Publix Super Markets Outer Banks Bound

Confirming months of rumors, Publix Super Markets of Florida announced on Wednesday that they had signed a lease to build a store next to Lowe’s Home Improvement in Kill Devil Hills. Speculation about who would be moving into the 5-acre lot had been the subject of speculation since Kill Devil Hills commissioners approved a site … Continue reading Publix Super Markets Outer Banks Bound

Outer Banks Holidays-A Gift to Ourselves

Christmas 2016 wasn’t a very exciting day on the Outer Banks…except for the squeals of delight from children finding a perfect gift under tree. It seemed almost deserted by the afternoon. There were almost no cars on the our streets and only few convenience stores were open. Driveways, though were filled with cars and families … Continue reading Outer Banks Holidays-A Gift to Ourselves

Christmas is Coming-Outer Banks Things To Do

Christmas is almost here and our Outer Banks roads are filling up with out of state license plates. Of course some of the families from outside the area staying in our homes are the homeowners who have made coming to the Outer Banks for the holidays a part of their annual traditions. This year is … Continue reading Christmas is Coming-Outer Banks Things To Do

Celebrating Heroes, Celebrating Flight at Wright Memorial

We had one of the best Celebrations of Flight at the Wright Brothers Memorial we’ve had in a while. The annual event held on December 17, marking the date of the Wright Brothers first flight, is held a the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. It’s a time to recall the heroes of flight. … Continue reading Celebrating Heroes, Celebrating Flight at Wright Memorial

A Different Tradition-Rodanthe Old Christmas

Every place that celebrates Christmas has some kind of tradition that is their own, but when it comes to being different, it’s tough to beat Old Christmas down in the Hatteras Island village of Rodanthe. Residents, family and offspring gather from all over the world on the first Saturday after the New Year to make … Continue reading A Different Tradition-Rodanthe Old Christmas

The Magic of the Season-Outer Banks Christmas Lights

Christmas lights are part of the magic of the season. If that is the case—and it seems to be—then the Poulos house in Kill Devil Hills is a spellbinding place. For 10 months of the year, the house on Ocean Acres Drive, which is the road to Nags Head Woods is nice home by the … Continue reading The Magic of the Season-Outer Banks Christmas Lights

Elizabethan Gardens Winter Lights-Outer Banks Beauty

Surrounded by hundreds of thousands of lights, nights at the Elizabethan Gardens are turned into a holiday wonderland. Throughout December and for the first three weekends of January, Winter Lights fill the paths, trees and plants of the Gardens with the magic of imagination and color. Of all the Outer Banks traditions during the holidays, … Continue reading Elizabethan Gardens Winter Lights-Outer Banks Beauty

Puppets Star in The Night Before Christmas

“The Night Before Christmas” is a classic Christmas poem, a wonderful tale that combines the magic of the holidays with imagination in a way that seems to touch everyone. For good reason it has become standard fare for the season, but sometimes a little twist to the expected is good for the soul. Rainbow Puppet … Continue reading Puppets Star in The Night Before Christmas

An Outer Banks Night at the Opera

The Virginia Opera Company came to the Outer Banks on Wednesday and after an evening of music with their Emerging Artists the verdict is a huge thank you for some great performances and wonderful music. The evening featured duets and arias from classic Italian opera with a few American show tunes to end the night. … Continue reading An Outer Banks Night at the Opera