Outer Banks Articles & Shorts - Full Moon Cafe and Brewery

If you’re like a lot of people – like hundreds of thousands of people – you love the Outer Banks of North Carolina. You might consider us presumptuous drawing this conclusion so quickly, and we would agree with you . . . except for the fact that we’re right. You love the Outer Banks beaches, the Outer Banks water sports, the Outer Banks towns, Outer Banks shops, the Outer Banks events and Outer Banks activities . . . everything about this place (you wouldn’t be on this site if you didn’t). We do too. And, lucky for you, we also love writing about the Outer Banks. Locals and visitors alike value our Outer Banks information.

Our local writers tell you how to negotiate dining out if you have a big crowd. We show you, step by step, how to pick a crab. We’ve written articles highlighting Corolla and the Currituck Outer Banks or about charming Manteo on Roanoke Island or telling you the mysteries of Ocracoke Island. We cover the events happening on the Outer Banks – and, boy, are there a lot of them to cover! Outer Banks activities, everything from water sports to walking tours to lighthouse tours to birdwatching trips, are focal points. Businesses, rituals and legends local to the Outer Banks are detailed in our articles. You’ll find out how that restaurant got its name or the modest beginning of that now-booming business. We give you insider Outer Banks information about staying safe in the ocean, how to navigate those pesky turn lanes, which restaurants to check out for the best Southern cuisine in the area and resorts’ present and future aspirations. Our Outer Banks articles are good reading. You’ll feel like a local with all the knowledge you’re sure to collect! And we’re adding to them all the time. Click on in to learn about the Outer Banks from the locals' side!


Bottled on the Outer Banks

By Lexi Holian
Have you ever heard the story behind the name of Kill Devil Hills? Legend has it that during the height of piracy on the Outer Banks, ships were losing their cargo to sandbars and marauders on the water, and one day the locals discovered beached barrels of rum with contents strong enough to kill the devil. Okay, that... Read More

Food + Beer + Community = Full Moon Cafe & Brewery

By Michael Lay
Standing before the Full Moon Café & Brewery, a bistro-style restaurant wedged into a peculiarly shaped lot at the corner of downtown Manteo's Sir Walter Raleigh Street and Queen Elizabeth Avenue, it's easy to come away with the impression that the restaurant has occupied its present location, essentially... Read More