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it’s time to get tickets for crabdaddy!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2017 in do stuff, local, news | Comments Off on it’s time to get tickets for crabdaddy!

it’s time to get tickets for crabdaddy!

Crabdaddy Seafood and Wine Festival is happening at Sanctuary Vineyards on September 23rd! If you haven’t been to an event out at Sanctuary Vineyards yet, you’ve been missing it! The grounds are gorgeous, the food is amazing and plentiful, you can shop a bit at The Cotton Gin and those vineyard folks totally know how to have a good time. Crabdaddy Seafood and Wine Festival is a perfect example! Once a year, Crabdaddy emerges from the Currituck Sound, bringing a bounty of fresh seafood for everyone to enjoy. Catch him at Sanctuary...

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flowrider competition comes to h20bx

Posted by on Aug 26, 2017 in do stuff, local, news | Comments Off on flowrider competition comes to h20bx

flowrider competition comes to h20bx

H2OBX welcomed  flowboarders from all over the country! A perfect wave every time greeted the competitors of the Flowboarding League Of the World when they came to H2OBX, on the Currituck mainland just north of the Outer Banks. A great day of competition and fun for everyone. “The Outer Banks of North Carolina are notorious for attracting monster waves in the ocean and breeding talented ocean surfers and bodyboarders, some who have even gone professional over the years. However, having ride-able waves in the ocean is not a 365 days a...

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john’s drive-in = 40 years of obx tradition

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in do stuff, local, old school obx | Comments Off on john’s drive-in = 40 years of obx tradition

john’s drive-in = 40 years of obx tradition

For 40 years John’s Drive-in has been serving the best fried food ever! This is food for the soul, not necessarily for the heart, but it’s always fresh, tasty and wonderful, as Jane Stancill writing for The News and Observer reports.   “Cruising down the beach road in Kitty Hawk, you’re likely to encounter a traffic jam around lunchtime near Milepost 5, where there’s a clamor for parking spaces in front of John’s Drive In. Locals and tourists flock to the classic beach shack for homemade food at one of a dozen or so...

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a REAL 10 best OBX list

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in do stuff, local | Comments Off on a REAL 10 best OBX list

a REAL 10 best OBX list

An Outer Banks 10 best list from skateboarding to sunsets. This may be the best top ten list of Outer Banks things to do we’ve come across. Writing for REAL Watersports, one of the first and largest Outer Banks kiteboarding companies, Chris Stellato put together an easy to do list of some of the best things to do. “The Outer Banks of North Carolina (sometimes stylized as “OBX”) is known worldwide as the #1 kiteboarding destination in the USA. Additionally, the Outer Banks (and Cape Hatteras especially) boasts some of...

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finally! Indian food on the obx

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in do stuff, local, news | Comments Off on finally! Indian food on the obx

finally! Indian food on the obx

Masala Bay Grill is a taste of India with a view! One of the things we love about the OBX is our great variety of restaurants. Thanks to Masala Bay Grill we can add Indian cuisine to our already diversified options for excellent eats! “The Outer Banks is in for a real treat as the first authentic Indian cuisine restaurant opens its doors. Located on the northern end of the Wright Memorial bridge, Masala Bay offers locals and visitors a taste of delicious North Indian food on the Currituck Sound. Masala Bay has a beautiful, waterfront...

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did you know about the butterflies in KDH?

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in do stuff, local | Comments Off on did you know about the butterflies in KDH?

did you know about the butterflies in KDH?

Arboretum in Kill Devil Hills is the home to a butterfly garden. Some of us have lived on the OBX for YEARS, and are just finding out about this! The Butterfly Garden in the Outer Banks Arboretum and Teaching Garden is a surprising splash of beauty and color along the wooded paths of the Arboretum in Kill Devil Hills. “Part of the Outer Banks Arboretum and Teaching Garden in Kill Devil Hills is the Butterfly Garden, where you can learn about the life cycle of the insect or just enjoy its quiet beauty. This is the time of year when the...

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obx wedding fest is august 27th!

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in do stuff, news | Comments Off on obx wedding fest is august 27th!

obx wedding fest is august 27th!

Eat, drink + plan to be married! Enjoy a day at the waterfront marina and Pavilion at Pirate’s Cove with members of The Outer Banks Wedding Association to plan your OBX wedding at the OBX Wedding Fest on August 27, 2017!  OBWA is thrilled to present a new wedding planning event designed to leave you satisfied with the convenience of meeting wedding pro’s in one location and ultimately giving you tons of potential savings with booking incentives, the Wedding Fest will ease the stress of planning with its laid back environment during one...

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H2OBX = fun for the whole family

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in do stuff, local | Comments Off on H2OBX = fun for the whole family

H2OBX = fun for the whole family

New waterpark geared to all day family fun. It’s really is all about family at H2OBX. Yes, there are fun rides; yes some of them are really thrilling rides. But everything about the new water park is designed with families in mind. Park hours are 10 am -7 pm and they are open through September 4th, so there is plenty of fun left to be had this summer. “We have some…thrill rides,” said Andrew Baird, director of marketing and sales for Camel Back Resorts who was managing the park. “But we have a ton of things for families. There’s a lot to do...

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obx 4th of july celebrations!

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in do stuff, local, news | Comments Off on obx 4th of july celebrations!

obx 4th of july celebrations!

From Ocracoke to Whalehead fireworks and parades the OBX celebrates with a BANG. From July 3rd to a Friday Independence Day celebration on the Kill Devil Hills beach, the Outer Banks joins in the nations’s 4th of July activities. The Outer Banks Voice has a full listing. “It going to be a busy week on the Outer Banks and in northeastern North Carolina to celebrate Independence Day 2017, with events and fireworks shows running from July 1 through 7.” Saturday, July 1 Hertford • Parade, downtown, 5 p.m. • Fireworks, Missing...

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where to eat what on the obx

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in do stuff, local | Comments Off on where to eat what on the obx

where to eat what on the obx

Steamed crabs to cappuccinos highlighted in Baltimore Sun list. We love this list the Baltimore Sun put together of some of the best places to grab a coffee or take someone special out for fine dining. With all the great eateries on the OBX we could certainly quibble with some of the choices or about places left off the list, but it’s still a good list that includes some choices from Corolla to Hatteras Island. We especially like Necla Rader’s Outer Bean Juice and Java as an awesome healthy and vegetarian choice. “Barbecue:...

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