The Generosity of the Outer Banks Community

  There is something about the generosity of the Outer Banks community that is truly unique. That became apparent the other night as graduating seniors and their parents gathered at  Flight High School for the annual scholarship awards. It is common for communities to support their kids, but the level of commitment on display at this … Continue reading The Generosity of the Outer Banks Community

Dinosaurs Greet Aquarium Visitors

Too cool for words. ThatâåÛåªs the thought that comes to mind looking at the new Animatronic Dinosaur âåÛåÏTyrannosaurus TrekâåÛå at the Roanoke Island Aquarium. According to the folks at the Aquarium they are life-size, and they look awfully large walking along the trail beside the Aquarium. Their movements are remarkably smooth, almost life-likeâåÛåÓand they make … Continue reading Dinosaurs Greet Aquarium Visitors

A Restaurant Tour Worth Taking

  I’m still stuffed . . . I went on the Outer Banks Restaurant Tour with Terry Bell yesterday, and after visiting five restaurants and one confectioner, I can honestly say I was too full at the end of it and I’m still not sure if I’ve completely recovered. But if you’re going to eat … Continue reading A Restaurant Tour Worth Taking

Kitty Hawk Kites Hosts Hang Gliding Competition

I headed out to JockeyâåÛåªs Ridge State Park this afternoon to check out the 42nd Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular. And it was a spectacular day. Unfortunately, the normally reliable Outer Banks winds proved fickle and went from light to non-existent to variable, which makes it almost impossible to launch or fly a hang glider. The … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Kites Hosts Hang Gliding Competition

A Meal to Remember at OBBS

As a general rule we try to steer away from restaurant reviews or saying anything too specific about what restaurant is doing what. ItâåÛåªs probably a pretty safe way to go, since everyoneâåÛåªs taste buds tend to be very different. However, throwing caution to the wind, a dinner at the Outer Banks Brewing Station this … Continue reading A Meal to Remember at OBBS

Mustang Spring Jam Returns to Corolla

ItâåÛåªs springtime so it must be time for the Mustang Spring Jam. This will be the third of them and as far as we can tell, they keep getting better and better. The date is next Sunday, May 18 at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla . . . well actually the parking lot in … Continue reading Mustang Spring Jam Returns to Corolla

Perfect Day for Outer Banks Events

An absolutely beautiful day on the Outer Banks. Just about as close to perfect as it could get. The weather played a big part in it, bit there were some great events as well. The day started with the Flying Pirate Half Marathon, which runs the first half of the Outer Banks Marathon course. Temperatures … Continue reading Perfect Day for Outer Banks Events