Zeppelin Tribute Band ZoSo Rocks RIFP

There is a reason why Led Zeppelin is considered one of the best, and usually the best, rock ’n’ roll band ever. Four incredibly talented musicians who understood what they wanted to do with their music and they did it well…better than anyone. Who is ZoSo? Matching that style, matching that sound isn’t easy, but … Continue reading Zeppelin Tribute Band ZoSo Rocks RIFP

Hatteras Power Blackout-Northern Beaches Unaffected

The news just came out a little while ago, that Hatteras Island is being evacuated. This is a manmade catastrophe, and has nothing whatsoever to do with Mother Nature. What Happened? Early yesterday morning, PCL Construction who is building the new Bonner Bridge, was pounding a piling into the south end of Oregon Inlet. When … Continue reading Hatteras Power Blackout-Northern Beaches Unaffected

ZoSo Comes to Roanoke Island Festival Park Stage

After ZoSo had to cancel their Labor Day show at Roanoke Island Festival last year courtesy of Tropical Storm Hermine it left fans dazed and confused. Who Is ZoSo It’s been so long that’s been true, but ZoSo, a Led Zeppelin tribute band, is coming back to the Outer Banks this Saturday, July 29. The … Continue reading ZoSo Comes to Roanoke Island Festival Park Stage

Hot Days, Cold Waters on the Outer Banks

Hot Days Create Cold Waters The daytime temperature have been pretty hot on the Outer Banks for the past couple of days. Actually, the summer overall, has been warm with most days over 90. That heat hasn’t transferred to the ocean, though. It’s a shock to the system hitting jumping into the water when the … Continue reading Hot Days, Cold Waters on the Outer Banks

Hilton the Shark Heads North from Outer Banks

Hilton the Great White Shark seems to have passed the Outer Banks by. Around 2:00 p.m. he pinged about 15 or 20 miles off Kill Devil Hills. Hilton was tagged earlier this year off Hilton Head. He’s a 1250 pound shark. It’s difficult to say how old he is, but at that size, he’s probably … Continue reading Hilton the Shark Heads North from Outer Banks

Toasting Sunday Brunch-10 a.m. Liquor Sales Come to OBX

We can now raise a morning Sunday Brunch class of wine, beer or even a mixed drink at most locations on the Outer Banks. Not all—but most. The Brunch Bill On June 30 SB155, often referred to as the Brunch Bill was signed into law by Governor Roy Cooper. The bill allows alcohol sales before … Continue reading Toasting Sunday Brunch-10 a.m. Liquor Sales Come to OBX

A Fantastic Independence Day Week on the Outer Banks

What a great Independence Day week we just had here on the Outer Banks–parades, fireworks and small town feel made it ideal. Everything just seemed to fall into place to create a memorable time. July 4th, the official holiday, sure was fun. Yes, there were some weather issues—the Whalehead Club had to cancel their fireworks because … Continue reading A Fantastic Independence Day Week on the Outer Banks

Kill Devil Hills 4th of July Fireworks Friday Night

The Celebrations We had a spectacular 4th of July for most of the Outer Banks. The Duck Parade was every bit as whacky and wonderful as ever, and the watermelon at the end of it was perfect. Manteo really came through this year with a wonderful outdoor concert from the 208th Army Band at Roanoke … Continue reading Kill Devil Hills 4th of July Fireworks Friday Night

Children’s Theatre a Must See on Roanoke Island

One of our favorite things about summer is the Children’s theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. The productions are fun, funny and very professional. The indoor theater where they are held, is perfect for audience interaction with the performers—a regular feature of the plays. This week, Wednesday through Friday, Cinderella takes the stage. … Continue reading Children’s Theatre a Must See on Roanoke Island

Outer Banks Independence Day Celebrations

It looks as though the annual Independence Day celebrations on the Outer Banks are going to be extended a bit this year. According to reports in local media, Kill Devil Hills had to move their fireworks celebration to Friday evening because of a shortage of fireworks. Regardless, that’s not a completely bad situation since it … Continue reading Outer Banks Independence Day Celebrations