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A Winter Enjoyed
There’s plenty to love about an OBX winter, early sunsets, frosty mornings and stormy seas.
Outer Banks Firsts
Well-known firsts on the Outer Banks, many of which make up lengthy chapters in history books.
Valentines Day in the Outer Banks
Okay, all you salty sweethearts and solo seafolk, here’s your Outer Banks Valentine’s Day Guide.
OBX Winter Dining Specials
Got the winter blues? Get out and enjoy some of these local specials and discounts.
2023 Faces Of
Recognizing the 2023 Faces Of Outer Banks Coastal Life
Summer Music Series Gearing Up For 2023 at Roanoke Island Festival Park.
2023 Giving Back Awards
Shining a spotlight on organizations that make a profound impact on the Outer Banks community.
Today’s OBX Vacation Rentals
Rental Performance: Tips on Rental Management, Cottage Outfitting and Upgrading.
A Modern Twist in Southern Shores
At the intersection of love and loss sits a house perched on a forested dune in OBX.
Esteemed Novelist Matthew Quick
Matthew Quick is an Outer Banks local, a story smith of tales, fables, and mythos of life's lessons.
Director of Dare Arts
It was a year in August when Jessica Sands had enormous shoes to fill.
Diving with a Purpose
One man who has set out to change this is Ken Stewart, founder of Diving with a Purpose.
Houses Claimed by the Sea
Homes being claimed by the sea leads to confusing, complicated questions.
Buffalo City began shortly after the conclusion of the Civil War.
Blast from the Past
OBX is home to many rebirths, stay tuned for the latest incarnation of the building on East Baltic.
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About Outer Banks Coastal Life
Outer Banks Coastal Life (formerly My Outer Banks Home) shares the coastal lifestyle of our beautiful barrier islands. Our publication has brought a variety of fascinating stories to OBX locals and its visitors alike. On everything from local Outer Banks and Eastern North Carolina’s events, landmarks, history, and wildlife to community spotlights on the organizations and individuals who make this area so special. No matter where you are, each story will remind you why so many of us love to call the Outer Banks home.
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