Monthly Archives: May 2013

Southport, North Carolina

Even on warm, sunny days, Southport is quieter than other coastal towns we’ve been to in the southeast. There are tourists at the seafood restaurants and in the shops downtown, but it isn’t hard to escape them. All you have to do is take a side-street, find yourself a cool sidewalk lined with live oaks, and scout […]

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Like Howard Finster, Eddie Martin was a man of visions. His just came from a different kind of place. In the 1950s, while Finster was still hard at work on his first outdoor garden museum—the first incarnation of his Bible verse-soaked folk art kingdom Paradise Garden—Martin was living the wild life in New York. He’d […]

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