The Second Row in Surf City is a combination pub, open mic venue and guitar shop for music and beer lovers.
Fall 2020 Articles
A Tale of a Trail
Maureen McKenna’s Sunday rides to church have garnered quite a following. This is the story of Maureen and Shane, who...
The Seafood Capital of the Carolinas?
Locals have often wondered about the veracity of Hampstead’s self-proclaimed moniker, so a longtime resident searches for its origins.
Hampstead’s Best-Kept Secret
Lake Linda’s Christmas Lights might be hidden away in Hampstead, but word about the annual show is getting out.
Salted Caramel White Russian
One of the first creamy cocktails I tasted was a traditional White Russian. It only took that one introduction to fall...
Fun on Mike’s Farm
Mike’s Farm in Beulaville carries on Lowe family farm traditions and welcomes visitors for a variety of activities and tasty fried chicken, which is always on the menu.
You and Me Together
With combined interests of live music and beach life, John and Claire Noto are realizing their dreams on Topsail Island.
Coastal Living with a 3-D View
Topsail Area residents Adam and Alicia Hawley of Unique Media & Designs believe in hard work and supporting their community.
Alicyn Bryan of the Greater Topsail Area Chamber
Alicyn has owned a home here for more than 30 years, and grew up spending her summers on Topsail Island.
The Mystery of the Beach Blacktop
Why are there remnants of blacktop road in the sand at the water’s edge on North Topsail Beach? Writer Pat Fontana wanted to know and shares her discoveries. When the tide is very low on North...