Stories in Hidden Outer Banks

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Many residents may be at risk of losing their home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® (OBAR) has a helpful guide, “Protect Your Investment: A Guide…

May 13

Happy Birthday Wilbur!

Wright Brothers National Memorial Wright Brothers National Memorial Ranger Amiee Ginnever helps celebrate Wilbur Wright’s 153rd distancing style…6ft apart! COVID-19 Response Update:  All indoor areas at Wright Brothers NMEM…

Apr 16

Celebrate Jersey Mike’s 10th Annual Month of Giving!

All month long you can make a donation to the Outer Banks Relief Foundation at Jersey Mike’s in Southern Shores and Nags Head; and be sure to stop by on…

Mar 11

Big Curri-Shuck: a tasty staple of the Turkey Day weekend

By Kip Tabb | Hidden Outer Banks If there is a better way to wrap up Thanksgiving Weekend on the Outer Banks than Saturday’s Big Curri-Shuck, it would be hard…

Dec 4

Fall Outer Banks Food Truck Showdown—A New Autumn Tradition

  It pays to take a chance sometimes. Mike Dianna, who is Bearded Face Productions, has been bringing the Outer Banks Food Truck Showdowns to the Nags Head Event Site…

Nov 25

Sampling Shrimp for a Good Cause

10th Annual Shrimp Cookoff Benefits OBX Center for Dolphin Research There’s everything right and nothing wrong about an event that asks you to eat shrimp for a good cause. That…

Nov 7

BrewTag battle yields record-setting beer flight

By Kip Tabb For the Fifth Annual BrewTag at Nags Head on Saturday Oct. 26, conditions seemed as good as they could be. There was a steady breeze from the…

Oct 29

A rambling, wonderful place

A former employee remembers The Cotton Gin The Cotton Gin up in Grandy burned to the ground yesterday.  My daughter sent me a text reading, “Hey the Cotton Gin is…

Oct 13

So much crab and so little time to deliver. Everyone from I Got Your Crabs had to chip in. Photo Kip Tabb

CrabDaddy: OBX perfection and a harvest celebration

Saturday Sept. 24 was Outer Banks perfection. Not a cloud in the sky, a light breeze beneath the shade of the towering pines on the north lawn of the Cotton…

Sep 26

"Tell Me What You Want" performed by two of the talented young musicians of Mustang Outreach with Music Director Ruth Wyand helping. Photo Kip Tabb

Mustang Outreach Fundraiser-a Potty Party for a good cause

As fundraising themes go, a Potty Party is pretty different. But Sunday at the Roadside Bar and Grill in Duck, it was a Potty Party for the Mustang Outreach Program.…

Sep 17

Reynolds Barber Shop-experience the ‘old’ OBX and a slice of Americana

A young U.S. Coast Guard member takes a seat with his wife in the store. It’s close to 4:30 and Reynolds Barbershop is approaching closing time. Two more men await…

Sep 11

Outer Banks native, Tylor Nilson (right) answers questions following the local premier of his movie, Peanut Butter Falcon, as his co-direrctor and writer, Michael Schwartz, looks on. Photo, Kip Tabb.

Peanut Butter Falcon premier highlights local color in a must see film

The Outer Banks premier of Peanut Butter Falcon was a little bit like a locals get together. Just about impossible to say how many in the audience at the Kill…

Aug 23