Memory Monday 3/12/18 – Beach Driving

Greetings from the Outer Banks.   We hope daylight saving time has not been too big of an adjustment for you and you are having a great Monday!   This week’s subject on Memory Monday is Beach Driving.   It has been in the news a lot here on the OBX lately, and it is also the picture we provide to you here on Mem. Mon. READ MORE

Wright Memorial Bridge Update

Bridge Construction Progressing over Winter

The temperatures have fallen dramatically on the Outer Banks over the last few weeks, but construction activity on the Westbound span of the Wright Memorial Bridge continues to work at a heated pace. READ MORE

No snow, but we do have a Snowy Owl!

Photo by Sam Bland

As our neighbors to the north are currently drenched in snow, we have no snow to report here on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  However, recent sightings of a Snowy Owl have birders and nature enthusiasts excited about its appearance.  It has been a number of years since the last sighting of this beautiful bird along the coast of North Carolina.  They have usually not traveled this far south, so there is no wonder the excitement level is high for those who track this bird! READ MORE

Frisco Pier to Be Torn Down

We were greeted by news on Saturday morning that the National Park Service expects to remove the remnants of The Frisco Fishing Pier.

Frisco Pier in better times

The iconic, but extremely battered pier officially known as “The Cape Hatteras Fishing Pier” has been closed for more than 5 years (except for a brief period in 2010) due to years of exposure to storms. READ MORE

Memory Monday 9/16/13

Follow Me Dad!

This week’s Memory Monday Photo submission comes to us from Kelly Rush of Gaithersburg, Maryland who stayed with Outer Banks Blue this past June in the property “Four Sea Sons” in the Whalehead Beach area of Corolla. READ MORE

Back to school for many Outer Banks “Blue” kids!

School started for many students & employees across the Outer Banks and throughout North Carolina this week.  Their new book bags, shoes, and lunch boxes can be found throughout the halls.  The families that travel for the next few weeks share a different experience on the OBX.  Many are possibly traveling without kiddos, from a state where school has not started, or they are bringing their babies for their first glares of the sand covered beaches!  READ MORE