Author: north beach sun

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From Instagram to Sports Illustrated

By Cathy Baldwin This article originally appeared in the Summer 2014 issue. The Rawls sisters like pretty things. Ashley, the younger of the two, favors bold, eclectic jewelry; while older sister Jill prefers more understated and...

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Making a Splash

By Catherine Kozak Every summer, vehicles by the thousands drive south from Virginia to the Outer Banks, passing a few strip malls, stores and eateries and miles of empty fields. Sometimes they’ll stop at...

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A New Road

By Abby Stewart None of us know what the road of life has in store for us. Sometimes it’s a smooth ride, and other times it can be much rockier, but hopefully – no...

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Pack & Go!

Ready to leave the beach (but not really)? Don’t worry. The Outer Banks is chock full of locally made things that will remind you of everything you love best about this area – and...

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Bringing Light to the Gardens

By Michelle Wagner On this unseasonably warm February afternoon, the soft pink petals of a saucer magnolia tree lie on the green grass of the Great Lawn. Blooming peppermint camellias line the trail and...

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Duf’s Playhouse

By Katrina Mae Leuzinger When Duf Franco opened Earth 383 Comics & Games in Elizabeth City in 2003, he had no idea how to run a business. These days, he probably still doesn’t, but...

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Beauty + Design

By Laura Martier At first glance the scene at Seagate North Shopping Center looked like a meticulously directed photo shoot depicting a Fourth of July celebration of young creatives. A vintage camper repurposed as...

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Love at First Sight

By Amanda McDanel In life, we love the story of an unlikely couple. These stories are woven into the fabric of our culture and educate us on the importance of love, kindness and acceptance....