Hollywood Wax Museum Comes to Myrtle Beach

Hollywood Wax Museum Offers Loads of Fun!

Hollywood Wax Museum at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC

Hollywood Wax Museum at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC

Head to North Myrtle Beach for a new twist on beach entertainment. Opening this summer at Broadway at the Beach,  the two-story Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center offers three adventures–The Wax Museum, Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, and Outbreak (a scary zombie  journey for the brave of heart!)

Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean

Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean

At the Wax Museum guests will enjoy rubbing elbows with Hollywood stars and pop culture icons  as they stroll through the decades. From Robert Downing Jr. to Marilyn Monroe and other academy award winners and music superstars, every age group will discover their favorites are there.

Each recreated wax replica is very life-like and set in an authentic movie-scene background or other appropriate setting.

Will Smith & Sandra Bullock

Will Smith & Sandra Bullock

Hannah's Maze of Mirrors

Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors

And don’t forget to bring your camera–photos are allowed inside and who can pass up a shot with their favorite star to post on Twitter or Instagram? The complex is open 9 a.m. until midnight seven days a week through Labor Day, with shortened hours year round.

Hemmings Motor News Race To Visit Myrtle Beach, SC

Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach

Classic Cars to Visit “Broadway at the Beach”

“Broadway at the Beach,” an entertainment venue in North Myrtle Beach will be the official lunch stop for the 2014 Hemmings Motor News Great Race, presented by Hagerty, on Friday, June 27. The Great Race contestants will arrive at about 11:50 a.m., and continue arriving in one-minute increments until all 100 have arrived.  Continue reading

7 Fun Facts About North Carolina Beer

7 Fun Facts About NC Beer

NC Beer (Photo courtesy of VisitNC.com)

Check out North Carolina Beer!

1. North Carolina is home to nearly 100 breweries — more than any other state south of Pennsylvania and east of Texas, according to a Beer Association survey.

2. The “State of the Craft Beer Industry” report for 2013 shows North Carolina setting the pace for growth of new breweries with a 23 percent increase in 2011.

3. Three major craft breweries chose the Asheville area for East Coast expansions: Oskar Blues (Brevard), Sierra Nevada (Mills River) and New Belgium (Asheville, opening 2015).  Continue reading

Where to Golf in Myrtle Beach

 

Golfing in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Golf

Best Courses for Pros, Families, Women (From WestJet’s in-flight magazine Up!) by Sandra Chambers

Years ago, Myrtle Beach, S.C., was a popular golf destination for all-male buddy trips, corporate executive outings and bachelor parties. Men would make their annual golf trek, leaving the wife and kids behind. Today, visitors are discovering a family-friendly golf mecca that also offers upscale entertainment, a bustling nightlife, outstanding restaurants, shopping and sandy beaches where flip-flops are always in style.

Low Country French Cuisine Along the Grand Strand

Croissants Bakery & Bistro

Croissants Bakery & Bistro

Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro

Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro

Most people associate Myrtle Beach cuisine with Calabash Style Seafood or down-home Southern cooking. But upscale dining can be found along the Grand Strand. Check out my recommendations in my article for Luxebeatmag.com.

http://luxebeatmag.com/low-country-french-cuisine-along-grand-strand/

N.C. Beer Month Returns in April

Beer Anyone?

North Carolina, one of the nation’s top craft beer states, celebrates the craftsmanship of 100 breweries and destinations that embrace it with the return of NC Beer Month in April. N.C. Beer Month, co-sponsored by the Division and the N.C. Craft Brewers Guild, directs travelers to a rising range of beerscapes, from brewery-rich cities and welcoming towns to unexpected finds in lesser-known places. Major festivals, singular events, special-edition beers, lodging packages, beer dinners, and brew schools showcase the breadth and depth of the state’s appeal. Continue reading

Under the Dome Begins Production on Season 2

Wilmington area Setting for popular TV Series

The dome is officially descending upon the Wilmington region again as CBS’ smash hit series from last summer, Under the Dome, began shooting season two this week. The show, based on the Stephen King book of the same name, follows the picturesque small town of Chester’s Mill and its residents who scramble to survive after a mysterious, impenetrable dome suddenly appears, separating them from the outside world. Premiering to more than 13 million viewers last June, Under the Dome‘s pilot was the most watched summer series debut since 2002 and paved the way for the show to become the runaway hit of the summer. During its 13 episodes, the show garnered an average of more than 10 million viewers.  Continue reading