La Traviata Comes to the Outer Banks Stage

Local Tenor Tshombe Selby in Male Title Role La Traviata is classic opera in the truest sense of the word, and the Outer Banks is about to experience Verdi’s classic tale of love and betrayal. La Traviata is classic opera in the truest sense of the word, and the Outer Banks is about to experience … Continue reading La Traviata Comes to the Outer Banks Stage

41st Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show a Tribute to Outer Banks Community

The Outer Banks has one of the most dynamic art communities to be found anywhere. It is one of the parts of life for those of us who live here that make this such a wonderful place to live. During the summer, the examples of art are everywhere—it is, after all, how so many of … Continue reading 41st Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show a Tribute to Outer Banks Community

Youth Art Exhibit at Ghost Fleet Gallery-Outer Banks at Its Best

Youth Art Show Best Attended Gallery Opening on the OBX One of the best parts of life on the Outer Banks is how much support the community gives to our kids, and there is, perhaps no better example of that than the annual Dare County Schools Youth Art Exhibit at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery … Continue reading Youth Art Exhibit at Ghost Fleet Gallery-Outer Banks at Its Best

Kitty Hawk Begins Building Moor Shore Road Living Shore Line

After almost two years of getting the permits and making sure funding was in place, at long last a living shoreline project is moving forward along Moor Shore Road in Kitty Hawk. Moor Shore Road is sort of a forgotten street, a short strip of pavement that off Kitty Hawk Road that runs past some … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Begins Building Moor Shore Road Living Shore Line

Family, Fireworks & Fun at Manteo New Year’s Eve Celebration

Manteo, New Year’s Eve Celebration and oh, what a difference a year makes! With temperatures hovering in the low sixties and a gentle breeze off Shallowbag Bay, the celebration bringing in 2019 could not have been much more different that 2018. Last year…that gentle breeze was was a 12 mile an hour wind with occasional … Continue reading Family, Fireworks & Fun at Manteo New Year’s Eve Celebration

Outer Banks 2018 Year in Review

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to look back over the year and some of the stories that we covered in our Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates blog. There were some tough choices that we had to make about which story to highlight for each month, but here it is—our 2018 recap. January-Two … Continue reading Outer Banks 2018 Year in Review

Outer Banks New Year’s Eve Celebrations Promise Fun for All

We had a fantastic Christmas here on the Outer Banks and with Christmas past, the next holiday to greet us is New Year’s Eve. It’s kind of nice—the Outer Banks offers our visitors and residents a couple of different ways to celebrate the coming of New Year. For families, check out what’s happening in downtown … Continue reading Outer Banks New Year’s Eve Celebrations Promise Fun for All

The Night Before Christmas on the Outer Banks

A Special Gift Keeps Outer Banks Christmas Tradition Alive Twas the night before Christmas on the Outer Banks—which rather mangles the wonderful beginning to Clement Moore’s marvelous A Visit from St. Nicholas. It is, though, Christmas Eve on the Outer Banks, as it is everywhere else and as it is in that classic tale of … Continue reading The Night Before Christmas on the Outer Banks

Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens a Holiday Delight

Roasted Marshmallows and Beautiful Lights Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens is one of those Christmas traditions that is a reminder of how special the holiday season can be. Any time of the year is a great time to visit the Gardens, a 10 acre site immediately adjacent to Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on Roanoke … Continue reading Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens a Holiday Delight

New Bonner Bridge Opening Delayed by Weather

Fall Storms Create Construction Delays The ribbon cutting for the new Bonner Bridge that spans Oregon Inlet has been moved back to sometime in January or February next year. NCDOT had hoped to get the replacement span for the aging bridge opened by the end of this year, but a series of storm event have … Continue reading New Bonner Bridge Opening Delayed by Weather