| Apr 18, 2011
| 7:24 AM
THURSDAY 21-SUNDAY 24: SEVENTH ANNUAL AMG MIAMI BEACH POLO WORLD CUP
This weekend, you’ll be seeing much more than polo shirts on Miami Beach. This four-day event will kick off Thursday with eight women’s teams competing in the...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Guitar-strumming troubadours aren't rare birds. They're commonly sighted across Hampton Roads. But two of them landing in the region this month stand out from the flock.
Steve Forbert, the songwriter best known for his 1980 hit "Romeo's Tune," will...
| Oct 8, 2011
If you read this column regularly, you know that it's not unusual for the topic to have something to do with a photograph that looks inviting to me.
That's part of the motivation for this week's dispatch: Looking at the image of cypress trees along the...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:51 AM
1. Halloween: Theme from Halloween
2. Harry Potter Theme
3. The X Files Theme
4. Twilight Zone Theme
5. Tubular Bells: Mike Oldfield
1. Wonderful World: Louie Armstrong
2. In my Room: Beach Boys
3. Don't Bring me Down: ELO
| May 21, 2011
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...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 4:06 PM
Huntington Surf & Sport is slashing prices the day after Christmas. The doors open Sunday at 8 a.m. at all four Huntington Beach locations. Almost everything in the store (excluding surfboards and wetsuits) are reduced 20% to 50% Sunday through Tuesday....
| May 26, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Loud Hawaiian shirt?
Powerful thirst for Margaritas?
It's been almost 11 years since Jimmy Buffett sang his care-free Caribbean influenced tunes in Virginia Beach.
The prodigal party boy returns tonight, May 26,...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:04 AM
The prince of rum-soaked, Caribbean-scented party rock -- Jimmy Buffett -- kept the good times flowing in Virginia Beach on Thursday, May 26.
Buffett's first show at the Virginia Beach amphitheater since the year 2000 included all the features and...
| Jun 2, 2011
Kenny Chesney had already recorded 11 songs on his new album, "Hemingway's Whiskey," when he decided to scrap all but a few of them and start from scratch.
It was the end of 2009, and he was about to take a year off from music.
But, Chesney said, "I...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Faye Keith Jolly of Deerfield Beach, Fla., applied for a $10 million life insurance policy with a division of The Phoenix Cos. Inc. in the winter of 2007.
He was 73 at the time, though Jolly claimed to be of healthy, athletic stock. He wrote a letter...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Paul McCartney confirmed the rumors today.
The former Beatle will headline Wrigley Field on July 31st, according to Chicago Tribune rock critic Greg Kot. Tickets will go on sale on June 20 over at Tickets.com. Kot reminds us that it's a "rare date at the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Patrick Reid O'Brien knew at the age of 6 that he wanted to be an artist — art flows through his family tree — but everybody warned him he'd never be able to pay his bills with his art. And for a long time, everybody was right.