Luxury Portfolio Spotlight

Local Spotlight, Scottsdale & Porto Cervo

A MAJESTIC SETTING WITH WATER VIEWS | WILMINGTON, NC

Welcome to the private neighborhood of Corbett Place at Airlie. Tucked off Airlie Road, just past the Gardens, is a majestic setting with water views, century-old live oaks and southern living at its finest. Front porch, back decks, balconies, tons of outdoor living and entertaining space for making memories. The home opens to a marble foyer with direct views to the picturesque backyard and water. The great room with a stone fireplace mantle has tons of windows fill the room with natural light. The kitchen wraps around with breakfast nook and keeping room. The master includes water views, large closets, and a luxurious bath. Upstairs, two full suites flank each side of the home with large closets and bathrooms. Upstairs has an additional laundry room. nook. Lots of storage. The garage can hold 12 compact cars or 8 SUV’s! Additional storage or game rooms are off the garage, with a room that is already plumbed for a bath. Home includes a 24′ boat slip, making several waterfront restaurants, Masonboro Inlet, Wrightsville Beach or simply cruising the Intracoastal Waterway part of your daily lifestyle. View More

NORTH SCOTTSDALE ARIZONA ESTATE | SCOTTSDALE, AZ

Inspired by generations of European country estates that echo a romantic lifestyle through classic architecture, this home, on 2.54 acres in the unique and exclusive North Scottsdale, Arizona community of Cantabrica Estates, depicts a timelessness in character and design.  Along with mountain views at every turn, an open and flowing floor plan, spacious rooms, the most current technology, and appliances and an outdoor lifestyle area that blends the indoor and outdoor areas seamlessly, this is a home that is perfect for any multi-generational family needs, or the corporate executive looking for a retreat.  It readily accommodates family activities and entertaining on any scale. View More

VILLA ORTENSIA | PORTO CERVO, COSTA SMERALDA, ITALY

Magnificent villa in the exclusive setting of Porto Cervo, beating heart of the Costa Smeralda. Villa Ortensia develops on two levels. The ground floor consists of a kitchen, pantry, barbecue area, master bedroom, and 3 double bedrooms, all with ensuite bathroom, guest bathroom and laundry room. On the first floor, you will find the wide living area and a spectacular panoramic veranda where you can enjoy a truly breathtaking sea view. View More


October Events

OCT1
At Chef’s Table w/ Chef Dean Neff and Chef Keith Rhodes (Seating 2)
Tue 7:30 PM · The Seasoned Gourmet + Cape Fear Food & Wine Club · Wilmington, NC

OCT3
Bill Engvall
Thu 8 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC
US Open King Mackerel Fishing Tournament
Thu 4 PM · Southport Marina · Southport, NC

OCT4
Matilda
Fri 7:30 PM · Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. · Wilmington, NC
Zombie Hayride 2019
Fri 7 PM · Zombie Hayride by Black Ops Paintball · Fayetteville, NC
Marina Village Marketplace
Fri 9 AM · Riverlights · Wilmington, NC

OCT5
4th Annual Oktoberfest Under The Bridge
Sat 1 PM · Waterline Brewing Company · Wilmington, NC
Eric Gales / Marvelous Funkshun
Sat 5 PM · Greenfield Lake Amphitheater · Wilmington, NC
Franklin Graham in Wilmington, NC
Sat 4 PM · Legion Stadium · Wilmington, NC
Sunset at Sunset Festival 2019
Sat 10 AM · Sunset at Sunset · Sunset Beach, NC
Fall Festival
Sat 10 AM · UNCW Watson College of Education · Wilmington, NC

OCT6
Sheila E.
Sun 7:30 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC
Oktoberfest with Big Al on the Accordion
Sun 6 PM · HopLite IRISH PUB and Restaurant · Carolina Beach, NC

OCT7
Big Daddy Weave – Bolivia, NC
Mon 7 PM · Brunswick Community College · Bolivia, NC
Birding 101: Fall Migration
Mon 8:30 AM · Town of Leland Parks and Recreation · Leland, NC

OCT8
Cheap Trick Live in Wilmington, NC
Tue 6:30 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC
Booked
Oct 8 – Oct 9 · Where the Tigers Play-Ocean Isle Beach House · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

OCT9
Bill Kerr Music
Wed 5:30 PM · Havana’s Fresh Island Restaurant · Carolina Beach, NC
Mike O’Donnell at The Reel Cafe
Thu 8:30 PM · ReelCafe Wilmington · Wilmington, NC

OCT10
Mike O’Donnell at The Reel Cafe
Thu 8:30 PM · ReelCafe Wilmington · Wilmington, NC

OCT12
Fire in the Pines Festival
Sat 10 AM · Halyburton Park · Wilmington, NC
2nd Annual Cape Fear Bluegrass Festival
Sat 10:45 AM · Cape Fear Bluegrass Festival · Castle Hayne, NC
2019 Wilmington Toy and Comic Show!
Sat 10 AM · Wilmington Moose Lodge #343 · Wilmington, NC
Oktoberfest 2019!
Oct 12 – Oct 13 · Salty Turtle Beer Company · Surf City, NC
65th Annual Swansboro Mullet Festival
Oct 12 – Oct 13 · Swansboro Historic District · Swansboro, NC

