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Wilmington NC Area Market Reports for May 31, 2010 - 05/31/10 06:03 PM
Here are this weeks real estate activity for the week ending May 31, 2010 http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Hampstead_Pender_County http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Leland http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Wilmington_Historic_Downtown http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Wilmington_North http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Wilmington_South http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Wrightsville_Beach http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Carolina_Beach_and_Kure_Beach We hope you will enjoy these market reports, and please email or call us with any questions, or comments. Dick Beals (0 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/22/10 08:56 PM
Day 30: Wrightsville Beach and the Oceanic Restaurant: http://oceanicrestaurant.com/ Not only is Wrightsville Beach one of the prettiest beaches in the Cape Fear Region, but another special treat you don't want to miss is dining at the Oceanic Restaurant. You can dine ocean front or in good weather eat out on the Crystal pier...weather permitting you may even have music.....Watch the sunset, watch the rolling waves gently hit the beach as you dine of the great menu choices....this is heaven. After, lunch or dinner take stroll on the beach.......and while you are at it....check out the live web cam .http://www.surfchex.com/...NOTE: WE (0 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/21/10 10:44 PM
Day29: Leon and Dicks Rib Shack on Market Street - Now this is one great place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Whether or go solo, with your partner, in-laws, grandkids or your friends, there is something on the menu for everyone. There are tables or booths, a cozy fireplace, pleasant staff and best of all you always get a very personalized visit from the owner. On my last visit there on Mother's Day, we were given a carnation. Now that was special and a nice touch. We'll have to see what they have in store on Father's Day. Breakfast is my (0 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/20/10 08:48 PM
Day 28 Lewis's Nursery and Farm - This is one location you will want to visit time and time again. Blueberry season has just begun, pick your own at $2.50 per pound. The strawberries this year were sweet and delectable. I am still savoring some in my fridge. This is such a wonderful place to visit and is great for the whole family. Purchase your berries already picked, or join in on the fun. Check out Lewis Farms on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/Lewis-Farms/393609419364?ref=ts And pay special attention to the photos. They are so good looking, they will make your mouth water. Now they (2 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/19/10 08:54 PM
Day 27: Battleship North Carolina - Walk in the shoes of those who went before you. I took the tour with my hubby who was in the Navy and listened to his stories along with information about those who served on this ship during World War II. This beauty sits on the Cape Fear River across from the downtown river front. They have a wonderful web site for you to visit: http://www.battleshipnc.com/page1.php What I noticed and my husband confirmed was the close living quarters. Now if you were an officer, you were awarded with a little more room. This is a must (0 comments)
Day 26: Coastal Hobby and Raceway - http://coastalhobby.com/.....Did you know there was a raceway in the heart of Wilmington? (Sorry for the delay in uploading this. It was uploaded with photos and all, but seems to have disappeared....this has been a week of technology challenges). This is a must stop in Wilmington and definitely something fun to do. Located on Market Street, you will find a full service hobby shop that specializes in remote control cars, truck, beach buggies, boats, planes and more. They have a repair service and extensive inventory for the hobbyist and aficionado. Adults and kids will love this (0 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/17/10 09:15 PM
Day 25: Take Your Dog to the Beach: I wasn't thinking about doing another beach post....but this one is a keeper. Think about the dog days of summer.....Wilmington has beaches for dogs. Some allow them year round, some don't.....we love to take Clayton to Freeman Park (see earlier post about Freeman Park) ..no dog restrictions there or at Topsail Beach year round.....The other beaches have restrictions in and out of season ....you can take pets year round either on the lease or under voice control....now Clayton needs a leash because "COME" is not in his vocabulary....he tried a jaunt down the beach once and (0 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/15/10 08:13 PM
Day 24: Greek Festival - We are jumping forward with Day 24... Tomorrow night these tents will be empty and will be coming down. Don't miss one of the most exciting events in Wilmington - The Greek Festival !! http://www.stnicholasgreekfest.com/ If you don't get there tonight or tomorrow afternoon, you will have to wait another 365 days for this event. I'm sure you've seen the signs all over town. Great food, music, a tour of the church, a marketplace, more great food and desserts. Local in Wilmington look forward to this each and every year. If you have ever had the opportunity (3 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/15/10 03:17 PM
Day 23: Cape Fear Serpentarium: Well this is one place, not for the faint of heart. This is a one of a kind experience to see rare and dangerous reptiles. There snakes, large lizards and more...over 100 species There are also some parrots for those who don't want to spend much time with the snakes. This is a very education experience and something you will want to visit on your Wilmington journey. They have a feeding show and you can experience touching or holding a real live snake. Schools have taken a trip here for a field trip, and they even (4 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/13/10 06:52 PM
