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Happening this Weekend: Carolina Fireplace Port City Ribfest


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Happening this weekend is the annual Port City Ribfest hosted this year by Carolina Fireplace.

The event is Friday thru Sunday and is a celebration of great BBQ and great music, with some other tasty libations thrown in.

It features champion pitmasters from around the country and there will be plenty of side items, desserts and a multitude of drink options.

There will be a marketplace, performers, events for kids and tons of great music throughout the three day event.

This year it benefits The CARE Project which supports and assists people with hearing disabilities and their families.

For more information go to

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Glaringly missing from this

Glaringly missing from this article are the location, cost and time.

This may be the 21st century but the 5 w's still need to be observed in journalism.
Even in fluff pieces.

Hi Gregg...

...the information you are looking for is within' the website included in the story that details all the fun( ).
But in case you don't want to click the official website...
What: PortCity RibFest, $7 adults, $1 kids, $5 seniors, $4 military.
Where: Battleship Memorial Park
When: Aug 15-17
Why: To eat some good ol' bbq, help a great cause, and have an overall great time.
Hope that helps.
Their website is pretty cool, btw, I recommend checking it out.

You know, Daniel, I was

You know, Daniel, I was pretty bummed out when Chris Phillips was leaving, but it didn't take long to get over it. You have been awesome on the news and I love how you handle things as a moderator. Thanks for the smiles.

Hi Guest2020....

...thank you for the kind words(it's good to be back where I was meant to be). And btw, it is you who put a smile on my face. So, thank YOU :)