Mother Nature Throws a Curve at OBX Activities

Two days of great music then organizers had to cancel Friday and Saturday of the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival. Sometimes Mother Nature will have her and there’s not much anyone can do to change that. Seems like that was the case this past weekend with so many great events scheduled on the Outer Banks, a … Continue reading Mother Nature Throws a Curve at OBX Activities

Braving the Wind & Rain on the OBX

Hard to imagine, but they’re getting the ESA Eastern Surf Championships in at Jennette’s Pier. Conditions are pretty rough, certainly nothing for a novice surfer to be in the water, but somehow among the 25mph NE winds, 6-8′ waves and severe chop competitors are getting some good rides. Body boards were on the water today. … Continue reading Braving the Wind & Rain on the OBX

OBX Pridefest Wedding Expo a Great Success

Wedding Planner Renee Landry at the Pride Fest Wedding Expo. After a weekend of activities, parties, late night shows and even some Gilbert and Sullivan, it seems somehow fitting that one of the last events of OBX Pride Fest would be the first ever Weddings With Pride Outer Banks LGBT Wedding Expo. Held at the … Continue reading OBX Pridefest Wedding Expo a Great Success

Bonner Replacement One Step Closer to Construction

The Aging Bonner Bridge, connecting the Northern Outer Banks with Hatteras Island. That’s one small step for a new Bonner Bridge but one large step to dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s to get the replacement span built. The National Park Service has just signed off on the a Record of Decision for the … Continue reading Bonner Replacement One Step Closer to Construction

Five Things To Do Now That Fall Is Here

Ask just about anyone who lives on the Outer Banks what their favorite time of the year is, and the answer will probably be “Fall.” With temperatures just off the summer peak, water temperatures still in the upper 70s conditions are as close to perfect as it gets. For the visitor who wants to get … Continue reading Five Things To Do Now That Fall Is Here

Delaware Comes Calling on the Outer Banks

On the Salvo beach with the Rehoboth Beach, DE lifeguard stand. Under the heading of “you can’t make this stuff up”-a Rehoboth Beach (DE) Lifeguard stand washed up on the Salvo beach Monday. Completely intact, a bit worse for wear but still serviceable, the chair made the 275 mile ocean voyage in about two months. … Continue reading Delaware Comes Calling on the Outer Banks

OBX Bound-Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance is coming to the Outer Banks! And not just any production of the classic Gilbert and Sullivan operetta-the play will be performed by the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, generally considered the finest Gilbert and Sullivan theater group in the country. Mark September 18 on the calendar as the date … Continue reading OBX Bound-Pirates of Penzance