Day 22: Golf and Have Lunch at Castle Bay and the Kings Table....a short drive up the coast from Wilmington you will find a Links Course. This 18 hole golf course is great, scenic and lots of fun. Best of all, there always seems to be a breeze....now that can be nice on a hot day, but can raise havoc with your golf ball. Take a quick glance as you drive along the paths and you might see a hawk, turtle, Canadian geese and other lovely wildlife. Of course, I love playing this course, but driving over the wooden bridges is (3 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/12/10 09:19 PM
Day 21 Tour Old Wilmington: A dear friend of mine contacted me about the Tour Old Wilmington today and what perfect timing. With his permission we are sending you on this journey and it is one you won't want to overlook. You can discover Wilmington's hidden history and a lost time as we travel to Wilmington during the Victorian Era (1837- 1901). There is a very colorful history in Wilmington during the Civil War, customs and traditions of the day, sea tales, folklore , ghosts and more. And believe me when I tell you we have ghosts....I experienced it first hand showing (1 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/11/10 07:34 AM
Day 20: Ice House of Wilmington - so what is the ice house you ask? A restaurant, a bar....NO....inside ice skating rink......I tried it again after over 30 years off the ice.....no falls, no bruises, but oh my bones!!! Great family fun and boy I wish they had those little trainers when I was a kid... Check out the program - hockey, public skating, day camps and more..... http://www.wilmingtonice.com/ This is quite different from skating on a lake....no fear of falling in and a lot warmer too!.....Will I try this again with the grandbabies....I don't think so....I was pressin' my luck (3 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/10/10 08:37 PM
Day 19 is here: Carolina Winner Cruises and Fishing Cruises.... You will want to check out Carolina Beach's cruise boats. There are party boats and fishing expeditions.....something special for everyone in the family...whether you want to go fishing or take a sunset cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway and Snows Cut ..you will find fun and entertainment here for the whole family. The boat is also available for that special party. Check it out and start planning for some fun....http://www.winnerboats.com/SportingActivities.html At the marina you can also find fishing charters...http://maps.google.com/maps?rlz=1T4SUNA_enUS281US281&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=fishing+charters+carolina+beach+nc&fb=1&gl=us&hq=fishing+charters&hnear=carolina+beach+nc&view=text&ei=N6boS7CuPMP38Abbhfj8DA&sa=X&oi=local_group&ct=more-results&resnum=1&ved=0CCsQtQMwAA (2 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/10/10 08:20 PM
Day 18: Visit Freeman Park in Carolina Beach, NC - Sorry for the delay in posting Day 18 - but server problems prevented our upload of photos........................For this journey you will need a 4x4 vehicle or know a friend or relative who has one. You can drive on the north end of Carolina Beach. You can purchase a day pass for $20 or a yearly pass. If you purchase it early in the year it is $60 and after that it goes to $75 for a season pass....still great value for all the fun you can have.....the beach is divided into (0 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/10/10 08:10 PM
Day 17: NC Historic Sites - Fort Fisher - This is a great place to visit. Sorry for the delay in getting up Day 17 - there were server problems preventing our photo uploads http://www.nchistoricsites.org/fisher/facilities.htm There is no admission fee. The museum has a 15 minute audiovisual program available so you can learn about the role Fort Fisher played in the civil war. There is a walking trail as well that you won't want to miss. The trail is about ¼ of a mile and circles the remains of the fort and runs along the Cape Fear River. There is a (1 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/07/10 09:04 PM
Day 16: Lovey's Market - Health Food at its finest. Go to Lovey's. You can find so many things here and this is a place you will want to visit. The Thing To Do is stop at Lovey's whether it be to pick up some groceries, have a lunch or just browse. You can find anything you need here. Gluten free foods - they have it - vitamins - they have it and the consultation is invaluable....don't see it, they will order it. Check them out - you will be glad you did. I love their teas. My favorite is a combination (2 comments)
Nothing is here right now. Well - guess again....tomorrow we start the Concert Series at the Village of Mayfaire - this is a free concert series every Friday night. Bring the family, friends and a picnic. These concerts are FREE to the public...there are activities for the kiddoes.....vendors and best of all a concert for 3 hours from 6 to9 pm. We come to relax, bring a bottle of wine and some dinner and just sit (3 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/05/10 09:57 PM
Day 14: Another Restaurant Happening to be sure to visit when you are in Wilmington or if you live here!!! Jones Fish Camp is a great Calabash Restaurant you won't want to miss in the Porters Neck Area of Wilmington. I had some great pictures to show you, but I have a new camera, and one press on a button that I thought was correct, erased all my photos of our celebration with Dick's Mom on her birthday today....anyway...... this is a great family place to go. ...pictures or not. The best oysters in town can be found here. You get plenty (0 comments)
Happenings for the month of May - 05/05/10 09:39 AM
May is a busy month!! Today is May 5th....lots of important things to remember....showings, putting offers together, inspections, follow ups, etc. I love being busy!! Not too busy to remember these dates...May 5 is Cinco de Mayo, but more importantly it is Mom's birthday...she is 84 years young today. When Mom was 80, she had her birthday on a cruise ship with the whole family aboard... check that off the "bucket list" We all had a great time! Not anything quite as elaborate planned this year, but a nice celebration is planned. I enjoy birthdays (not mine however)....Sandy's is next, she hits (0 comments)
