Itâ€™s been a weekend of fun on the beach–if, that is, you consider running 26 miles 385 yards fun. This has been the Outer Banks Marathon weekend.
Actually itâ€™s much more than just a marathon now. Four races–the marathon, a … Read More
The great thing about the American success story is how creative we have become in achieving it. Itâ€™s not so much that we reinvent ourselves, itâ€™s more that we invent new ways to use the skills we already have.
Mike … Read More
Autumn may be the best time of the year on the Outer Banks. The weather is warm, but not hot. The water temperatures are perfect. And there are still a ton of things to do.
The premier fall event on … Read More
The August real estate numbers for the Outer Banks are in and there seems to be a consistent trend toward improvement. Itâ€™s certainly not time to break out the Champagne, or even the beer, but the numbers are showing a … Read More
Here on the northern Outer Banks, life has pretty much returned to normal–except for the piles of broken tree limbs, trees, branches and homes that still line the residential streets.
Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Hatteras Island, although … Read More
I am amazed at how quickly Dare and Currituck County emergency services got things up and running after Irene. Two days after the event, the northern Outer Banks (unfortunately that does not include Hatteras Island) was open and ready for … Read More
It is an odd, even bizarre, thing to be tracking a hurricane knowing there is a reasonable chance the eye will pass over your house. You find yourself spending inordinate amounts of time on the National Hurricane Center website tracking … Read More