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VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Big fall events, TRiO Restaurant & Market

September 24th, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · Out & About  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Big fall events, TRiO Restaurant & Market

Each week, Twiddy & Co. Brand Ambassador Edward Ponton highlights a local business or group that we love as well as what else is happening “This Week on the Outer Banks”. In this week’s edition, what better way to usher in autumn than with a chilled glass of brew from TRiO Restaurant & Market plus…Read More from VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Big fall events, TRiO Restaurant & Market

VIDEO: Monthly occupancy tax collections in Dare County topped $200 million for first time in July

September 24th, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · GOV  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
VIDEO: Monthly occupancy tax collections in Dare County topped $200 million for first time in July

For the first time ever, Dare County occupancy tax collection in a single month crossed the $200 million mark. But the record figures reflect increased prices for hotel/motel rooms and vacation rentals, rather then an increase in the number of people visiting the Outer Banks. Lee Nettles, Executive Director of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau,…Read More from VIDEO: Monthly occupancy tax collections in Dare County topped $200 million for first time in July

September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

September 21st, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Editor’s note: As part of our commitment to “Covering The Business News of the Greater Outer Banks”, WOBX will be updating this story on a regular basis with information on businesses that are getting rolling, those that are unfortunately having to call it quits, updates on staff, manager and owner changes, and other similar information….Read More from September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

This Week on the Outer Banks: Va. Symphony Orchestra plays in KDH; Grab a cone at The Chill Spot

September 18th, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · OBX Life  · Out & About  · Top Stories
This Week on the Outer Banks: Va. Symphony Orchestra plays in KDH; Grab a cone at The Chill Spot

Each week, Twiddy & Co. Brand Ambassador Edward Ponton highlights a local business or group that we love as well as what else is happening “This Week on the Outer Banks”. In this week’s edition, we’re grabbing a cone at The Chill Spot in Corolla….Read More from This Week on the Outer Banks: Va. Symphony Orchestra plays in KDH; Grab a cone at The Chill Spot

VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Turf’s Up OBX

September 10th, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Turf’s Up OBX

Each week during the summer, Twiddy & Co. Brand Ambassador Edward Ponton highlights a local business or group that we love as well as what else is happening “This Week on the Outer Banks”. In this week’s edition, we’re hanging out Turf’s Up OBX, the unique pub and indoor simulated sports experience in Kitty Hawk….Read More from VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Turf’s Up OBX

VIDEO: Outer Banks occupancy and meals tax collections set another new record in June

September 8th, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · GOV  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
VIDEO: Outer Banks occupancy and meals tax collections set another new record in June

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Executive Director Lee Nettles recaps the Dare County Tourism Board’s August 2022 meeting. Among the items discussed was another record month of occupancy and meals tax collections in Dare County. Occupancy tax totals were up 7.07 percent from the previous record for June set in 2021, and 5.19 percent ahead of…Read More from VIDEO: Outer Banks occupancy and meals tax collections set another new record in June

Endowment created at Outer Banks Community Foundation to support OBX Seafood Festival

August 30th, 2022  · Community  · Food & Drink  · Top Stories
Endowment created at Outer Banks Community Foundation to support OBX Seafood Festival

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has announced establishment of the Outer Banks Seafood Festival Endowment by the Board of Directors of the annual event. The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is a nonprofit organization that promotes the positive impacts of our local seafood industry, educates people about seafood indigenous to North Carolina and the Outer Banks,…Read More from Endowment created at Outer Banks Community Foundation to support OBX Seafood Festival

August’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

August 29th, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink
August’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Editor’s note: As part of our commitment to “Covering The Business News of the Greater Outer Banks”, WOBX will be updating this story on a regular basis with information on businesses that are getting rolling, those that are unfortunately having to call it quits, updates on staff, manager and owner changes, and other similar information….Read More from August’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Last call for businesses to participate in Elizabeth City’s 2nd annual Hot Cocoa Crawl

August 28th, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
Last call for businesses to participate in Elizabeth City’s 2nd annual Hot Cocoa Crawl

There’s nothing like the holidays to transform the Harbor of Hospitality into “The Hot Cocoa Capitol of the World!” And this winter, travelers can escape to the delightful Elizabeth City for a whimsical hot chocolate experience. “Hot Cocoa Crawl 2022” will run from Nov. 25 – Jan. 15 when Elizabeth City coffee shops, craft breweries…Read More from Last call for businesses to participate in Elizabeth City’s 2nd annual Hot Cocoa Crawl

