| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:57 PM
It was a 90-degree spring morning in 2011, and I was struggling, my breath coming in gasps. I was on the last leg of a sprint triathlon, the run, and from across the way, I heard the unmistakable booming voice of Shawna. She was the personal trainer/...
| Sep 1, 2012
No man is an island — and, obviously, the same applies to riverside watering holes.
It had been two years since I had ventured out to Wekiva Island, the utterly laid-back local bar tucked along the Wekiva River in Longwood. At that time, the...
| Nov 9, 2012
UPDATE: He's hit again, and changed his look with the season, replacing the tropical shirt he wore in his summer hit, with ski wear in his latest bank robbery in Bellevue.
UPDATE --10/5/12-- The "Jimmy Buffett Bandit" is back!
Don't know if he's...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:46 PM
CORONADO, Calif. - A popular Coronado institution turned 30 on Monday, July 30th. McP’s Irish Pub on Orange Avenue has been serving military regulars and tourists alike for three decades.
“My name is Greg McPartlin. I'm a former Navy SEAL,&...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:35 AM
In Portsmouth on Sunday night, Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson gave music fans a taste of what country sounded like before arena-rock bombast and Jimmy Buffett-inspired cheer invaded Nashville.
Their show at nTelos Pavilion amphitheater was...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:25 PM
There isn't going to be a better time all year for star sightings in Chicago than this weekend.
Lollapalooza will not only bring 100-plus acts to the city, but also draw dozens of celebrities who are just as excited as the rest of us to watch their...
| Aug 12, 2012
He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king.
Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
| Jun 7, 2013
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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Margaritaville, the long-anticipated resort expected to revive tourism along Hollywood's beach, is still on track, says the developer.
Lon Tabatchnick gave commissioners a brief update Wednesday on his $138 million project, promising to meet the city'...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:06 PM
The king of all guitar-strumming pirate party boys, Jimmy Buffett, will return to Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Saturday, July 13, concert promoters announced Wednesday.
The show is part of Buffett’s “Songs From St....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Puffing dabs. No mawltards spilling schwill on me. No Alaska bathroom lines. And puffing dabs. #couchtour positives. — @walker_albert, Dec. 28, 2012.
It's a weekday night in the suburbs. The kids are in bed, and you're wide awake. What to do?...