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

Fresh Strawberries Ready to Be Picked

Everything is right in the world of the Outer Banks. The weather has been springtime perfect and Mr and Mrs. Malco have opened their strawberry patch for picking once again.  It’s hard to remember from year to year just how good those berries are, but this year’s crop, by acclimation seems to be really, really … Continue reading Fresh Strawberries Ready to Be Picked

Whales, Sharks Swim Past Outer Banks

It’s migration time out in the Atlantic Ocean off the Outer Banks. We had some whales—probably humpback—feeding within 100 yards of the Kitty Hawk shoreline on Monday. Over the weekend, three tagged great white sharks pinged a few miles off the coast. it’s a typical pattern of life in the sea. There’s a tendency to … Continue reading Whales, Sharks Swim Past Outer Banks

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

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

30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade This Sunday

A Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade that actually falls on St. Patrick’s Day? Unheard of…unprecedented…and yet it is happening. The 30th Annual Mike Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be this Sunday, March 17. The Parade is always held on the Sunday closest to March 17 so evidently 30th time is the charm. Marching along … Continue reading 30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade This Sunday

Record of Decision Moves Mid Currituck Bridge Project Forward

Maybe, just maybe the Mid Currituck Bridge will be built. On Friday the Federal Highway Administration approved the project’s Record of Decision. With the federal government’s approval in hand, the long-awaited bridge connecting the Currituck Banks with the mainland has just gotten a huge boost. Record of Decision & What It Means A Record of … Continue reading Record of Decision Moves Mid Currituck Bridge Project Forward

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Coming Soon

Spring is almost here and that means the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach cannot be far behind. There are a lot of places that do a “Taste of…” but no one does it as well as the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach. Think of it as a combination amazing culinary adventure and a … Continue reading Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Coming Soon