FOOD & DRINK
A Foodie's Guide to Elizabeth City: Discovering 3 Must-Try Modern American Cuisines
This article presents a guide to three contemporary American culinary delights in Elizabeth City. Have you had the chance to sample any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
elizabeth city, NC Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to elizabeth city..
Navigating History: The Journey Through Dismal Swamp Canal
Steeped in history and natural beauty, the Dismal Swamp Canal is a testament to human ingenuity and endurance. Constructed in the late 1700s, it stands as the oldest continually operating man-made canal in the United States. Initially conceived by Colonel William Byrd II and later advocated by George Washington, the canal was part of an ambitious plan to drain the Great Dismal Swamp for logging and farming. However, the focus shifted to timber harvesting as the enormity of draining became apparent. The canal, completed in 1805, was hand-dug by enslaved workers over twelve years of backbreaking labor and became a crucial trade route connecting Chesapeake Bay in Virginia to Albemarle Sound in North Carolina.
Coinjock Marina & Restaurant: A Legendary Culinary Haven for Boaters and Foodies Alike
Tucked away along the idyllic Intracoastal Waterway, Coinjock Marina & Restaurant has become a legendary spot for food lovers and boating aficionados. The marina, a family-owned sanctuary of hospitality, has long been the go-to destination for yachts seeking a picturesque stopover. It's not just the safe harbor that lures the seafarers, but the promise of the restaurant's famous 32 oz. prime rib steak that has diners anchoring for a taste of culinary bliss.
Museum of the Albemarle: Museum to celebrate jazz innovator, native son Roach
“…for at this moment I am the whole reason they have existed at all.” — Joseph Cinque, from the 1997 film, “Amistad” Author’s note: On Jan. 10, Museum of the Albemarle will host a celebration of Max Roach’s 100th birthday. This will be the first in a series of events honoring Roach’s legacy as an innovator of jazz and a civil rights activist and leader. A native-born North Carolinian from Pasquotank County, Roach’s life and music will be celebrated around the world as his musical...
A note to readers
The What to Watch TV guide included in Friday's newspaper published listings for the week of Dec. 1-7, not the week of Nov. 24-30. The correct listings are posted as part of today's e-edition at dailyadvance.com. For more information, call 252-329-9505.
Holiday performances scheduled for December at COA’s Performing Arts Center
Bring in the holiday season at College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Performing Arts Center with “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “Dino’s Winter Wonderland – A Holiday Tribute to Dean Martin.”. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” performances are scheduled for December 7th at 10:00 a.m. (*Added...
EC's 3rd Hot Cocoa Crawl kicks off Friday
Elizabeth City, the self-proclaimed “Hot Cocoa Capital of the World,” will host its third annual Hot Cocoa Crawl starting today. The event, which continues through Jan. 7, will feature more than 30 local businesses offering chocolate-themed drinks and menus, gift items and festive events. The celebration kicks off Friday following the city’s annual downtown Holiday Celebration & Grand Illumination outside the Pasquotank County Courthouse at 6 p.m. The event continues...
PAL exhibit honors memory of artist, benefactor Pardue
HERTFORD — The Perquimans Arts League recently held a reception to pay tribute to the life and work of the late Jack Lavern Pardue, a major benefactor of the arts group and the namesake for its youth gallery. Pardue died on Aug. 18 at age 77. PAL welcomed friends of Pardue and admirers of his work to its gallery in Hertford on Thursday, Nov. 9, to view both his paintings...
The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series Presents a Special Christmas Concert by Elizabeth City State University Choir
The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series is delighted to announce a festive Christmas Concert featuring the talented Elizabeth City State University Choir and special guests, under the esteemed direction of Dr. Walter Sawn. This special event will take place on Sunday, December 3, at 4:00 pm at St. Andrews By the Sea Episcopal Church, located at 212 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959.
