Month: February 2013

Photos from the Chinese New Year Dragon Run

Terry McCune took these photos from our recent Chinese New Year Dragon Run On Sunday, February 10th, townsfolk and visitors alike brought noisemakers as they followed Oriental’s newest dragon up and down Hodges streets.  Folks blew their noisemakers or beat

Annual Chowder Cook Off

Don’t make any other plans because Saturday, March 16th is the date for Oriental’s Sixth Annual Chowder Cook Off! This annual event is more popular than ever as cooks from our well known restaurants compete with local residents (and some

The Views are Always Magnificent Here in Oriental

We’re located on the banks of the Neuse River, and the views from your room are always good.  Here’s a photo taken in January, right after sunrise.  Those are stately live oaks in front of the sun. A Midwinter Sunrise