Tag Archives: Riverwalk

Marina Life and Times

“Sailing is one of the greatest sports out there. If you grow up sailing, you’ll be a good person.” It’s a decisive, yet dreamy observation, the kind one might expect from Captain Herb Magney.

Living the good, seafaring, yacht captain life since the late 90’s, Captain Herb continues to hone his life philosophy across the world’s ocean and occasionally, in port, over the course of a long ‘layover’ in Wilmington’s Port City Marina. Continue reading

The Lollygagger’s Guide to the Wilmington Riverwalk

Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

Family Time on the Horizon

Winding along the Cape Fear River and dipping into Historic Downtown Wilmington, and now, stretching nearly two miles—from bridge to bridge—Wilmington’s extended Riverwalk offers an intimate look at life in the Port City. From sunrise to sunset, from merchant ships to tugboats to runners, bikers, and local fisherman, what happens in Wilmington truly happens along the banks of the Riverwalk.

Let’s start downriver and work our way uptown, to the extended pathways and the expanding riverfront. Continue reading

Boot Camp by the Marina

“Looking for a new exercise opportunity?” I sipped my morning coffee and scrolled through Marybeth’s post on my facebook feed.

USCGC DILIFit on Wilmington's Riverwalk

Squat Photo Opp

DILI Fit, said the link, a free community exercise program with the crew of the USCGC Diligence. “Work out with the Coast Guard!” read the very catchy headline. Continue reading