Where’s Waldo? Have you looked in Duck or Manteo?
Outer Banks Antiques & More — a 3,000-square-foot shop at 108 Sir Walter Raleigh St., in the heart of Manteo’s Waterfront District — is a shopper’s paradise.
George Mazza is the owner of Sweet Rides, an electric bicycle rental service. For the past year, Sweet Rides has been offering visitors and residents a unique way to experience the Outer Banks. To take your own Sweet Ride, you can book a bike online and George will deliver a two-wheeler righ…
Julie Christian is the owner of Mermaid Permanent Cosmetics. She opened for business this month and offers a variety of permanent cosmetic services including microblading eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner and color, as well as re-pigmentation of areolas for women who had breast cancer, camouflag…
Billie Steese is rarely at a loss for words when it comes to women’s fashion and style, having devoted more than three decades to helping people look and feel their best. However, the co-owner of Lady Victorian paused when asked how she would describe the longtime Duck boutique to the uninitiated.
An iconic Outer Banks business — The Bird Store & Outer Banks Wildlife Art Gallery in Kill Devil Hills — is a paradise for lovers of wildlife. Inside, shoppers will find bird feeders, bird puzzles, bird books and all things birds. It boasts an exceptional collection of antique and new, l…
Downtown Books, located in the heart of the historic district of Manteo, is a go-to place for all those who love the written word.
Hatteras Yoga is devoted to instilling inner peace and wellness through its myriad classes, which range from beginning yoga for people with little- to know experience to those who have been engaged in the ancient practice and meditation for decades.
Travis Cope is the owner of Outer Banks Power Washing LLC. His company power washes roofs, all types of siding, flat work, pool decks, and wooden decks. They serve individual homeowners, rental companies, and commercial businesses located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina and Northern Virginia.
Island Bookstore is one of those places that makes living on a barrier island in the winter seem a little less isolated, and makes lounging by the water on a warm, sunny day even more blissful.
Megan Gwin is the founder of Learn & Love CPR, LLC. Her business provides basic life support (BLS) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training (as well as first aid and bloodborne pathogens training) for local small businesses, healthcare providers and members of the community who w…
Michelle Warren, owner of Love n’ Life Arts & Crafts in Manteo, is a creative force, and she wants to help others channel their inner muse, too.
Hatteras resident Christina Deneka is a master at formulating the perfect blend of essential oils and botanicals to create personal care products, including European-style, handcrafted Castile soap and natural skincare products.
Deja New, a charming cottage-style shop in the Dunes Shops in Kitty Hawk, boasts an eclectic mix of repurposed, distressed furniture and home décor items, handmade art and more. The space is warm and colorful, and it reflects the personality of the woman behind Deja New: Donna Morgan Hollowe…
Anthony Kugler is the president of Coastal Carolina Water and has owned the business for 11 years. Coastal Carolina Water is a one stop water shop offering the only locally bottled water in the northeastern corner of North Carolina. The business offers 5- and 3-gallon jugs, jug-less water co…
Stacy Justice is the co-founder, CEO and president of Bluewater Restoration Inc, a specialty licensed general contractor that handles emergency indoor environmental property losses, such as water and fire damage, as well as general contracting for both residential and business needs.
Whichard’s Farm Market & Seafood offer locals and visitors to the Outer Banks fresh North Carolina-grown in-season produce and “straight off the boat” North Carolina seafood.
The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, Currituck County Economic Development, Northeastern Workforce Development Board and the NCWorks Career Center will host the OBX Success Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Richard A. Brindley Sports Center in Corolla, and from 10 a.…
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are more than 871,300 small businesses in North Carolina. That’s almost 1 million people who created something from nothing.
Is there anything more important than education? Teachers spend more time with our children during most days than we do, they love what they do, and they certainly don’t do it for the money.
When local entrepreneur Terry Bell decided to open The Spice & Tea Exchange of Duck, she knew she wanted it to be more than a place to buy quality products: She wanted it to be a must-stop destination for people who find joy in cooking, just as she does.
As dawn illuminates New York City, the streets are dotted with bagel shops, their windows heavy with steam as droplets of condensation offer passersby visions of the goodies tucked in baskets inside.
Holidays are a time for gift giving, a tradition that can be traced to the very first Christmas, when three wise kings from the East bestowed tributes to the newborn Son of God.
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.
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?
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…
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…
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.
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.