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11 28 Behind the Scenes: Hollywood East What keeps the Hollywood East crowd rooted to Wilmington? Find out on the set of “Tammy” with Chris Bromley, on a gallery walk with Alonzo Wilson, in the editing room with Beth Crookham and on the pilot episode of a new reality television show with Amy Tipton. By Sarah Andrew, Marimar McNaughton and D.J. Bernard 40 American Gothic Hearts Apart, Brownie Harris’ and Brett Martin’s award-winning photographic outreach mission, started in Wilmington, North Carolina, three years ago. It touches couples and families before deployment. Across America, servicemen and women pose with loved ones for keepsake photos to kindle flames on the battlefield and keep the home fires burning. By D.J. Bernard 50 Chasing the Wind A growing number of thrill-seekers are gearing up for the season’s southerly summer winds — perfect conditions for attaining speeds of more than 30 miles per hour. Displays of daring aerials are the norm for extreme kitesurfers. Their air-borne antics have become a Wrightsville Beach phenomenon. By Paul Pastorini 60 True North on the South End With a 3.0 Energy Star rating, Kel Landis and Nina Szlosberg-Landis’ south end summer home, designed by Scott Sullivan and built by Jimmy Doster, is Wrightsville’s most energy efficient to date. Committed to sourcing North Carolina furnishings and finishes, it’s a fitting retreat for this high-profile Raleigh couple inspired by the Bill George philosophy, “True North.” By Cole Dittmer wbm JULY 2013 76 The Quintessential Bubba This spring, Cape Fear troubadour Chris Bellamy released “Bubbafied,” his ninth album of original songs and ballads. Nashville music reviewer Russell Johnson writes: “Chris Bellamy’s newest album combines infectious melodies with ‘gotcha now’ stories that come together like a great bowl of gumbo with some jalapeño cornbread on the side.” By Pam Creech 78 Savor: How Does Your Garden Grow? Fresh picked from the farm or potted from seedlings purchased from farmers’ markets, like Nick and Catherine Balding you too can grow your own herbs this summer. Country Corner’s Bobby Williams and Shelton Herb Farm’s Meg Shelton share tips for propagating and award-winning chef Tyson Amick from Aubrianna’s shares his culinary secrets. By Brandy Brinson ON THE COVER 50 www.wrightsvillebeachmagazine.com WBM FEATURES Departments 12 Up Front 14 Beach Bights 87 Social Seens 90 Tide Chart Advertising Section 24 Must Haves Yuichi Murakami, owner of Scratch Kiteboarding, is one of about a dozen kiters I met over three sessions at Wrightsville’s south end. Murakami’s six years of experience showed as he and others wowed beachgoers on June 8. — Allison Potter 14 78 76 28 60 40


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