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 the display of oranges and remembered a fantastic grilled grouper recipe I had prepared the month before. It was filleted… Read More “Have I Got a Scoop for You: Thomas Tackle and Seafood in Surf City”

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 all rented condos close together and made the vacation like a huge, week long, family reunion. Family Reunions and Fresh… Read More “Andrews’ Produce, Topsail Island’s Farmer’s Market”

It’s That Time of Year Again – Welcome back to Topsail!!

by Donna Byrd   It’s that time of year! Suitcases are being filled to the brim with bathing suits, beach cover ups, tee shirts, shorts and that one beachy dress that may be worn to a nice restaurant. Travel bags are stocked with sunscreen, magazines and that new John Grisham novel, a couple of pairs of flip flops and oh… Read More “It’s That Time of Year Again – Welcome back to Topsail!!”

A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975: Andrews’ Produce in N. Topsail Beach

A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975 The Andrews’ Produce Stand in N. Topsail Beach For nearly 40 years, the Andrews family has been selling produce and other locally grown goodies at the corner of Island Drive and 2nd Avenue in N. Topsail Beach. It all started around the time that Onslow County native, James Andrews (pictured below), built a beach… Read More “A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975: Andrews’ Produce in N. Topsail Beach”

Find Some Of Topsail Islands Freshest Local Catch At Surf City Crab Seafood Market

Surf City Crab Seafood Market If you’re looking for the freshest seafood Topsail Island has to offer, it’s hard to beat Surf City Crab Seafood Market without catching it yourself. This fresh seafood marketplace has been in business for more than 20 years and during that time, they’ve served the local community and visitors to Surf City and all of… Read More “Find Some Of Topsail Islands Freshest Local Catch At Surf City Crab Seafood Market”