OCT13
5th Annual Wilmington Bartender’s Ball
Sun 7 PM · Coastline Conference Center · Wilmington, NC
HDWM Sunday Artisan Market
Sun 10 AM · Historic Downtown Wilmington Marketplace · Wilmington, NC
TACT Family Fun Day at Jungle Rapids
Sun 1 PM · Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park · Wilmington, NC
Oktoberfest
Sun 4 PM · Ogden Tap Room · Wilmington, NC

OCT14
Cocktail For A Cause
Mon 12 PM · Bluewater Waterfront Grill · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Trivia at the Goat
Mon 6 PM · Goat & Compass · Wilmington, NC

OCT15
Open Mic Night
Tue 7 PM · Island Beverage · Carolina Beach, NC

OCT16
4th Annual Breast Cancer Golf Tournament
Wed 9 AM · Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club and Restaurant · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

OCT17
Matisyahu at Greefield Lake Amphitheater
Thu 5 PM · Greenfield Lake Amphitheater · Wilmington, NC

OCT18
Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast 2019
Fri 6 PM · Airlie Gardens · Wilmington, NC
The Wood Brothers at Greenfield Lake Amp 10/18
Fri 6 PM · Greenfield Lake Amphitheater · Wilmington, NC
Marina Village Night Market
Fri 4 PM · Riverlights · Wilmington, NC
Fall Festival
Fri 9 AM · Fit for Fun Center · Wilmington, NC

OCT19
Oktoberfest 2019
Sat 11 AM · Wilmington Oktoberfest · Wilmington, NC
Oysterberfest 2019!
Sat 12 PM · Wrightsville Beach Brewery · Wilmington, NC
Halloween in the Park
Sat 2 PM · Town of Burgaw · Burgaw, NC
Pawz in the Park Wilmington
Sat 11 AM · Hugh MacRae Park · Wilmington, NC
Aretha: A Tribute
Sat 7:30 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC
Kooky Spooky
Sat 9 AM · The Children’s Museum of Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
5th Annual Owl Howl
Sat 10 AM · Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville · Belville, NC
Oyster Festival
Sat 9 AM · Ocean Isle Beach, NC · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

OCT20
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live
Sun 7:30 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC

OCT22
An Evening With Switchfoot
Tue 6 PM · Greenfield Lake Amphitheater · Wilmington, NC
Movies Under the Oaks | Beetlejuice
Tue 6:30 PM · Riverlights · Wilmington, NC

OCT23
Costume & Candy Crawl
Wed 5 PM · Beau Rivage Marketplace · Wilmington, NC
The Chick Corea Trilogy
Wed 7:30 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC

OCT24
Ghost Walk
Oct 24 – Oct 26 · Downtown Historical District New Bern, Nc · New Bern, NC

OCT25
Fort Fisher SRA Haunted Trail
Fri 7 PM
Voracious and Rare Beer Festival
Fri 6 PM · USS Battleship North Carolina · Wilmington, NC

OCT26
Port Brunswick Days
Sat 10 AM · Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site · Winnabow, NC
SeaWitch SPOOKTACULAR Halloween Bash
Sat 8 PM · SeaWitch Cafe’ & Tiki Bar · Carolina Beach, NC
Fright Light Halloween Laser Music Show
Sat 7 PM · Ingram Planetarium · Sunset Beach, NC
Halloween Story Time by the Sea
Sat 10 AM · Kure Beach Ocean Front Park · Kure Beach, NC
Run Ocean Isle Beach
Sat 7 AM · Coastal Race Productions · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
6th Annual Classic Cars ‘n Rock ‘n Roll
Sat 10 AM · Southport, NC · Southport, NC
2019 Shrimp Scamper
Sat 8 AM · Sneads Ferry Community Center · Sneads Ferry, NC

OCT27
Fiddler on the Roof
Sun 3 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC

OCT29
Pumpkin Carving Contest
Tue 5 PM · Poe’s Tavern – Wrightsville Beach · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash
Tue 5:30 PM · USS NORTH CAROLINA Battleship · Wilmington, NC

OCT31
Trunk or Treat 2019
Thu 6 PM · Calvary Baptist Church · Wilmington, NC
Trunk or Trot
Thu 5 PM · Whiteville, NC · Whiteville, NC


Honey Roasted Pumpkin Bruchetta

You Will Need:
½ pumpkin
8 slices of country-style bread
light olive oil, for drizzling
1/2 tbsp cinnamon, divided use
1/4 cup honey
1 tbsp orange juice
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 tsp Balsamic vinegar

Cutaway the rind and seeds of the pumpkin. Chop the pumpkin into small chunks, drizzle with olive oil and season with cinnamon to taste. Roast them in an oven at 375F until tender.

Drizzle the olive oil over the slices of bread. Toast the slices in the oven for a few minutes, or until they become crispy.

Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup honey with 1 tablespoon orange juice. 1 tsp balsamic vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.

In a bowl, combine roasted pumpkin with cranberries and chopped pecans and drizzle with honey dressing. Stir to coat. Then serve immediately over toasted bread.