| Jun 4, 2011
| 7:16 AM
It's a good coupon week, people, after no coupons last week. Here's a preview of the ads and deals found in the June 5 Sunday Chicago Tribune. One of my favorite deals is Batter Blaster pancake spray for $1.99 a can at Dominick's, after printable coupon....
| Jun 24, 2011
| 4:48 PM
A 14-year-old Annapolis sailing student who died during lessons in the Severn River was remembered Friday as a much-loved teenager who enjoyed sailing with her family and playing soccer on a high school team.
Investigators said Olivia Constants was...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Since she was a kid, Caitlin Barry has been watching the Fourth of July fireworks from the same place: the middle of Annapolis harbor.
"We do it every year," said the 26-year-old Annapolitan. "My brothers and I come back from wherever we are and go out...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Sailors and boating enthusiasts crowded Chicago’s harbors today for the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac, where 355 boats began racing to Michigan’s Mackinac Island.
In its 103rd year, the oldest freshwater race in the world drew...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:43 PM
When the captain of a Chicago Water Taxi headed for Chinatown from downtown this morning saw a small wave near a riverwall, she did a double-take.
“I said, ‘Is that a person in the water?’” said Ragna Russo, captain of the...
| Jul 25, 2011
With his flight delayed by wind and driving rain, Brunswick Corp. Chief Executive Dustan McCoy stood just inside a hangar at Waukegan Regional Airport and watched a tiny Cessna trying to land. The pilot finally touched down on his third try.
"I've got to...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's investigative reporter, delights in exploring environments foreign to her. An ardent traveler, she has been dazzled by the likes of East Africa, Turkey and the wild Western United States.
But asked to cite her favorite travel...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The following is from the City Council meeting of Aug. 16.
Recognition of lifeguards
Three lifeguards were honored for the rescue of passengers and a pet from a powerless motorboat and keeping the drifting boat from crashing onto Aliso Beach, a...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 3:40 PM
John F. Kennedy once remarked that sailing was in the blood of every American, saying that "all of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean. ... We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Boating Safety in Severe Weather
Be Prepared and Alert
- Always check the latest forecasts before going out on the water.
- Be aware of signs that a storm is approaching:
- dark, threatening clouds
- a steady increase in wind speed or wave...
| Sep 11, 2011
As I drove away from South Carolina's sea islands, I found myself saying aloud, "If I ever get to heaven, I hope it's a little bit like Kiawah."
It wasn't the golf. I don't play, but I respect the five courses created by master designers, the toughest of...