Monthly Archives: July 2016

Have I Got a Scoop for You: Thomas Tackle and Seafood in Surf City

by Donna Byrd   I was walking around a popular local grocery store in the Surf City area the other day, trying to think of a seafood dish I could fix for dinner. While in the produce department, I saw … Continue reading

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The Breezeway Restaurant: Where Topsail Beach Memories are Made

by Donna Byrd   When I was growing up, my family spent one magical week at the beach each summer. All week long, we’d spend those golden days on the beach, collecting shells, making sandcastles and body surfing in the … Continue reading

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Andrews’ Produce, Topsail Island’s Farmer’s Market

by Donna Byrd When I was growing up, our family went to the beach every summer for a glorious week in July. Now, when I say family, I really mean the WHOLE family! Aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins…lots of cousins. We … Continue reading

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Blackbeard’s Cafe – Ahoy Matey! Good Times Ahead!

by Donna Byrd Ahoy Mates! Are you ready for some pirate fare? Yesterday, I finally got the chance to visit Blackbeard’s Cafe on the waterfront in Sneads Ferry. Not only does it have beautiful views of the New River, but … Continue reading

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Surf City’s Fancy Sushi Asian Fusion: “Cooking” Seafood the Old Fashioned Way…not!

by Donna Byrd For all of you sushi lovers out there who have just moved or are visiting the Topsail Island area, you may be wondering where a person has to go to get good sushi.  I know that many … Continue reading

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