The winter holidays are a time of traditions. Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s.
It's no secret that the Outer Banks offers countless opportunities to get outside and exercise. Between the beaches, trails, sea and sounds, the options are endless.
An Outer Banks treasure is hoping old friends and new will join him for a special celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of The Christmas Shop, 621 US-64, in Manteo.
One local artist has been able to combine cherished memories of her own into a gift she can share with others by creating hand-painted Christmas ornaments.
Outer Banks Dare Challenge — a drug addiction treatment center — is in the midst of a fundraising campaign to raise $22,000 to pay off the mortgage on the nonprofit’s building on Highway 345 in Wanchese.
Kitty Hawk resident Jason Evans will be honored Sunday, Oct. 15, for his 10th anniversary as director of music ministries and organist at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, 907 S. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills.
When Janet Fenton was five years old growing up in suburb of Washington, D.C., she awoke one morning to see a horse walking down her street, unattended. Her family took care of the horse until its owner was found.
Three Outer Banks women have dedicated their lives to helping people find their true self or path, accessing the higher self, physical healing, recognizing their connection to the universe and releasing blocks toward positive progress.
Hatteras Island yoga practitioner Natalie Kahn is a registered yoga teacher, trained in the Himalayan tradition — a practice of self-exploration, self-discovery and self-realization born at least 5,000 years ago in ancient cave monasteries of the Himalayas.
Residents and visitors alike have an opportunity to explore the latest trends and grandest innovations in home design at the Outer Banks Home Builders Association’s 25th Annual Parade of Homes.
The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group are fortunate to have three providers who are absolutely passionate about wellness. The truth is, all of our providers would rather see illness prevented or caught early, but three in particular have or are earning additional credentials to keep pac…
Getting together with a group of girlfriends is revitalizing. Sharing laughs, insights and even sorrows can lighten the heart and inspire the mind. Sometimes we get so busy, though, that we need to put group gatherings on the calendar, just to make sure they happen.
With Halloween around the corner, there is plenty of fright-filled fun than to have on the Outer Banks — from kid-friendly Halloween activities and events for all ages to parties for those ages 21 and older. Following is a sampling of what’s on tap:
Three friends — John Rorer and Duncan and Lorraine MacRae — took circuitous routes from their respective lives to end up on the Outer Banks making wine commercially through their business, OBX Winery and selling it at their winery store, Hop ‘N Grapes OBX.
According to the National Association of Realtors, single women are the second largest group of homebuyers, trailing only married couples. In 2016, 17% of home purchasers were single women, more than double the number of single men. Why is this?
No one moves to the Outer Banks for more of the same. Even our location so far from shore in the churning Atlantic speaks to the yearning for challenge, and the sense that anything is possible.
Nichole Spruill wants you to eat your vegetables. She is a farmer. Born and raised in Coastal Carolina. She wants you to know that there is a bounty of food being grown just miles from the beaches of the Outer Banks. Her company, Coastal Farmers’ Co-operative, will bring it to your doorstep.
Being active is a characteristic of people on the Outer Banks, but being physically fit and healthy are not guaranteed. The Team at Coastal Muay Thai encourages you to embrace the Outer Banks and engage in all the opportunities it offers for healthy living and lifestyle choices. Training and…
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month, and in honor of her late-daughter, Averi, Roxie Valdivieso will host a fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in the church fellowship hall at Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church, 803 W. Kitty Hawk Road, Kitty Hawk.
Growing up in a family of educators, everyone assumed that Sharon Wheless would become a teacher. She did, though not in the conventional sense.
When you think of women and literature, who first comes to mind? Virginia Woolf? Laura Ingals Wilder of “Little House” fame? Madeline L’Engle with her award-winning “Wrinkle in Time”? Well, probably JK Rowling —and let’s not forget Jann Brett’s fabulously illustrated picture books.
To walk into Spring Arbor of The Outer Banks on a cool evening is to walk through a cheerful chorus of hellos from the residents enjoying the fall-like weather.
For nearly half of a century, Glenn Eure has been impacting the art scene on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Colington artist is the heart of the arts in this coastal enclave. From handing out thousands upon thousands of pen and ink watercolor boat pictures to visitors to his Ghost Fl…
As a surfer you meet heaps of people. With some people you stay connected in the water, and with some the experience is more fleeting. And then there are those who stick with you no matter where you go. Mickey McCarthy was one of those people. At the mere mention of his name, a smile broaden…
One of the best things about planning a wedding on the Outer Banks is the embarrassment of riches available when it comes to choosing a venue and backdrop for memorable photos.
Buyers of real estate in North Carolina rely on inspections of the property performed during the due diligence period to help them make informed decisions. Understanding the breadth and limitations of each inspection is important. A misunderstanding could be a costly mistake.
Located in Kitty Hawk, Turf’s Up OBX is a unique sports club where anyone or any group can enjoy golf, baseball, soccer and more, using ultra high quality simulators. More than 91 golf courses and 13 other sports and games, like the popular Zombie Dodgeball can be enjoyed, regardless of the …
A legendary Outer Banks business, The Bird Store & Outer Banks Wildlife Art Gallery boasts an exceptional collection of antique and locally caved decoys, sculptures of waterfowl, pelicans, shorebirds, egrets, herons, ducks, fish and songbirds, as well as original artwork, prints and anti…
You found the home you want and your offer was accepted. Now what? To find out if the house you want is everything you think it is, a home inspection is highly recommended.
A new business is on the beach, and its owner is as serious about his operation as the infamous pirate who once roamed the Banks was about his chosen vocation.
Local author Joseph L.S. Terrell will sign copies of his latest book, “The Last Blue Moon in May,” from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, August 11, at Duck’s Cottage, 1240 Duck Road, Duck.
Most women hate putting on a swimsuit, so shopping for one is, most likely, in the Top 2 things they hate to do — unless they stop by Shore-Fit Sunwear in Kill Devil Hills.
People who live on the Outer Banks are accustomed to weather-related emergencies and the possibility of a ship running aground on the shoals.
The Ole Fox is a 400-square-foot warehouse style store for outdoor enthusiasts and animal lovers. A one stop shop for the equestrian and pet owner, the Ole Fox fits right in with rural Moyock and complements Currituck’s reputation for being a sportsman’s paradise.
Turquoise, blue and green waves undulate across the walls. Bright colored wooden sea creatures float in these summery seas. Every coastal icon the mind can imagine has a presence in This Little Cottage Crafters, a new shop in Frisco on Hatteras Island. Not far from the sea itself, the galler…
Southern Shores residents Laura Martier and her husband Dan Martier are known for their musical gifts — she is a gifted vocalist. He is a a drummer and percussionist held in the highest regard.
At Mutt-n-Jeff’s Country Kitchen, the family style restaurant meets old school dining. Cheery red and white checked tablecloths on each table — upon which is a roll of paper towels, jellies, butter and a good-sized bottle of Texas Pete hot sauce — the aroma of food being prepared and the pan…
Journeyman drummer Dan Martier’s reputation among his peers is as good as it gets. He’s humble, earnest, kind, reliable — and über talented.