Winter is Wow on the Outer Banks

Now that winter has officially settled on the Outer Banks things will slow down, but that slower pace does not mean there’s nothing to do. Actually there is almost as much to do on the Outer Banks in the winter a there is in the summer, although we will admit that not too many people … Continue reading Winter is Wow on the Outer Banks

Merry Christmas From Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates

  The winter solstice is upon us here on the Outer Banks and evening comes early, although the darkness of the winter night is pierced everywhere by the sparkling lights of Christmas decorations that line the streets and neighborhoods. The younger kids are getting excited, hoping that fat jolly old elf will remember the first … Continue reading Merry Christmas From Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates

A New Outer Banks Author Comes to the Scene

Cover of Creatures of Imagination by Carol Willett. Outer Banks authors are a diverse lot writing everything from children’s books—Suzanne Tate and her Nature Series; to history—David Stick; mystery—Joseph Terrell, and even a best selling novelist who has settled here. That would be Matthew Quick, author of Silver Linings Playbook and his latest novel, Love May Fail. … Continue reading A New Outer Banks Author Comes to the Scene

The Wright Brothers Stuff

Wilber Wright flying in France, 1908  It’s December 17, 2015, an important day on the Outer Banks, and to commemorate the 112th anniversary of the Wright Brothers Flight, here are three lesser known facts about the famous duo. Wilbur had no front teeth. When he was 17 he was high sticked in a hockey game … Continue reading The Wright Brothers Stuff

Duck Crab Pot Christmas Tree a Holiday Highlight

Christmas Carolers from First Flight High School performing in Duck on Saturday. Here on the Outer Banks we know the holiday season is officially here when the Village of Duck lights its crab pot Christmas Tree on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The capper to a weekend filled with Christmas traditions and a small town feel, … Continue reading Duck Crab Pot Christmas Tree a Holiday Highlight

27th Annual Outer Banks Festival of Trees

The Holidays on the Outer Banks are a time of wonderful traditions and a remarkable spirit of giving. Perhaps no other event tells that tale as well as the Festival of Trees. A benefit for Outer Banks Hotline, for 27 years, local businesses have been coming together to create Christmas trees filled with gifts that … Continue reading 27th Annual Outer Banks Festival of Trees