Island Free Press: New ABC store coming to Buxton

August 26th, 2022  · BIZ  · Food & Drink
Island Free Press: New ABC store coming to Buxton

A new ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control) store is on the horizon for Buxton, to replace the current store located in the Osprey Shopping Center. The original store, which opened in 1987 and was the first ABC store on Hatteras Island, has simply become too small for the island community, which has boomed over the past…Read More from Island Free Press: New ABC store coming to Buxton

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VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Big fall events, TRiO Restaurant & Market

Each week, Twiddy & Co. Brand Ambassador Edward Ponton highlights a local business or group that we love as well as what else is happening “This Week on the Outer Banks”. In this week’s edition, what better way to usher in autumn than with a chilled glass of brew from TRiO Restaurant & Market plus…Read More from VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Big fall events, TRiO Restaurant & Market

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VIDEO: Monthly occupancy tax collections in Dare County topped $200 million for first time in July

For the first time ever, Dare County occupancy tax collection in a single month crossed the $200 million mark. But the record figures reflect increased prices for hotel/motel rooms and vacation rentals, rather then an increase in the number of people visiting the Outer Banks. Lee Nettles, Executive Director of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau,…Read More from VIDEO: Monthly occupancy tax collections in Dare County topped $200 million for first time in July

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September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Editor’s note: As part of our commitment to “Covering The Business News of the Greater Outer Banks”, WOBX will be updating this story on a regular basis with information on businesses that are getting rolling, those that are unfortunately having to call it quits, updates on staff, manager and owner changes, and other similar information….Read More from September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

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This Week on the Outer Banks: Va. Symphony Orchestra plays in KDH; Grab a cone at The Chill Spot

Each week, Twiddy & Co. Brand Ambassador Edward Ponton highlights a local business or group that we love as well as what else is happening “This Week on the Outer Banks”. In this week’s edition, we’re grabbing a cone at The Chill Spot in Corolla….Read More from This Week on the Outer Banks: Va. Symphony Orchestra plays in KDH; Grab a cone at The Chill Spot

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VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Turf’s Up OBX

Each week during the summer, Twiddy & Co. Brand Ambassador Edward Ponton highlights a local business or group that we love as well as what else is happening “This Week on the Outer Banks”. In this week’s edition, we’re hanging out Turf’s Up OBX, the unique pub and indoor simulated sports experience in Kitty Hawk….Read More from VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Turf’s Up OBX

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VIDEO: Outer Banks occupancy and meals tax collections set another new record in June

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Executive Director Lee Nettles recaps the Dare County Tourism Board’s August 2022 meeting. Among the items discussed was another record month of occupancy and meals tax collections in Dare County. Occupancy tax totals were up 7.07 percent from the previous record for June set in 2021, and 5.19 percent ahead of…Read More from VIDEO: Outer Banks occupancy and meals tax collections set another new record in June

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Community Food & Drink Top Stories August 30th, 2022

Endowment created at Outer Banks Community Foundation to support OBX Seafood Festival

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has announced establishment of the Outer Banks Seafood Festival Endowment by the Board of Directors of the annual event. The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is a nonprofit organization that promotes the positive impacts of our local seafood industry, educates people about seafood indigenous to North Carolina and the Outer Banks,…Read More from Endowment created at Outer Banks Community Foundation to support OBX Seafood Festival

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BIZ Food & Drink August 29th, 2022

August’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Editor’s note: As part of our commitment to “Covering The Business News of the Greater Outer Banks”, WOBX will be updating this story on a regular basis with information on businesses that are getting rolling, those that are unfortunately having to call it quits, updates on staff, manager and owner changes, and other similar information….Read More from August’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

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Last call for businesses to participate in Elizabeth City’s 2nd annual Hot Cocoa Crawl

There’s nothing like the holidays to transform the Harbor of Hospitality into “The Hot Cocoa Capitol of the World!” And this winter, travelers can escape to the delightful Elizabeth City for a whimsical hot chocolate experience. “Hot Cocoa Crawl 2022” will run from Nov. 25 – Jan. 15 when Elizabeth City coffee shops, craft breweries…Read More from Last call for businesses to participate in Elizabeth City’s 2nd annual Hot Cocoa Crawl