Chef’s Auction Brings Out the Best in OBX

As a reminder of how great it is to be associated with the Outer Banks, the 16th Annual Outer Banks Signature Chef’s Auction is perfect. Held on Sunday at Duck Woods Country Club, there’s a little bit of glamour, some great food, it’s for a great cause and the generosity of the Outer Banks is … Continue reading Chef’s Auction Brings Out the Best in OBX

Spamalot and The Holy Grail

Spamalot-Fun and Irreverence Spamalot,  a wonderful romp into insanity and non sequiturs, manages to poke fun at just about everyone and everything. Performed by the Theatre of Dare it’s worth the price of admission…and it doesn’t cost all that much. The play, based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, retains all of the original … Continue reading Spamalot and The Holy Grail

Hiking Jockey’s Ridge State Park

We seem to be lucking into some absolutely exquisitely beautiful weather here on the Outer Banks. It’s been a great time to get out and explore, to see some of the hidden wonders of the area before the summer heat comes. Jockey’s Ridge State Park With bright shushing, nice breeze from the northwest and temperatures … Continue reading Hiking Jockey’s Ridge State Park

Meetings Highlight Outer Banks Beach Nourishment

With beach nourishment scheduled to begin in May in the towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills–and maybe Southern Shores, the contractor for the project, Coastal Engineering held a series of informational meetings Wednesday and Thursday. Traveling with Coastal Engineering was a representative from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, the company that will be … Continue reading Meetings Highlight Outer Banks Beach Nourishment

Picture Perfect Weather on the Outer Banks

Usually when we write about the weather on the Outer Banks, it’s because there’s something nasty to report—hurricanes, n’or easters, that type of thing. Today, thankfully, we get a break from disaster reporting. Not that we have to report on nasty weather too often, but it’s still nice to have something good to say. The … Continue reading Picture Perfect Weather on the Outer Banks

OBX Valentine’s Day-Create Some Memories

There are very few places anywhere as romantic as the Outer Banks, which makes Valentine’s Day by the sea even better. Of course the Outer Banks slows down in the winter, but local restaurants and bars are a long way from dead and a number of them have some great ideas for how to celebrate … Continue reading OBX Valentine’s Day-Create Some Memories

OBX Sunset and the Day After the Super Bowl

It’s the day after the Super Bowl and here on the Outer Banks it’s a beautiful day. Temperatures got to the mid 50s, the sun was out all day and there was a light breeze. Best of all, it looks as though it’s going to be like that for the next few days. Like the … Continue reading OBX Sunset and the Day After the Super Bowl

Bonner Bridge Replacement Update

The replacement for the Bonner Bridge has always been the big cog in the wheel to improve the transportation corridor through Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Other pieces of the puzzle are coming together as well, and things are really getting busy as the road project takes shape.  The Big News The big new coming … Continue reading Bonner Bridge Replacement Update