Category: Community

The World’s Oyster

“Why, then the world’s mine oyster,” Shakespeare famously wrote in his play, The Merry Wives of Windsor. “Which I with sword will open.” It is perhaps one of his most well known quotes (although...

The Road Home

“If you love something, let it go.” We’ve all heard that one before. But how about this for a twist? If you love a place, move away. Take it from me. If there’s an...

Open For Business

By Michelle Wagner There was once a time when many businesses on the Outer Banks closed up shop for the winter. Come January, the blinds were pulled and the doors locked. Owners would travel,...

The Thrill of History

  We walk upon history—literally. Hidden beneath the soil is a remarkable tale that extends back in time 5000, 10,000 and perhaps even 15,000 years ago. Before the first European explorer set foot on...

Artists of a Feather

By Katrina Mae Leuzinger   In the category of unusual medium choices, “acrylic wash on turkey feather” ranks pretty high. The feathers only allow room for the smallest of portraits, require the lightest of...

Paying the Holiday Spirit Forward

There is a wonderful feeling to the holidays, an understanding that goodwill and generosity exists in all of us. Then comes the doldrums of winter, and, here on the Outer Banks, a push to...