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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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  • South Bass Island

    South Bass Island
    To many visitors, South Bass Island is about two things: golf carts and partying. The golf carts are everywhere. They swarm the downtown like flies. People rent them to traverse the island's 4-mile length and mile-and-a-quarter width. Cops have golf carts...
  • What do you love and hate?

    May 21, 2009 I LOVE ... ... the colorful spring flowers planted at City Hall and the Daley Center. It gives me a "lift." -- Barbara Rieffel, Chicago . . . Phil, the Navy Pier trolley driver, who befriends every passenger and is such a wonderful...
  • Bridge School Benefit Concerts

    Bridge School Benefit Concerts
    The direct impact of Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts is as plain as the joyful faces of the special-needs school's students, many of whom watch each year from an onstage riser placed right behind the performers. Those faces were...
  • Anthony Tarracino dies at 92; colorful saloonkeeper was mayor of Key West

    Anthony Tarracino, known to one and all as Capt. Tony, spent two years as mayor of Key West, Fla., and 60 years as one of the most colorful characters in an island city full of them. During his 92 years, he was a bootlegger, gambler, gunrunner,...
  • Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett

    Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett
    Stephen Bruton, a Texas musician long admired and much in demand as much for his astute guitar work as for his insights as a songwriter, died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications of cancer. He was 60. Bruton, who had played with Kris Kristofferson...
  • John Houghtaling dies at 92; inventor of vibrating Magic Fingers bed

    John Houghtaling dies at 92; inventor of vibrating Magic Fingers bed
    John Houghtaling, inventor of the vibrating Magic Fingers bed that once was pervasive in motel rooms and became a cultural touchstone for a generation of American travelers, has died. He was 92. Houghtaling died Wednesday at his Fort Pierce, Fla., home...
  • The truth about colonoscopy prep

    The truth about colonoscopy prep
    Colonoscopy: The very word sends shudders down the spine of anyone who has drunk "the drink" -- the concoction that cleanses the colon so the doctor can later examine it. I've enjoyed three different procedures with three different preps, and I've made it...
  • Workers are priced out of Key West

    The old salts of the shrimp fleet have been undercut by Asian shellfish farmers. Flower children who hitchhiked here in the '70s have taken their beads and tambourines and boogied back north. But the Conch Republic is losing more than just its slackers,...
  • Newport-Ensenada yacht race isn't just for the wealthy

    Newport-Ensenada yacht race isn't just for the wealthy
    When hundreds of yachts set sail for Baja California today in the lively Newport to Ensenada race, the water will be churning with sleek, multimillion-dollar vessels outfitted with great gizmos and built for speed. And then there's John Haupt's boat. He...
  • Los Angeles Times Bestsellers

    Los Angeles Times Bestsellers
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey (Harper: $26.95) Lives intertwine across Los Angeles. || 1 || || 2. || Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri (Knopf: $25) U.S.-born children cope with their...
  • Gov. Charlie Crist's schedule shows many blank days

    Gov. Charlie Crist's schedule shows many blank days
    Gov. Charlie Crist was center court at the Miami Heat game for the retirement of Alonzo Mourning's jersey one Monday evening in late March. It hadn't been a difficult day for Crist. Earlier, he'd visited the Miami set of a TV series, Burn Notice, and...