CHANGING OUR WORLD TOGETHER ONE FASCINATING STORY AT A TIME.
Send Them Out Two by Two
4 th Annual
CRAFT AND CLAY
Orange Street Pottery
DESIGNS OF DISTINCTION
nCino & Landfall Clubhouse
ON THE COVER
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
Congratulations to Timothy D.
Smith, the grand prize winner of
our fourth annual photography
contest, for his entry, Toad on
His Stool. Smith notes: “I was
wandering along a path in a
patch of woods after finishing
up an early morning shoot.
Unexpectedly, I came across
this little guy. He kept wanting
to jump off his toadstool perch,
but I was able to keep him up
there long enough to make the
wbm MARCH 2022
36 Art Meets History
By Jim McDonald
Eighty years ago, Wilmington’s Hannah
Block Historic USO building opened as a
place to serve and comfort Armed Services
personnel. More recent history involves
service to the community in the form of
cultural events and visual and performing
arts instruction for all ages.
41 Craft and Clay
By Emory Rakestraw
Forty years after it opened, Orange Street
Pottery has grown by staying true to the
vision set by its founder, master potter
Hiroshi Sueyoshi: help students succeed.
Meet the potters who carry on the legacy.
50 Designs of Distinction
Design to Dye For
By Amanda Lisk
Landfall’s original clubhouse on the Pete Dye
golf course had become dated and was in
danger of being torn down after being dam-
aged by Hurricane Florence in 2018. Instead,
it received a stunning interior renovation.
Exploring nCino’s Headquarters
By Fritts Causby
The flourishing global company’s home base
in Wilmington shows a detail-oriented design
approach, epitomizing the precision, care
and tenacity required to write lines of code
and become a leader in the financial services
13 GIFT GUIDE
33 GALLERY WALK
11 UP FRONT
12 Game On!
By Fritts Causby
Lacrosse, one of the fastest growing sports
in the nation, is among the newest sports
to hit the scene in Wrightsville Beach.
14 A Remarkable Garden
By Christine R. Gonzalez
A relaxed research and idea garden filled
with plants from around the world is open
to the public eight weekends a year. Visit
the horticultural wonderland just south of
Raleigh created by author and plantsman
48 IN VIEW
66 TIDE CHART
62 Pickling Peppers
(and Other Things)
By Eliza Schuett
Pickling is a great way to preserve fruits
and vegetables at the peak of freshness.
Instead of buying the usual dill pickle
at the store, try our DIY recipes and
suggestions for custom-made flavor
MAGAZINE PHOTO CONTEST
Wrightsville Beach Magazine’s
fourth annual photo contest
brought in stunning images
from both amateur and pro-fessional
be the ultimate judge of them
starting on page 18.