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​A Little Sweet... A Little Salty… And A Whole Lot Of Southern Living

Do you have one of those places that just makes you think of home? Or a certain dish that makes you think about Grandma's cooking? Or a piece of décor that makes you relive memories of a southern summer? During our recent visit to the Southern Living Store at Broadway at the Beach, we experienced all of the above, taking home something sweet, something salty and of course, something southern!

Some Southern Sweetness

Muffins… pancakes… and pound cakes… oh my! The sweetness of the south can be tasted through the many mixes, sweet jellies and the sweet teas of the Charleston Tea Plantations, all of which we found here.

Some Southern Saltiness

No, we're not talking about that southern sass you may experience when someone becomes a little "hangry." Rather, the saltiness we are talking about comes in the form of peppered relish, dilly beans and spices! Whether you enjoy them as a stand-alone snack or add them to your own recipe, these tasty treats will add a little zip to your dips, dinners and everything in between.

Speaking of recipes, need to impress the neighbors, friends or the in-laws when they make those unannounced visits? You can always get in the kitchen and whip up something sweet or savory with the help of a cook book, and at the Southern Living Store you'll find a plethora of palatable options to aid you in filling the bellies of those you love!

Home Sweet Southern Home

From pillows, to flowers, to signs and more, you can add just a touch of southern chic or redecorate your home with the finds in this store! One of our favorites? The wall of signs!

You can also find dishware…

Napkins…

Mugs…

Furniture…

Candles…

Pillows...

And even fashion!

So the next time you need to find some sweet (and salty) southern charm, just visit the Southern Living Store at Broadway at the Beach!

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Check Out These Top Finds Of Heroes Harbor At Broadway at the Beach

From the sights of The Avenue, to the lush landscape and brightly colored buildings of the Mediterranean Village, to the heights of the brand new Broadway 360 Ferris wheel, these are just a few of the iconic images you'll see when you visit Broadway at the Beach. Made up of interconnecting villages, each village offers unique shopping, dining and places to explore and in this blog, we're showcasing some of the top finds of the Heroes Harbor village!

Sweet Treats To Beat The Heat

Ice cream, pralines and some adult drinks in between, these are a few of our favorite things when visiting Heroes Harbor. From the cool creations of Cold Stone Creamery to the southern staples of taffy and pralines at River Street Sweets, to the tropical drinks of the Islands at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, you can sip, savor and satisfy your sweet tooth!

A Blast From The Past

There's nothing like capturing your family and friends in a photo to look upon long after your trip to Myrtle Beach! Located in Heroes Harbor, we have a place that will allow your whole family to step back in time, long before the selfie and photo editing apps took hold of social media. We're talking about Old Tyme Portraits where you can suit up in vintage wear and journey into the past for a souvenir photo. So smile (or be serious) for the camera and enjoy!

Wine About It

Whether your taste buds prefer the flavors of winter, spring, summer or fall… you can taste all four seasons with a cool sip of wine at Coastal Carolina Winery. Can't decide which one to take home? No wine worries here, they offer wine tastings. So sip and savor, then select your favorite or favorites to enjoy at home! You'll come for the wine, but trust us, you will also want to stay for their salsas, dressings, jellies, marinades too!

Shop & Stroll

Of course, you can't visit Heroes Harbor without doing a little shopping and this area has something for everyone! Start with Blondie's, where you pick up the latest MTV styled fashions, trendy jewelry, cool tees and music oriented gifts! Got a sports fan in your crew? Fan Cave has everything you need to deck out your man cave (or she shed) with your favorite team's logos and memorabilia! Need some stylish shades? Sunglass Hut can help cover your baby blues with high fashion including Prada, Michael Kors, Gucci and more. And finally, you don't want to miss a visit to Earthbound Trading Company where you can find an eclectic mix of gifts and home décor that will add a serene touch to any space.

It's Always Five O'clock Somewhere

Let the lighthouse lead you to one of the most recognizable landmarks at Broadway at the Beach and in Heroes Harbor, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville! Whether you want to dine on delicious burgers, volcano nachos and coastal culinary creations inside the permanently docked boat, Euphoria, or just want a tropical escape with a cold one at Stranded on the Sandbar, at Margaritaville you can fill up on the tropics. At Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville hourly hurricanes are celebrated, the food is scrumptious and the drinks allow for a summer escape throughout every season of the year! With live music on select nights, you can't beat the atmosphere as you enjoy a night out!

So from the sweets of ice creams and pralines, sips of wines, shopping of all kinds, snapshots from the past and the sounds of Jimmy Buffett, you can enjoy a full day of food and fun, plus find your own list of must dos at Heroes Harbor, Broadway at the Beach!


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Let's Eat! We’re On A (Sushi) Roll… and on Hibachi… And on Appetizers At Broadway’s King Kong Sushi

Celebrity chef, Nobu Matsuhisa once said, "Making sushi is an art and experience is everything."

Well, we are pretty sure the world famous chef would be totally culinary captivated at King Kong Sushi at Broadway at the Beach. On our recent visit, his quote proved true as the vibrant colors and configurations of sushi, tempura, hibachi and everything in between was delicately created and even more important, they were deliciously enjoyed. This local's favorite opened it's doors in 2009 and has been named best sushi at the beach since 2012 and from our recent visit, we can see and taste why!

As you can tell, it's easy to see why the making of sushi is an art.

But also these creations, including pork belly…



(Smoked pork belly with a touch of teriyaki sauce, topped with a special sauce)

Gyoza...


(Pork, chicken and vegetable pan fried dumplings)

And shrimp tempura...