We all love libraries. There are many to visit in our area. Go to this web site to see all the various locations: http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4SUNA_enUS281US281&q=new+hanover+county+nc+public+library So what's the big deal???? Check out this web site: http://www.nhcgov.com/AgnAndDpt/LIBR/Pages/Home.aspx ---you will see all the events available at the library. There are so many resources available. My favorite thing is taking the grandchildren to the library. I love donating my books for their books sales. Don't forget...they will give you a tax receipt for your donation. They have a great on-line system so you can reserve a book if (0 comments)
Wilmington NC Northern Area Market Reports for May 3,2010 - 05/04/10 10:17 AM
Hi Folks, We are happy to be bringing you these weekly market reports for the Wilmington, Pender, Brunswick and Wilmington area beach towns. Keep up to date on all the activity in our market area! Here is this weeks Real Estate Report on the Wilmington northern area for May 3, 2010. http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Wilmington_North.pdf Dick Beals (0 comments)
Wilmington NC South including Monkey Junction Market Reports for May 3,2010 - 05/04/10 10:11 AM
Hi Folks, We are happy to be bringing you these weekly market reports for the Wilmington, Pender, Brunswick and Wilmington area beach towns. Keep up to date on all the activity in our market area! Here is this weeks Real Estate Report on the south of Wilmington including Monkey Junction for May 3, 2010. http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Wilmington_South.pdf Dick Beals (0 comments)
Wilmington NC Downtown Market Reports for May 3,2010 - 05/04/10 10:05 AM
Hi Folks, We are happy to be bringing you these weekly market reports for the Wilmington, Pender, Brunswick and Wilmington area beach towns. Keep up to date on all the activity in our market area! Here is this weeks Real Estate Report on the Wilmington downtown for May 3, 2010. http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Wilmington_Historic_Downtown.pdf Dick Beals (0 comments)
Leland NC Market Reports for May 3,2010 - 05/04/10 10:01 AM
Hi Folks, We are happy to be bringing you these weekly market reports for the Wilmington, Pender, Brunswick and Wilmington area beach towns. Keep up to date on all the activity in our market area! Here is this weeks Real Estate Report on the town of Leland in Brunswick County for May 3, 2010. http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Leland.pdf Dick Beals (0 comments)
Hampstead NC Market Report for May 3, 2010 - 05/04/10 09:57 AM
Hi Folks, We are happy to be bringing you these weekly market reports for the Wilmington, Pender, Brunswick and Wilmington area beach towns. Keep up to date on all the activity in our market area! Here is this weeks Real Estate Report for the town of Hampstead in Pender County for May 3, 2010. http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Hampstead_Pender_County.pdf Dick Beals (0 comments)
Wrightsville Beach NC Market Reports for May 3, 2010 - 05/04/10 09:51 AM
Hi Folks, We are happy to be bringing you these weekly market reports for the Wilmington, Pender, Brunswick and Wilmington area beach towns. Keep up to date on all the activity in our market area! Here is this weeks Real Estate Report on Wrightsville Beach for May 3, 2010. http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Wrightsville_Beach.pdf Dick Beals (0 comments)
Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Market Reports for May 3, 2010 - 05/04/10 09:44 AM
Hi Folks, We are happy to be bringing you these weekly market reports for the Wilmington, Pender, Brunswick and Wilmington area beach towns. Keep up to date on all the activity in our market area! Here is this weeks report on Kure and Carolina Beach for May 3, 2010. http://www.realmarketreports.com/reports/028028_Reports/Carolina_Beach_and_Kure_Beach.pdf Dick Beals (0 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/03/10 10:47 PM
Day 12: Visit Thalian Hall - Experience the Magic!! This theatre is Wilmington's greatest star. This beautiful piece of history has been undergoing a facelift and will debut with a Grand Opening in Mid May. There will be public events to honor this beauty which was built in 1858. There are new and reorganized theatre seats, a new lift on the ochestra pit, painting and restoration have been under way plus you will notice new carpeting, sound and lighting equipment. The box office has been relocated, there is a new gift shop and a most elegant chandelier was designed to reflect (1 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/02/10 09:11 PM
Day 11: Childrens' Museum of Wilmington, NC - -One of the best places to visit in Wilmingtonhttp://www.playwilmington.org/index/page/index/...take the family....have a birthday party....or just enjoy....we had the greatest experience here with our grandson's birthday party. There is so much to explore. Whether you are a resident or visiting t...he area....don't miss this "things to do" in Wilmington and the Cape Fear Region. The pirate ship is awesome....there are outside activities and creatures to explore. Hands on activities for the children are the best and adults you will love this too. (0 comments)
365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 05/01/10 07:05 PM
Day 10: Plan a visit to Starbucks - Today was a hot and humid day and a visit to Starbucks in Wilmington was very refreshing. There are several Starbucks to visit in Wilmington - Independence Mall, Landfall Shopping Center, College Road or the one we chose at The Village of Mayfaire. http://www.starbucks.com/ What can be more refreshing than a Caramel Frappucinno, LIGHT. Silly as it is, we still watch our calories when we indulge in this great refreshing pick me up. Savor that drink inside or out. The staff is very nice, there's free Wi-Fi which is great for those visiting the (0 comments)
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