The weather finally turned cold today. Honestly with that northeast wind blowing at around 25, bitterly cold is properly how it could be described. It’s been a while since it has been this cold on the Outer Banks. It certainly has saved on heating bills, but the truth is, it is January and it is … Continue reading Are Harbor Seals Bypassing the Outer Banks This Year?
Will the latest system off the South Carolina coast become Tropical Storm Irma? Does it really matter? The answers are, in the order asked: Maybe, although it’s looking a bit doubtful. And…no not really. Will It Get a Name? Naming a tropical system means the storm has met certain criteria that the National Weather Service … Continue reading TS Irma? Maybe but Rain and Wind on OBX Tuesday
Beach Nourishment, the long-standing question and constant struggle of pros and cons. The one thing we all agree on is that we don’t want to lose our beautiful beaches and want to preserve and protect our community. The coastline on the Outer Banks has been vulnerable for many years. Our tiny sand bar takes an … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love Beach Nourishment
Fall on the OBX is filled with many family friendly fun events. Make sure you don’t miss out on all the kid-friendly activities that the Outer Banks offers. One fall favorite you can’t miss is the pumpkin patch at Island Farms. Grab yourself a Charlie Brown worthy GREAT pumpkin! Don’t forget get to carve it … Continue reading Fall in love with Halloween on the OBX
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 –
We continue to monitor the progress of Hurricane Matthew as it moves through the Bahamas on its northward track. Through last night and this morning, Hurricane forecast models have changed significantly and now project Matthew to take a turn to the east and away from the East Coast through Saturday and Sunday. If this track … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew – OBX
IF YOU WERE ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES TO BE ON THE BEACH THIS PAST WEEKEND YOU WERE WITNESS TO A BEAUTIFUL DISPLAY OF BIO-LUMINESCENT PLANKTON Alaska may have the Northern Lights and the popular book “Life of Pie” may have referenced a neon green, glowing carnivorous island. However, this weekends amazing light … Continue reading Our OBX version of the Northern Lights
The moment we have all been anxiously awaiting is finally here! “My Roanoke Nightmare” premiered yesterday on FX. Normally, I’m not the biggest fan of scary or haunting TV series but this one mentions one of my absolute FAVORITE places, Roanoke Island. This FX series has been the main topic of discussion … Continue reading Grab Your Blanket, The new American Horror Story has arrived!
The carnival has come and gone. Really a shame because it was great fair—small but filled with fun things to do. And cotton candy, corndogs, hotdogs and hamburgers. And basketball hoops that always seem to be just a little bit smaller than the standard size. Taking place at the Nags Head Evnet site and sponsored … Continue reading Food, Fun & Rides-Carnival Comes to Outer Banks
It’s a good day when the debate about what was best becomes a question of was it the beer or the music? That pretty much sums up OBX BrewFest 2016 It also didn’t hurt that the weather was wonderful with a nice breeze off Roanoke Sound—ok, it was a wind— and lots of sunshine. Since … Continue reading OBX BrewFest 2016 Kicks Off Summer Season