(Shrimp and vegetables lightly battered and deep fried)

Are also appealing not only to our taste buds, but our eyes as well!

Believe it or not… these are all considered appetizers and small plates... but each could very easily pass as a very filling meal!

Want to scroll back up and be tempted by the perfectly plated pictures? Go ahead, we will wait.

Okay, now back to the deliciousness of our visit.

Our girls mid-day getaway included three different sushi rolls and if that wasn't enough (which it was), we also split a lunch portion of the chicken hibachi!

For our trio of rolls, we went with the OMG Roll and it's very easy to see where this roll gets it's name because O-M-G was it good! This roll features garlic marinated fried chicken, crab, cucumber and lettuce, topped with tempura flakes, spicy mayo, teriyaki and apple chili sauce! Again, no words are needed to describe this creation… just three little letters... O-M-G!

For the sushi selection, we enjoyed the Hurricane Roll which includes crab, cream cheese and cucumber, topped with spicy grilled crab and scallop, teriyaki sauce and sesame seeds. Then last but certainly not least, we selected the Spider Roll which features soft shell crab tempura, cucumber, avocado, smelt roe and teriyaki sauce.

We were certainly on a roll or actually a trio of sushi rolls as we were also enjoying a lunch portion of chicken hibachi! Not only did our hibachi include a big portion of freshly made chicken, rice and veggies but also miso soup and a salad with their own homemade ginger dressing.

Now, it is safe to say, our trio lunch tribe may have blown our low carb diets for the mid-day date, but it was worth every delicious bite, every carb and every calorie! But be rest assured, we ate around 1pm and that was it for the rest of the day as we were filled to our belly brim with King Kong's finest!

A visit to King Kong Sushi goes beyond the plated perfection, but also the experience of the newly renovated restaurant both inside and outside on their beautiful new patio overlooking Lake Broadway, perfect for watching fireworks at night or the jetboat by day!

And we can't forget about the beautiful bar offering cocktails, martinis, Moscow mules and everything in between!

That's not all King Kong Sushi has to offer, they even offer catering for your events.

Case and point, how cool would your next event be if you served this…

So as our quick trip to Northeast Asia came to a close in the Southeast coastal city of Myrtle Beach, we filled up and set out on a walk around Broadway at the Beach and of course, already started planning our next visit to King Kong Sushi!


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Summer Lights, Summer Sights, Summer Nights At Broadway At The Beach

Posted in Broadway at the Beach, Featured Posts

Summer in Myrtle Beach can be summed up as the time when the water gets warmer, the drinks get colder, the music gets louder, the nights get longer and life gets better!

When the sun rises each morning, we lather on the sunblock, we grab our shades and best beachwear and head to the golden shores of the Grand Strand. When the sun begins to set, that's the time we eat, drink and enjoy the annual summer entertainment series at Broadway at the Beach!

From stationary in Center Court, The Avenue and the Heroes Harbor stage to strolling through everywhere in between, the Summer Nights entertainment series beginning June 1st and continuing through September 2nd features live entertainment, high energy routines and musical performances that will entice the entire family seven nights a week.

In Center Court, Mr. Nigel will have your whole family dancing to today's tunes Monday through Friday while face painters create facial artwork on Saturdays and Sundays. On Sundays, your little ones can enjoy visiting with their favorite princesses and superheroes!

On The Avenue, every night of the week, Fire dancers will wow the crowd as they heat up the night with a performance as costumed stilt walkers make balloons, jokes and take pictures with you and your whole party!

On the Heroes Harbor stage next to Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, the musical talents of Next Level Showcase will perform every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Singing today's hits, yesterday's classics and a few originals, you don't want to miss a night with Next Level Showcase!

The sky is the limit this 2018 summer season as we will once again light up the night on Tuesdays and Fridays with Fireworks Extravaganzas over Lake Broadway sponsored by Helicopter Adventures! For a complete fireworks schedule, click here. Those same nights, you will hear the sounds of Ripley's RUCKUS drumline as they will beat to the sound of their drums while strolling through!

For a complete list of performances and times, click here.

So in the morning when the sun rises over the sands of the Grand Strand and you are making your night time destination decisions, be sure to choose the Summer Nights and enjoy the sunsets at Broadway at the Beach!

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Discovering Del-Sol’s Solar Powers

Posted in Broadway at the Beach, Shopping

Spectrachrome crystals, sun light and solar energy… no this blog isn't a lesson in the outer limits of the galaxy, but rather the color change magic of Del-Sol at Broadway at the Beach! We recently visited the unique store and learned how the process of harnessing the sun's energy can create colorful designs on everything at Del-Sol from t-shirts and sunglasses to nail polish, jewelry and accessories!

Now we could try to explain the process and backstory of the color change magic, involving something called molecular excitation transition, nanometers and NASA Astronauts, but it's best explained here.

Now how cool is that? Let's see it again.

Whatever you choose to purchase at Del-Sol, it starts out as simplistic and ends up spectacular as it hits the sun or indoors using their solar panels! But it's not a one change deal, once your shirt, glasses or trinket is back indoors away from the sun rays, it changes back to the original, so you can experience the colorful change day after day! It was a cool experience to learn about the sun's energy and we even walked out with a few shirts of our own! Speaking of cool experience, our next stop was a return visit right next store to Cariloha a sister store of Del-Sol where everything is made of bamboo. To learn more about the cool comfort of Cariloha, click here.

So until next time, we'll be enjoying the sun with our Del-Sol goodies and the softness with our growing Cariloha collection!






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