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Burberry hosts starry show

LONDON — London Fashion Week rolled out the big guns Monday, with British design powerhouse Burberry hosting the glitziest catwalk show of the season.

  • What’s hot in outdoor furniture

    Outdoor living spaces have come a long way from the days when “outdoor furnishings” meant a few inexpensive folding chairs around a flimsy plastic table.

  • ECU presents challenging "Arcadia"

    There’s no guarantee that those who go to see ECU’s production of “Arcadia,” will walk away with a complete understanding of everything they’ve seen.

  • Craft bloggers share secrets

    It may look easy and lucrative from the outside, but popular craft bloggers say their work requires long hours and commitment.The pay?

  • Books can be design elements

    NEW YORK — Some people love the look of a bookshelf stuffed with books, and what that represents.

  • Exhibit features African-American life

    In looking for a way to honor the rich cultural offerings from area African-American artists and musicians and raise awareness of the scope of its own digital collections, the East Carolina University’s Joyner Library team settled on hosting an exhibition that combines all of those ideas.

Hot Dish: New dishes at Tokyo

Here’s what’s going on in area restaurant and food news: Tokyo Japanese Restaurant Owner Jay Zheng said new menu items are available at Tokyo Japanese Restaurant, 3525 S. Memorial Drive.

  • Hot Dish: Anchalee Thai moves

    Anchalee Thai Restaurant has a new home at 4056 S. Memorial Drive, Winterville, a new brick building in Community Square shopping center beside Pitt Community College.

  • Hot Dish: Bubba’s focuses on fresh

    A longtime Greenville restaurateur has taken over the operations of the Winterville burger restaurant previously known as Big Bubba’s Burgers, 4054 S. Memorial Drive.

  • Hot Dish: KickBack Jack’s opens

    The parent company of Tripps has renovated, rebranded and reopened its Greenville location as a KickBack Jack’s sports bar.

  • Hot Dish: Mediterranean fare

    Traditional Mediterranean fare is the specialty at Bateeni Mediterranean Grill & Café, 1868 W. Arlington Blvd. in Arlington Crossing Shopping Center.

  • Hot Dish: Cheddar Bo back

    Cheddar Bo lovers near and far made their voices heard — and Bojangles listened.

Abby: Woman misses affection

Dear Abby: My fiance, “Bubba,” and I have a small disagreement that I would love your take on.

  • Abby: A house is worth having

    Dear Abby: I am 23 and my husband is 27. We’ve been married for two years.

  • Rosemond: Panic attacks in teens

    Q My 13-year-old son has developed overwhelming anxiety about going to school. This began a year ago, but has gotten steadily worse since then.

  • Hax: Tthe best response to advice

    Q My neighbor thinks I’m a bad parent. Not just a bad parent, a dangerous parent.

  • Dr. K: Healthy plant-based diet

    Q I’m trying to shift to a more plant-based diet and have added more fruits and vegetables to my meals and snacks. What’s the next step?A Congratulations!

  • Lauderdale: Brighten up with plants

    In many landscapes winter can be dull, boring and uninteresting.

Grizzard: Shorts in winter?

It’s a hot-button issue for a lot of parents I know: Why don’t teenagers wear long pants when it’s cold?

  • Keith: Having the house to myself

    Last weekend, something rare happened in my home — I had the house to myself for three whole days.

  • Grizzard: Taking down the tree

    By the time anyone reads this, there is a chance that someone will have shamed me into taking down our Christmas tree.

  • Keith: My Christmas wish list

    My wife and I recently received the final drafts of our chidren’s letters to Santa Claus.

  • Grizzard: Gift that keeps giving

    There is almost nothing I like more than having both of our boys home for the holidays. I say almost nothing because there is one thing I would like more.

  • Hudson: Fall speaks to Southerners

    Southerners love fall.A smart man by the name of James Farmer said, “Fall is a Southerner’s reward for surviving summer.” I agree.

March Go! Guide

Fun stuff to do coming up in the Greenville area:

  • Meeting place March 1

    Meeting times, dates and places for area civic, social and community groups.

