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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

Top Jimmy Buffett Articles

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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...
  • Just-announced concerts

    KISS at the Verizon Center on Oct. 13. Buckcherry will be the opening act. Tickets go on sale Aug. 29. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers (featuring Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin and Wood) at the...
  • Much-lighter 'Family Man' still hawks used cars

    Much-lighter 'Family Man' still hawks used cars
    Let's face it: The automotive business is no fun right now. Where's the Family Man when you need him? Actually, he's right here, on Aurora Road in Melbourne, where he has been since 1993. The sprawling patchwork of small buildings is surrounded by dozens...
  • Waves of fun aboard the Carnival Pride

    Waves of fun aboard the Carnival Pride
    When I heard Carnival Cruise Lines would begin sailing year-round from Baltimore, I was not excited. I was glad that it meant more jobs and a boost to Maryland's economy, but a Carnival cruise wasn't going to be part of my vacation plans. You see,...
  • A "Mayberry" for the rich and famous

    A "Mayberry" for the rich and famous
    Millionaires and billionaires can live anywhere, so what's so special about this 2.4 square-mile city of 11,020 people that sits snug between Federal Highway and the Intracoastal Waterway? Driving along U.S. 1 at Sample Road, if you didn't already know...
  • Wekiva Island is Orlando's close-by getaway

    Wekiva Island is Orlando's close-by getaway
    It's not exactly Margaritaville, but there's no doubt that Jimmy Buffett would approve of the laid-back vibe at Wekiva Island. On the recommendation of a friend with an eye for watering holes with genuine character, I steered the car out to Wekiva Island...
  • Port of Call Spotlight: Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos

    Port of Call Spotlight: Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos
    Grand Turk, one of a chain of more than 40 islands in the Turks & Caicos, offers cruise passengers a tropical, laid-back ambience, excellent diving and fishing, colonial architecture, miles of beaches and a recently inaugurated pier and cruise ship...
  • 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...
  • Poolside garden creates backyard paradise

    Poolside garden creates backyard paradise
    When Jim and Dee Meadows returned from their 20th wedding anniversary to Hawaii several years ago, they brought back the beginnings of a perfect poolside garden. Six bare stalks from plumeria plants boarded the plane with them. Today, cold hardy bananas,...
  • 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...
  • Escape to Florida's lesser-known islands

    Escape to Florida's lesser-known islands
    Because you get there by causeway, you've got to know that Miami Beach is an island. So are Palm Beach, Key West, Sanibel, Amelia and Marco, to name a few of Florida's popular resorts. But the state has a lot of less-known islands that are also worth...