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Wet Start for 12th Annual Bike Week

The weather forecast says it’s a spring storm but with the wind from the northeast at 15 gusting to 30 and wave heights at 7-9’ it’s a Nor’easter. Call it what you will, it’s a thoroughly miserable day on the Outer Banks

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The Fresh Market Opens in Nags Head

The Fresh Market is now officially part of the Outer Banks shopping scene with their grand opening this morning in Nags Head. The store is in where Seamark Foods once was, but that’s something only folks who have a ten ...

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The Flat Tops of Southern Shores

Interspersed between five, six and seven bedroom rental homes in Southern Shores are basic, square cinder block homes. They’re called flat tops and they are a vanishing tendril to a different time on the Outer Banks.


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Mid Currituck Bridge News

The news about the Mid Currituck Bridge is not encouraging--at all. Almost to the finish line just three years ago and within months of beginning construction, the most recent information puts the entire project in doubt.

Conceived as a means to alleviate the ...

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Lost Colony Getting Ready for 2014 Season

It’s time for an early season plug of the Lost Colony. The first show of the 2014 season isn’t until May 30, but there is so much happening this year, and the accolades have been so strong recently, that it may be a good idea to get a ...

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Fun Weekend on the Outer Banks

What an amazing weekend it has been on the Outer Banks, and it’s tough to know what the highlight was. Saturday night the 4th Annual Womanless Beauty Pageant took place at Kelly Outer Banks Tavern in Nags Head and shattered the old record for fund raising and Thursday though Saturday the kids ...

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Fun Stuff to Do This Weekend on the Outer Banks

It looks to be a great weekend of entertainment on the Outer Banks. The big show is the annual Womanless Beauty Pageant at Kelly’s Outer Banks Tavern in Nags Head. The concept is simple . . . men dress up as women, sell tickets with the sales donated to ...

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Spring Has Sprung at Last on the Outer Banks

In our last blog we wrote that even though the weather was still questionable, spring was truly on the way. Well, as of today, we can officially say that spring is here.

OK . . . for sticklers for detail, spring actually began two days ago, but with brilliant sunshine for the past few ...

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Really-Outer Banks Spring Is Coming

Hard to imagine, but tomorrow is the first day of spring. That has nothing to do with how quickly the time has gone by . . . in fact time, in the form of the harshest winter in at least the past 20 years on the Outer Banks, seems interminable, unending. And we are ready for it to leave.

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2014 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach-Amazing!

What at amazing weekend it’s shaping up to be on the Outer Banks. The 2014 version of the Taste of the Beach is in full swing, there’s a car show at First Flight High School and, of course, Kelly’s St. Patrick’s ...

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Search Underway for Pieces of Civil War Ironside

Beginning it’s journey to the Pamlico Sound at the Falls of the Neuse just north of Raleigh, the Neuse River twists and turns its way for almost 250 miles. It would hardly seem to type of body of water that would harbor a warship, yet during the Civil War, the Confederate Navy ...

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Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Next Weekend

Hard to imagine but the 2014 version of the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is almost upon us. Next weekend--actually starting Thursday--four days of amazing food, great demonstrations., beer and wine and a couple of cook-offs.

The Outer Banks Taste of the Beach isn’t like any other ...

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