OBX Beach Nourishment a Go for 2017

Beach nourishment is back on track and will begin in the spring of 2017. Originally scheduled to begin for the towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills in April of this year, initial bids were $4 million over estimates and were rejected. A number of officials expressed the view that the dredging companies … Continue reading OBX Beach Nourishment a Go for 2017

Easter Gateway to OBX Springtime

Easter on the Outer Banks is pretty much like it is everywhere else—except the setting is prettier, although honestly it would be tough to make that case today. It’s certainly a cool, rainy day on the Outer Banks, although we’re looking forward to some better weather later this week. With Easter falling early this year, … Continue reading Easter Gateway to OBX Springtime

79th Season of Lost Colony Coming Soon

What a wonderful day we had today on the Outer Banks. The temperature climbed to the mid 70, there was a wonderful breeze from the south and the sun shone all day. That kind of day brings the yearning for summer to the top of the list. With thoughts of summer, one summer activity that … Continue reading 79th Season of Lost Colony Coming Soon

A Grand Way to End a Grand Event

The Grand Finale Tasting is about as grand a way to wrap up the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach as there could be. Held this year at Port O’ Call in Kill Devil Hills it was three hours of amazing food, wonderful Champagne cocktails with some great music thrown in. And we don’t want … Continue reading A Grand Way to End a Grand Event

2016 BBQ & Wings Showdown Culinary Magic

There is a lot to like and not a thing to dislike about the Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates BBQ & Wings Showdown. The concept is simple—invite 16 Outer Banks restaurants to whip up their finest barbecue, ribs and chicken wing recipes and throw in some great music from Jonny Waters & Company. It also … Continue reading 2016 BBQ & Wings Showdown Culinary Magic

Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade-An OBX Tradition

The 27th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade did not disappoint. Of course, Mike Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration never seems to disappoint. In so many ways it’s the epitome of Outer Banks entertainment . . . a little bit whack, a lot of fun, but very much designed as something the whole family can … Continue reading Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade-An OBX Tradition

Groundbreaking for Much Delayed Bonner Replacement

Three years from now and a few hundred million dollars later, a replacement span for the Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet will finally be in place. Today marked the official beginning of the process as politicians came from Raleigh and Washington, DC to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new bridge. The weather was about as … Continue reading Groundbreaking for Much Delayed Bonner Replacement

An Art Thing to Do

Artist Brad Price is having a blast at his Kill Devil Hills Hang 12 Art Gallery. There are eight kids gathered around a spin art machine that he built. This isn’t the puny little spinner twirling a 6” square of paper while paint is poured on it. There’s a 12”x24” piece of stretched canvas sitting … Continue reading An Art Thing to Do

Joe Lamb, Jr. BBQ & Wings Showdown Coming Soon

  Improved, expanded and even better than ever, the 2016 version of our Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates Outer Banks BBQ & Wings Showdown promises to be the best one yet. So mark your calendars now for Friday, March 18 and plan on being there. The event has been growing in popularity since we first … Continue reading Joe Lamb, Jr. BBQ & Wings Showdown Coming Soon