| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Famed Spago chef Wolfgang Puck is the latest judge on the "Top Chef: Seattle." Puck says he's excited to be a part of the 10th season of the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series. "The show is a lot of fun for me and I enjoy watching what the chefs...
| Sep 28, 2013
As readers of this column know, food is a prime factor in setting the Postcards From Florida itinerary.
In Apalachicola that connection is oysters, but the historic Gulf Coast destination on Florida's Panhandle has much more to offer.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Now in its third year, a study of walleye movement and diet in the Inland Waterway is winding down.
The study was spawned from concern about a population estimate done on Mullett Lake in 2009. The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians’ Natural...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Per a Bay Days news release:
31st Annual Hampton Bay Days Poster Designed by Pop-Surrealist Joseph Griffith
Hampton Bay Days is happy to announce Joseph Griffith as winner of the 31st annual Hampton Bay Days Poster Contest! Griffith’s design will...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Fisheries center — Michigan Fisheries Visitor Center is on U.S. 31 between Petoskey and Alanson. Hike/bike the trails (pets welcome on leash), feed the fish and walk through the train. Visitor center hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Overall impression: I've always been leery of waterfront restaurants because all too often they don't offer much else beyond a view. Blue Moon Fish Company is a big exception, because even after 17 years, it's not only an Intracoastal beauty, but it...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Archaeologists probing the early James Fort kitchen where they unearthed evidence of cannibalism this past year have discovered an earlier layer of artifacts showing that — just months before the Starving Time of 1609-10 — the colonists were...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The Black Hills of South Dakota have long been a destination for vacationing families, rumbling motorcycles, and regional meetings and gatherings. Monuments, attractions and other tourist traps can quickly fill up a weekend or even an entire week for that...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In an era when time is money, and cellphones, computers and jammed schedules keep us ridiculously busy day and night, why would one spend seven days traveling to England when a plane can get you there in seven hours?
The answer is simple: There's no...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The 40-year failed effort to restore Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River system ended last year after tens of millions of dollars had been spent. That doesn't mean the state of Connecticut isn't continuing to release hundreds of young salmon into...