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Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett (December 25, 1946 - ) is a singer/songwriter, businessman and author who has had such hits as "Margaritaville" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise."
Jimmy Buffett (December 25, 1946 - ) is a singer/songwriter, businessman and author who has had such hits as "Margaritaville" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise." « Show less

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  • Pompano Marriott is among several new hotels on tap

    Pompano Marriott is among several new hotels on tap
    Pompano Beach is gearing up to welcome the newest asset in its tourism marketing arsenal — the 219-room Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Oceanfront scheduled to open July 1. The oceanfront resort is the first hotel to break ground in Pompano...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Phish, Buffett to headline expanded Northerly Island pavilion

    Jimmy Buffett and Phish were confirmed Thursday to headline concerts in a newly expanded Charter One Pavilion on Northerly Island. The facility, on the site of the former Meigs Field, will add 22,000 lawn seats and 600 fixed seats, for total capacity of...
  • Northerly Island to host 6 to 8 30,000-capacity concerts a summer

    Northerly Island to host 6 to 8 30,000-capacity concerts a summer
    Northerly Island will host as many as eight 30,000-capacity concerts a summer in addition to a full slate of smaller shows, promoters Live Nation and the Chicago Park District will announce Monday. The first major concert will be Jimmy Buffett on June...
  • 10 years after Daley's Meigs Field raid, the makeover of Northerly Island is slow to take shape

    10 years after Daley's Meigs Field raid, the makeover of Northerly Island is slow to take shape
    Ten years ago as Mayor Richard M. Daley worked through political channels to accelerate federal approval to build new runways at the airport his father had dearly called "O'Hara," the mayor also issued an infamous order to destroy Chicago's little...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, June 9 Talking genealogy Wanda Franklin, director of the Columbia Family History Center and mother of three adopted children, will host a presentation on "Searching for Birth Parents: Some Experiences and Resources" at 3 p.m. at the Church of...
  • With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West

    With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West
    Time somehow moves more slowly in Key West. It all starts with the final approach. Heading south from the congested traffic and urban sprawl of Miami, the speed limit is a leisurely 45 mph on U.S. Highway 1 from Florida City, where mainland Florida...
  • On the road with Florida sounds

    On the road with Florida sounds
    Watching Jimmy Buffett in concert this past weekend, I couldn't help imagining again how deliriously happy the Key West tourism people must be about his long, successful career. If the city fathers had put together a singer in a laboratory, they couldn't...
  • Think beach: 4 great options from coast to coast to coast, with one in between

    Think beach: 4 great options from coast to coast to coast, with one in between
    For many people, only a couple of ingredients are needed for the perfect summer vacation: soft, warm sand and refreshing cool water. The combination can be found across America, from small ponds to sprawling oceans. This summer, destinations from coast to...
  • Parrot Heads headed to Key West

    Parrot Heads headed to Key West
    And you thought it was always Parrot Head time in Key West. Since Jimmy Buffett first warbled about putting booze in his blender in the 1970s, Key West has continued to reap the PR benefits as the notion of margaritas on Duval Street has been transformed...
  • Unlock the beauty of Florida's Upper Keys

    Unlock the beauty of Florida's Upper Keys
    Despite its enduring quirks, Key West is light-years removed from the escapist island that awaited a failed country songwriter who pulled into town a penniless nobody in the 1970s. That was Jimmy Buffett, of course, whose Key West-inspired 1977 hit...