Shifting Sands

Right now on the Outer Banks, there is a newly-emerged sandbar dubbed Shelly Island that is growing impressively off Cape Point, the jutting corner of the Outer Banks known for its vast wild [...]

Locals Struck by Wanderlust

A few of our year-round residents have chimed in on where they would love to travel this winter, should they be able to go anywhere in the world. From charming courtyards in tucked-away Brazilian [...]

A Place Called Home

There are some things that are so integral to a place that they are as much a part of the definition of home as where we lay our heads at night.   Like the scuppernong grapes that are now [...]

Portable Beach Picnics

When it’s time to pack the cooler for the beach, that ham and cheese sandwich can get pretty boring...pretty quickly. But picnics – whether on the beach or anywhere else you happen to find [...]

Lessons in Lifeguarding

We see them up on the lifeguard stands, making water advisories and responding to emergencies. Occasionally we even talk to them to inquire about ocean conditions. But most of us don’t know what [...]