Outer Banks Articles & Shorts - Issue 3: Spring 2014

Welcome to issue 3 of the

OuterBanksThisWeek.com magazine.

It's filled with engaging stories on some local businesses so you get to know them better and information on all the fun, don't miss events (plenty of them...Spring has Sprung on the Outer Banks!) And, as always, we wax poetic about the many things we love about this Mother-Nature-emerging time of year in our beloved island home.

Want to be a part of the next magazine, whether by letting us know some things you love about Summer on the Outer Banks or as one of our featured stories? Just email us at magazine@outerbanksthisweek.com and we'll make sure your story is told.


Standing in the Shadow of Love

By Beth P. Storie
When Edward Collins Knight, Jr., brought his new bride to Corolla in 1922 for their honeymoon, two very different worlds began to merge: the world of a wealthy industrialist from the north, avid waterfowl hunter, nature lover and conservationist, and the world of the simple, hardy folk who lived and worked on the... Read More

The Creation of Art and Friends

By Heather Frese
A delicate ribbon of sand arching elegantly into the sea, Hatteras Island is a visual paradise. From the Atlantic's soft sapphires to the amethyst hues of sunset over the Pamlico, Hatteras inspires. So it's no wonder that the island has become a bit of a mecca for artists, gallery owners and shoppers. Fifteen... Read More

Escape to Ocracoke Island, Treasure of the Outer Banks

By Sundae Horn
Topping the list of exciting things to do on an Outer Banks vacation is the ferry ride to Ocracoke Island. After all, who has never fantasized about just leaving it all behind and taking off on a boat to an enchanted island paradise?If you follow N.C. 12 South across the magnificent Bonner Bridge above Oregon Inlet,... Read More

Ocracoke in 24 Hours

By Beth P. Storie
 A Day and Night on Ocracoke with John and Margaret March 26John and I are so excited! Now it's just a little over a week until we leave for Ocracoke Island. We have our reservations, and we've begun to decide some of the things we want to do while we're there. Even though it's only for a day, we can't wait to get... Read More

Giddy Up & Have Some Fun

By Laura Martier
"We'll find some." Our tour guide, Dave, a retired truck driver, states this matter-of-factly as he helps us into an open-air, 13-passenger Humvee. Today there are six of us, and on this blustery February day we are about to embark on a Wild Horse Adventure Tour. The tours depart from a small outpost in front of the... Read More