30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Outer Banks Marches along the Beach Road The Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is about as Outer  Banks as it gets. Sure it’s also a celebration of all things Irish with lot of green and and all the trimmings.  But really, what the Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is, is the Outer Banks … Continue reading 30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade This Sunday

A Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade that actually falls on St. Patrick’s Day? Unheard of…unprecedented…and yet it is happening. The 30th Annual Mike Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be this Sunday, March 17. The Parade is always held on the Sunday closest to March 17 so evidently 30th time is the charm. Marching along … Continue reading 30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade This Sunday

Record of Decision Moves Mid Currituck Bridge Project Forward

Maybe, just maybe the Mid Currituck Bridge will be built. On Friday the Federal Highway Administration approved the project’s Record of Decision. With the federal government’s approval in hand, the long-awaited bridge connecting the Currituck Banks with the mainland has just gotten a huge boost. Record of Decision & What It Means A Record of … Continue reading Record of Decision Moves Mid Currituck Bridge Project Forward

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Coming Soon

Spring is almost here and that means the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach cannot be far behind. There are a lot of places that do a “Taste of…” but no one does it as well as the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach. Think of it as a combination amazing culinary adventure and a … Continue reading Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Coming Soon

Shakespeare on the Outer Banks Stage

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” offers a different theater experience for Outer Banks audiences. Brought to the stage by the Theater of Dare, it is a theatrical classic done right. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is silly, absurd, fun and very funny. It is also one of Shakespeare’s most accessible plays. The language is the classic … Continue reading Shakespeare on the Outer Banks Stage

Ashley’s Espresso Parlour Now Open in KDH

There’s a new coffee shop on the Outer Banks and it’s worth checking out.  Ashley’s Espresso Parlour is something special. It’s on the ocean side of the intersection of Helga Street and the Bypass in Kill Devil Hills, although it’s so close to Kitty Hawk that some people might say it’s there. Ashley of Ashley’s … Continue reading Ashley’s Espresso Parlour Now Open in KDH

Larry Sabato and His Crystal Ball Comes to the Outer Banks

Larry Sabato is a pretty interesting guy. At least on stage he is when he’s talking about elections, the electorate and all things political The Bryan Cultural Series brought Larry Sabato and his Crystal Ball to the Outer Banks on Wednesday night and what he said was a welcomed relief from some of the discourse … Continue reading Larry Sabato and His Crystal Ball Comes to the Outer Banks

The Magic of Opera Comes to the Outer Banks

La Traviata came to the Outer Banks this weekend and what a great evening of opera and music we had. It was a one night performance on Saturday evening at First Flight High School, and what made it especially nice was the male lead was performed by Manteo native Tshombe Selby. Tshombe has moved on … Continue reading The Magic of Opera Comes to the Outer Banks

Weather Looks Great for Star Party

Ready for a Star Party? Jennette’s Pier, Tuesday, February 5 from 6-9 p.m. get ready for an evening of gazing into the night sky. The weather is looking pretty promising. The forecast calls for evening temperature in the 50s and almost no wind. Clouds are predicted to be scattered so the Milky Way should be … Continue reading Weather Looks Great for Star Party

La Traviata Comes to the Outer Banks Stage

Local Tenor Tshombe Selby in Male Title Role La Traviata is classic opera in the truest sense of the word, and the Outer Banks is about to experience Verdi’s classic tale of love and betrayal. La Traviata is classic opera in the truest sense of the word, and the Outer Banks is about to experience … Continue reading La Traviata Comes to the Outer Banks Stage