Amy just sent me a link to an article that was published in the Boston Globe two days ago.
The article, titled "Ocracoke Island Tends to Tourists, Bows to History," was written by Diane Daniel.
Miss Daniel has this to say about the Village Craftsmen: "Had I not followed signs to the splendid Village Craftsmen, one of
several high-quality shops selling artisans’ wares, I wouldn’t have
discovered Howard Street. Just off the main road around the harbor, the
half-mile sandy lane shaded with live oaks passes some of the village’s
oldest houses, from the 1800s."
Later in the article the author stops by the Ocracoke Preservation Museum and chats with Amy. She also visits the Ocracoke Seafood Company, bikes around the village, kayaks in the Sound, and strolls down to Springer's Point. You can read the article here: http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2014/04/05/memorable-encounters-ocracoke-island/W3N1Bz0FfX2QBLM3pKtr5I/story.html.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is a reprint of a 1948 article about the
Mail Boat Aleta, "Boat Hauls Mail, More." You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news032114.htm.