Pescado Y Amor Hosts March Coffee with the Girls

on 03/22/2017 - 11:10 am

Coffee with the Girls yesterday started our day out with a reflection on being mindful and present in your daily interactions with your family, friends and in your business. Betsy Kimmel, Laugh & Breathe Yoga was our presenter and while we were physically in the "Happiest Art Studio in the World", Pescado Y Amor, Betsy took our minds on a relaxing trip to the beach with Mindful Meditation.
Thank you Missy at Pescado Y Amor on Oak Island (across from Food Lion) for the very happy and colorful space to hold our meeting. We encourage you to take a paint class. They are fun, no talent required, just a willingness to be daring because Missy & Ron will make sure you go home with a finishe ...

Spring Good Neighbor Breakfast Held at SBMS

on 03/17/2017 - 11:33 am

Thirty two students at South Brunswick Middle School were honored on Friday, March 17th for being “Good Neighbors” in their school and in their communities. Honorees, along with their families, were invited to attend the award ceremony which took place in the school’s media center. Breakfast was shared while guest speaker, the Honorable Pauline Hankins, NC Judicial District 13th Court Judge shared what it means to be a good neighbor. Teachers of the students then presented the awards while sharing briefly why the student was chosen to be honored. 
The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with South Brunswick Middle School, hold the breakfast tw ...

March Cash Mob Storms Southport Trading Company

on 03/13/2017 - 12:34 pm

On Saturday, March 11th the Cash Mob convened at the corner of East Moore/South Davis Streets in Southport then proceeded to “Mob” Southport Trading Company located at 108 S. Davis Street.  A little over 20 local mobsters participated and supported this locally owned and operated small business while taking full advantage of the “Cash Mob” specials only available during the event.  At the conclusion of shopping,  the “Mob” was invited to celebrate and socialize at Dry Street Pub & Pizza.
The next Shop Mob will meet at the corner of North Howe & East Nash Streets in Southport on Tuesday, April 4th  at 4pm (4/4 at 4pm).  The ...

Coastal Consumer Show Draws Its Largest Crowd

on 03/10/2017 - 04:14 pm

The 2017 Coastal Consumer Showcase drew its largest crowd in 7 years as an estimated 600 people attended the annual event held at the St. James Community Center.
Just over 60 businesses were available to answer questions about the products and services they provide to our Southport-Oak Island Area residents on a daily basis.  Residents and visitors who attended the show were encouraged to register for a chance to win $100 and numerous prizes in the Pick-A-Prize Auction.   Mary Johnson of Southport was the lucky winner of the $100 cash prize.  Ms. Johnson said it is important to her to attend the Coastal Consumer Showcase because “it gives her an opportunity to talk ...