Model UN on the Outer Banks

In many ways the Outer Banks is a lot like any other tight knit community. Certainly in the summer, itâåÛåªs a thriving, bustling city that whose population expands tenfold every week. But here in the off season, with the north wind howling outside our windows, and autumn leaves swirling across our yards, we we look … Continue reading Model UN on the Outer Banks

Soccer, Theatre and a Good Cause on the Outer Banks

An amazing weekend on the Outer Banks. The sad news–although not entirely sad, is the First Flight High School menâåÛåªs soccer team finished the year at 23-1 losing to Salisbury 2-1 in the State Finals on Saturday. An amazing run, an amazing feat and truly something to be celebrated even if the final game was … Continue reading Soccer, Theatre and a Good Cause on the Outer Banks

Weekend on the Outer Banks

A big weekend of entertainment coming up on the Outer Banks. The Dare County Arts Council is sponsoring Carolina Veterans Weekend. The centerpiece is a veterans writing workshop with the VeteransâåÛåª Writing Project. The workshop brings professional writers from academia who have experienced combat, to work with veterans helping them to write about their experiences. … Continue reading Weekend on the Outer Banks

Marathon Weekend on the Outer Banks

Here it is, VeteranâåÛåªs Day Weekend, so it must be time for the Outer Banks Marathon. 8th Annual this year and what has happened as the event has grown it has become sort of a mini festival of running. ThereâåÛåªs a fitness expo, six races of varying lengths–Saturday features an 8K, 5K and 1.2 mile … Continue reading Marathon Weekend on the Outer Banks

Sandy One Year Later

Here it is, the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. ItâåÛåªs not a fond memory, by any means, but still itâåÛåªs passing should be noted. Remembering the flooded roadways, the destroyed streets and highways and the massive cleanup that is involved when seawater invades a home or business is not something that can be forgotten. … Continue reading Sandy One Year Later

Frisco Pier to be Demolished

Most of what we write about here at Joe Lamb is about the northern Outer Banks, but sometimes news filters up from Hatteras Island that catches our attention. This is one of those times. Cape Hatteras Fishing Pier, usually just Frisco Pier, is the southernmost of the Outer Banks fishing piers. ItâåÛåªs been around for … Continue reading Frisco Pier to be Demolished

Outer Banks Seafood Fest

Some things just keep getting better and better, although after just two years, it is a bit difficult to predict just how big and good the Outer Banks Seafood Festival will become. There is no doubt though, that the festival has become the biggest single autumn draw on the Outer Banks. ItâåÛåªs all centered around … Continue reading Outer Banks Seafood Fest