An Outer Banks 4th of July-What to Do

With July 4th coming this Wednesday, plans have to be made about how to observe our nation’s birthday, and with so much to do on the Outer Banks it may be difficult to figure out just what is the best way to celebrate. From the Whalehead Club in Corolla to the town of Manteo, there … Continue reading An Outer Banks 4th of July-What to Do

The OBX Great Dogwood Trail Traffic Experiment

This was the weekend of the great South Dogwood Trail experiment in Southern Shores…the weekend when, working with NCDOTand the town of Kitty Hawk, a left hand turn onto South Dogwood Trail off US 158 was prohibited. Was it successful? That’s hard to say, and there probably will not be anything approaching an answer for … Continue reading The OBX Great Dogwood Trail Traffic Experiment

Navigating Summer Roads on the Outer Banks-Tips and Patience

Be Patient-It Doesn’t Take That Long Now that the summer solstice has officially announced the arrival of summer, our Outer Banks roads are filled with cars—most of them visitors but the locals have to drive as well. What becomes apparent very quickly is getting from point A to point B at this time of the … Continue reading Navigating Summer Roads on the Outer Banks-Tips and Patience

Father’s Day and Fun Fare Mark Beginning of OBX Summer

Summer Season Comes to the Outer Banks The official start of summer on the Outer Banks is simple—Father’s Day weekend. Memorial Day may be the symbolic start of the season, but things don’t really get rolling until schools are out and families can plan on some real time together. So—it’s Father’s Day weekend…the third weekend … Continue reading Father’s Day and Fun Fare Mark Beginning of OBX Summer

Outer Banks Burger Battles Heat Up

Are we having a burger war on the Outer Banks? It’s probably too early to tell if it’s all out warfare, but it does look as though the battle for the best hamburger on the beach is heating up. Always ready to put in a 110% effort for our Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates. readers, … Continue reading Outer Banks Burger Battles Heat Up

Rogallo Kite Festival Comes to Jockey’s Ridge State Park

      36th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival Has Something for Everyone There is probably no better way to celebrate Francis Rogallo than with the Kitty Hawk Kites Rogallo Kite Festival. Held this coming weekend, June 15-17, at Jockey’s Ridge State Park, the 36th annual edition of the festival is a must stop and see part … Continue reading Rogallo Kite Festival Comes to Jockey’s Ridge State Park

Four Outer Banks Microbreweries Offer Great Tasting Possibilities

And now we are four—four locally owned microbreweries  on the Outer Banks, that is. The Northern Outer Banks Brewing Company in Corolla just joined the mix this spring, and that brings the number of microbreweries on the Outer Banks to four. Or maybe five if 1718 Brewing down in Ocracoke is included…although we think that’s … Continue reading Four Outer Banks Microbreweries Offer Great Tasting Possibilities

Manteo’s Dare Day Highlights Welcomes Summer to OBX

Celebration Brings Food, Fun, Music to Manteo If Norman Rockwell were alive today, he would travel to Manteo to paint the perfect picture of small town life. Saturday’s 43rd Annual Dare Day was about as ideal a day to throw a part welcoming summer as there could be. The weather was wonderful—a little warm, but … Continue reading Manteo’s Dare Day Highlights Welcomes Summer to OBX

First Weekend in June Brings Summer Celebration to Outer Banks

The calendar may say late spring, but it sure felt like summer today on the Outer Banks. And just in time for the summer feel, the weekend event calendar is filled with lots to do. Two big events are must see and must do. On Saturday the 43rd Annual Dare Day takes over the Manteo … Continue reading First Weekend in June Brings Summer Celebration to Outer Banks