beauty and history of nearby southport, nc

January 31, 2015

Brunswick Forest’s prime location, just minutes to Wilmington and area beaches, is also just a short drive away from the beautiful, historic city of Southport, NC! A PERFECT CITY FOR HISTORY BUFFS Southport is thought to have been first occupied by European settlers as far back as the 1500’s when Spanish explorers arrived in the area. The city was originally named Smithville when it was founded in 1792, a tribute… [Read More…]

oyster roasts: a southern tradition

January 27, 2015

Winter months in the South mean it is oyster-roasting time! Oyster roasts are a long-held Southern tradition that is said to originate from the Native American tradition of cooking oysters and other shellfish over an open fire. You can host your own oyster roast party this winter by following these simple instructions: PREP WORK Visit a local seafood store like Brunswick County’s Holden Beach Seafood, located just a short drive… [Read More…]


detox from the holiday season at brunswick forest

January 25, 2015

It’s easy to overindulge during the holiday season and many of us, come January, wake up to realize that the weeks of excess have transformed our waistlines and left us feeling sluggish and unhealthy. The best way to beat the bloat is to detox with some exercise, healthy eating, vitamins and a little bit of pampering. SWEAT IT OUT AT THE FITNESS AND WELLNESS CENTER Work off those extra holiday… [Read More…]

Bill and Marian Lederhouse

new neighbor spotlight | the lederhouses

January 23, 2015

Bill and Marian Lederhouse moved to Brunswick Forest in August from Williamsville, New York—a village just outside of Buffalo. They joined their daughter, who moved to the area to become a pharmacist at New Hanover County Regional Medical Center. “The warmer weather brought us south,” say Marian, “and our daughter brought us to this area. The couple had looked “all over” the south when considering a location for their retirement,… [Read More…]


girls’ day out at brunswick forest

January 20, 2015

Brunswick Forest is the perfect place to enjoy a girls’ day out! With the convenience of retail shopping and dining at The Villages, beauty and healthcare services, and all of the amenities and activities at Brunswick Forest, you and your girlfriends will have plenty of options to enjoy a lovely day out! HEAD TO HOLLYWOOD NAILS FOR A MANI/PEDI Brunswick Forest’s upscale nail salon, Hollywood Nails, has the latest and… [Read More…]