Category Archives: What’s New on the OBX

New things are happening all the time on the Outer Banks. We try to update you on these happenings with pictures and videos and our thoughts on how it affects us here.

Bodie Island Lighthouse

  Here’s a picture looking up from the bottom of the lighthouse. Climbing the Bodie Island lighthouse is something new and different to do on the Outer Banks. Here’s a link to my recent ascent.

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Good News for OBX Bridges!

Chicahauk will have a new bridge around the first of March. The North Carolina Turnpike Authority finally published their Environmental Impact Study for the new mid-Currituck bridge.  This Project has been talked about and worked on for more than twenty … Continue reading

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OBX Real Estate Market Update

Hurricane Irene impacted sales last month.  Page 3 of the report shows a significant reduction in sales agreements compared to August of 2010.  Despite this bad weather event, there was still plenty of good news to report. See the report here: … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Review

Hurricane Irene hit some areas of the Outer Banks worse than others on August 29.  The northern beaches from Nags Head to Corolla fared relatively well while the sounds side areas and Hatteras Island suffered some signficant damage.  Here’s a page … Continue reading

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The Outer Banks’ first boardwalk

Duck has recently finished their board walk.  You could spend an entire afternoon between all the shops along the board walk and viewing nature along the sound.  Here’s a link to a video.

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Nags Head Beach Nourishment

Many folks have questions about what the beach looks like where it has been nourished in Nags Head. Here’s a link to see the project.

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