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ENC news: Winterville Watermelon Festival

 The Winterville Watermelon Festival kicks off with a pre-party Wednesday, Aug. 23, and continues through Saturday, Aug. 26. A Night of Celebration pre-party at Winterville Recreation Park, 324 Sylvania St., begins at 6 p.m. food from Chick...

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Home inspiration: 4 ideas for a modern bathroom

 This master bath designed by Los Angeles-based Studio Life.Style incorporates 4 of the hottest bathroom decor trends of 2017.Patterned tile: Transform an otherwise neutral space with tile that's both functional and fabulous. Consider it wa...

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ENC news: Outdoor Extravaganza

 Enjoy an evening outdoors with your family and friends at a local park this week to mark the end of summer vacation. Greenville, NC Recreation & Parks will sponsor an End of Summer Outdoor Extravaganza from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1...

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ENC news: Doggie Pool Party

 You and your pet can cool off during the "dog days of summer" at Greenville, NC Recreation and Parks' annual Doggie Pool Party, from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13. The swim session, for pets and their people, will be held at the Greenville Comm...

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For sellers: Put it in neutral!

 Before you put your Greenville, NC home on the market, Tyre Realty Group suggests that you repaint the walls with a neutral color in a light shade. Whether you're conscious of it or not, the color of your home's walls creates a particular atmosphe...

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ENC news: Street Food Festival

 Greenville will celebrate its 34th annual National Night Out with a Street Food Festival from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Five Points Plaza, the parking lot at the corner of Fifth and Evans streets downtown. The fifth annual Street Food F...

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Home DIY: Set up a coffee station

 If you've got to have a cup of coffee -- or two -- every day, here's the perfect project for you: Create a home coffee station. Finding a spot to keep your coffee maker plugged in and all of the java essentials at hand allows you and your ...

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For buyers: Can you find your perfect house?

 You're ready to begin house hunting in Greenville, NC, and you know exactly what you want. Good. It's essential to know what you want in your ideal home. In fact, Tyre Realty Group recommends that you create a checklist of your wants and n...

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Terrific tool: Pinterest

 When your mom planned to redecorate her home back in the day, she tore pages out of magazines for inspiration. Today, she logs onto Pinterest for ideas. Pinterest, the social media image sharing platform, is an outstanding source of inspiration a...

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ENC news: Creamery will hold Ice Cream Festival

 Simply Natural Creamery, 1265 Carson Edwards Road, Ayden, will hold its first Ice Cream Festival from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, July 15. Admission is free. The festival is a celebration of National Ice Cream Day. There will be three locations set u...

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Home inspiration: 8 ideas for a party-ready deck

 This backyard deck, found on Pinterest, has tons of great ideas for homeowners who like to entertain outside. 1. The yellow and white color scheme is sunny and fun and continues the same color scheme as the house, with its white exterior and pale ...

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Tyre Realty Group among America's Best Real Estate Agents

 For the 3rd year in a row, Greenville's Tyre Realty Group has been recognized by Real Trends, Zillow & Trulia as one of America's Best Real Estate Agents. The annual list ranks more than 12,600 residential real estate professionals in ...

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Home DIY: Make a flip-flop welcome sign

  Use inexpensive rubber flip-flops to create a colorful summer welcome sign for your front door or the gate to your pool. It's a great rainy day project and it would make a terrific hostess gift.Supplies4 pairs of cheap flip-flops (your choice ...

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ENC news: Cable wakeboarding park opens

 An East Carolina University graduate has opened a water-sports complex that makes wakeboarding accessible for anyone, from beginner to expert, young and old. No boat required. Sam Burney has opened Cable Paradise Park on a spring-fed lake ...

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