Kitty Hawk Winks to Close after Thanksgiving

A Last Hurrah for a Local Icon Change is inevitable but somehow it seemed the Kitty Hawk Winks was immune to that. Through 65 years it remained open at the corner of Ocean Boulevard and the Beach Road, the perfect beach town convenience store, dispensing food, sandwiches, tee-shirts and cheap souvenirs in equal measure. Change, … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Winks to Close after Thanksgiving

Runners Take Advantage of Great Condition at OBX Marathon

A Beautiful Day Greets Marathon and Half Marathon Runners Combine near perfect conditions with very good runners and the result is some excellent times for the Outer Banks Marathon and Southern Fried Half Marathon held today–Sunday. The winning time for the Marathon was really fast—2:26:36. That’s an average of 5:35 per mile. To put that … Continue reading Runners Take Advantage of Great Condition at OBX Marathon

This Weekend Features the Outer Banks Marathon Events

It’s Veteran’s Day Weekend, which means on the Outer Banks it’s also Outer Banks Marathon Weekend. What is now Marathon Weekend began as just the Marathon in 2006 with two goals in mind—get people to the Outer Banks in the off season and help fund the Dare Education Foundation, a local nonprofit that supports the … Continue reading This Weekend Features the Outer Banks Marathon Events

DCAC Reopens with Spectacular Daniel Pullen Photo Show

Centerpiece of downtown Manteo Looks Great after Repairs It was great to see the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) reopened just three weeks after flood waters from Tropical Storm Michael got inside the building. By the time Michael got to the Outer Banks it was a day of wind and intermittent heavy rain showers. It … Continue reading DCAC Reopens with Spectacular Daniel Pullen Photo Show

An Outer Banks Halloween-Kids, Costumes and Fun

Magic Happens at an Outer Banks Halloween For kids Halloween is magic…and maybe for adults as well. On the Outer Banks that is certainly the case. There was a full slate of activities and parades leading up to the big All Hallow’s Eve celebration and even on Halloween there’s a bit of fun and fright. … Continue reading An Outer Banks Halloween-Kids, Costumes and Fun

BrewTag 2018-Beer, Wind and Flight on the Outer Banks

A Possible Nor’Easter Can’t Keep Beer from Flying Somehow, flying into the teeth of a brisk northeast wind, the BrewTag competitors proved conclusively that beer can almost fly. The weather was iffy on Saturday, but that didn’t keep the aeronautical engineers who created the Flying Chicken and other wonders of the imagination of flight from … Continue reading BrewTag 2018-Beer, Wind and Flight on the Outer Banks

Annual Halloween International Film Festival-Thrills, Chills & Great Movies

Get your scared on…just in time for Halloween the 3rd Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to the Outer Banks. Screening films on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (October 25-17) the festival is bigger and looks more complete than ever. Focussing on horror films—it is Halloween, after all—the selection this year seems to be more inclusive … Continue reading Annual Halloween International Film Festival-Thrills, Chills & Great Movies

Seafood Festival a Celebration of Outer Banks History and Culture

Great Food & a Great Time at the Outer Banks Seafood Festival Now that the 2018 Outer Banks Seafood Festival is history we can safely say that it was a blast. There was a little bit of rain but nothing an umbrella or rain jacket couldn’t handle, and the rain was on again, off again, … Continue reading Seafood Festival a Celebration of Outer Banks History and Culture

7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival Promises a Great Time

Seafood Festival Is One of Our Favorites Bring your umbrellas and a little bit of humor, but by all means bring yourself to the 7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival held at the Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head. The annual affair celebrating the amazing heritage and history of our Outer Banks watermen who … Continue reading 7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival Promises a Great Time

Day One Mustang Rock & Roast-Great Music, Great Weather, a Great Time

First Day of Two Day Mustang Rock & Roast a Great Success. The first day of the Mustang Rock & Roast is now in the bag and whatever the expectations were, they were exceeded. It helped that the weather was perfect, but the sunshine and autumn temperatures, just made an amazing day or music that … Continue reading Day One Mustang Rock & Roast-Great Music, Great Weather, a Great Time