Great Time but Cold Temps for New Year in New World Celebration

A Cold Night for a Great Celebration We have some good news and some bad news about the upcoming New Year in the New World New Year’s Eve Celebration in Manteo. The good news—it’s looking amazing! The bad news—bundle up… Looking at things on the bright side, it’s not going to be anything at all … Continue reading Great Time but Cold Temps for New Year in New World Celebration

Pulling the Candy Bomber for a Purpose

Entering into the annals of something truly different to do, the Dare Educations Foundation’s Pulling for a Purpose matched five contestants against the 47,000 pounds of the Candy Bomber. The Candy Bomber The Candy Bomber—a vintage C54 four engine propeller plane—was in town for its annual visit to drop candy for children and do a … Continue reading Pulling the Candy Bomber for a Purpose

Candy Bomber to Come to Dare County Airport

Halvorsen and His C54 Return for 18th Time Sometimes we need reminders of how good people can be, and when that is the case, think of Lt. Colonel Gail Halvorsen—the original Candy Bomber, who will be returning to the Dare County Airport for the 18th time, flying his C54 and dropping candy parachutes to hundreds … Continue reading Candy Bomber to Come to Dare County Airport

Chef’s Challenge-Great Food, Great Fun, Great Cause

The competition last year for the “Prince or Princess of Canned Goods” was fierce in the Beach Food Pantry 3rd Annual Outer Banks Chef’s Challenge. And this year is bringing back some of the top finishers from 2016 with some new would-be winners. Back to Defend against Challengers Brian Hardison of the Jolly Roger Restaurant … Continue reading Chef’s Challenge-Great Food, Great Fun, Great Cause

Tree Lightings Mark Beginning of OBX Christmas Season

The first weekend in December on the Outer Banks is a pretty special time. That is the official opening of the Christmas Season. Sure Thanksgiving gets all the press, but as far as the Outer Banks is concerned until the Christmas Trees are lit in Manteo and Duck, it’s just not official yet. Duck-Holiday Spirit with … Continue reading Tree Lightings Mark Beginning of OBX Christmas Season