Matt & Jill Wiles, with their son Tyler at Buddy’s Crab House & Oyster Bar. Located in Surf City, NC
Family & First Responders – by Pat Fontana
An old military barracks and a former motel office are now two of the most family friendly places to visit on Topsail Island. These establishments now offer fun, food, drinks, and an… Read More “Topsail Island Businesses Carry On Family Tradition – Supporting First Responders”
Protecting Your Real Estate Investment from Erosion
Installing Living Shoreline at Surf City, NC with NC Coastal Federation, the City of Surf City and Sand Bar Oyster Co. Photo by Alan Cradick, August 15, 2022.
Area Towns Create Sound Side Living Shoreline Projects
The Town of Topsail Beach partnered with the North Carolina Coastal Federation to install four living shoreline… Read More “Topsail Island Adds Living Shorelines”
Surfing Along Topsail Island is a Lifestyle – Longboarding is a Tradition
by Pat Fontana
Surfing is a lifestyle. It’s a way to commune with the ocean and a way to give back to the community. That is definitely the case with the close-knit group of surfers in appropriately named Surf City on Topsail Island.
Cory Sydes launched the Topsail… Read More “Let’s Go Surfing in Surf City, NC – Along Topsail Island”
Tips For This Competitive Housing Market.
By: Pat Fontana
The home buying and selling environment changed significantly during the pandemic. Open houses with lots of people and refreshments have gone virtual. Often, there is actually no need and no time for an open house as a home can be sold within just a day or two after it is listed… Read More “Tips for Buying and Selling in a Competitive Market”
BEeach CLEAN; A Topsail Island Shoreline Protection Commission Initiative for cleaner healthier water and shorelines.
Spreading a positive message about the value of keeping our beaches and waterways clean is the focus of an event scheduled for February 3 at the Assembly Building in Surf City. Individuals, community organization representatives, and elected officials will gather to talk about the positive… Read More “Leave no Trace to Help Keep Topsail Island Shorelines Clean and Pristine”
by Donna Byrd There are some things that just go together: beach towels and beach chairs, sunscreen and sunglasses, bikinis and cover-ups, Coronas and lime slices, sand pails and shovels, fried shrimp and cocktail sauce, beach vacays and Bert’s Surf Shop…Bert’s Surf Shop? You know it! If you’re like me, you grew up taking your summer vacations and weekend getaways… Read More “Bert’s Surf Shop Surf City – Icon of the Carolina Beaches”
by Donna Byrd
If you’re ever in Surf City, NC and happen upon a lovely, pink cottagey art gallery near the sea, don’t just ride by and think to yourself, “There’s a place I can check out later.” No! Stop then and pull your car or bicycle into the little gravel parking lot and just take in the irresistible… Read More “Seacoast Art Gallery – a Surf City Treasure!”
Topsail Island Tourism Information Center = My “Beach Bucket List!”
by Donna Byrd
Throughout my married life, I’ve lived in several vacation destinations: Virginia Beach, New Orleans, Orlando, Miami and now the Topsail Island area. In all of the former cities, I don’t believe our family ever really acted as tourists. We were busy, poor students with two young children… Read More “Topsail Island Tourism Information Center = My Beach Bucket List!”
by Donna Byrd
Have you ever been to a place that you absolutely loved and no matter where you went, after that one visit, you promised yourself that one day you would return?
Maybe it was an out of the way, small hotel with a room and a balcony that looked out onto an ancient cobblestoned street, a restaurant… Read More “Topsail Island Trading Company: Find Your Way Back”
by Donna Byrd
“Ahoy there, Maties! There’s a new parrot in town!”
For over twenty-five years, Treasure Realty of Sneads Ferry has been known for serving Topsail Island and its surrounding areas in coastal, southeastern North Carolina by selling family homes and property and renting beautiful vacation homes to those who seek our peaceful, pristine beaches. In 1989, Richard… Read More “Treasure Realty Opens New Office in Surf City!”