Great Weekend Weather for OBX Bike Week

Slow Start but Great Finish for 17 Annual Outer Banks Bike Week It’s the Outer Banks Bike Week happening right now. The weather didn’t cooperate much at the beginning of the week but it would be hard to imagine better conditions than we’re having right now. This is the 16th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week … Continue reading Great Weekend Weather for OBX Bike Week

Flying Pirate Half Marathon Attracts International Runners

The Race A little more than 1600 racers were registered for the Outer Banks Flying Pirate Half Marathon. Somewhere between The Woods Road in Kitty Hawk and the finish line at the YMCA in Nags Head 400 runners dropped out, although weather may have played a role in that. With a stiff northeast wind and … Continue reading Flying Pirate Half Marathon Attracts International Runners

Kitty Hawk Looks to Restore Soundside Shoreline

Last month a storm blew into the Outer Banks from the west. As Outer Banks storms go, it wasn’t particularly memorable. The wind blew hard from the west; there was about a half inch of rain and temperatures hovered around 50 degrees. What the storm did do, though, what push water into Kitty Hawk Bay—that’s … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Looks to Restore Soundside Shoreline

Lost Colony Remains Lost

Evidently the Lost Colony is going to remain lost for a bit longer. According to a Smithsonian Magazine article that was published earlier in April, what archeologists had believed was a significant find has turned out to be…well, not very significant. The Original Find In 1998 ECU Archeologist David Phelps found what appeared to be … Continue reading Lost Colony Remains Lost

Easter Egg Hunting Time on the OBX

The Easter Bunnies are revving up their greetings, the weather is looking fantastic for the weekend and there are some great Easter Egg hunts on tap for the kids on the Outer Banks. We admit it…we’re suckers for watching kids scramble across grassy fields or almost any open space searching for Easter Eggs. There is … Continue reading Easter Egg Hunting Time on the OBX

Greg Hahn Starts Lost Colony Season with Laughter

Greg Hahn is a funny, funny man. Taking the stage at the 4th Annual Comedy Tonight fundraiser for The Lost Colony, Hahn started off telling the sold out audience that when he asked his agent how to jump start his career, he was told, “You’re going to Manteo on the Outer Banks.” Greg Hahn-The Act … Continue reading Greg Hahn Starts Lost Colony Season with Laughter

Greg Hahn Comes to Lost Colony

Comedian Greg Hahn Brings His Special Madness to Roanoke Island A little bit of mayhem, a little bit of madness and a lot of laughter comes to the Outer Banks this Friday when Greg Hahn takes the stage at the Soundstage Theater at The Lost Colony on April 7. Think of an energizer bunny making … Continue reading Greg Hahn Comes to Lost Colony

Best OBX Restaurants by Category

A local newspaper—the Virginian Pilot, which is somewhat local—recently wrote an article listing their five favorite Outer Banks restaurants. It was a good article and the restaurants listed were all very good. Anything chosen in an article like that is, of course, subjective, but it’s hard to find fault with the selections. The problem, though, … Continue reading Best OBX Restaurants by Category