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

The Big Curri-Shuck…the Perfect Way to End Thanksgiving Weekend

The Big Curri-Shuck is the perfect post Thanksgiving celebration. Thanksgiving is all about food, family and just enjoying the day without worrying about eating too much or really anything. The Big Curric-Shuck is pretty much the same thing with some live music thrown in. Held the Saturday after Thanksgiving at Sanctuary Vineyards in Jarvisburg on … Continue reading The Big Curri-Shuck…the Perfect Way to End Thanksgiving Weekend

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

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

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

Lost Colony Weekend-Vintners Dinner and Grand Tasting Make It Special

A Spectacular Beginning to an Important Weekend This is a big weekend for The Lost Colony. Now that the shows are wrapped up for the summer, the longest running outdoor drama in North America can move on to some other things, and one of the most important of those things is raising the money needed … Continue reading Lost Colony Weekend-Vintners Dinner and Grand Tasting Make It Special

Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival on Tap for This Weekend

Great Wine, Great Food and a Great Time The 2nd Annual Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival is here. Last year was great time with over 100 wines available to try and some local microbrews on tap. All of it in one of it at The Lost Colony on the north end of Roanoke Island. … Continue reading Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival on Tap for This Weekend

Waveriders Coffee, Pub, Deli Reopens after July Fire

Favorite Outer Banks Gathering Place Reopens after Fire Waveriders in Nags Head has reopened and a sigh of relief has made its way around the Outer Banks. The coffee shop, pub and deli was gutted by a fire back on July 30—the fire probably beginning in an espresso machine—and for a month, one of the … Continue reading Waveriders Coffee, Pub, Deli Reopens after July Fire

Village Table and Tavern Opens in Town of Duck

After 6 Months the Doors Are Open It seems like Village Table and Tavern in Duck has been under construction forever—but at long last it’s open! For visitors who have been driving up to Corolla, that’s the building that’s been under construction at the Nor’Banks Sailing Center since February. Was it worth the wait? A … Continue reading Village Table and Tavern Opens in Town of Duck