An Outer Banks Treat from Mother Nature

Hard to think of the Outer Banks as a vacation paradise when thereâåÛåªs 8âåÛå of snow on the ground, but really, good weather will be here with the summer and this will all be a winter memory. In the meantime, wow (!) is it beautiful . . . the snow creates a way to see … Continue reading An Outer Banks Treat from Mother Nature

36th Annual Frank Stick Art Show

If there is a highlight to the Outer Banks winter social scene, itâåÛåªs the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show held at Glenn EureâåÛåªs Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head. Running from the last weekend in January through February, itâåÛåªs been a yearly event for the past 36 years and the whole time itâåÛåªs been an … Continue reading 36th Annual Frank Stick Art Show

Cold, Cold, Cold on the Outer Banks

The lyrics to songs are dancing through my head right now, all of them having to do with extreme cold . . . âåÛåÏbaby itâåÛåªs cold outsideâåÛå . . . âåÛåÏcold, cold, cold, that woman is freezinâåÛåªâåÛå . . . âåÛåÏ your cold, cold heart.âåÛå Luckily there are more cold songs than there are cold … Continue reading Cold, Cold, Cold on the Outer Banks

Outer Banks Wedding Expo This Weekend

The Wedding Expo is coming up this weekend–Saturday and Sunday. ItâåÛåªs a pretty big deal, although IâåÛåªm not sure if itâåÛåªs still âåÛåÏWeddingâåÛå as much as itâåÛåªs become âåÛåÏEventâåÛå. Either way weddings or events have become huge business on the Outer Banks. The Expo is a lot of fun . . . well, itâåÛåªs a … Continue reading Outer Banks Wedding Expo This Weekend

Great Art on the Outer Banks

ItâåÛåªs nice to be reminded every once in a while why the Outer Banks is such an amazing place to live. We just had one of those reminders today. Every January for the past 20 years in Nags Head, Glenn Eure, of Glenn EureâåÛåªs Ghost Fleet Gallery fame, has turned his gallery over to the … Continue reading Great Art on the Outer Banks

Outer Banks Model UN Goes to Washington

We keep talking about how great the Dare County Schools are and itâåÛåªs probably a touch of localâåÛåªs pride that goes into it, but the fact is these are schools that really challenge kids and give them a chance to experience things too few school districts do. The latest was a trip to Washington, DC … Continue reading Outer Banks Model UN Goes to Washington