Spring Weather Welcomes Outer Banks Spring Events

Time to Get Outside and Enjoy the Outer Banks It seems as though spring was never going to come to the Outer Banks. Sure the official first day of spring was 10 or 11 days ago, but there wasn’t much about it that suggested spring. But the sun has been out for the past few … Continue reading Spring Weather Welcomes Outer Banks Spring Events

2018 Taste of the Beach a Tasty Time on the Outer Banks

Great Food and a Great Time at the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach What’s not to love about the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach? It’s all about great food and drink and spending some time with friends and family. It doesn’t get much better than that. The Taste of the Beach wrapped up … Continue reading 2018 Taste of the Beach a Tasty Time on the Outer Banks

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach This Weekend

Annual Taste of the Beach a Feast for the Senses The Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is not like any other food festival out there. A culinary adventure? Yes, it is. A chance to tour the Outer Banks with a purpose? It certainly is. An opportunity to discover how talented Outer Banks chefs really … Continue reading Outer Banks Taste of the Beach This Weekend

Kelly’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Highlights Best of Outer Banks

Parade Honors Spirit of Joy As dawn broke the outlook for the 29th Annual Mike Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade seemed ominous—a driving rain with 20 mph winds would have made it difficult to hold the annual celebrations of all things Irish. But then the clouds parted and the sun came out. It was windy … Continue reading Kelly’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Highlights Best of Outer Banks

Northern Outer Banks Brewing Latest OBX Microbrew

Newest Microbrew Located in Corolla And now there are four—that’s right, now there is one more microbrew on the Outer Banks. Northern Outer Banks Brewing joins, The Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills, Weeping Radish in Jarvisburg and Lost Colony Brewing in Manteo in creating locally brewed beer. Unlike the other microbrews, Northern Outer … Continue reading Northern Outer Banks Brewing Latest OBX Microbrew

Hatteras/Ocracoke Passenger Ferry Perfect for Day Trips

New Passenger only Ferry to Be in Service by Summer With the introduction of a passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke Village this summer, it looks as though the ferry division of NCDOT got things very right. The only way on or off Ocracoke Island is by water, and for the past five years the … Continue reading Hatteras/Ocracoke Passenger Ferry Perfect for Day Trips

Nor’easters Create Perfect Conditions for Big Surf Waves

Amazing Conditions Greet Surfers on Wednesday Maybe it was the back to back nor’easters that created the perfect conditions for the waves that rolled in on Wednesday. Maybe it was the wind shifting just enough to the west to stack those massive waves, so they were no longer an unreadable swirl of currents. Whatever it … Continue reading Nor’easters Create Perfect Conditions for Big Surf Waves

Power of Nor’easter Tosses Container Ship Cargo to Ocean

Wind and Waves Damage Cargo Ship The container ship Maersk Shanghai, bound for Charleston, SC lost 70-73 containers 17 miles off Oregon Inlet Saturday night the Coast Guard has reported. That puts into perspective just how powerful the March nor’easter that is pounding the East Coast is. At the time the containers fell into the … Continue reading Power of Nor’easter Tosses Container Ship Cargo to Ocean

Ribbon Cutting for Kill Devil Hills Publix Supermarket

Newest Addition to Outer Banks Shopping Opens Doors Promptly at 7:00 a.m. the scissors came out, the ribbon was cut and the Outer Banks Publix supermarket in Kill Devil Hills was officially opened. According to company management it s the 1172 location in the chain. That’s a lot of locations, but if the first day … Continue reading Ribbon Cutting for Kill Devil Hills Publix Supermarket