Independence Day Outer Banks Style

  The 4th of July on the Outer Banks is about as all-American as it gets . . . at least one great parade, all day celebrations and lots of fireworks. The parade? The Duck Independence Day Parade, one of the wackiest, most fun parades ever seen. About a mile long, it starts at 9 … Continue reading Independence Day Outer Banks Style

Peter Rabbit at Elizabethan Gardens

I admit it, I love childrenâåÛåªs books, and even as an adult, I still think Beatrix PotterâåÛåªs Peter Rabbit is magic. So when I heard the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo was going to do an original production based on the play a jumped at the chance to go. The play is only about 30 minutes … Continue reading Peter Rabbit at Elizabethan Gardens

Art and Coffee on the Outer Banks

Meg Rubino is a small woman but a powerhouse of an artist. She has a unique style but within her style she keeps working with different materials and different perspectives so her paintings always seems fresh and each work a little different. SheâåÛåªs been getting some good press lately–well deserved–and more and more folks are … Continue reading Art and Coffee on the Outer Banks

The Tranquil Coquina Beach

Just south of Nags Head's southern most border and barely north of Oregon Inlet sits Coquina Beach. The short drive south of “town” can offer a great deal of tranquility and relaxation. Coquina Beach's beauty and tranquility is derived from the fact that it often remains uncrowded on even the most crowded Outer Banks summer … Continue reading The Tranquil Coquina Beach