Tagged: North Beach Sun Spring 2017

The Evolution of Art

Watching local artisan Mike Rowe move around one of his (several) Southern Shores work spaces is a bit like watching a mad scientist at play. In the midst of so many rapid-fire comments, it...

Bringing Light to the Gardens

By Michelle Wagner On this unseasonably warm February afternoon, the soft pink petals of a saucer magnolia tree lie on the green grass of the Great Lawn. Blooming peppermint camellias line the trail and...

The Gould House: A Home for the Ages

Today’s Manteo has a special kind of charm that draws visitors from all over, but the quaintness that makes it a favorite destination to so many is nothing new. In fact, Manteo’s first big...

Hemp: Poised for a North Carolina Comeback

If Bertie County farmer Fen Rascoe has his way, hemp will once again be planted in North Carolina. It’s still early in the process, but he’s optimistic – and for good reason. At one...

Duf’s Playhouse

By Katrina Mae Leuzinger When Duf Franco opened Earth 383 Comics & Games in Elizabeth City in 2003, he had no idea how to run a business. These days, he probably still doesn’t, but...