  • Religion News Feb. 28

    ServicesCherry Lane Free Will Baptist Church, 210 Wilson St., will celebrate its 73rd anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday.

  • Go Guide Feb. 27

    TodayRev. C.L. BryantThe North Carolina Republican Party First Congressional District will host an event featuring speaker Rev.

  • After hours Feb. 27

    5TH STREET DISTILLERY annex: 120 and 122 E. Fifth St. Wednesday-Saturday: DJ. A.J. Mcmurphy’s: 1914 Turnbury Drive. 355-7956. Tuesday: Blues night.

  • Arts Datebook Feb. 27

    GMA“Materials and Making: Celebrating the Artwork of Robert W. Ebendorf” will be featured at GMA through April 26, with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. today.

Christ Covenant sophomore wins Shakespeare contest

Christ Covenant School sophomore Holly Bradsher recently won first place in the Shakespeare competition, hosted by the Colonial Branch of the English-Speaking Union in New Bern.

  • A.G. Cox wins at N.C Beta Club Convention

    A.G.Cox Middle School’s Beta Club recently received honors at the North Carolina Beta Convention in Greensboro.

  • Report Card events Feb. 24

    Important dates coming up at area schools and photos of events, activities and student achievements.  

  • School menu Feb. 24

    Pitt County Schools lunch menu through Monday:

  • Sitton chosen for boys choir

    Kenley Sitton, son of Jonathan and Linda Sitton of Ayden, has been selected for the American Choral Directors Association National Boys Honor Choir.

  • School Menu Feb. 17

    Lunch menu for Pitt County Schools through Monday.  

Pet Misbehavior

There are many ways your pet may misbehave, but obsession compulsion, separation anxiety and phobias can really cause problems for pets and their owners.

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news from area shelters and animal rescue organizations.

  • How to properly bathe your pet

    One of the secrets to giving your pet a great and stress-free bath is to properly prepare long before there is any water in the tub.

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news from area shelters and animal rescue organizations.

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

Pet resources

Click here to link to websites of various local organizations that help pets and their owners.

Your Photos: Pitt Pets

Share a photo of your favorite animal friend by emailing us at yourphotos@reflector.com or clicking the link below, and check out the photos your neighbors have shared.


‘DUFF’ gives genre a social media spin

All teen comedies owe some debt to John Hughes and Amy Heckerling.The milieu of suburban teenage life that they explored decades ago has defined the genre since.

  • Smith, Robbie charming in ‘Focus’

    If the mark of a good con artist is that he or she makes you think you know exactly what’s going on — when of course you haven’t a clue — that’s also the mark of a good con-artist movie, isn’t it?

  • Movie capsules Feb. 27

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • Movie capsules Feb. 20

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • A pitch-perfect Costner in ‘McFarland USA’

    “McFarland, USA” could so easily have been yet another mushy, feel-good, by-the-numbers sports underdog movie.

  • It’s ‘Fifty Shades’ of dissatisfaction

    Curious? The posters for “Fifty Shades of Grey” coyly ask.

Film studies at ECU

Are you interested in studying film? See what East Carolina University offers in this area.

What's at the movies?

Click here to see what is playing at Greenville's movie theaters.


Faithful begin season of Lent

Christians across Greenville started the Lenten season by filling local churches during Ash Wednesday services.

  • Religion News Feb. 21

    Special services, music and events at area houses of worship:

  • Religion news Feb. 15

    Services Burning Bush United Holy Church, 280 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro, will have quarterly meeting, homecoming and family and friends day at 11 a.m. Sunday.

  • Religion News Feb. 7

    Special services, music and events at area houses of worship:

  • Religion News Jan. 24

    Services Burning Bush Pentecostal Holiness Church, 5249 Whichard Road, will host an anniversary service for the church secretary, Eldress Maggie Hopkins, at 11 a.m.

  • Religion news Jan. 10

    Special services, musical performances and events coming up at area houses of worship:


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