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  • The legacy of Woodstock works well as a museum

    The legacy of Woodstock works well as a museum
    By the time you get to Woodstock, you still have 70 miles to go to find the natural amphitheater that became the hallowed ground of rock 'n' roll with the Woodstock music festival in 1969, a kind of ceremonial end to the 1960s. I discovered this on a...
  • Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience

    Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words. "Compared to the trivialities of...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty

    Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty
    What a view! We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline. Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
  • Here lies Jim Cook, Arizona's official state fibber

    Truth is overrated. Most of the time, it's boring. "The wind blew." So what? "It blew so hard I saw a chicken lay the same egg twice." Really? Sometimes telling the truth is necessary, but most of the time the plain truth is just that: plain. It...
  • See the moment when a bird shatters a plane window -- mid-flight

    See the moment when a bird shatters a plane window -- mid-flight
    A Florida pilot said he felt flat out panic after a bird shattered the front window of his small aircraft -- in mid-air. But if he felt it, he didn't show it: He safely landed the plane moments later.  Rob Weber said he was traveling at 170 mph Saturday...
  • 10 for the road: Breathtaking views

    Most breathtaking views in the U.S., according to Men's Journal (tinyurl.com/kucjg65): • Franconia Ridge, New Hampshire • Hudson River, New York City • Charlies Bunion, North Carolina • The Florida Keys Haystacks •...
  • Pete Seeger Bridge would call attention to what's good about America

    Pete Seeger Bridge would call attention to what's good about America
    Four fascinating things happened in 1955, and one of them was good. The happy event that year was the opening of the Tappan Zee Bridge across the Hudson River, about 15 miles north of the George Washington. If you are going to Connecticut, by the way,...
  • Taking the kids to Niagara Falls, and 6 places you didn't know existed

    Taking the kids to Niagara Falls, and 6 places you didn't know existed
    Wow! The water thunders down — 700,000 gallons per second, in fact — as we stand underneath Niagara Falls on the famous Hurricane Deck, part of the Cave of the Winds tour. We're totally soaked, but we don't care. The sheer power of the water...
  • Seeing NYC On A Citi Bike

    Seeing NYC On A Citi Bike
    NEW YORK CITY — Time is running out. It's my first experience using Citi Bike, the new New York City bike share program, and I've made a terrible mistake, I've lost track of time and now it looks like I won't get my bike back to a docking...
  • True grit at Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance

    True grit at Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance
    Much of what you’ll find during this weekend’s eighth annual, three-day Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance car show will be familiar, if seeing your face reflected in the gleaming fender of a 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster can be...
  • Pete Seeger tribute in Lake Worth a labor of love

    Pete Seeger tribute in Lake Worth a labor of love
    Joyce Brown first came to know Pete Seeger as the child of a Philadelphia labor organizer who, along with his friends and neighbors, found himself in the crosshairs of Sen. Joe McCarthy’s Commie-hunting tribunals in the 1950s.  Many of her friends&...