Tag Archives: pasquotank county

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

The Last Wild Place

Tell people you’re headed to the swamp, and they grimace. But then, they’ve never been to the Dismal.
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Posted in Coast, October 2010, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Cypress Creek Grill in Pasquotank County

Don’t miss the Beef Brisket at Cypress Creek Grill in Elizabeth City.
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Posted in Coast, Dining, Food, July 2010 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Elizabeth City

With the largest collection of Antebellum homes and buildings in the state and rich traditions like the Rose Buddies reception, the county seat of Pasquotank hums with history and community.
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Posted in Cities, Coast, Coastal Event, Eastern N.C., February 2010 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment