This waterfront community has always welcomed visiting boaters with a smile. And thanks to the efforts of local business owners, visitors have plenty to smile about, too.
From Land to Sea in Elizabeth City
Before the Pasquotank River flows into Albemarle Sound, it passes by a historic and welcoming coastal town known as the “Harbor of Hospitality.”
Hidden Gems and Local Secrets: Welcome to the High Country
Just off the beaten path, you’ll find mountain scenery, shops, adventures, and restaurants worthy of being the main attraction.
Cheesy Mushroom Pizza Quesadilla
Crispy slices of this “pizzadilla” are perfect for dipping into warm marinara sauce.
4 Vegetarian Recipes We Love
These four colorful meals let mushrooms, cheese, and vegetables take center stage — no meat necessary.
A Guide to Charlotte’s Central Avenue
A Charlotte business owner put down roots near this vibrant central corridor after finding a sense of home in its tasty international cuisine and welcoming multicultural community.
That’s Amore: Luna Pizza Café in Greenville
An ECU professor became a student of traditional Italian pizza-making, bringing his refined skills and love of good food back to his college town to open a café called Luna.
A Guide to Downtown Lenoir
This mountain town earned a reputation for shipping furniture around the world. Today, an artistic couple and a talented group of creators keep Lenoir’s legacy of fine craftsmanship alive.
North Carolina’s Iconic Food Imports
There’s really no such thing as a Carolina bagel or Queen City gumbo. But if the following culinary traditions weren’t exactly invented in North Carolina, we’ve certainly made them our own.