Pollywog’s Play Pad Reopens with New Owner, New Location

If you’ve spent the past year and a half mourning the loss of Pollywog’s Play Pad, chin up, buttercup. With a new owner and new location at 155 Hall Avenue in Southern Pines (beside [...]

SwayTake: We Did a Juice Cleanse and We Don’t Mean Mimosas

Did you even juice cleanse if you didn’t tell anyone about it? Survey says no. So, there’s was no way we were going to let Clean Juice Southern Pines‘ third birthday pass by [...]

Tropical Smoothie Cafe is Finally Open

We told you last Thursday that the opening date for Tropical Smoothie Cafe was “coming soon” according to signage on the windows, and apparently “soon” meant the next day. [...]

Quiz: Is Your Home a Moneymaker? Ask MCL Property Management.

Have an HVAC system that’s older than you? Hear sirens more often than your mother’s voice? Before you put your home on the rental market and wait for the extra income to roll in, get [...]

Hop on Board with Charcuterie of the Pines

While most of us spent our quarantine spraying EZ-Cheez on three-month-old Ritz crackers and calling it charchoocherie, California-turned-Carolina girls Mandy Riederer and Becca [...]

Jaya’s Indian Cuisine Now Open in New DTSP Space

After three years of serving takeout from a May Street kitchen, Jaya’s Indian Cuisine is now open for dine-in service at its new home: 169 N.E. Broad St. in Southern [...]

What’s Venus Legacy? Your Questions, Answered

Maybe you can’t ditch your extra weights that have two legs and a tablet obsession, but you can ditch the spare flab that’s preventing you from feeling confident — without ending up [...]

Grill Me Up Food Truck Mobilizes Gourmet Dining

On the exterior, Grill Me Up food truck looks like your typical roadside sandwich stop. But on the inside, owner Jim Ostrander flips fresh crab cakes on the griddle and braises patty melts that [...]

‘The Block’ Caters to All Your Food Cravings

If your ideal dinner consists of hot chicken pho with a side of fried macaroni bites and mango boba tea, then your new hot spot is now The Block. The Southern Pines restaurant [...]

New Gourmet Shaved Ice Truck Wants You to Chill Out

Holly Frank launched balloon art business Holly Pop Party on July 4, 2019. Two years later, Holly debuted her most-recent business venture, Goosies Ice. Made with no artificial [...]

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