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 [...]

50 Years of ESA

Surfing is once again a trendy thing that even the city kids want to learn. But it’s been a way of life on the Outer Banks for many decades, and the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) has been a [...]

An Art Evolution

Tucked into the Pirate’s Quay Shopping Center in Nags Head is Cloud Nine, a magical place brimming with a kaleidoscope of beads, baubles, and glass pieces tumbled smooth by the sea. It’s a [...]

Harvesting the Wind

The turbines on the windmills of Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East had barely started turning when controversy surfaced about whether the project should continue. After nearly eight years of planning, [...]

Remembering the Lost Colony

If you’re lucky enough to have seen The Lost Colony at least once, chances are you have some memory of the first time you experienced the show – whether you happened to be five years old at the [...]

What’s Your Favorite Season?

That question came up the other day during a conversation I was having with my six-year-old nephew who was wet, sandy, and tired in the back seat of my car. He’s a Colington kid, which means that [...]