Historic Homes of Wilmington

November 22, 2019

The Port City of Wilmington, North Carolina holds some of the richest cultural history on the East coast. Since colonial times, it has established itself as an important city of trade and commerce. From shipbuilding to turpentine production, the city of Wilmington has engaged in business practices that have brought the area great wealth and prominence. Major figures from different points in history left their legacies in what are now… [Read More…]

Thanksgiving Then and Now: Recipes and Tips with Chef Scott

November 15, 2019

Thanksgiving is a truly special time of year, and one that we value here at Brunswick Forest. The Brunswick Forest team is super thankful for our community, building partners and residents that live here. Thanksgiving is a great time of year where you can sit around the table and truly indulge in all the kitchen has to offer. You think of Thanksgiving meals and images of corn bread, roasted turkey… [Read More…]

The History of Halloween

October 30, 2019

Halloween is one of those times of year, where people both young and old can unleash their imagination and have some fun! Colorful costumes, wild ideas, parties, candy and a night of adventure have long been associated with Halloween. The United States has a special attraction to Halloween, with a truly frightening total of $9 billion spent on the holiday last year. $2.9 billion alone is spent on the candy… [Read More…]

The History of Pumpkin Carving

October 25, 2019

Pumpkins, Jack-o’-Lanterns, ghosts and ghouls! You know that Halloween is right around the corner at Brunswick Forest when many a plump pumpkin is placed outside for all to see! Many communities carve pumpkins, and the story behind it is very interesting. This orange icon has long been a symbol of the Autumn season. You might have already seen or even engaged in the decorating of one for your own home…. [Read More…]

Happy 4th of July!

July 4, 2019

No matter what you decide to call it, “The 4th,” “Independence Day” or even “America’s Birthday,” there’s no denying how important the Fourth of July is to our country. People go about celebrating it in different ways, but the same things usually come to mind for most Americans; barbeques, parades and plenty of fireworks! Naturally, hundreds of years after a young America first declared independence in 1776, celebrations have become… [Read More…]