Chef Sam: Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Sweet Corn Ice Cream Makes 2 quarts Ingredients: 3 ears yellow corn, kernels removed from cobs 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup whole milk 1 cup superfine sugar, divided 6 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract   Directions: 1. Place corn kernels (and any excess corn milk), cobs, cream, milk, and half…

OBX Real Estate

Scott Team Realty Are you thinking of buying or selling a home on the Outer Banks or North Carolina? Remember to keep Scott Team Realty and Sandy Martin in mind for all your real estate needs.  You can email Sandy or give her a call to discuss your realty needs. Take a look at our new…

New OBX Frozen Yogurt Store

OBX Frozen Yogurt How Sweet it is! Congratulations to Jeff, Jennifer and Kaitlyn Schwartzenberg on following your dream to own your own business! We are so excited for you for your new venture, owners of OBX Frozen Yogurt in Southern Shores. On Saturday May 20th, 2017 at noon the doors opened to the best place…

Dare County Beach Nourishment Update

Dare County Beach Nourishment Several beaches in the towns of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills have started the beach nourishment process. Beach nourishment is the process of pumping sand onto an eroding shoreline to widen the existing beach. Sources of sand may include a nearby sandbar, a dredged source such as…

Contractor Spotlight: Ballard Plumbing

Sandmark Custom Homes works with many fine subcontractors on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We are pleased to highlight them each month in our newsletter. June’s Contractor Spotlight is Ballard Plumbing. Find out more about them below and how to contact them.   Name – Gary Ballard Company – Ballard Plumbing When did you start…

Outer Banks Lighthouses

Visit the Light Houses of the Outer Banks Whether you live here year-round or just come for a vacation, you need to visit the Outer Banks Lighthouses. There is no better way to see the sites of the Outer Banks than to climb the lighthouses. Spend a few days with family and/or friends and get…

What to do in Manteo, North Carolina

Manteo, North Carolina Ten things to know and/or do in Manteo, North Carolina Manteo was incorporated in 1899. 35*54’17” N 75*40’10” W The first English child born in the New World was Virginia Dare on August 18, 1587 at Fort Raleigh on Roanoke Island Virginia Dare and the colonist of Fort Raleigh would become known…

OBX Events: June, 2017

Find a summary of the upcoming events happening on the Outer Banks of North Carolina this June! June 2, 2017 First Fridays In Manteo, Manteo, NC June 2nd – 4th, 2017 NC Black Bear Festival 2017, Plymouth, NC June 3, 2017 Dare Days, Manteo, NC June 3rd – 9th, 2017 Wind Voyager Triple S Invitational,…

Outer Bank Hospital Wellness Camp

The Outer Banks Hospital is pleased to announce that they have brought back by popular demand the Outer Bank Hospital Wellness Camp on Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday’s in May and June.  Back by popular demand, the OBH Wellness Camp is designed for men and women of all skill levels. This FREE 8-week camp features yoga,…