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Here’s the Catch
Yield: 4 servings. SAUCE: ½ cup fresh lemon juice1 cup vegetable or seafood stock3 tablespoons sugar3 teaspoons cornstarch1 teaspoon salt ALMOND TOPPING: 1 cup slivered almondsZest of 2 lemons3 tablespoons olive oil SCALLOPS: 1 tablespoon olive oil1½
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Mountains to Sea
WHEN BILL PRESSLY looks up from the labor-intensive process of handcrafting custom surfboards, the view from his wooden workshop isn’t sand and sea, but mountains and trees. “When I’m at the beach, I end up searching for waves the whole time. I get a
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June Ready. Set. Sun.
Carefree Days in CAROLINA BEACH Mountain-Made Surfboards in VALLE CRUCIS Amazing Mazes on SUNSET BEACH Homespun Sweets in DURHAM Beach Reads in EMERALD ISLE The Glad Man of CARTHAGE Tapas with a Twist in ELIZABETH CITY RECIPES: Taste of the Sea ■
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The CLASSIC COTTAGES of Beaufort
The first time they visited the Jacob Henry House, Shari and Steve Redhage of Tarboro nearly fell through the rotting floorboards. Nevertheless, they bought the 1771 property, observing its 250th anniversary this year. Shari can count on one hand how
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The FLAT-TOP HOUSES of Southern Shores
So named for a favorite camellia and painted in shades of its likeness, this summer home was loved and preserved by the Pipkin family for four generations. It’s crammed with mementos — a vintage life preserver, a classic M. Charles seascape, and the
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GO WITH the EBB & FLOW
I’M KEEPING MY EYE ON IT. I know what’s at stake. There’s a quahog clam shell on the beach, not far from the water’s edge. When we anchored the boat and hauled the chairs to the back beach of Shackleford Banks, just the tip of the shell was above the
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Dining On Island Time
INSIDE OAK ISLAND RESTAURANT, along with the usual beachy decorations — the sea turtles swimming along one wall, the clipper ship pictures and pastel beach scenes — there are 16 antique clocks. Nine of them — short ones with pendulums that look like
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THE LURE OF ROD & REEL
CARS USED TO LINE UP HERE TO cross over from the mainland to the little island. Filled with vacationers and locals, “bug hunters” and boaters, they were all heading to Holden Beach for different reasons. They still do, now driving over the soaring br
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Managing Our Treasured Coast
BY THE CLOSE OF THE 1960S, developers have discovered the coastal counties in a big way. Communities like Manteo and Wrightsville Beach attract streams of vacationers and year-round residents — as well as the businesses to serve them: hotels, restaur
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Carolina Beach
In 1887, Capt. John Harper started taking people from Wilmington to Carolina Beach for the day on a ferry named Passport. “After the second year, it was such a popular route that he had to pull a passenger barge behind the ferry boat to accommodate m
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Get it Fresh
3997 Caratoke Highway Barco, NC 27917 (252) 453-2879 frogislandseafood.com 501 Old Stoney Road Corolla, NC 27927 (252) 453-9921 bluewaterseafoodobx.com 3711 South Croatan Highway Nags Head, NC 27959 (252) 441-7412, austinseafoodco.com 1366 U.S. Highw
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Shop Gifts For Dad
FATHER’S DAY is June 20 Enjoy these traditional vinegar-based, nonalcoholic beverages from Old North Shrub, made from ingredients grown in the foothills of NC. Simply mix with water or spike with your favorite spirit for a refreshing beverage. Three
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The Cream Of Calabash
THEY ARRIVE IN CALABASH FROM all over — locals and tourists trolling for seafood dinners, deep-fried and heaped high. They find plenty of it, too. The “Calabash style” has earned a devoted following in this shaded village tucked against the marsh gra
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Oak Island, Over Easy
YOU RENT A BEACH HOUSE FOR THE week, and you know the drill: Stop by the local grocery for a few perishables — beer’s a perishable, right? — figure out the closest fish market for fresh shrimp, and get ready for a week of simple meals. If your rental
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To-Do List
One of the best — and tastiest — ways to escape the heat and humidity of a North Carolina summer is with a tall glass of lemonade. Lentz Ison, beverage director of Dram & Draught, created two spins on this classic drink that you can make (soft or har
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Here To Stay
WHEN VERNON GUTHRIE opened The Crab Shack in 1975, Salter Path was a tight-knit community of families who worked on the water. There wasn’t much development. The main road into town hadn’t even been paved until the 1950s. Today, Vernon runs the resta
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Mr. Sandman
ON THIS PARTICULAR SUMMER day at Sunset Beach, the maze was so tough that a beachgoer found herself stuck amid the intricate labyrinth of lines surrounding her. So Hunter Gibbes, the creator of this life-size puzzle, pointed to a spot in the sand and
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Candy Clouds
PILLOWS OF SOFT SPUN SUGAR, glittering pink sprinkles, and pastel rainbows. This is not a dream. This is Wonderpuff, the Durham-based cotton candy creator, and owners Jackie and Rem Morin are serious about their sweets. They spin more than a dozen de
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Vacation State Of Mind
IT HAPPENED ON OAK ISLAND, with my wife and our first child. “It” was a vacation, one that has become definitional for me. I learned that a vacation is not a destination. A vacation is a state of being, a cessation of anxieties, a certain blankness.
