Roanoke Island Aquarium the Place to Be This Summer

The NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island held there grand opening for the STAR Center on Friday. STAR, by the way stands for Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation. It is an absolutely remarkable facility, definitely worth a visit if you’re going to the Aquarium-which is highly recommended. What is so amazing about the STAR Center is … Continue reading Roanoke Island Aquarium the Place to Be This Summer

Bruce Hornsby Wows the Outer Banks

Now that was a night to remember. Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers played the Outer Banks last night and wow was that a great concert. It’s part of the Brew Thru Summer Music Series, with bands playing on the outdoor stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. The next show is Live on July … Continue reading Bruce Hornsby Wows the Outer Banks

Pok’s Art Opens in Kitty Hawk

To almost everyone living on the Outer Banks, Chef Pok is a name that evokes great food, innovative dishes and a good time. Pok, who has been with the Outer Banks Brewing Station for a number of years, grew up on the Outer Banks, learned his craft in the Thai Room-an excellent Thai restaurant in … Continue reading Pok’s Art Opens in Kitty Hawk

Outer Banks Baseball is Back!

The Outer Banks Daredevils are back for another year of baseball. Playing in the Tidewater Summer League, the team takes the field every Monday through Thursday at the First Flight High School ballpark in Kill Devil Hills. It would be hard to find better family entertainment than this. Ticket prices are very reasonable-$5.00 for adults, … Continue reading Outer Banks Baseball is Back!

Nesting Sea Turtles on the Outer Banks

One of the neatest things about living on the Outer Banks are the sea turtles that come to our beaches in the late spring and early summer to lay eggs. It is a rare and wonderful event when any one of us has a chance to witness a female loggerhead digging a den and depositing … Continue reading Nesting Sea Turtles on the Outer Banks

International A-Class Catamaran Competition Comes to Outer Banks

A constant breeze, broad, flat waters and great access, it all comes together to create an ideal spot for a sailing regatta. With the International A-Class Catamaran North American Championship coming to the Outer Banks this week, the open waters of the sounds have taken their place in international competition. The A-Class Catamarans are 18′ … Continue reading International A-Class Catamaran Competition Comes to Outer Banks

Toothless at the Rogallo Kite Festival

  Days don’t get much better than this on the Outer Banks and to top it all off Toothless the Fire Breathing Dragon was flying at the Kitty Hawk Kites Rogallo Kite Festival. For adults without children and anyone living under a rock since 2010, Toothless and his rider, Hiccup, were the heroes of Dreamwork’s … Continue reading Toothless at the Rogallo Kite Festival

Picture Perfect on the Outer Banks

It was a picture perfect beach day here on the Outer Banks today. The Atlantic Ocean was cool and refreshing, a very light breeze was blowing from the southwest, bright sunshine and the temperatures were in the mid 80s. Sometimes we need that reminder of what makes the Outer Banks so special . . . … Continue reading Picture Perfect on the Outer Banks

Rockin the Outer Banks at Rock the Cape

  Those folks from the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) sure know how to throw a party . . . at least that’s the conclusion after spending Saturday at the The Second Annual Rock the Cape at Koru Village in Avon Great music headlined by Southern Culture on the Skids, a really cool live art … Continue reading Rockin the Outer Banks at Rock the Cape