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Feb12019

February Merchant of the Month Feature: Blush Haus of Beaute

A luxury, multi-brand beauty retailer and salon, Lumina Station’s February merchant of the month is Blush Haus of Beaute. A brand curated for a diverse clientele with an appreciation of sophistication, Blush was founded in 2006 and has more than 20 years’ experience.  Blush focuses on the needs of the guest, pairing a collection of the world’s best beauty brands with the alignment of selection, service and integrity to create a unique and engaging experience. Owner and operator, Elisha Smith grew up [...]
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Jan112019

It’s National Soup Month, Time to Warm Up at Lumina Station

With the cold weather in abundance, January is the perfect month to celebrate and enjoy soup of all kinds. And let’s face it, nothing beats a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter’s day. It is thought that soup could trace back as far as the Neolithic Age, and we know the early Greeks sold soup in their market places and streets. Before the addition of lentils, beans and other ingredients, soup was just broth, used mainly for the dipping of bread. The bread was known as “sop”, which eventually became the [...]
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Jan52019

January Merchant of the Month Feature: Axis Yoga + Studio

Another year has come to an end, and another has just begun and with it the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. According to researchers some of the top resolutions are to exercise more, lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. If any of your resolutions include one or more of these, then a visit to Lumina Station’s January merchant of the month, Axis Yoga + Studio may be a perfect option to help you achieve your resolution goals. The practice of yoga offers many benefits including: Increased [...]
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Dec72018

Holiday Parties and Host Gifts with Lumina Station

Twinkling lights, festive decorations, the hustle and bustle of a busy shopping season: the holiday season brings about all sorts of wonderful and exciting delights every year. One of our favorite traditions here at Lumina Station is the influx of holiday parties and celebrations! But with those fun get-togethers comes one of the most common conundrums of this time of year; what gift do you bring your host to thank him or her for throwing such a fantastic party? Luckily, our shopping village by the [...]
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Dec32018

Join Lumina Station at its Holiday Open House, Wednesday, December 5

The holiday season is here and Lumina Station is ready to celebrate! This Wednesday, December 5, will be our shopping village’s Holiday Open House to kick off the festivities in coastal North Carolina style. From 4 until 7pm, our center will be alit with a variety of promotions, including sales from all your favorite local shops and restaurants! You can enjoy lively holiday music to get you in the right mindset, then hit the walkways with your shopping lists in tow. At shops like Airlie Moon, where [...]
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Nov192018

Holiday Hosting Tips from Lumina Station

It’s officially the holiday season, and here at Lumina Station we’re hanging our favorite decorations and getting ready for all of the festivities headed our way. Chances are, you’re doing something similar at home in order to get ready for upcoming holiday gatherings and get-togethers with your family and friends. You may even be prepping for a few guests in honor of the special days we have marked on the calendar. But if hosting fills you with more than a little stress, don’t let it edge out the [...]
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Nov52018

November Merchant of the Month Feature: Lilies & Lace

If it’s time to refresh your wardrobe with a few hand-picked basics or swimwear for that winter vacation, look no further than Lilies & Lace! As Lumina Station’s November Merchant of the Month, this shop supplies the area’s best selection of loungewear, lingerie and more.  First established in 1989 in Armonk, NY, Lilies & Lace joined the Lumina Station community in 2011. Since then, our shoppers have enjoyed a wide variety of offerings from brands and vendors including Badgley Mischka, La Perla, Stella [...]
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Oct52018

October Merchant of the Month Feature: 1900 Restaurant & Lounge

The fall season is traditionally known as “local summer” here in coastal North Carolina, and no restaurant embodies this vibe better than our Merchant of the Month for October: 1900 Restaurant & Lounge! A popular hot spot for Wrightsville Beach residents and visitors, 1900 earned itself the Diners’ Choice Award through OpenTable this year, and features a varied array of Americana cuisine and cocktails. From produce to seafood, to specialty ingredients, 1900 prides itself on sourcing locally whenever [...]
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Sep52018

September Merchant of the Month Feature: Waypointe Market

Whether you’re looking for something that will match your coastal décor, or a gift for a friend, Waypointe Market carries the best supply from local and regional artists and retailers. As our September Merchant of the Month, we’re proud to say that Waypointe Market does a great job of promoting the city of Wilmington’s “shop local” mentality! Having moved into the store space earlier this year, Waypointe Market has quickly settled into its new home here in Lumina Station. The shop’s staff has made [...]
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Aug102018

Stuff the Bus at Lumina Station on Saturday, August 18

Pencils, crayons, notebooks, and loose leaf paper: these are staples of the average student’s successful school year, the tools of the trade when it comes to learning and participating in class. But what about those returning students who can’t afford to stock up on some of the basic necessities before the first bell rings? Enter Communities in Schools Cape Fear, the area resource for public schools, and Lumina Station! In an effort to support our local youth, we’re hosting a Stuff the Bus event in [...]
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