Shakespeare on the Outer Banks Stage

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” offers a different theater experience for Outer Banks audiences. Brought to the stage by the Theater of Dare, it is a theatrical classic done right. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is silly, absurd, fun and very funny. It is also one of Shakespeare’s most accessible plays. The language is the classic … Continue reading Shakespeare on the Outer Banks Stage

Ashley’s Espresso Parlour Now Open in KDH

There’s a new coffee shop on the Outer Banks and it’s worth checking out.  Ashley’s Espresso Parlour is something special. It’s on the ocean side of the intersection of Helga Street and the Bypass in Kill Devil Hills, although it’s so close to Kitty Hawk that some people might say it’s there. Ashley of Ashley’s … Continue reading Ashley’s Espresso Parlour Now Open in KDH

Cajun Occasion at Sanctuary Vineyards

The Cajun Occasion, the name says it all. Coming Saturday, March 2 to Sanctuary Vineyards up in Jarvisburg. That’s about 15 minutes north of the Wright Memorial Bridge. Since the official Mardi Gras is on March 5 this year, we can probably call the Cajun Occassion a pre-Mardi Gras party. One thing we do know, … Continue reading Cajun Occasion at Sanctuary Vineyards

Walkers, Bikers Cross Bonner Bridge Replacement

Cold, windy and spectacular. There is no other way to describe what it was like to walk across Oregon Inlet on the replacement span for the Bonner Bridge. NCDOT has not opened the new bridge yet to traffic. They have indicated that is coming later this month, but on Saturday they opened the bridge to … Continue reading Walkers, Bikers Cross Bonner Bridge Replacement

Larry Sabato and His Crystal Ball Comes to the Outer Banks

Larry Sabato is a pretty interesting guy. At least on stage he is when he’s talking about elections, the electorate and all things political The Bryan Cultural Series brought Larry Sabato and his Crystal Ball to the Outer Banks on Wednesday night and what he said was a welcomed relief from some of the discourse … Continue reading Larry Sabato and His Crystal Ball Comes to the Outer Banks

The Magic of Opera Comes to the Outer Banks

La Traviata came to the Outer Banks this weekend and what a great evening of opera and music we had. It was a one night performance on Saturday evening at First Flight High School, and what made it especially nice was the male lead was performed by Manteo native Tshombe Selby. Tshombe has moved on … Continue reading The Magic of Opera Comes to the Outer Banks

Weather Looks Great for Star Party

Ready for a Star Party? Jennette’s Pier, Tuesday, February 5 from 6-9 p.m. get ready for an evening of gazing into the night sky. The weather is looking pretty promising. The forecast calls for evening temperature in the 50s and almost no wind. Clouds are predicted to be scattered so the Milky Way should be … Continue reading Weather Looks Great for Star Party