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Acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa once says, “For me, filmmaking combines everything. That’s the reason I’ve made cinema my life’s work. In films, painting and literature, theatre and music come together. But a film is still a film.”

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The Island of Ocracoke is only a ferry ride away — during which there's always a chance that you will spot a pod of dolphin while on the high seas.

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Located in the Buccaneer’s Walk plaza in Kitty Hawk, My Little Sunshine is every parent and grandparent’s dream shop. The children’s boutique — steps away from The Children’s Museum — offers new and gently-used children’s clothing (sizes NB — 7/8), baby gear, toys, books and more at affordab…

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In 1968, when Dare County’s population was less than a quarter of what it is today, Joe and Ann Lamb rented a little office and opened up shop as Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates. Coming from Elizabeth City, the couple, who had a real estate background, chose to invest in the beach where they s…

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Outer Banks storytelling traditions and digital technology have joined together in Coastal Voices: Linking Generations, a collaborative project that has transformed access to interviews with Hatteras and Ocracoke residents.

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What makes a certain holiday event or tradition stick in your mind for years to come? We asked a few tried and true Outer Bankers to share their favorite holiday memories and learned that most often it’s something simple and has nothing to do with material objects.

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Naomi Collins Hester did more than make a difference. She left a legacy.

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It takes months for staff and volunteers to prepare The Elizabethan Gardens for the festive spectacle that is WinterLights.

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Overcoming naysayers and self-doubt, Heather Geoghegan has built a life that balances her love of travel with her chosen career.

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Knotts Island is hard to reach and there’s not much to it. And that’s why should go there.

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Colington’s tight-knit sailing community is fueled by friendly competition and camaraderie.

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Cape Hatteras is one of the best places in the world to stargaze, experts say

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A record-breaking number of sea turtle nests have been laid on the Outer Banks beaches this summer.

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Tucked away on the south end of Roanoke Island, Wanchese is worth seeking out.

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North Carolina Coastal Federation is an advocate for the state’s coastal waters.

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A visitor’s perspective on the life cycle of an Outer Banks vacation.

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What makes Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo different from the rest of the Outer Banks?

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Six places to find relief from the summer sun.

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Outer Banks lifesaving story told each Thursday in Rodanthe

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Corolla village is making a name for itself as one of the hippest places on the Outer Banks.

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With their 37th book in the Children’s Nature Series, Suzanne Tate and James Melvin keep feeding children’s curiosity about the natural world.

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As the oldest cast member, Della Basnight brings a personal history and a family legacy to The Lost Colony.

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Sweaty palms, aching muscles and an adrenaline rush await climbers at aerial adventure parks in Nags Head and Corolla.

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Residents of downtown Manteo love their combination of urban living and small-town life.

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Types of sand become a tricky, vital part of storm protection in Outer Banks beach nourishment

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Students with the UNCW chapter of the Plastic Ocean Project, Inc. are working to establish Cape Hatteras as a Hope Spot and reduce the amount of plastic pollution in the ocean.

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Currituck native and Kitty Hawk dentist Dr. Gunther Heyder has founded a nonprofit that brings dental care to the world’s unserved populations.

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Could northeastern North Carolina’s natural resources be the key for boosting the region’s economy?

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A family of seasoned mountain campers discovers seaside camping on Portsmouth Island.

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With brides and grooms coming from all over the country and a new market of same-sex couples, the Outer Banks’ wedding industry shows no signs of slowing down.

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Social media both helps and hinders the work of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund.

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Lou Browning of Frisco has spent a decade helping ill and injured wildlife return to their natural home.

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Staging the battle scenes at “The Lost Colony” requires more behind-the-scenes work than the audience might imagine.

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Local photographer Jay Wickens is perfecting the craft of night-sky photography.

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Carolista Baum stood before a bulldozer in the summer of 1973, defying the driver to keep scooping sand from Jockey’s Ridge for a planned condo complex.

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Croataon Archeological Society is committed to uncovering Hatteras Island’s history and sharing its finds with the community.

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A historic preservationist puts the finishing touches on the Wash Woods Coast Guard Station in Carova.

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The Coastal Carolina Voices oral history project records the stories of Hatteras, Ocracoke and Down East North Carolina.

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Local groups work to keep bicyclists and pedestrians safe on the local roadways.