Apollo 11 50th Anniversary of Walk on Moon Celebrated at Wright Brothers Monument

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, mankind first walked on the moon. Apollo 11, the space flight that delivered Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon, was a defining moment in history and a remarkable achievement. Coming just eight year after President Kennedy promised Americans we would walk on the moon … Continue reading Apollo 11 50th Anniversary of Walk on Moon Celebrated at Wright Brothers Monument

Water Water Everywhere Exhibit at Dare County Arts Council

Sometimes we luck into something special. That was certainly the feeling when we checked out the Water Water Everywhere exhibit at the Dare County Arts Council in Manteo this evening. Curated by artist Carol Willett, the  show featured art from a wide variety of Outer Banks artists. All of the works were themed around water … Continue reading Water Water Everywhere Exhibit at Dare County Arts Council

Midsummer Meltdown in Corolla Features 2 Great Bands

Gov’t Mule at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Sunday was amazing, but if you missed that, have no fear—there is still plenty of great music coming to the Outer Banks. Next up—Midsummer Meltdown, Sunday, July 21 at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla. Admittedly Gov’t Mule is in a class by itself. Anything anybody has … Continue reading Midsummer Meltdown in Corolla Features 2 Great Bands

Government Mule Sunday At RIFP

There is so much to celebrate on the Outer Banks during the summer that it can almost seem overwhelming. Yesterday it was the 4th of July and what a great day it was. The weather held and the celebrations were magnificent. We started the day at the Town of Duck’s annual parade, which is one … Continue reading Government Mule Sunday At RIFP

Living Shoreline Takes Shape along Moor Shore Road

Living shorelines are becoming the new wave of shoreline protection. On the Outer Banks we’re seeing more and more of them being put into place. They are not as quick, easy or cheap to install as a bulkhead, but they have some significant advantages over hardened structures. Mostly, they don’t wear out. More than they … Continue reading Living Shoreline Takes Shape along Moor Shore Road