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Now, Voyager: Retracing John Lawson’s Journey

Recalling an early explorer, a canoer seeks the empty spaces in the Carolina coastal marshes.
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10 Outer Banks Events Not to Miss This Spring

As the weather warms up, the Outer Banks beckon. From food and drink festivals to a super marathon, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
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Homeplace: Captain Charlie’s Cottages

Three of the most recognizable landmarks on Bald Head Island, the historic Captain Charlie’s Cottages, provide a sense of escape to anyone looking for it.
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Running Wild on Shackleford Banks

To see a wild horse is rare. To feel as free as one is even rarer. Writer Marianne Gingher searches for the horses of Shackleford Banks and the elusive feeling of being untamed.
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A Note on Ocracoke: The Ocrafolk Festival

The mark of a good festival is a marriage between venue and music.
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10 Ways to Go Beyond the Beach in N.C.

What do you do when you’ve had enough sun and sand? Here are a few ways to take in a different side of the beach.
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Ocean Isle Oasis: The Winds Resort Beach Club

Forty years ago, an advertising artist from New York and his wife found an island paradise. Today, their children take care of their widower father and the resort that their parents created.

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Recipes from Beaufort Grocery Company

How an old grocery store and a couple’s special sandwich launched an esteemed restaurant.
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Lumina Pavilion

“Only when it was gone did we realize what was lost.”
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Debbie Millis' home at 119 Ocean Blvd., Southern Shores.

In Love with Flat Tops

Distinctive cottages with flat roofs were an Outer Banks staple. Dozens survive in Southern Shores, and their admirers are as enchanted as ever by the homes’ iconic simplicity.
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