfort food both American and Irish → Read More

Brunswick County tornado from above: Photographer describes harrowing destruction

Homes scattered across areas of Ocean Isle Beach as seen from above by midday Tuesday. → Read More

'Like a Southport Cheers': Dry Street Pub & Pizza, where everybody knows your name

Dry Street Pub & Pizza in Southport has been serving guests since 1996. → Read More

13 eccentric Wilmington pies you'll love for National Pizza Day

Look for these out-of-the-ordinary pizzas in Wilmington area restaurants → Read More

Four things in Wilmington (in-person and virtual) to celebrate MLK Day

Events are scheduled around and on the birthday of Civil Rights leader → Read More

Wrightsville Beach woman claims $150,000 Powerball prize

Ticket was one of two Powerball prizes purchased last week in Wilmington. → Read More

NC DOT to begin preservation of Brunswick County bridge

The Ocean Isle Beach span was constructed in 1984. → Read More

Remembering Whitey's: Iconic Wilmington restaurant closed 10 years ago

On this date 10 years ago, one of the Port City's favorite places served its last meal. → Read More

Bare branches: Wilmington sees slim pickings for Christmas trees

People eager to ring in the holidays have area places scrambling to maintain inventory → Read More