Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Looks Better Than Ever

Things are looking great for the 2017 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival this year from October 4-7. After Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc with fall entertainment plans last year, there’s a certain karmic balance to having great weather on tap for this year. The show runs Wednesday through Saturday with a special Tuesday performance at Bluegrass Island … Continue reading Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Looks Better Than Ever

Beach Nourishment Begins in Duck

The first 200’ of the Dare County Intra-Local Beach Nourishment project has been competed in Duck. Crews been working last week and made good progress in spite of some thunderstorms that rolled through the area. The schedule is pretty aggressive so crews are working seven days a week. A Construction Zone Beach nourishment calls for an … Continue reading Beach Nourishment Begins in Duck

A Mostly Good 2016 Year in Review

2016 was certainly an interesting year. Most of it was really positive and and there is not doubt the Outer Banks is still the best place anywhere for a family vacation. Some of the headlines, though, were not as pleasant as others, and a lot of those unpleasant headlines were all about the weather. From … Continue reading A Mostly Good 2016 Year in Review

Outer Banks Matthew Recap

Hurricane Matthew is almost two weeks gone and we’re still dealing with the lingering effects here on the Outer Banks. Everything is open and there is plenty for our visitors to do, but look around and evidence of its passage is not hard to find. Large puddles still cover some parking lots and lower lying … Continue reading Outer Banks Matthew Recap

Outer Banks Seafood Festival Delivers

The 5th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival at Nags Head on Saturday was a great reminder about what the Outer Banks is all about. And it feels so good to put Hurricane Matthew in the rearview mirror. There’s still cleanup to do, some damage to assess, but it sure did feel good to have a … Continue reading Outer Banks Seafood Festival Delivers

Outer Banks Seafood Fest-Expect a Great Time

The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is coming at just the right time. Gates open at 10:30 on Saturday and the food and entertainment keeps going until six. The setting at the Nags Head Event Site is perfect with Roanoke Sound as a backdrop and helping to create what looks like an ideal day, the forecast … Continue reading Outer Banks Seafood Fest-Expect a Great Time

The – AfterMatthew –

A State in disarray but a community united. Hurricane Matthew was a force to be reckoned with beginning with devastating results in Haiti and working its way through Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. The effects from this storm will be felt for months. Harsh winds, heavy rains, flash flooding, storm surges and complete … Continue reading The – AfterMatthew –

OBX Matthew News-This Weekend and Beyond

Even though it looks as though Hurricane Matthew is going to pass well to the south of the Outer Banks as it heads out to sea, we’re still feeling some of the effects of the storm. Nothing at all like Florida is experiencing—and Georgia and South Carolina after that, and we really hope coastal residents … Continue reading OBX Matthew News-This Weekend and Beyond