Authors Posts by Allison Barrett Carter

Allison Barrett Carter

Allison is a writer who relocated to Leland from Chapel Hill with her husband and two sons. After a career in content marketing and overseeing the launch of the NC Blogger Network, she was excited to find a career with the Magazines that merges her passions: journalism and online content to enhance community. Her creative writing essays have appeared in places such as New York Times, Washington Post, Today's parenting, Redbook, Verily Magazine, Women's Running, Role Reboot, elephant journal and numerous print anthologies, such as Chicken Soup for the Soul and Double Bind (a Norton anthology). Allison loves watching her sons play on the beach and paddling the river behind their house.

Summer Camps in Leland and Brunswick County 2018

Summer Camps Leland NC
Even if the cold still reaches the toes these days, it's almost here: summer! Those kids are excited but, of course, they'll need something...

A Peek Inside: Azalea Festival Home 2018

Azalea Festival Home 2018
A contemporary home combines the visions of both the builder and its artist owner to spectacular effect. In 2006 John Wallace of John Wallace Construction built...

An Afternoon at Wilmington Rock Gym

Wilmington Rock Gym
Wilmington Rock Gym builds camaraderie, confidence and climbing skills for all ages. Cody Ison was telling me, as far as I could figure, to put...

The Best North Brunswick Articles of 2017

Harrington Square Leland NC
We had a lot of fun this year sharing unique stories in our magazines and here on our website. We love highlighting the people...

Holiday Cocktails with City Club of Wilmington

City Club of Wilmington
Even though Greg Matheson is passionate about great food and creative cocktails, when it comes to the holidays his best advice is to "K.I.S.S."...

A Peek Inside: The Bellamy Mansion at Christmas

Bellamy Mansion Holiday
For this edition of our monthly feature, A Peek Inside, it's a holiday special. We are taking you inside the historic Bellamy Mansion Museum,...

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017
As you head out this season to shop for gifts, consider supporting these locally owned businesses! With a crisp, just-cut forest fragrance that evokes seasonal...

Leland’s Christmas Tree Lighting 2017: Photo Gallery

On a gorgeous Friday evening, the Town of Leland gathered to light the town's Christmas tree in front of Town Hall, a now-honored tradition....

Rachel Stroup at Charter Day School “Graduates” to Dean

Rachel Stroup Charter Day School
Rachel Stroup was at a crossroads in her life. She had graduated from Lynchburg College and moved to Wilmington to live with her mom...