Powerful Winds, Rain and Pounding Surf-OBX Experiences Nor’Easter

The winds are howling, the seas are building to 10-14’ and the rain was coming down in sheets earlier. Thankfully, the rain has let up for the time being, but a curtain call is predicted for tomorrow. All the elements are there for a classic nor’easter—and that’s what this is. This is the same system … Continue reading Powerful Winds, Rain and Pounding Surf-OBX Experiences Nor’Easter

An Outer Banks Halloween-Kids, Costumes and Fun

Magic Happens at an Outer Banks Halloween For kids Halloween is magic…and maybe for adults as well. On the Outer Banks that is certainly the case. There was a full slate of activities and parades leading up to the big All Hallow’s Eve celebration and even on Halloween there’s a bit of fun and fright. … Continue reading An Outer Banks Halloween-Kids, Costumes and Fun

Fall on the Outer Banks-An Event for Everyone

Fall is the best time to be on the Outer Banks. Summer is wonderful, but when fall arrives the magic happens. The days are still warm but the summer heat has backed off a bit; ocean water temperature is very manageable and there aren’t quite as many people here as the summer, but still enough that … Continue reading Fall on the Outer Banks-An Event for Everyone

Spectacular Kite Display at 40th Annual Wright Kite Festival

Best Kite Flying Weather Ever, According to Experts Two days of near perfect kite flying weather greeted the 40th Annual Wright Kite Festival this year, and the kite flyers of Kitty Hawk Kites took full advantage of it. The display that was put on at the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills was the … Continue reading Spectacular Kite Display at 40th Annual Wright Kite Festival

An Outer Banks 4th of July-What to Do

With July 4th coming this Wednesday, plans have to be made about how to observe our nation’s birthday, and with so much to do on the Outer Banks it may be difficult to figure out just what is the best way to celebrate. From the Whalehead Club in Corolla to the town of Manteo, there … Continue reading An Outer Banks 4th of July-What to Do

Navigating Summer Roads on the Outer Banks-Tips and Patience

Be Patient-It Doesn’t Take That Long Now that the summer solstice has officially announced the arrival of summer, our Outer Banks roads are filled with cars—most of them visitors but the locals have to drive as well. What becomes apparent very quickly is getting from point A to point B at this time of the … Continue reading Navigating Summer Roads on the Outer Banks-Tips and Patience

Outer Banks Burger Battles Heat Up

Are we having a burger war on the Outer Banks? It’s probably too early to tell if it’s all out warfare, but it does look as though the battle for the best hamburger on the beach is heating up. Always ready to put in a 110% effort for our Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates. readers, … Continue reading Outer Banks Burger Battles Heat Up

Four Outer Banks Microbreweries Offer Great Tasting Possibilities

And now we are four—four locally owned microbreweries  on the Outer Banks, that is. The Northern Outer Banks Brewing Company in Corolla just joined the mix this spring, and that brings the number of microbreweries on the Outer Banks to four. Or maybe five if 1718 Brewing down in Ocracoke is included…although we think that’s … Continue reading Four Outer Banks Microbreweries Offer Great Tasting Possibilities

Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Project Gains National Recognition

Intra-Local Effort Recognized for Multiple Community Benefits What does a couple of years of planning and $38.5 million earn? When it comes to beach nourishment, recognition as one of the best projects in the nation. The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) which is a trade organization for companies engaged in nourishment, recognized the Intra-local … Continue reading Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Project Gains National Recognition

Putt-Putt for a Good Cause at Professor Hacker’s

Professor Hacker offers Chance to Rid World of Polio Saturday, May 12…a great opportunity to putt-putt for a good cause. Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf—which is a really cool miniature golf course in Kill Devil Hills—is teaming up with four local Rotary Clubs Currituck Wild Goose, First Flight, Kitty Hawk and Manteo for a Pirate … Continue reading Putt-Putt for a Good Cause at Professor Hacker’s