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C&H Oyster Bar in Elizabeth City

Leave it to the experts at this Elizabeth City oyster bar, where every October the usual crowd returns hungry for meaty mollusks.
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Posted in Coast, Dining, October 2013 | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Traveling North Carolina’s Swamps

Swamps keep their secret wonders hidden well. Under their murky black water, behind impenetrable tangles of vines, and among towering cypress draped in curtains of Spanish moss, adventure lurks.
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Posted in August 2013, Coast, Nature & Agriculture, Outdoors | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Muffin Man

Andy Montero built his Elizabeth City restaurant on baskets of pastries.
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Posted in Coast, Dining, September 2012 | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Carolina Cowboy

The Tar Heel State helps Bobby Plough find his calling.
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Posted in May 2012, Music | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lighter Than Air

When German U-boats began to hound Allied forces, the Navy took to the sky and constructed an air station in Weeksville that built blimps — soft, quiet fighters that helped turn the Battle of the Atlantic and lift the nation to victory.
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Posted in Eastern N.C., February 2012 | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments