Outer Banks Independence Day-Lots of Celebrations

With the 4th of July falling on a Saturday this year, it may seem a bit inconvenient for visitors coming to the Outer Banks in late June or early July. Actually, looking at the timing of events and how things are scheduled, it doesn’t look so bad. The Duck Independence Day Parade is going to … Continue reading Outer Banks Independence Day-Lots of Celebrations

Outer Banks Art Scene at Frank Stick Memorial Art Show

One of the best things about living on the Outer Banks is the amazing art scene, and with the opening of the 37th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Saturday night, just how dynamic and talented that community is went on full display. Held at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery-Glenn and Pat have hosted every … Continue reading Outer Banks Art Scene at Frank Stick Memorial Art Show

Independence Day on Outer Banks-A Great Celebration

It’s cold. . . . it’s the middle of the winter . . . and summer seems so distant right now that it’s hard to imagine in just four or five months the Outer Banks summer vacation time will be here. But sure as there is winter, summer will follow and with so much to … Continue reading Independence Day on Outer Banks-A Great Celebration

Winter Weather But OBX Taste of the Beach Coming Soon

Ice on low-hanging branches at Kitty Hawk Bay. All things being relative, we probably shouldn’t complain too much about the Outer Banks weather right now, but it is cold out there. Admittedly compared to Boston, we’re not buried in snow-in fact, there’s bright sunshine and not a cloud in the sky. It would be a … Continue reading Winter Weather But OBX Taste of the Beach Coming Soon

Soap Box Derby Comes to Southern Shores

The winner, crossing the finish line at 19mph. Here it is mid week, the weather is miserable and just about now it’s great to be able to look back to the weekend and remember something special. . . like the Soap Box Derby that Cub Scout Pack 117 ran in Southern Shores on Sunday. It … Continue reading Soap Box Derby Comes to Southern Shores

Joe Lamb, Jr. Sponsors BBQ Showdown at Taste of Beach

Yes, it’s the dead of winter and there’s snow on the ground and the warm side of the freezing mark hasn’t been seen for a week or more. OK, that’s not quite what it’s like on the Outer Banks right now since it was a very nice day today, but for our neighbors to the … Continue reading Joe Lamb, Jr. Sponsors BBQ Showdown at Taste of Beach

Wind Energy Coming to the Outer Banks?

BOEM depiction of offshore wind turbines. Areas availalble off NC coast are in waters 30-60 meters in depth. There’s general agreement that the Outer Banks is one of the windiest places around-that is, after all why the Wright Brothers chose Kitty Hawk to learn about flight. But until recently, not much has been done to … Continue reading Wind Energy Coming to the Outer Banks?