Business

Jun 18


Shipwrecks: A new face in a growing family of restaurants

The inside bar is all new and will focus on old favorites as well as trendier cocktails, beach-themed drinks, and 22 taps for everything from the latest microbrews to good, old-fashioned PBR.

Jun 13


Tiny homes: A chapel, a yurt and a mini-farmhouse on wheels

The tiny house movement began in the 1980s as a philosophical and social movement focusing on lower consumerism and freedom from financial constraints. The lifestyle obtained its inspiration from Henry David Thoreau

Jun 11


Marriott scheduled to open this month in Kill Devil Hills

Marriott's Towneplace Suites, the first new hotel in Kill Devil Hills in 30 years, will open this month. Stretching between U.S. 158 and N.C. 12, the hotel will offer 151 suites aimed at travelers planning extended stays.

Jun 5


New program aims to teach kids good old southern hospitality

The formation of Grits & Grace was influenced by Nancy Rascoe -- affectionately called Miss Nancy -- who prior to retirement ran a summer camp for over 20 years in Perquimans County, named Miss Nancy’s Manners Camp.

May 29


Duck Woods Country Club is celebrating its 50th anniversary

Fifty-five years ago a group of businessmen had a vision to create the first golf course on the Outer Banks. Thanks to their dream and hard work Duck Woods Country Club will celebrate its 50th anniversary in June.

May 15


David B. Powers promoted to shareholder at local law firm

Powers' practice focuses on assisting small businesses. “His ten years of experience in the restaurant business make David uniquely qualified to assist clients in the hospitality industry,” said Peebles Harrison, president of the firm.

May 28


William Nelson named new director of Currituck airport

As the Airport Manager, Nelson will oversee the facility’s daily operations, including fuel management, budgeting, customer service, and compliance with federal aviation regulations.

May 16


Max’s Pizza Company to get new digs and a new name

The new location will greatly expand their seating options, provide room for a bar and a waiting area and allow a larger menu to include more traditional Italian and Mediterranean fare in addition to their popular pizza.

May 7


Jet shuttle service hopes to tap a few traffic-weary tourists

With round-trip tickets ranging from about $700 to $1,000, Ultimate Air Shuttle figures it can book 19 to 30 seats per flight to Currituck aboard Embraer 135 and the Dornier 328 jets, which will provide Saturday service.

May 4


Video: Tourism Board discusses events site, tax receipts

Vistors Bureau director Lee Nettles provides a recap of this month's Dare County Tourism Board meeting, which included a discussion about The Soundside event site, tax collections and short-term rentals.

Apr 30


NY Pizza Pub Italian Grill: New owners keep what’s important

Former owners Joe and Laura Gurski sold the popular restaurant in August. The new owners added television screens, decided to operate the restaurant 365 days a year for lunch and dinner, and step up the night-life offerings.

Apr 30


What is it? A different kind of restaurant for the Outer Banks

Construction slowed down while crews waited for steel roof trusses to arrive, but the building at the corner of U.S. 158 and East Atlantic Street in Kill Devil Hills is finally taking shape.

Apr 20