| Jul 20, 2014
Ashley Turner is spreading a little goodwill for her upcoming 30th birthday. Thirty consecutive days of it, in fact.
Every day between now and when she blows out her birthday candles on Aug. 6, Turner will spotlight Broward County nonprofits through...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Starting Thursday, July 31, visitors at certain Virginia state parks will receive a coupon for a free six-inch sub from Subway.
The offer is part of a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club to promote outdoor activities.
Participating parks include ...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Three people – including a 9-year-old boy from Highland Park – were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard from Green Bay near Door County, Wis., today after they’d been stranded on the water overnight, officials said.
The Coast Guard...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:39 PM
This time last year, fishing partners Ivan Koretic and Logan Kuhrmann, both of Essex, were preparing for The Bass Federation and Fishing League Worldwide Quad State High School Fishing Championship.
This year's version will be significantly different....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Among the most popular American beaches, the cleanest California waters break on 38th Street beach on the Balboa Peninsula, a new study has found.
The Newport Beach location was the only one in California to qualify for a list of 35 "Superstar Beaches"...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:59 AM
A plane flew low over the marshes of Long Island Sound, and I stood at the edge of a crumbling runway wondering if the pilot might start descending, forgetting that Griswold Airport is now just a distant memory.
On a warm summer morning, I stood on the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Kim Preston lodged her walking stick against a steep slope of crumbled granite dotted with dusty lupine, and began her descent.
Her destination lay 160 feet below the high-water mark — a maze of bone-dry rock piles that miners had moved by hand to...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The thought of visiting Alaska in the winter may fill you with shivers and a longing to hibernate, but for adventure-seekers, it is prime playtime.
Mesmerizing mountains laden with snow create stunning backdrops, and the outdoor options are limitless....
| Mar 29, 2014
In reporting hundreds of these travel columns, I've had the chance to drive many of Florida's scenic roads.
West of Tallahassee on State Road 12, the rural path through tiny destinations unpublicized in guidebooks — Greensboro, Bristol,...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The annual list of best beaches in the U.S. has been announced and Florida beaches have taken four of the top 10 spots.
Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, is the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research....
| May 22, 2014
| 8:19 PM
As we sail away from the Marco Island marina on a sticky morning in search of dolphins, James Livaccari, biologist on board the Dolphin Explorer, points out a bald eagle chasing an osprey, a great white egret catching fish on the point of the Isle of...