SELC Sues to Stop Mid Currituck Bridge

In a move that is probably a surprise to no one who is following the events, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is suing NCDOT to stop construction of the $500 Mid Currituck Bridge. The SELC has been opposed to the bridge since it was first formally proposed in the late 1990s. The span will … Continue reading SELC Sues to Stop Mid Currituck Bridge

Outer Banks Trashion Show-Fun & a Good Cause

A Trashion Show, now there’s a different idea—and that is what the First Annual Outer Banks Trashion Show at the Outer Banks Brewing Station coming up tomorrow, Friday all be. It’s a pretty simple concept—teams get together, go to the beach and gather up as much trash as they can find. Take that trash and … Continue reading Outer Banks Trashion Show-Fun & a Good Cause

Bike Week and More on the Outer Banks

When it’s the Annual Outer Banks Bike Week there is no doubt that it’s happening. Some bikes purr, some rumble, but there is a throaty, pulsating power to a Harley that is unmistakable. And there is no doubt that is the favorite bike of the visitors. If you live on the Outer Banks long enough, … Continue reading Bike Week and More on the Outer Banks

The Lost Colony Ghost Tour-History & Fun

Do the spirits of the first English colonists roam the forest of Roanoke Island? Are there, in fact, ghosts wandering about The Lost Colony? For the next two week, there is a chance to discover for yourself if it’s true or false. The Lost Colony is offering their annual Ghosts of the Lost Colony tour, … Continue reading The Lost Colony Ghost Tour-History & Fun

Fire at Christmas Mouse in Nags Head

Sad news from the Outer Banks today as fire consumed the Christmas Mouse in Nags Head. As the fire burned, the dark column of smoke was visible from Whalebone Junction in Nags Head to Kitty Hawk. It’s much too early to know what caused the blaze. Luckily no one was in the building at the … Continue reading Fire at Christmas Mouse in Nags Head

John’s Drive In & Tar Heel 2 Open for OBX Season

John’s Drive In and the Tar Heel 2 Produce stand have reopened for the season and all is right in the world of the Outer Banks. The weather is warming, the days are getting longer, traffic is picking up on the Bypass so yes, the natural progression of the seasons is once again on us. … Continue reading John’s Drive In & Tar Heel 2 Open for OBX Season

Marc Basnight Bridge Over Oregon Inlet Dedicated

It was a heck of a day to dedicate the replacement span for the Bonner Bridge. There was a cold driving rain. The wind was from the northeast and the weather was deteriorating. It was, as North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said, ”The perfect day because it shows the resilience and the determination of the … Continue reading Marc Basnight Bridge Over Oregon Inlet Dedicated

OBX Taste of the Beach a Tasty Treat

We’ve had a lot to say about the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach and now that it’s here and gone, it’s time for a recap. There is no perfect way to describe everything that happens over the four days of the event—there is just too much happening. Tapas crawls…we were partial to the Kitty … Continue reading OBX Taste of the Beach a Tasty Treat