Bars Articles

The New Brew in Town

The New Brew in Town

Three friends opened Surf City’s newest beer mecca, Surf City Brewing Company, on Alston Boulevard in October 2023.

This Could Be Fun

This Could Be Fun

The Second Row in Surf City is a combination pub, open mic venue and guitar shop for music and beer lovers.

Past Articles

Brisk Business

Brisk Business

Leaf & Barrel Fills a Niche (or Two) in Hampstead. My buddy Dave and I get to Leaf & Barrel Provision Co. in Hampstead about 15 minutes before its 2 pm scheduled opening, so we saunter over...

Three Ya Gotta See

Three Ya Gotta See

The PubScout scopes out the Topsail craft beer scene and reports back with good news for beer (and pizza) lovers. To help launch my newest writing gig with this magazine, the missus and I traveled...