Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Season Is Here

Now that the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival has moved to May, it looks as though this coming week can officially be termed Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Week. With two major music festivals this week, that seems like a good name for it. Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival After Michael wiped out three days of his … Continue reading Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Season Is Here

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

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

Beach Permit Now Required for Parking on Carova Beach

Permit Required for Parking on Beach Only Heading to the Carova area of the Currituck Banks? If so, be sure to get a permit before parking on the beach. Beginning this weekend—Memorial Day—a permit is required for anyone who is parking on the Carova beach. The very important word in that sentence is parking. In … Continue reading Beach Permit Now Required for Parking on Carova Beach

Changes Coming to Carova Beach Use

County Commissioners Consider Beach Parking Fee for Northern Tip of Outer Banks There may be some changes coming to how the beaches of Carova are enjoyed this summer. The Currituck County Commissioners are considering an ordinance that would charge a fee to park—not drive—on county beaches in the 4WD area. It is important to note … Continue reading Changes Coming to Carova Beach Use

Big Curri-Shuck Comes to Sanctuary Vineyards

Imagine an event that requires the following—eat as many fresh steamed oysters as you can, sample local wine and beer, maybe have some eastern North Carolina barbecue and steamed crab and throw in some really good country music. That describes The Big Curri-Shuck at Sanctuary Vineyards and Winery in Jarvisburg, 15 minutes north of the … Continue reading Big Curri-Shuck Comes to Sanctuary Vineyards

Currituck Banks Reserve-A Different Side to the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is a surprising place. Almost all of our visitors come for the sun, the sand and the chance to sit on a beach and do as little as possible. After two or three days of that, it can begin to drag a bit and then the exploration of the Outer Banks really … Continue reading Currituck Banks Reserve-A Different Side to the Outer Banks