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  • South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10

    South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south and west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please go here: http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 4 Burr...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Centennial Anniversary Heublein Tower Toot

    The 26th Annual Heublein Tower Toot to be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18 & 19 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, celebrates the Tower's centennial anniversary. The event is held during the Farmington Valley's spectacular fall foliage season, and there is no rain...
  • A Visit To The Ruins Of The Storied Camp Columbia In Morris

    A Visit To The Ruins Of The Storied Camp Columbia In Morris
    As I look up at the stone observation tower on the grounds of Camp Columbia State Park, I can't help but think of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rapunzel." It's the story of a girl locked away in a tower who grows long locks of blond hair. Visitors call...
  • South Dakota: Buffalo roundup planned at Custer State Park

    South Dakota: Buffalo roundup planned at Custer State Park
    Cowboys, cowgirls and park rangers this month will wrangle about 1,300 bison in an Old West-style roundup at Custer State Park in South Dakota. The 49th Buffalo Roundup (yes, they're bison but the buffalo name stuck) at the park takes place Sept. 26....
  • From suburban Maryland, U.S. firm tracks gruesome jihadi videos

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From an office in the Washington suburb of Bethesda, Maryland, a small team scans the Web 24 hours a day for jihadi videos often featuring gruesome executions by groups such as Islamic State.     On Tuesday, SITE Intelligence...
  • Historic California lifeguard building destroyed by huge waves

    Historic California lifeguard building destroyed by huge waves
    State lifeguards are coming to grips with the loss of the historic Cove House training building at Point Mugu State Park, which collapsed onto the beach Wednesday as powerful surf pounded the shoreline. The Cove House Lifeguard Administrative building...
  • It's Hawk Mountain's namesake season

    It's Hawk Mountain's namesake season
    It started last week and will only get bigger as temperatures dip and the thermal currents unfold. No, we're not talking about the latest winter forecast for the region, which reminds us of the lovely snow-filled winter of 2013-14. We're talking the...
  • Fort Lauderdale surfers feeling shut out

    Fort Lauderdale surfers feeling shut out
    — Surfers hoping to catch a wave off Fort Lauderdale beach first have to catch a break finding a place to park. State Road A1A construction has closed off all but a few on-street metered parking spaces in the popular surfing area between Sunrise...
  • West Virginia's West Fork Rail Trail follows streams through Allegheny Mountains

    West Virginia's West Fork Rail Trail follows streams through Allegheny Mountains
    The West Fork Rail Trail is one the sweetest rail trails in West Virginia. It runs 23 miles from Durbin in Pocahontas County north to Glady in Randolph County in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. It follows two streams: the north-flowing West Fork of...
  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • The Thrifty Traveler: Experience scenic savings in South Dakota's Black Hills

    The Thrifty Traveler: Experience scenic savings in South Dakota's Black Hills
    The Black Hills of South Dakota may be famous for being the home of Mount Rushmore, but those in the know make an annual trek for the rock climbing, wildlife, national park access and scenic driving options. In fact, it's particularly popular with the...