Three Surprising Outer Banks Facts

Summer is here and the Outer Banks is alive and well and filled with guests. With everyone having a great time and enjoying the the sun, sand and surf, it can almost seem as though the Outer Banks just happened one day. That’s not the case, of course, so we thought it might be fun … Continue reading Three Surprising Outer Banks Facts

Kitty Hawk Begins Building Moor Shore Road Living Shore Line

After almost two years of getting the permits and making sure funding was in place, at long last a living shoreline project is moving forward along Moor Shore Road in Kitty Hawk. Moor Shore Road is sort of a forgotten street, a short strip of pavement that off Kitty Hawk Road that runs past some … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Begins Building Moor Shore Road Living Shore Line

BBQ & Wings-A Joe Lamb, Jr. Favorite Event

Our Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates BBQ & Wings has the distinction of being our favorite event in the Taste of the Beach, one of our favorite Outer Banks happenings. Yes the Chowder Cook-off is a lot of fun and the Grand Tasting puts some of the finest chefs anywhere together in one room, but … Continue reading BBQ & Wings-A Joe Lamb, Jr. Favorite Event

Celebrating Heroes, Celebrating Flight at Wright Memorial

We had one of the best Celebrations of Flight at the Wright Brothers Memorial we’ve had in a while. The annual event held on December 17, marking the date of the Wright Brothers first flight, is held a the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. It’s a time to recall the heroes of flight. … Continue reading Celebrating Heroes, Celebrating Flight at Wright Memorial

National Park Service Turns 100

2016 is the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service and with the huge presence the NPS has on the Outer Banks there are some a few things coming up that might be worth checking out. There are three national parks on the Outer Banks—Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Wright Brothers Memorial and Fort Raleigh … Continue reading National Park Service Turns 100

The Wright Brothers Stuff

Wilber Wright flying in France, 1908  It’s December 17, 2015, an important day on the Outer Banks, and to commemorate the 112th anniversary of the Wright Brothers Flight, here are three lesser known facts about the famous duo. Wilbur had no front teeth. When he was 17 he was high sticked in a hockey game … Continue reading The Wright Brothers Stuff