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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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  • Karen Russell's gator tale

    Karen Russell's gator tale
    Swamplandia! author Karen Russell by Jake Cline “Madness, as I understood it from books, meant a person who was open to the high, white whine of everything.” — Ava Bigtree, in Swamplandia! “Nobody can get to hell without...
  • Lake Worth-it festival: Death to the worthless

    In May, Cecil Lunsford, the frontman for psychedelic-bluegrass band Black Weather Shaman, visited Bryant Park in Lake Worth with some friends. “We were having a couple of beers and went for a jog and I said, ‘I think this would be a great...
  • Wekiva Island still laid-back spot

    Wekiva Island still laid-back spot
    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...
  • 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...
  • For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel

    For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel
    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...
  • Personality guide to Florida's beaches for both coasts

    Personality guide to Florida's beaches for both coasts
    Florida's beaches are playgrounds for tourists and residents alike, with each stretch of sand offering a unique character. It all depends on what you're looking for: peace, a party? There is a different case to be made for most of the state's natural...
  • 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...
  • Laughs and luaus on Maui's west coast

    Laughs and luaus on Maui's west coast
    The sunsets are good, as you might expect on the west coast of Maui. But is Lahaina really where you go to hear echoes of the old whaling days and the early missionaries? Or is it a cheesy tourist town? The answer is yes to both. On an island full 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...
  • Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene

    Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene
    Send info about openings and closings to healthcalendar@baltsun.com. What's open •The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds will re-open Sunday at noon following an inspection of the grounds and rides. •The Town of Ocean City will...
  • Sighting: Tom Hanks, LeAnn Rimes, Jimmy Buffett, Jeremy Piven at RL

    Sighting: Tom Hanks, LeAnn Rimes, Jimmy Buffett, Jeremy Piven at RL
    While in Chicago promoting his upcoming film, "Larry Crowne," Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson visited RL in the Gold Coast Thursday and Friday. Country singer LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian had brunch at RL Sunday. Cibrian is filming NBC's...