Absorb the natural settings of Airlie Gardens this spring

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Escaping hectic city life is easy because a number of outdoor attractions near Wilmington are accessible from the Barclay community. One popular venue that welcomes year-round visitors is Airlie Gardens. This natural oasis can be found on 300 Airlie Road. Overlooking Bradley Creek, this tranquil space features 10 acres of serene freshwater … [Read more...]

Mandatory glassware for fans of wine

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Did you know that moderate wine consumption offers numerous health benefits? This is according to the American Heart Association based on the consumption of 1-2 four-ounce glasses daily. If you have stocked up on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay or Merlot ahead of a party, it's time to sort out glassware. For your guests to feel welcome in your home, you … [Read more...]

Try-out one or all of these inexpensive decorating ideas

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Are you a young professional who likes to spruce up the home as often as you update your closet? If so, reflect your personality with some inexpensive decorating ideas! Don't worry about spending your paycheck as soon as you get it, because there are multifarious ways to transform a space on a budget. Fabric Pouf: Instead of taking up space with … [Read more...]

What to look out for in Hollywood East in 2015

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The feeling of being a tourist is sure to linger when you rent one of our apartments at Barclay Place, because there are plenty of new things to see in Wilmington! The Historic River District is a great place to visit if you want to stroll along the Riverwalk, admire blooming azaleas and gaze at coastal views. Locals tend to call it "Hollywood East," … [Read more...]

Getaway from it all at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk

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When spring arrives in the Southeast, there's tons of ways to enjoy the lovely weather with getaways near Wilmington, NC. There are some truly scenic vacation destinations and lively getways only miles away from this coastal city in North Carolina. One destination to go if you're looking for weekend getaways near Wilmington is at the Carolina Beach … [Read more...]