This place in Elizabeth City, NC is offering an unforgettable Sandwich Experience
Located in the heart of historic downtown Elizabeth City, North Carolina, The Sandwich Market is a local favorite for its delicious sandwiches and friendly service. There's a lot of buzz about the food at this cafe, despite the fact that it doesn't look like much from the outside.
The Haunting Whispers of the Whalehead Club: A Blend of Grandeur and Ghostly Legends
In the serene landscape of Currituck, North Carolina, the Whalehead Club stands as a beacon of 1920s luxury and enigmatic tales. The mansion, built by Edward Collings Knight Jr. and his wife Marie-Louise, now serves as a museum, echoing the decadence of its original owners with Tiffany lighting and intricate Louis Majorelle furniture. Yet, it is not just the beauty of the Art Nouveau architecture that captivates visitors; it is also the whispers of its ghostly past, including tales of a mysterious little girl's specter in the basement and the lingering scent of Mr. Knight's cigar smoke.
A culinary journey through Tooley's Tavern at the Boathouse in Elizabeth City, NC
In Elizabeth City, North Carolina, you may have a one-of-a-kind meal at Tooley's Tavern at the Boathouse. The pub is well-liked by locals and visitors alike for its welcoming ambiance and extensive cuisine.
Belvidere-Chappell Hill: A Stroll Through History in the Heart of Illinois
Belvidere-Chappell Hill, tucked within the heart of Belvidere, Illinois, is an emblem of historical preservation and American heritage. Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, this district is a picturesque tribute to bygone eras, with a rich collection of buildings dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. The district began as the preferred locale for Belvidere’s business and civic leaders in the 1850s, with its grand Victorian and Colonial Revival style homes signifying the architectural trends of the times.
Dive into the Delight of Taqueria El Bori’s Shrimp Empanadas in Elizabeth City, NC
If you find yourself in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, you must visit Taqueria El Bori. This cozy restaurant has become a favorite among the neighborhood regulars thanks to its warm ambiance and authentic Mexican fare.
Hertford Christmas Parade rolls Saturday, Dec. 2
Hertford’s annual Christmas parade set for next Saturday will feature at least 10 floats, a group of antique cars, the Perquimans County High School Marching Pirates, members of the ECU Pirates baseball team, and a representative of the lieutenant governor of the state of North Carolina. The theme for this year’s Hertford Christmas Parade, which gets underway at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, is “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” It was chosen for the theme by students at Perquimans County High School, Perquimans Chamber...
ECSU grad student's movie honored at HBCU film fest
In a sign of the times, ECSU graduate student Tramar Pettaway didn’t find out that his film, “Footprints of an Angel,” had won a national film festival’s Best Feature Film award by getting a phone call. It was instead through a notification on the social media site Instagram. “I was in rehearsal for a show at College of The Albemarle and we were on break,” Pettaway recalled in a press...
Former Royal Wok building torn down; plans for site undetermined
The former Royal Wok restaurant building on Elizabeth City’s East Ehringhaus Street is no more. But what comes next for the property owned by city resident Matt Wood is unknown. Wood said Tuesday that he had not received any interest in anyone reopening a restaurant at 120 E. Ehringhaus so he decided to have the building torn down. Wood also owns the parcel behind the former restaurant and the next-door...
Look-into-this restaurant and their special dish vegetable pot pie in Elizabeth City, NC
The restaurant Montero's in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, offers a delicious meal that may be customized to satisfy any kind of palette. Among the menu's highlights are:. Montero's Crab Dip: Creamy crab and cream cheese mix with herbs, served with toast points.
Johnstone continues mental illness advocacy with new book
EDENTON — For Betsy Johnstone, the advocacy work she does is all about her son, who began to show signs of bipolar disorder when he was 13. Today, Johnstone’s son is in his 40s, happily married, a father, and runs a successful business. Johnstone advocates for the mentally ill and their families, trying to deliver a message of hope and purpose to both. She has just published a book, “Dear...