| Jun 30, 2012
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...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:33 PM
As if a lack of financing were not enough, the private developers behind the $138 million Margaritaville beach resort now have hit a snag that could delay the project by at least four months.
The snag centers on evaluations of how the project affects...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:09 PM
John Lara, whose irreverent cartoons appeared in Laguna Beach, Orange County and national newspapers, died Jan. 15 of complications from lupus. He was 56.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Little Church by the Sea, 468...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Last month, Celebritynetworth.com released their list of the richest drummers on the planet and Ringo Starr came in at No. 1 with a net worth of $300 million. Now, the website has issued its list of the richest lead singers in the world, and to nobody&...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Western Virginia Land Trust is celebrating another successful year.
The organization held its 7th annual fall Conservation Celebration in Vinton today.
It included a silent auction.
Arguably the most unique item up for bid? A Jimmy Buffett-...
| 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 19, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Nothing quite says summer more than topping off a hazy afternoon spent at the beach with some cold drinks, a cheesy, crispy pizza and some tunes by Jimmy Buffett. Mango's Wood-Fired Pizza Co., located in the tourist destination of Olde Mistick Village...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:03 AM
"The Walking Dead,"AMC's epic, buzzy zombie apocalypse drama, returns from its midseason hibernation this Sunday at 9 p.m. with the first of six episodes closing out the second season.
The midseason finale, which aired on Nov. 27, saw a zombified...
| Feb 11, 2012
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:59 PM
The Top Five
The Woodshedders will perform Gypsy jazz music. 9 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $10. Call 304-876-3704 or go to www.operahouselive.com.
Ice cream social and dance...