| 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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:51 PM
If the graceful aerialists, mighty strongmen and goofy clown humor of the circus puts stars in your eyes, you’ll enjoy Sarasota. John Ringling of Ringling Brothers circus fame not only made a home there but left his imprint on the county known today...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Paularino Elementary School teachers Lisa Roberts and Shannon Spining share a passion for teaching and kayaking.
Now, the pair have something else in common: an award for their philanthropic efforts.
Roberts and Spining started their nonprofit,...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:31 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Suspected drug traffickers paddling across the border in four marijuana-filled kayaks were intercepted by U.S. authorities Friday near San Diego, resulting in the seizure of 297 pounds of drugs, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials...
| 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 21, 2013
In his new book, “Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living,” Nick Offerman — the former Chicago theater actor, comedian and native of Minooka, now best known for his hilarious performances as the red-meat-...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The Titanic exhibit, now at the South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach, is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to undersea treasures.
Dozens of sunken Spanish galleons remain undiscovered off Florida's coast, many hidden by centuries of...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:29 AM
Previously on "The Amazing Race," there were so many teams! And they were so happy! Until Phil sent most of them home. Last week, Leo and Jamal came in last place. Tonight, we find out who wins.
Here’s the part where I tell you that my...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Get out on the water and experience Connecticut's marshes while learning the basics of canoeing at the Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center in Milford. Canoe tours, which are suitable for kids ages 7 and up (accompanied by adult), will let you...