Happy Earth Day — Celebrate the Planet!

Today, celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, and become inspired to work toward a healthier planet. Outdoor spaces, especially on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, provide a sense of peace and add immeasurably to our quality of life. They give us a chance to experience nature, to be around wildlife, spark …

Carolina Designs Realty Awarded Most Valuable Sponsor for 2011 Ride for a Wish

On Saturday, April 16th, the 2011 Ride to a Wish, a challenging 33/50/100 mile course through scenic Tyrrell County in Columbia, NC, was very successful due to Rose McHale’s hard work and dedication in planning and organizing a very successful event raising $30K to help FIVE kids! She attributes a …

Corolla Pedal-Foot-Paddle Triathlon

April 23, 2011 – Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm Join us for a special triathlon beginning and ending in Currituck Heritage Park. The “Pedal-Foot-Paddle” starts with a 7-mile scenic cycle through Corolla followed by a 2-mile run on the beach at low-tide, wrapping up with a 1-mile kayak paddle …

Concert for Relay for Life

Carbon Leaf will be performing a concert at the Outer Banks Brewing Station on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 9:30 PM.   Sponsored by Carolina Designs Realty, ALL ticket sales will benefit Outer Banks Relay for Life and The American Cancer Society.  Tickets may be purchased in advance for $15 at …

What’s up Duck

In an article written by Principal Broker/Owner of Carolina Designs Realty, Monica Thibodeau, in the NORTH BEACH SUN – SPRING 2011, she elaborated on what our little town is buzzing about. “… We are shaking off winter and getting ready for warmer weather and the arrival of our Outer Banks …

Top 25 Best Beaches in the United States

Trip Advisor.com Traveler’s Choice 2011 Top 25 Best Beaches in the United States chose Nags Head, NC, with eleven miles of sand, it’s no surprise the beach is everyone’s favorite attraction in Nags Head. This Outer Banks town just south of Kitty Hawk offers ocean fans every sort of shoreline sport, …

Family Fun on First Fridays

First Friday is a fun-filled family-oriented street festival held the first Friday of each month, April through December from 4 to 8 p.m. on the Downtown Manteo Waterfront.  The sidewalks pulse with live music, magic, artisans, period-dressed actors, a rockclimbing wall and much more.  Tantalizing aromas waft from the kitchens …

Winner of Vacation Getaway on the Outer Banks Announced

As a featured vendor at the Travel & Adventure Show in March at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, Monica Thibodeau and Jean Sherwood greeted more than 8,000 potential guests during the event showcased our great selection of vacation homes, and offered a chance to win a Vacation Giveaway.  …