Small Business Saturday OBX Style

Kitty Hawk Kites at Jockey's Ridge Crossing in Nags Head lit up for Holiday shopping. Today was Small Business Saturday, which admittedly is a somewhat manufactured special day, but here on the Outer Banks it has a lot of resonance. Almost all the businesses are small businesses. Yes, there is a Walmart and a Kmart, … Continue reading Small Business Saturday OBX Style

Joe Lamb, Jr. List of OBX Thanksgiving Fine Dining

Thanksgiving week is officially here which in some ways is one of the busiest weeks of the year here on the Outer Banks. Seems a bit counterintuitive because . . . well, the weather isn’t alway all that great this late in the season. Thanksgiving, though, being probably the best family holiday ever-what can be … Continue reading Joe Lamb, Jr. List of OBX Thanksgiving Fine Dining

Outer Banks Generosity-Joe & Ann Lamb

Joe and Ann Lamb presenting COA scholarship fund check to Ann Hoffman, COA Foundation Executive Director. Sometimes you just want to tell the whole world how proud you are of the company you work for and this is one those times. Ann and Joe Lamb, who started Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates. who started our … Continue reading Outer Banks Generosity-Joe & Ann Lamb

OBX Woman’s Club Arts & Craft Christmas Fair

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club is one of those organizations that seem to fall into the background, don’t get a lot of publicity but keep doing good works over and over again. These are the folks that that always seem to be ones who find ways to give to local causes like the Outer Banks … Continue reading OBX Woman’s Club Arts & Craft Christmas Fair

OBX Holiday Calendar Is Filling Up

It sure is nippy outside-not quite as cold as the rest of the East Coast but a high temperature struggling to reach 50 is cold for the Outer Banks, especially in November. Probably a little more like December, although even December isn‘t usually quite this cold. Since December has been mentioned, it’s a good time … Continue reading OBX Holiday Calendar Is Filling Up

OBX Marathon Weekend A Huge Success

A big thumbs up for the 9th Annual Outer Banks Marathon. What a fantastic weekend we just had for the Outer Banks Marathon. The Sunday 26.2 mile run from Kitty Hawk to Manteo is, of course, the crown jewel of the activities, but over the years, what started as a one day, one event happening … Continue reading OBX Marathon Weekend A Huge Success

November on the OBX-Still Lots To Do

The big Outer Banks news this weekend is, of course, the Outer Banks Marathon, although a more accurate description might be the Outer Banks Marathon and Assorted Other Races, since there is everything from a baby dash to a 10K on Saturday, followed by the Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday. The interesting thing is, … Continue reading November on the OBX-Still Lots To Do

OBX Cook-off Weekend Comes Down to Sunday

Metropolis at the Shrimp Cook-off. Oh, what we do sometimes for gourmet treats. This past Sunday, as it turned out, may have pushed the line on how much great food can be eaten in a relatively short period of time. With two cook-offs at the same time on the same day, there was a lot … Continue reading OBX Cook-off Weekend Comes Down to Sunday