Jun 9, 2021

Antonio’s Of Monkey Junction Moving To New Location

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jun 9, 2021

After more than 15 years in the strip mall opposite Walmart, Antonio’s Pizza & Pasta of Monkey Junction is moving to a new location next to Eggs Up Grill at Beau Rivage Marketplace, 5932 Carolina Beach Road. Co-owner Willie Beasley, who owns the two Wilmington Antonio’s locations, as well as one in Powdersville, South Carolina, with business partner Steu ...

Jun 9, 2021

Vinny’s Seafood Express Opens In Carolina Beach

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jun 9, 2021

When Uncle Vinny’s Pizzeria Ristorante owner Vinny Doria was approached by his landlord asking if he would be interested in running a small seafood restaurant next door to his pizzeria, he agreed it was something Pleasure Island needed. “Most of the seafood restaurants here are sit-down places,” Doria said. “We wanted to do something very casual, ...

Jun 9, 2021

Wheelhouse Pizza Begins Welcoming Customers

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jun 9, 2021

Wheelhouse Pizza officially opened its doors just before Memorial Day and is cranking out several specialty pies as well as customer favorites made to order. “Despite the fact that our signage is still not up, everything else has been pretty much flawless,” said chef Mark Milner, who operates Wheelhouse with Port City Holding Co. owner Kent Tomaselli. Whe ...

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This article was contributed by Marketing Director Katie Henderson.

When I was 7 years old, I wanted to be a veterinarian. In high school, I set my sights on journalism and becoming the next Katie Couric. At 19, I declared a major in Psychology, then pursued an MBA. Today, I have a career I love in the financial services industry and I teach writing classes in my entire article
Jun 9, 2021

Bridgewater Wines Prepares For Porters Neck Opening

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jun 9, 2021

Following a year of record-breaking wine sales throughout the pandemic, Doug and Susan Zucker, owners of Bridgewater Wines in Leland, are putting the finishing touches on their new Porters Neck location, with hopes of opening to the public by mid-July.   Located next to the Holiday Inn Express, the store at 178 Porters Neck Road will feature a full restaurant kitche ...

Jun 2, 2021

Flying Machine Brewing Company has announced a partnership with Artisan Beverage Group, a Charlotte-based distributor of premium craft beverages, for distribution of its beer throughout western North Carolina. The agreement allows Flying Machine to serve customers in the western part of the state more consistently, as well as the ability to expand its footprint. Co-f ...

Jun 2, 2021

Front Street Brewery, Wilmington’s longest established brewery and restaurant with nearly 26 years under its belt, has opened a new top-floor taproom to better accommodate patrons. The space, formerly known as the Beam Room, was previously used for private events. Now the brewery is making changes based up on the changing landscape caused by COVID-19, that will he ...

Jun 2, 2021

With multiple locations throughout Wilmington and the surrounding areas, Seaview Crab Company continues to expand its offerings. Seaview Crab Company Kitchen, located at 1515 Marstellar St., conducted a Sunday Brunch test run over Memorial Day weekend, with a menu featuring a steak and poached lobster benedict, blackened fish hash with an over-easy egg, and grilled aspa ...

May 26, 2021

A new family-run market has opened on Carolina Beach Road, with the goal of providing halal meats, fresh seafood and a wide variety of pantry staples from the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. The Abdelhamids, the market's owners, are Muslims who for many years have been traveling to Raleigh to purchase halal meats in accordance with Islamic tradition. Halal i ...

May 26, 2021

Latella Gelato Gearing Up For Busy Summer Season

By Jessica Maurer, posted May 26, 2021

With Memorial Day approaching, Latella Gelato owners Erik Dietrich and Jeanie Shaffer are working hard in preparation of the kickoff of their fifth summer season this weekend. Unlike years past, however, Shaffer said the summer season really started with spring break. “We saw a big uptick in business with spring break and it hasn’t slowed down since,&rdqu ...

May 26, 2021

Angus Grill Opens Wilmington Location

By Jessica Maurer, posted May 26, 2021

Angus Grill, a burger joint that started in Winterville, North Carolina, has opened its fourth location in Wilmington’s Brooklyn Arts District, bringing its hand-pattied Angus burgers, cheesesteaks and brisket sandwiches to the Port City. The restaurant was founded in 2016 by Jeff Quann, who quickly expanded to Greenville, where it has become a favorite among the ...

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