| Oct 4, 2013
Mark Guetersloh motored his johnboat slowly, very slowly, through the still water of the Cache River. Keenly aware that tree stumps lurking beneath the algae-covered surface have shredded many a propeller, he had a couple of oars, just in case....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:19 PM
The 105th annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is scheduled to take to the waters Dec. 18 to 22 with a theme of "Rockin' around the Christmas Tree," according to a news release.
"The parade is our community's Christmas card to the world and sets...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The Mid-America All-Indian Center is celebrating the opening of its newest exhibit “From Native Hands: A Journey Through Childhood” with special $1 admission from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, October 19.
The exhibit takes visitors back before...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Seminole County lost one of the finest dives the region has known when the bar at Wekiva Island burned to the ground this week.
The nearly 50-year-old wood structure looked like it was falling down long before flames wiped it out early Monday morning....
| Oct 20, 2013
Few sights in sport are more stirring than eight rowers propelling a thin racing shell across the water. Legs drive forward. Arms pull backward. Oars carve through the water in perfect, V-shaped synchronization. It's visual poetry—and in some...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In an earlier column, I reported on the recent findings from CheapAir about how far in advance you're likely to find the lowest airfares. The overall answer: Seven weeks. But the question has another shorter-term dimension: Predictions whether any fare...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:37 PM
On Oct. 1, Silver River State Park and Silver Springs Nature Theme Park joined to become Silver Springs State Park. With that came welcome news to canoeists and kayakers, according to FloridaRambler.com, a website highlighting Florida's outdoor offerings....
| Nov 5, 2013
Hunting is in full swing in Pennsylvania, from archery deer to wild turkeys to squirrels, grouse and pheasants. Hunters can be seen in the woods daily Monday through Saturday, and the increased presence of hunters moving through the woods and fields is...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:27 PM
It's not often that being called "a pain in the butt" is a good thing.
But Bob Bradshaw grinned as politicians recalled his years of polite — yet relentless advocacy for Davidsonville Park.
Bradshaw has long been praised as a driving force behind...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
We have wonderful Christmas boat parades — cruising in harbors, lakes and rivers — to look forward to next month, and yes, boats being towed on trailers down a few main streets across the country.
I hope boaters have started to...