| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:04 PM
We are approaching prime time for viewing fall foliage in the mountains of Western Maryland, according to a report Monday.
Much of Garrett County has reached a "high" level of foliage color, according to the Foliage Network, with peak color likely not...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:27 AM
— 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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Has the state solved the Seaside problem, or bungled it again?
Seaside, so-called because it was once the Seaside Sanatorium and later the Seaside Regional Center, is an exquisite 32-acre shoreline property in Waterford with two major historic buildings...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Back in the 1930s, it was believed that sunshine along with the sea air and soothing waves of Long Island Sound could cure children with bone and glandular tuberculosis. So the state built the Seaside Sanatorium on Magonk Point in Waterford overlooking...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
People of greater Los Angeles, you can daydream about escaping the heat or you can drive east and do it.
About 100 miles east of Los Angeles City Hall you’ll find the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. And at the top of that 10-minute, $23....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:50 PM
A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy's announcement that the "Seaside" property will become a state park.
Malloy said the...
| Oct 1, 2014
OCALA — Silver Springs is celebrating its one-year anniversary as a state park with a series of special events today through the weekend.
The state took over the formerly private attraction, known for its venerable glass-bottom boats, a year ago....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The beach along today's Hugh Taylor Birch State Park was a desolate spot on Oct. 7, 1876, when Washington Jenkins was dispatched there as first keeper of a House of Refuge for shipwrecked sailors.
The U.S. Life-Saving Service, which later merged into...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:58 PM
Splashes of red and orange have already begun to erupt in the canopies of maple trees around the village of Canadensis in Monroe County.
A dry summer has brought an early burst of color to the Pocono Mountains, which means a quick start to one of its...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Here is some good advice from a man who knows his trees, Christopher R. Martin, the official state forester and director of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's division of forestry.
When out for a look at the fall foliage,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events.
Thursday, Sept. 18