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.
People who live on the Outer Banks are accustomed to weather-related emergencies and the possibility of a ship running aground on the shoals.
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.
Journeyman drummer Dan Martier’s reputation among his peers is as good as it gets. He’s humble, earnest, kind, reliable — and über talented.
On August 9, Roanoke Island resident Kaila Bartee will be in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she’ll suit up for the first time as a National Football League cheerleader for the Carolina Panthers football team.
Chef Pok Choeichom has an exotic name befitting his mastery of exotic cuisine. But he is more of a local than many Outer Bankers. Originally from Bangkok, Thailand, Choeichom moved to the barrier islands in 1985 at age 8.
Sometimes a place just speaks to your soul. It gets inside you and awakens the dormant artist within — or, in the case of veteran singer-songwriter Jamie Trent, it serves as a muse.
He has a librarian look, is a brainiac and can be deadly serious. It’s a perfect foil to another side of Stuart Parks, an archivist at the Outer Banks History Center. Parks is one funny guy. Quick witted and creative by nature, he channels the absurdities in life and turns them into written …
Artists who call the Outer Banks home find inspiration in the ocean, sounds and beaches, the stars, the wildlife, and, well, everywhere. Anglers look at the water and think about fish, and dinner.
Megan Scott rubs a pork butt with a mixture of paprika and sea salt, while her mother, Terry Bell, experiments with fresh herbs from her garden in grilled dishes and sauces. That’s pretty much a typical Thursday for the foodies, who own The Spice & Tea Exchange in Duck.
The 80th season of “The Lost Colony”— a combination of history, drama, laughter, song and dance — opens May 26 at Roanoke Island's Waterside Theatre.
The award-winning symphonic play was penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paul Green, a native of North Carolina, and commemorates Sir Walter Raleigh’s doomed colony on Roanoke Island, the first English settlement in North America.
The play made its debut before a sold out crowd on July 4, 1937. It was intended to be a one-summer run, but after President Franklin D. Roosevelt attended a performance on August 18, 1937, its future was brighter than anyone expected.
In 2013, “The Lost Colony” was awarded a special Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre by the American Theatre Wing. After eight decades, it’s still going strong.
A Pennsylvania transplant, Bob Kissell knows what it's like to be a visitor to the Outer Banks and count the days until the next vacation rolls around. Now living his dream as an OBX resident, Kissell and his wife Nina created Outer Banks Box, a home-based business that ships a box of specially curated, locally produced non-perishable Outer Banks products four times a year to the company's subscribers.
For the keeper of the all-black Pea Island Life-Saving Station only 20 years after the Civil War, overcoming racism was just part of the job.
Twelve years ago, Michelle Dorer founded Ashtanga Yoga Center OBX in Nags Head. Tucked into a nook of Central Square Shopping Center, the studio holds a quiet space amidst all the hustle and bustle of beach life for students to develop their spiritual and physical well-being.
When the keeper of the Pea Island Life-Saving Station lost his job in the 1878 overhaul of the United States Life-Saving Service, a surprising thing happened. The new keeper selected for the Pea Island Station was a local surfman from the nearby Bodie Island Life-Saving Station. His name was…
The hula hoop might seem like a relatively new product, something that twirled into the Pop Culture scene in the 1950s. But hoops have been used to exercise since the days of Cynisca of Sparta, the first woman to win at the ancient Olympic Games, and Chionis of Sparta, one of the towering fi…
Colington waterman Jamie Parker spends as much time on the sounds as he possibly can. He makes a living harvesting seafood as well as guiding waterfowl hunting trips in the late fall and winter. Parker will represent the local commercial fishing trade at the 2nd annual Outer Banks Seafood Fe…