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Port Town Bounty
MATT FITZPATRICK wasn’t sure about the chicken salad. It wasn’t the taste. He’d long perfected the recipe, and his family loved it: a creamy spin on the classic approach, with dill and sour cream. But he had doubts about whether the wider world would
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A Topsail Homecoming
TODAY, THE TOPSAIL BEACH OCEAN was a “talking ocean,” Ritchie Watson says, meaning that the water was placid, not choppy, the waves were lazy and long, and the swells were gentle enough to float over for hours, so you could talk. Have a conversation,
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The COASTAL LANDMARKS of Currituck County
When Whalehead Club curator Jill Landen opens the door of the 43-room mansion, she sometimes catches a spectral whiff of a cigar — and smiles. Landen is motivated by the mystique surrounding Edward Collings Knight Jr. and his bride, Marie Louise Lebe
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Coastal Contentment
The Bodie Island Lighthouse is a beloved landmark of the Outer Banks, yet many are unaware that this is not the original lighthouse — or even the second. The first attempt was abandoned in 1859 because of structural problems that resulted in a leanin
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CAPTAIN CHARLIE'S STATION on Bald Head Island
Captain Charlie (pictured, left, with a stingray) was 12 when he first laid eyes on Bald Head Island. His father was a lightkeeper and had been assigned to the lightship at Frying Pan Shoals. Young Charlie rowed to the nearby island and befriended th
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The UNPAINTED ARISTOCRACY of Nags Head
Nags Head Beach Cottage Row, a National Register Historic District, celebrates “Old Nags Head style” as its own vernacular form. As early as the 1860s, planters and merchants built homes with salvaged wood or lumber from Elizabeth City or other areas
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Our State: Celebrating North Carolina
President & Publisher BERNARD MANN Associate Publisher LYNN TUTTEROW Editor in Chief ELIZABETH HUDSON Executive Editor TODD DULANEY Senior Editor MARK KEMP Associate Editor KATIE SAINTSING Assistant Editors KATIE KING, CHLOE KLINGSTEDT, KATIE SCHANZE
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X Marks the Spot
47918 NC Highway 12 Buxton, NC 27920 7213 South Virginia Dare Trail Nags Head, NC 27959 9973 Beach Drive Southwest Calabash, NC 28467 508 Evans Street Morehead City, NC 28557 103 Sir Walter Raleigh Street Manteo, NC 27954 1240 Duck Road Duck, NC 2794
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Family, Faith, & Fish
AT 4 IN THE MORNING, the phone rings. Unlike many people who get calls at that hour, Micah Daniels, co-owner of Fresh Catch Seafood in Wanchese, isn’t fazed. She gets these early morning calls all the time. It means that one of her boats has come in
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Lighthouse
Unlike other traditional North Carolina lighthouses, Currituck’s red-brick exterior was left unpainted to set it apart — and to allow visitors to marvel at the sheer number of bricks used to construct it (about a million). Third time’s the charm: The
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The Whirligig LEGACY
I READ WITH GREAT INTEREST AND APPRECIATION your article about Vollis Simpson (“Spinning Wheels,” April, page 162). I lived in Wilson for a few years and often visited his workshop even when I moved away. I am fortunate to have two of Simpson’s piece
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