Stories tagged: "eastern NC"

craft beer at the north carolina state fair
We Asked You To Pick the Best Breweries in North Carolina. Here’s What You Said.

Craft breweries are taking off in North Carolina. But it can be hard to keep track of all the good beer-makers.

This Wilkesboro, N.C. dive serves beef tips, hot dogs, malted milkshakes, and a must-try named the "Big Glenn Burger." (Photo via Visit NC)
We Scouted 25 Amazing Diners and Dives in North Carolina. You’re Welcome.

Each of these little North Carolina restaurants has a story, and a ton of goodwill in their community. 

Eastern North Carolina pulled pork is the jewel in our state's culinary crown. (Photo via Christian Geischeder on Wikimedia)
Nothing Fancy: Our Top 5 Picks for Eastern North Carolina-Style Barbecue Joints Are Simple But Amazing

An eastern North Carolina native dishes on the no-frills but brilliant eastern NC barbecue restaurants that you have to visit. 

Artist Frank Zombie for his show "2's of a Woman"
5 Weekend Activities Across North Carolina (Jan. 27-29)

It's the last weekend in January, and if you're looking for a fun way to end the month, here a few things you can check out in Charlotte, Raleigh, and elsewhere.

Sandy Smith, Republican candidate for U.S. House District 1 from North Carolina, speaks to the crowd at former President Donald Trump's rally Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Wilmington, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
5 Things To Know About Embattled NC Congressional Candidate Sandy Smith

The eastern North Carolina candidate has former President Trump’s endorsement, but she’s been dogged by controversy.

Myra McDuffie, co-owner of MeMa's Chick'n' & Ribs, says she wants her eastern North Carolina barbecue restaurant to be more than just another good barbecue restaurant.
After Hurricane Florence, This Black-Owned Barbecue Restaurant Was the Only Place In Town to Get Food

The McDuffies' Pender County restaurant was a life-saver after the storm. Today, they want to sustain their town in more ways than one. 

Yum! The Venus fly trap, a native of Wilmington, does its thing with a common house fly. (Shutterstock)
Ghosts, Gnomes, and Carnivorous Plants: 8 Spots To Get Weird in Wilmington

North Carolina's eccentric port city is a destination, and not just because lots of TV shows were filmed there.