Jump back to 1879. Rutherford B. Hayes signs into law an official federal holiday of remembrance for the George Washington. Now we have a delectable three day weekend thanks to President Hayes. Kennedy loved baked chicken, Carter liked corn bread, one of Clinton's favorites is chicken enchiladas, Obama loves chili, Teddy Roosevelt loved Turtle Soup.… Continue reading President’s Day
Live music, fireworks, crafts, food and fancy vintage cars. That's what awaits you in Wilmington this weekend. Created in February 1979, by some local folks who wanted to show downtown Wilmington and the Cape Fear river, Riverfest has evolved into a cultural street festival attracting both locals and tourists. The festival stretches from Historic Downtown… Continue reading Riverfest
I was born in the South, raised, here, and probably will pass away here unless they open up Mars. As a young boy in the late 70's, I was introduced to cars, cbs, and Beaufort T. Justice by one man. He was a mainstay in my life, and faded away only to be revived by… Continue reading They Call Him the Bandit
Look, I worked in the restaurant business for years and years. Nobody wants to think about it, but your servers got mommas too. There they are trying to make your day special while their poor mom is sitting all alone with no one to share brunch with except the TV and the cat, and the… Continue reading Make mother’s day special for a food server.
Now or in the near future tons of students will don caps and gowns, put on their best smiles, and stride purposely forward into the next chapter of their lives. Maybe they are leaving high school to head to college or they are graduating college to embark on a new career, heading to a bright… Continue reading It’s Graduation Time…
There was a time when the giant's of industry rode cable-cars all around Manhattan changing the world and making great many things. Sadly on this day in 1957 the last cable car in New York was retired, and while time and technology stops for no one, it would be neat to kick back and think… Continue reading A drink with on foot in the past, another in the future