Invaders Among Us

Pick any random residential street on the Outer Banks and you’re likely to find that every fourth yard or so has pampas grass growing in it. You can buy it at every nursery on the beach, and any [...]

The Outer Limitless of Logan Marshall

Except for the award winning surf films, Logan Marshall is a pretty normal teenager. A senior at Manteo High School, he’s slim, nicely groomed and is very articulate. His grades? “Pretty good,” [...]

Re-Discovering The Outer Banks

Growing up we didn’t have a lot of money. My dad worked in a factory – a blue collar job in the blue-collar city of Cleveland, Ohio. There were layoffs and strikes that my parents had to contend [...]

Fall by the Fire

Between ocean and sound, outdoor fireplaces and fire pits are synonymous with seasonal oyster roasts, get-togethers with family and friends, and nights where the only sounds are nearby waves and [...]

Outer Banks Memories Never Fade

Anyone who has spent time on the Outer Banks knows the magical hold it can have on you. If you’ve ever caught sight of the breathtaking sunrise growing from the Atlantic, each one as singular in [...]

Respect the Ocean & Lifeguards

While you are soaking up the sun and enjoying your carefree day at the beach, our lifeguards are perched in their stands keeping a vigilant watch over you and your loved ones. They have spent [...]

Richard Etheridge: An Outer Banks Hero

When Richard Etheridge was appointed keeper of the Pea Island Life-Saving Station on January 24, 1880, he was the first black man to lead a crew of surfmen in the U.S. Lifesaving Service. [...]

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