Living Shoreline Takes Shape along Moor Shore Road

Living shorelines are becoming the new wave of shoreline protection. On the Outer Banks we’re seeing more and more of them being put into place. They are not as quick, easy or cheap to install as a bulkhead, but they have some significant advantages over hardened structures. Mostly, they don’t wear out. More than they … Continue reading Living Shoreline Takes Shape along Moor Shore Road

Outer Banks Trashion Show-Fun & a Good Cause

A Trashion Show, now there’s a different idea—and that is what the First Annual Outer Banks Trashion Show at the Outer Banks Brewing Station coming up tomorrow, Friday all be. It’s a pretty simple concept—teams get together, go to the beach and gather up as much trash as they can find. Take that trash and … Continue reading Outer Banks Trashion Show-Fun & a Good Cause

Kitty Hawk Looks to Restore Soundside Shoreline

Last month a storm blew into the Outer Banks from the west. As Outer Banks storms go, it wasn’t particularly memorable. The wind blew hard from the west; there was about a half inch of rain and temperatures hovered around 50 degrees. What the storm did do, though, what push water into Kitty Hawk Bay—that’s … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Looks to Restore Soundside Shoreline

A Perfect OBX Day of Oystoberfest

It would be hard to imagine a more perfect day for the inaugural Outer Banks Oystoberfest on Saturday. The weather was perfect, the beer wonderful and the oysters sublime. A part of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association’s annual fall Restaurant Week, the festival did everything right to make the day special. Held at Southern Shores … Continue reading A Perfect OBX Day of Oystoberfest