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Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2017 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

It has been a few years since my family visited Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia, so we were beyond excited to be able to return to the theme park for a quick but thrilling one-day...

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Watch Lego Roller Coaster Ride On Outer Banks Beach

A group of filmmakers known as 5MadMovieMakers have released a fun new video shot on the Outer Banks, featuring what they call “the ultimate seaside roller coaster” built from Lego toys and travelling along...

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Outer Banks Family Beach Portraits Father’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked from now through June 18 in honor of Father’s Day! Wondering what to get Dad this year? Want to...

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Outer Banks Family Beach Portraits Mother’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked this week in honor of Mother’s Day! Wondering what to get Mom this year? Want to get her something...

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‘Our State’ Magazine Features Weeping Radish As NC’s First Craft Brewery

The latest issue of Our State profiles Weeping Radish owner Uli Bennewitz, who opened North Carolina’s first craft brewery in Manteo more than 30 years ago and ended up changing the future of brewing...

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Busch Gardens Announces America’s First Virtual Reality Motion Simulator Ride

Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia will soon be home of the first virtual reality motion simulator ride in North America. The theme park announced today (March 18) that it will transform the former site...

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Disney Designer Bringing Whirligig Woods Theme Park To North Carolina

A former designer for Disney parks and Busch Gardens has officially announced plans to bring an all new family entertainment experience, Whirligig Woods Amusement Park and Treehouse Resort, to Saxapahaw, North Carolina. WRAL reports that...

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Archaeologists Find Pieces of Lost Colony Mystery

The mystery of what really happened to The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island is America’s original urban legend and may never be completely solved, but a small piece of the answer was recently uncovered...

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Outer Banks Cosplay On Display At Tidewater Comicon [Interviews / Photo Gallery]

The annual Tidewater Comicon returned to Virginia Beach, VA in May with an epic lineup of celebrity guests and comic book royalty that descended onto the Virginia Beach Convention Center for what has quickly...

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‘Legend: An OBX Novel’ Sets Dark Mystery On The Outer Banks

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV will return next week with a new episode featuring an interview with Joseph Waltenbaugh, author of Legend: An OBX Novel, a dark...

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OBXjetpak Flying To Carowinds Carolina Harbor Waterpark Opening In Charlotte

The Outer Banks’ first local jet pack pilot Butch Stone is taking his OBXjetpak and flyboard to Charlotte, North Carolina this month as a special guest performer at the grand opening celebration of the new Carolina...

'Ghostbusters' star Ernie Hudson is coming to Tidewater Comicon, May 21-22, 2016 in Virginia Beach, VA.

Tidewater Comicon Returns To Virginia Beach With Super Lineup

The annual Tidewater Comicon returns to Virginia Beach, VA this month with an epic lineup of celebrity guests and comic book royalty descending onto the Virginia Beach Convention Center for what has quickly become...

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Burning Girl Returning To ‘The Lost Colony’ 79th Season

The “Burning Girl” made a fiery return to the stage in last year’s production of the The Lost Colony, and now we have confirmation that she will once again be featured among the highlights...

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Taste of the Beach Spotlight: Jolly Roger Restaurant

The 2016 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is just around the corner, with dozens of events and delicious specials on the menu at numerous participating local restaurants for four days, March 17-20, and today...

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach comes to Kelly's Restaurant in Nags Head, March 17-20, 2016.

Taste of the Beach Spotlight: Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant

The 2016 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is just around the corner, with dozens of events and delicious specials on the menu at numerous participating local restaurants for four days, March 17-20, and today...

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Taste of the Beach Spotlight: Outer Banks Brewing Station

The 2016 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is just around the corner, with dozens of events and delicious specials on the menu at numerous participating local restaurants for four days, March 17-20, and today...

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Happy 63rd Birthday To Kill Devil Hills – KDH In Pop Culture

Today, March 6, 2016, the town of Kill Devil Hills celebrate its 63rd anniversary since the former village named for a famous local sand hill was incorporated in 1953.  There are numerous legends that attempt to...

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Brewing Station Gets Outer Banks Ranked Among Best Craft Beer Resort Towns

The Outer Banks was singled out as one of 6 of America’s Best Resort Towns for Craft Beer in a new list published by CraftBeer.com, thanks the area’s innovative local brewers at the Outer...

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Throwback Gallery: David Allan Coe at Kelly’s (2012)

In keeping with the popular social media trend of #ThrowbackThursday, we are going to flashback to our own #OBX #TBT photo gallery from the OBX Entertainment archives! Today, we are featuring the legendary David...

Manteo, NC resident Troy Haupt owns the only known recording of the Super Bowl I broadcast, which his father taped. (photo by Courtney Manion for The New York Times)

Outer Banks Resident Owns Only Known Tape of Super Bowl I

A resident of Manteo and a nurse anesthetist at the Outer Banks Hospital, Troy Haupt, 47, owns the only known recording of the very first Super Bowl championship football game, which took place in...

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2016 on the Outer Banks

Valentine’s Day 2016 is almost here, and we have your annual roundup of the sweetest events happening on the Outer Banks to help you celebrate this February 14th. Read on for all the Valentine’s...

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Outer Banks Student Creates ‘Lego Batman’ Fan Film!

Fan films are all over the internet, a great way for up and coming filmmakers to gain an audience and to get the attention of a crowded industry, and Outer Banks First Flight High...

The Huffington Post has ranked Corolla, North Carolina as the 4th Best Beach in America. (photo: HuffingtonPost.com)

Corolla, Outer Banks Ranked 4th Best Beach In America

The Huffington Post has published a new article ranking the top 14 “Best Beaches in America”, and the Outer Banks is represented behind only Florida and Hawaii as Corolla, North Carolina is named as...

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Kill Devil Hills Considers Attracting New Hotels To Oceanfront

After a decade and a half of watching almost every hotel on the Outer Banks oceanfront demolished to make way for exceedingly large rental cottages, the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners has just...

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The 7 Most Anticipated Outer Banks Events of 2016

The new year is here and 2016 is going to be full of huge events on the Outer Banks, but we have gathered the most important dates for you to mark on your calendar...

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Our Top 10 Most Popular OBX Entertainment Stories of 2015

What a Wicked year it was again here at OBX Entertainment, where big name music news, Bike Week, and the only hit television series ever to be filmed on the Outer Banks headlined our...

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Taste Test: Jolly Roger’s Bloody Mary Mix [Video]

Our favorite place to get a spicy Bloody Mary on the Outer Banks has got to be the Jolly Roger Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills.  The Jolly Roger’s Bloody Marys are so popular that...

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‘The Force Awakens’ At Outer Banks ‘Star Wars’ Premiere [Video / Photo Gallery]

The Force has awakened on the Outer Banks, as hundreds of fans crowded into local theaters on Thursday for the sold out first preview screenings of the new Star Wars movie The Force Awakens....

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Throwback: Watch Outer Banks Local on ‘Wheel Of Fortune’! [Video]

A Dream Come True On… “WHEEL… OF… FORTUNE!” Sue Artz watched the classic game show Wheel of Fortune loyally every night since age 11. Then on December 14, 2001, her ultimate dream came true! When the...

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Countdown To ‘The Force Awakens’ With Kill Devil Hills Dad [Video]

For most Outer Banks locals, John Towler is known for his many years of service to the Kill Devil Hills Police Department, or maybe even for his recent announcement that he will run for...